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January 4
In 1896, Utah was admitted as the 45th state.
In 1942, Chiang Kai-Shek is named commander-in-chief of all Allied troops in China. In New Britain, Japan begins an offensive against Rabaul, held by few British troops.
In 1948, Britain granted independence to Burma.
In 1951, during the Korean conflict, North Korean and Communist Chinese forces captured the city of Seoul.
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