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This Year in History: 2012

As 2012 comes to an end, explore some of the year’s stories, as covered by History in the Headlines.

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Family Tradition: Did Lizzie Borden’s Ancestor Kill His Mother Too?

Some 219 years before she was accused of killing her parents, Lizzie Borden’s ancestor Thomas Cornell hanged for his mother’s murder.

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9 Things You May Not Know About Lizzie Borden

Explore nine fascinating facts about Lizzie Borden, who may or may not have taken an ax and given her parents lethal whacks in August 1892.