Today is Monday, Oct. 17, the 290th day of 2022. There are 75 days left in the year.

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On Oct. 17, 1933, Albert Einstein arrived in the United States as a refugee from Nazi Germany.

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In 1610, French King Louis XIII, age nine, was crowned at Reims, five months after the assassination of his father, Henry IV.

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In 1777, British forces under Gen. John Burgoyne surrendered to American troops in Saratoga, New York, in a turning point of the Revolutionary War.

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In 1807, Britain declared it would continue to reclaim British-born sailors from American ships and ports regardless of whether they held U.S. citizenship.

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In 1910, social reformer and poet Julia Ward Howe, author of “The Battle Hymn of the Republic,” died in Portsmouth, R.I. at age 91.

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In 1931, mobster Al Capone was convicted in Chicago of income tax evasion. (Sentenced to 11 years in prison, Capone was released in 1939.)

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In 1978, President Carter signed a bill restoring U.S. citizenship to Confederate President Jefferson Davis.

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