A deadly winter storm dumps snow, ice and rain as it moves eastward from the Rocky Mountains.
A deadly winter storm that began in California is now barreling across the nation's midsection, dumping heavy snow and freezing rain in parts of the Midwest.
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The first transcontinental telegraph message is sent, Harry Houdini gives his last performance, the United Nations is born, Jackie Robinson dies, and the Concorde makes its last commercial flight, all on this day.
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