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By New York Natives Staff

CONVICTING THE CABINET

On February 19, 1974: Cabinet members under President Nixon, John Mitchell, U.S. Attorney General, and Maurice Stans, U.S. Secretary of Commerce, were put on trial in NYC for Watergate scandal-related perjury and conspiracy.

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Pitcured: John Mitchell

CASE CLOSED

On February 19, 2010: The FBI formally closed its investigation on the 2001 Anthrax Attacks case, known as “Amerithrax.” The attacks killed five people and targeted many New Yorkers working in media.

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BORN ON THIS DAY: JESSICA TUCK

On February 19, 1963: Actress Jessica Tuck was born in NYC. Tuck is known for her roles on One Life to Live, Days of our Lives, and True Blood.

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