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ONE DAY OLDER ON AUGUST 14:
Steve Martin (78)
Jackee Harry (67)
Magic Johnson (64)
WHAT HAPPENED TODAY:
1935: President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Social Security Act into law, creating unemployment insurance and pension plans for the elderly.
2003: A blackout hit the northeastern United States and part of Canada; 50 million people lost power.
2019: The 1619 Project, produced by Nikole Hannah-Jones, to examine legacy of slavery in America, launched in The New York Times Magazine.
PLUS, TODAY WE CELEBRATE: Navajo Code Talkers Day
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