On this day: January 3

POSTED: 07:49 PM PST Jan 02, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Jan 02, 2016 

Construction begins on the Brooklyn Bridge, FDR founds the March of Dimes, Apple Computer is incorporated, and Gen. Manuel Noriega surrenders, all on this day.

OTD January 3 - Jack Abramoff
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2006: Lobbyist Jack Abramoff pleads guilty to conspiracy, mail fraud and tax evasion and agrees to cooperate in investigations of corruption in Congress. He would serve 43 months in prison before being released on Dec. 3, 2010.


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