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In 1986, the space shuttle Challenger exploded 73 seconds after liftoff from Cape Canaveral, killing all seven crew members, and more events t…

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Alan Alda, Ariel Winter, Elijah Wood, J. Cole, Joey Fatone, Marthe …

In 2005, a man parked his SUV on railroad tracks in Glendale, California, setting off a crash of two commuter trains, and more events that hap…

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Angela Davis, Ellen DeGeneres, Kirk Franklin, Lucinda Williams, Sco…

Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Alicia Keys, Calum Hood, Jenifer Lewis, Leigh Taylor-Young, Mia Kir…

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Aaron Neville, Carrie Coon, Daveed Diggs, Ed Helms, Neil Diamond, R…

In 1973, President Richard Nixon announced an accord had been reached to end the Vietnam War, and would be formally signed four days later in …

In 1973, the U.S. Supreme Court, in its Roe v. Wade decision, declared a nationwide constitutional right to abortion, and more events that hap…

In 1977, on his first full day in office, President Jimmy Carter pardoned almost all Vietnam War draft evaders, and more events that happened …

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Cat Power, Emma Bunton, Geena Davis, Hakeem Olajuwon, Jack Nicklaus…

In 1981, Iran released 52 Americans it had held hostage for 444 days, minutes after the presidency had passed from Jimmy Carter to Ronald Reag…

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Bill Maher, Buzz Aldrin, David Lynch, Melissa Rivers, Paul Stanley,…

In 1981, the United States and Iran signed an accord paving the way for the release of 52 Americans held hostage for more than 14 months, and …

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Damien Chazelle, Dolly Parton, Logan Lerman, Shaunette Renee Wilson…

During World War II, Jewish insurgents in the Warsaw Ghetto launched their initial armed resistance against Nazi troops, who eventually succee…

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Ashleigh Murray, Jason Segel, Jesse L. Martin, Kevin Costner, Mark …

In 1991, the White House announced the start of Operation Desert Storm to drive Iraqi forces out of Kuwait, and more events that happened on t…

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