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Sunday, February 09, 2003

A hundred years ago:

- Only 14 Percent of the homes in the U.S. had a bathtub.
- Only 8 percent of the American homes had a telephone.
- Alabama, Mississippi, Iowa, and Tennessee were each more heavily populated than California
- The population of Las Vegas, Nevada, was 30.
- The five leading causes of death in the U.S. were:

    #1 - Pneumonia and influenza
    #2 - Tuberculosis
    #3 - Diarrhea
    #4 - Heart disease
    #5 - Stroke
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