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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…

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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…

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…

In 1943, President Franklin D. Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and Soviet leader Josef Stalin began conferring in Tehran d…

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…

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…

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

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 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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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Billie Jean King, Jamie Lee Curtis, Mark Ruffalo, Richard Kind, Sca…

In 1995, Balkan leaders meeting in Dayton, Ohio, initialed a peace plan to end 3 1/2 years of ethnic fighting in Bosnia-Herzegovina, and more …

In 1947, Britain’s future queen, Princess Elizabeth, married Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, at Westminster Abbey, and more events that happ…

In 1969, Apollo 12 astronauts Charles Conrad and Alan Bean made the second manned landing on the moon, and more events that happened on this d…

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Adam Driver, Allison Janney, Barry Jenkins, Calvin Klein, Jodie Fos…

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