Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

On This Day, Jan. 4

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

On This Day, Jan. 4

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1821 The first native-born American saint, Elizabeth Ann Seton, died in Emmitsburg, Md.

1949 Jones & Laughlin Steel prepared to launch a $210 million postwar expansion program, including a new six-furnace open-hearth shop at the South Side Works.

1965 President Lyndon B. Johnson delivered his State of the Union address in which he outlined the goals of his "Great Society."

1994 Up to 2 feet of snow fell in southwestern Pennsylvania in the wake of a paralyzing blizzard.

Today's birthdays: Football Hall of Fame coach Don Shula, 86. Actress Dyan Cannon, 77. Author-historian Doris Kearns Goodwin, 73. Actress Ann Magnuson, 60. Rock musician Bernard Sumner (New Order, Joy Division), 60. Country singer Patty Loveless, 59. Actor Julian Sands, 58. Rock singer Michael Stipe, 56. Actor Patrick Cassidy, 54. …

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