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Five Things to Know About Jan. 21

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Five Things to Know About Jan. 21

Welcome to Monday, Jan. 21, 2013! Here are some interesting facts about today: 

1. On this day in 1793, French King Louis XVI was executed by guillotine. 

2. President Ronald Reagan was sworn into office for his second term on Jan. 21. The ceremony was conducted indoors because of low temperatures and high winds.

3. Famous birthdays: U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is 62; Actress Geena Davis is 57 and basketball player Hakeem Olajuwon is 50. 

4. Expect scattered snow showers today after 3:00 p.m, with a high temperature near 43 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. The evening will be partly cloudy with a low temperature of 21 degrees.

5. Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day! President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden will be sworn in today at the U.S. Capitol to a crowd of 1 million people. Where will you be? Stay with Patch for more of this historic occasion! 

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