Good morning, today is Wednesday, January 30, 2013. Highlights of Today in History: The Tet offensive began as Communist forces launched surprise attacks against South Vietnamese provincial capitals.; Adolph Hitler becomes Chancellor of Germany; Franklin Delano Roosevelt, the 32nd president of the United States, was born in Hyde Park, N.Y.; Indian political and spiritual leader Mahatma Gandhi was murdered by a Hindu extremist.;Thirteen Roman Catholic civil rights marchers were shot to death by British soldiers in Northern Ireland on what became known as "Bloody Sunday."; The first episode of the "Lone Ranger" was broadcast on radio station WXYZ in Detroit.
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