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On this day: January 8

Published On: Jan 07 2013 05:18:42 PM CST   Updated On: Jan 08 2014 01:00:00 AM CST

George Washington delivers the first State of the Union, Elvis is born, 14-year-old Bobby Fischer wins his first U.S. Chess Championships, and a gunman shoots Gabrielle Giffords and 18 others in Arizona, all on this day.

OTD January 8 - Ramzi Yousef
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1998: Ramzi Ahmed Yousef, the mastermind behind the World Trade Center bombing in 1993 that killed six and injured 1,042, is sentenced to 240 years in prison for the attack.

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