On this day: January 20

Published On: Jan 05 2014 09:54:21 PM EST   Updated On: Jan 20 2014 02:00:00 AM EST

FDR is inaugurated for an unprecedented fourth time, Elvis is promoted to sergeant, "Meet The Beatles!" hits record stores, and Iran releases the American hostages, all on this day.

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Hawaii State Archives

1887: The United States Senate allows the Navy to lease Pearl Harbor to maintain a coaling and repair station.

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