Today in History: October 17, Einstein arrives in the U.S.

Today in History Today is Monday, Oct. 17, the 290th day of 2022

Author by Rutik tiwari

Today's Historical Highlight: Albert Einstein landed in the United States on October 17, 1933, after leaving Nazi Germany.

Five months after his father, King Henry IV, was assassinated, French King Louis XIII, just nine years old, was crowned in Reims in 1610

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A crucial turning point in the Revolutionary War came in 1777 when British forces led by General John Burgoyne surrendered to American troops in Saratoga, New York

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Despite of if they held American citizenship, Britain vowed in 1807 that it would continue to seize British-born sailors from American ships and ports

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Julia Ward Howe, a social reformer and poet who wrote "The Battle Hymn of the Republic," died in Portsmouth, Ri Island, in 1910 at the age of 91

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Al Capone, a gangster, was found guilty of income tax evasion in Chicago in 1931. (Capone was given an 11-year prison term)

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Puyi (poo-yee), the final Chinese emperor, passed away in Beijing in 1967 at the age of 61

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Jefferson Davis, the president of the Confederate, had his citizenship restored by President Carter in 1978

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A 6.9-magnitude earthquake who hit northern California in 1989 claimed 63 lives and left $6 billion in damage

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