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  • U.S.
    Friday Jan 8, 1808

    Robert Fulton

    Marriage

    U.S.
    Friday Jan 8, 1808

    On January 8, 1808, Fulton married Harriet Livingston (1786–1824), the daughter of Walter Livingston and niece of Robert Livingston, prominent men in the Hudson River area, whose family dated to the colonial era. Harriet, who was nineteen years his junior, was well educated and was an accomplished amateur painter and musician. Together, they had four children.




  • New York City, New York, U.S.
    Friday Jan 8, 1943

    Nikola Tesla

    Death

    New York City, New York, U.S.
    Friday Jan 8, 1943

    On 7 January 1943, at the age of 86, Tesla died alone in Room 3327 of the New Yorker Hotel.




  • Washington D.C., U.S.
    Friday Jan 8, 1999

    Impeachment of Bill Clinton

    Call Witnesses in the Trial

    Washington D.C., U.S.
    Friday Jan 8, 1999

    A resolution on rules and procedure for the trial was adopted unanimously on the following day; however, senators tabled the question of whether to call witnesses in the trial.




  • U.S.
    Monday Jan 8, 2001

    Ruby Bridges

    Bridges was awarded the Presidential Citizens Medal

    U.S.
    Monday Jan 8, 2001

    On January 8, 2001, Bridges was awarded the Presidential Citizens Medal by President Bill Clinton.




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