Today in history



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1789: New Jersey is 1st state to ratify Bill of Rights. 1815: Second Treaty of Paris: France and its allies agree France will pay indemnities after Battle of Waterloo, ending the Napoleonic Wars. 1902: Geo Lefevre and Henri Desgrange create Tour de France bicycle race. 1945: The Nuremberg war trials begin as 24 Nazi leaders are put on trial before judges representing the victorious Allied powers. 2014: Nearly 5 million illegal migrants in the US have the threat of deportation deferred, after President Barack Obama announces sweeping immigration changes.