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1802 The United States buys the Louisiana territory from France.
1869 South Carolina secedes from the Union.
1938 The first electronic television system is patented.
1948 The US Supreme Court announces that it has no jurisdiction to hear the appeals of Japanese war criminals sentenced by the International Military Tribunal.
1989 US Troops invade Panama to oust General Manuel Noriega and replace him with Guillermo Endara.
2007 Queen Elizabeth II becomes the oldest monarch in the history of the UK; previously, that honor belonged to Queen Victoria.
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