In the nation
In 1777, British forces surrendered to American troops in Saratoga, N.Y., in a turning point of the Revolutionary War.
In 1931, mobster Al Capone was convicted of income tax evasion and sentenced to 11 years in prison. He was released in 1939.
In 1933, Albert Einstein arrived in the United States as a refugee from Nazi Germany.
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