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February 9, 1920: The City Council approves a plan to build Kansas City’s Liberty Memorial on the property south of Union Station.
January 28, 1978: Flames engulf the Coates House Hotel, destroying much of the building and causing the worst loss of life by fire in Kansas City history.
January 21, 1879: The Kansas Senate approves a proposal to move the state border eastward in order to annex Kansas City, a plan that is blocked by the Missouri legislature.
January 15, 1967: The Kansas City Chiefs battle the Green Bay Packers in front of 63,036 fans at the Los Angeles Coliseum and another 60 million on television, losing the game 35 to 10 (in what will become known as Super Bowl I).
January 8, 1894: Dorothy Gallagher, who becomes a founder of the Guadalupe Center at 1015 West 23rd Street to aid Mexican immigrants, is born in Kansas City.
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