In 1807, former Vice President Aaron Burr is arrested for treason; 1846, the Republic of Texas transfers power to the State of Texas; And in 1942, executive order 9066 was signed by FDR to relocate Japanese Americans to internment camps.
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Wednesday, February 12, 2014
On this day in 1912, Emperor Xuantong of the Qing Dynasty (Manchu) abdicates. The same day, the Chinese adopted the Gregorian calendar. I think it went like this: “Okay, the emperor is gone. Break out Marco Polo’s pin-up calendar with the Yuan concubines.”