Dateline, January 16:
- 1909 the shackleton expedition finds the magnetic south pole.
- 1919 the temperance movement enfluences congress to ratify the 18th amendment to the constitution. prohibition is to begin one year after the ratification.
- 1942 TWA flight 3 crashes, killing all aboard, including film star carol lumbard.
- 1945 Adolphe hitler moves into his underground bunker.
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