Today in History: December 20

December 20, 2013 Updated Dec 20, 2013 at 12:42 PM EDT

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Today in History: December 20

December 20, 2013 Updated Dec 20, 2013 at 12:42 PM EDT

Take a look at the video below to find out important happenings from this day in history.

Included: Louisiana Purchase completed; South Carolina becomes the first state to secede from the Union; Vermont's Supreme Court rules in favor of homosexual couples; "It's A Wonderful Life" premieres in New York.

 

 

 

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