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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014.
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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Jan. 5, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Jan. 5, 2008.
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The Almanac

UPI almanac for Friday, Jan. 5, 2007.
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The Almanac

Today is Thursday, Jan. 5, the fifth day of 2006 with 360 to follow.
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The Almanac

Today is Wednesday, Jan. 5, the fifth day of 2005 with 360 to follow.
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The Almanac

Today is Monday, Jan. 5, the fifth day of 2004 with 361 to follow.
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The Almanac

Today is Sunday, Jan. 5, the fifth day of 2003 with 360 to follow.
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A Blast from the Past

It was on this date in 2000 that the Clinton administration decided that Elian Gonzalez, a 6-year-old Cuban refugee whose mother drown while trying to enter the United States, should be returned to his father in Cuba.
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A Blast from the Past

The weekly UPI Blast from the Past package for Dec. 30-Jan. 5.
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A Blast From The Past

Today is Jan. 5.
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Saturday, Jan. 5, the fifth day of 2002 with 360 to follow.
By United Press International

A Blast From The Past

Today is Dec. 31.
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International
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Nellie Tayloe Ross (November 29, 1876 – December 19, 1977) was an American politician, the governor of Wyoming from 1925 to 1927, and director of the National Mint from 1933-1953. She was the first woman to serve as governor of a U.S. state. To date, she remains the only woman to have served as governor of Wyoming. She was a staunch supporter of prohibition during the 1920s.

Nellie Davis Tayloe was born in Andrew County near Amazonia in northwestern Missouri (now part of the St. Joseph Metropolitan Statistical Area) to James Wynn Tayloe, a native of Stewart County, Tennessee, and his wife, Elizabeth Blair Green, who had a plantation adjacent to the Missouri River. In 1886, when Nellie was seven years of age, her family moved to Miltonvale in Cloud County in northern Kansas. The relocation occurred after their Andrew County house burned, and the sheriff was about to foreclose on the property.

After she graduated from Miltonville High School in 1892, the family moved to Omaha, Nebraska, where she attended a teacher-training college for two years and then taught kindergarten. While on a visit to her relatives in Dover in Stewart County in northwestern Tennessee, she met a young shopkeeper named William Bradford Ross, whom she married on September 11, 1902. William Ross engaged in the practice of law and wanted to live in the American West. The young couple hence moved to Cheyenne. Ross was successful there and soon became a leader of the Democratic Party in Wyoming. He ran for office several times, but always lost to Republican candidates.

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