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This Day in History: Jan. 3

In 1793 Lucretia Mott, one of the founders of the American women's rights movement, was born Lucretia Coffin in Nantucket, Mass.

1938: The “March of Dimes” campaign to fight polio was organized.

1961: The United States severed diplomatic relations with Cuba.

1995: The Postal Service raised the price of a first-class stamp to 32 cents.

2004: NASA's Mars rover Spirit touched down on the Red Planet.

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