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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…

Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Daisy Ridley, David Harbour, Haley Joel Osment, Kenneth “Babyface” …

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Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee surrendered his army to Union Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Court House in Virginia, and more events …

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Charlie Hunnam, Dennis Quaid, Elle Fanning, Jazmine Sullivan, Krist…

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The United States Senate passed, 38-6, the 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution abolishing slavery, and more events that happened on this d…

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Dean Norris, Ezra Koenig, Katee Sackhoff, Patricia Arquette, Robin …

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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 t…

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

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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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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Hayley Atwell, Juicy J, Lily James, Mike McCready, Pharrell William…

Civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. was shot and killed while standing on a balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee, and mo…

Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Craig T. Nelson, David Blaine, Eric Andre, Jill Scott, Lorraine Tou…

In 1968, civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. delivered what turned out to be his final speech, and more events that happened on this da…

Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Adam Scott, Alec Baldwin, Cobie Smulders, Eddie Murphy, Jane Goodal…

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President Woodrow Wilson asked Congress to declare war against Germany, saying, “The world must be made safe for democracy,” and more events t…

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Christopher Meloni, Emmylou Harris, Jaime Ray Newman, Jesse Plemons…

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The United States Air Force Academy was established by President Dwight D. Eisenhower, 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 Asa Butterfield, David Oyelowo, Jimmy Cliff, Method Man, Rachel Mad…

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At the conclusion of a nationally broadcast address, President Lyndon B. Johnson declared, “I shall not seek, and I will not accept, the nomin…

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Al Gore, Brian Tyree Henry, Christopher Walken, Ewan McGregor, Judi…

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