Today in History: January 7

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Today in History: January 7

January 7, 2014 Updated Jan 7, 2014 at 9:44 AM CDT

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

Included: First U.S. Presidential Election; Clinton goes on trial in Senate, Khmer Rouge overthrown; Emperor Hirohito dies.