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On this day: January 25

POSTED: 11:01 AM PST Jan 24, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Jan 24, 2013 

The Winter Olympics are born, the Battle of the Bulge comes to an end, Charles Manson is found guilty, the Iran hostages arrive home, and Egypt begins rising up, all on this day.

OTD January 25 - Ernie Harwell
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1918: Baseball broadcaster Ernie Harwell, best known as the "voice" of the Detroit Tigers for 42 years, is born in Washington, Ga. Harwell was honored by the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1981 as the fifth broadcaster to receive its Ford C. Frick Award. He died of bile duct cancer at age 92 on May 4, 2010.

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