America gives its Army generals five stars, a family favorite amusement park ride is patented, Dylan plugs in, and Roseanne "sings," all on this day.
1861: The United States Congress passes the Crittenden-Johnson Resolution, stating that the Civil War is being fought to preserve the Union and not to end slavery.
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