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Dec 23, 2018 - Orange County Register (California)

The Federal Reserve System was created as President Woodrow Wilson signed the Federal Reserve Act.

The first successful human kidney transplant took place in Boston as a surgical team removed a kidney from 23-year-old Ronald Herrick and implanted it in histwin brother, Richard.

The experimental airplane Voyager, piloted by Dick Rutan and Jeana Yeager, completed the first nonstop, nonrefueled, round-the-world flight when it returned to Edwards Air Force Base.

The government anno...