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In 1965, the United States launched Gemini 7 with Air Force Lt. Col. Frank Borman and Navy Cmdr. James A. Lovell aboard on a two-week mission,…

Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Fred Armisen, Gemma Jones, Jay-Z, Jeff Bridges, Marisa Tomei, Tyra …

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In 1992, the Greek tanker Aegean Sea spilled more than 21 million gallons of crude oil when it ran aground off northwestern Spain, and more ev…

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Anna Chlumsky, Brendan Fraser, Dascha Polanco, Julianne Moore, Ozzy…

In 1970, the newly created Environmental Protection Agency opened its doors under its first director, William D. Ruckelshaus, and more events …

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Aaron Rodgers, Britney Spears, Joe Lo Truglio, Lucy Liu, Nelly Furt…

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In 1955, Rosa Parks, a Black seamstress, was arrested after refusing to give up her seat to a white man on a Montgomery, Alabama, city bus, an…

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Bette Midler, Golden Brooks, Janelle Monae, Riz Ahmed, Sarah Silver…

In 1993, President Bill Clinton signed the Brady Bill, which required a five-day waiting period for handgun purchases and background checks of…

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Ben Stiller, Bo Jackson, Chrissy Teigen, Elisha Cuthbert, Kaley Cuo…

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In 1961, Enos the chimp was launched from Cape Canaveral aboard the Mercury-Atlas 5 spacecraft, which orbited earth twice before returning, an…

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Anna Faris, Diane Ladd, Don Cheadle, Joel Coen, John Mayall, Marian…

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Virgil Abloh, a leading designer whose groundbreaking fusions of streetwear and high couture made him one of the most celebrated tastemakers i…

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Alfonso Cuaron, Berry Gordy Jr., Ed Harris, Jon Stewart, Mary Eliza…

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In 1978, San Francisco Mayor George Moscone and City Supervisor Harvey Milk, a gay-rights activist, were shot to death inside City Hall by for…

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Bill Nye, Elizabeth Marvel, Jaleel White, Kathryn Bigelow, Lashana …

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In 2011, NASA’s Curiosity rover blasted off from the Kennedy Space Center on an 8 1/2-month, 354 million-mile journey to Mars, and more events…

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including DJ Khaled, John McVie, Kristin Bauer, Natasha Bedingfield, Rita Ora…

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In 1986, the Iran-Contra affair erupted as President Ronald Reagan and Attorney General Edwin Meese revealed that profits from secret arms sal…

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Amy Grant, Christina Applegate, Jerry Ferrara, Kathryn Crosby, Mark…

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In 1963, Jack Ruby shot and mortally wounded Lee Harvey Oswald, the accused assassin of President John F. Kennedy, and more events that happen…

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Colin Hanks, Danielle Nicolet, Katherine Heigl, Oscar Robertson, Sa…

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In 1971, the People’s Republic of China was seated in the U.N. Security Council, and more events that happened on this day in history.

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Bruce Hornsby, Chuck Schumer, Franco Nero, Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi,…

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In 1963, John F. Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States, was shot to death during a motorcade in Dallas, and more events that happen…

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