Saturday, December 22, 2007

On this date

Jordin Sparks, R & B singer ("American Idol"), is 18
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in 1864, during the Civil War, Union Gen. William T. Sherman sent a message to President Lincoln from Georgia, saying, "I beg to present you as a Christmas gift the city of Savannah." (Go to article.)
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in 1906
, Harper's Weekly featured a cartoon about Secretary of State Elihu Root. (See the cartoon and read an explanation.)

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