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2015 Snowstorms continue to hit Boston, Massachusetts, bringing the city’s snowfall this season to 102 inches to date; the city’s highest snowfall occurred in the winter of 1995 with 107.6 inches
2014 The 86th Academy Awards is hosted by Ellen DeGeneres. ‘Gravity,’ ’12 Years a Slave,’ and ‘Dallas Buyers Club’ win the most awards. The broadcast received the highest views of any Oscars ceremony since the year 2000
2014 Kevin Harvick wins The Profit on CNBC 500 in Arizona, placing him in 4th position in the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
2013 New findings from the University of Leicester indicate decreasing sitting time by 90 each day can result in major heath advantages, such as reducing the risk of Type 2 Diabetes
2013 Anchorage, Alaska begins the 1,000 mile, 2013 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race; winners receive a new truck and $50,400 in prize money
2012 The United States space agency NASA reveals it had its security compromised by hackers 13 times in the past year
2012 Marysville, Indiana and Henryville, Indiana experience widespread damage from tornadoes that hit the midwestern and southern United States
2011 In his book ‘Jesus of Nazareth Part II’, Pope Benedict XVI exonerates the Jewish people for the responsibility of the death of Jesus
2011 In the United Kingdom, the British Armed Forces announce plans to eliminate 11,000 jobs
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