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Today in History: August 11, Biden names Harris

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On Aug. 11, 1997, President Bill Clinton made the first use of the historic line-item veto. In 1952, Hussein bin Talal was proclaimed King of Jordan, beginning a reign lasting nearly 47 years. In 1956, abstract painter Jackson Pollock, 44, died in an automobile accident on Long Island, New York. In 1992, the Mall of America opened in Bloomington, Minnesota.
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Today in History for August 11th

Highlights of this day in history: Start of the Watts riots in Los Angeles; President Ronald Reagan's joke causes a Cold War flap; The Mall of America opens; 'Roots' author Alex Haley born; Painter Jackson Pollock killed in auto accident. (Aug. 11)

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Today in History: August 11, Biden names Harris

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Today in History: August 11, Biden names Harris

Today in HistoryToday is Thursday, Aug. 11, the 223rd day of 2022. There are 142 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History: On Aug. 11, 1997, President Bill Clinton made the first use of the historic line-item veto, rejecting three items in spending and tax bills. (However, the U.S. Supreme Court later struck down the veto as unconstitutional.)On this date:In 1860, the nation’s first successful silver mill began operation near Virginia …

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Today is Thursday, Aug. 11, the 223rd day of 2022. There are 142 days left in the year.

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Today in History

Today is Thursday, Aug. 11, the 223rd day of 2022. There are 142 days left in the year.

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