On this day: February 4

Published On: Feb 03 2013 03:03:54 AM CST   Updated On: Feb 04 2014 01:00:00 AM CST

George Washington is elected America's first president, the Symbionese Liberation Army kidnaps Patty Hearst, Fleetwood Mac releases "Rumours," and Facebook is launched, all on this day.

OTD February 4 - Yalta Conference
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U.S. National Archives

1945: The Yalta Conference between the "Big Three" Allied forces leaders (Winston Churchill, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Joseph Stalin) opens at the Livadia Palace in the Crimea for the purpose of discussing Europe's post-World War II reorganization.

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