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Here are some historical events that took place on January 3rd:
1521: Martin Luther was excommunicated by Pope Leo X from the Roman Catholic Church.
1777: General George Washington’s army defeated the British at the Battle of Princeton during the American Revolutionary War.
1959: Alaska was admitted as the 49th U.S. state.
1961: The United States severed diplomatic relations with Cuba.
1990: Former Panamanian leader Manuel Noriega surrendered to U.S. forces, 10 days after seeking asylum in the Vatican’s embassy in Panama City.
2009: Israel withdrew its troops from the Gaza Strip, officially ending a three-week war with Hamas.
2019: China became the first country to land a spacecraft on the far side of the moon when the Chang’e-4 probe successfully touched down.
These events represent a mix of political, military, and scientific occurrences on January 3rd throughout history.
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