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Today in history: April 7
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Today in history: April 7

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In 1966, the U.S. Navy recovered a hydrogen bomb that the U.S. Air Force had lost in the Mediterranean Sea, 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 Bobby Bare, Francis Ford Coppola, Jackie Chan, Janis Ian, John Oate…

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Billy Dee Williams, Eliza Coupe, Marilu Henner, Paul Rudd, Robert G…

The British liner RMS Titanic set sail from Southampton, England, on its ill-fated maiden voyage, and more events that happened on this day in…

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In 1987, Sugar Ray Leonard returns to the ring after a three-year layoff to upset Marvelous Marvin Hagler, becoming boxing’s 10th triple champ…

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In 1963, Jack Nicklaus, at 23, becomes the youngest golfer to win the Masters, beating Tony Lema by a stroke. See more sports moments from this date:

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In 2010, an explosion at the Upper Big Branch mine near Charleston, West Virginia, killed 29 workers, and more events that happened on this da…

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In 1896, the first modern Olympic games formally opened in Athens, Greece, and more events that happened on this day in history.

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