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Today in History: April 24

Slide 1 of 12: View at the Library of Congress located in Washington D.C., USA. It is the research library and the second largest library in the whole world by the size of the collection. Was established in 1800. (Roman Babakin/iStockphoto/Getty Images)

1800: Library of Congress is established

Congress approves a bill establishing the Library of Congress. It is a research library and the second largest library in the whole world in terms of  the size of the collection.

© Roman Babakin/iStockphoto/Getty Images
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