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    In 1960, the first-ever debate between presidential nominees took place as Democrat John F. Kennedy and Republican Richard M. Nixon faced off …

      Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Ben Shenkman, Bryan Ferry, Cesar Rosas, Christina Milian, Linda Ham…

        In 1961, Roger Maris of the New York Yankees ties Babe Ruth’s 34-year-old record with his 60th homer. See more sports moments from this date:

          In 1956, the first trans-Atlantic telephone cable officially went into service with a three-way ceremonial call between New York, Ottawa and L…

            Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Barbara Walters, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Donald Glover, Mark Hamill, …

              In 1962, Sonny Liston knocks out Floyd Patterson at 2:06 of the first round to win the world heavyweight title. See more sports moments from t…

                In 1960, the USS Enterprise, the first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, was launched at Newport News, Virginia, and more events that happened…

                  Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Ben Platt, Harriet Walter, Holly Knight, Joe Greene, Nia Vardalos, …

                    In 1955, a jury in Sumner, Mississippi, acquitted two white men, Roy Bryant and J.W. Milam, of murdering Black teenager Emmett Till. The two m…

                      Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Anthony Mackie, Bruce Springsteen, Jason Alexander, Julio Iglesias,…

                        In 1862, President Abraham Lincoln issued the preliminary Emancipation Proclamation, declaring all slaves in rebel states should be free as of…

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                            In 1989, Hurricane Hugo crashed into Charleston, South Carolina, and more events that happened on this day in history.

                              Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Alfonso Ribeiro, Bill Murray, Billy Porter, Ethan Coen, Faith Hill,…

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