Today in History: January 3

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Today in History: January 3

January 3, 2014 Updated Jan 3, 2014 at 11:47 AM CDT

Take a look at the video below to find out important happenings from this day in history.

Included: Washington's army routs the British in the Battle of New Jersey; Manuel Noriega surrenders to U.S. forces; Jack Ruby dies; Author J.R.R. Tolkien is born.