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History for Aug. 19

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Today is Monday, Aug. 19, the 231st day of 2013. There are 134 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History: On August 19, 1848, the New York Herald reported the discovery of gold in California.

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On this date: In 1807, Robert Fulton's North River Steamboat arrived in Albany, two days after leaving New York.

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