On this day: January 21

POSTED: 12:57 PM PST Jan 18, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Jan 20, 2016 

Louis XVI is guillotined, the first nuclear-powered submarine launches, the nation catches "Saturday Night Fever," and President Reagan's second inauguration heads indoors, all on this day.

OTD January 21 - Hillary Clinton
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2009: U.S. Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton is confirmed as secretary of state in the full Senate by a vote of 94-2. She took the oath of office of secretary of state and resigned from the Senate that same day, becoming the first former first lady to serve in the United States Cabinet.


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