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    In 1974, President Gerald R. Ford announced a conditional amnesty program for Vietnam war deserters and draft-evaders, and more events that ha…

      Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Amy Poehler, David Copperfield, Flo Rida, Jennifer Tilly, Marc Anth…

        In 1989, No. 1 Notre Dame beats No. 2 Michigan 24-19 in Ann Arbor, Mich. Fighting Irish wide receiver Raghib Ismail stars by returning kickoff…

          In 1963, four Black girls were killed when a bomb went off during Sunday services at the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama, an…

            Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Dan Marino, Gaylord Perry, Oliver Stone, Prince Harry, Tom Hardy, T…

              In 1978, Muhammad Ali becomes the first three-time heavyweight champion with a unanimous 15-round decision over Leon Spinks. See more sports m…

                In 1982, Princess Grace of Monaco, formerly film star Grace Kelly, died at age 52 of injuries from a car crash the day before, and more events…

                  Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Andrew Lincoln, Emma Kenney, Melissa Leo, Mike Cooley, Sam Neill, T…

                    In 1986, Chicago’s Walter Payton rushes for 177 yards to reach the 15,000-yard plateau and scores his 100th career rushing touchdown. See more…

                      In 1996, rapper Tupac Shakur died at a Las Vegas hospital six days after he was wounded in a drive-by shooting, and more events that happened …

                        Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Barbara Bain, Fiona Apple, Isiah Whitlock Jr., Jean Smart, Lili Rei…

                          In 2010, Rafael Nadal wins his first U.S. Open title to complete a career Grand Slam, beating Novak Djokovic. See more sports moments from this date.

                            In a speech at Rice University, President John F. Kennedy declared: “We choose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other things, not b…

                              Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Alfie Allen, Ben Folds, Emmy Rossum,  Jennifer Hudson, Peter Scolar…

                                In 2011, Novak Djokovic holds on to beat defending champion Rafael Nadal to win his first U.S. Open championship. See more sports moments from…

                                  Nearly 3,000 people were killed as 19 al-Qaida hijackers seized control of four jetliners, sending two into New York’s World Trade Center, one…

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