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On this day: August 14

Published On: Aug 12 2012 01:06:10 AM EDT   Updated On: Aug 14 2013 02:00:00 AM EDT

The license plate and Social Security are born, basketball makes a muddy Olympic debut, a classic backyard kids toy is invented, and the Oklahoma City bomber is sentenced to death, all on this day.

OTD August 14 - Oregon Territory
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1848: The Oregon Territory is organized by act of the United States Congress with Oregon City as its capital. The territory encompasses all of the present-day states of Idaho, Oregon and Washington, as well as those parts of present day Montana and Wyoming west of the Continental Divide.

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