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Today in history: July 24
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Today in history: July 24

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The Apollo 11 astronauts — two of whom had been the first men to set foot on the moon — splashed down safely in the Pacific, and more events that happened on this day in history.

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Three days after the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, Japan, a U.S. B-29 Superfortress code-named Bockscar dropped a nuclear device (“Fat Man”) ov…

President Richard Nixon, facing damaging new revelations in the Watergate scandal, announced he would resign the following day, and more event…

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