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In 1964, the Beatles arrived at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport to begin their first American tour, and more events that happ…

Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Ashton Kutcher, Chris Rock, Essence Atkins, Garth Brooks, James Spa…

In 1952, Britain’s King George VI, 56, died at Sandringham House in Norfolk, England; he was succeeded as monarch by his 25-year-old elder dau…

Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Axl Rose, Crystal Reed, Kathy Najimy, Rick Astley, Tinashe, Tom Bro…

In 1971, Apollo 14 astronauts Alan Shepard and Edgar Mitchell stepped onto the surface of the moon in the first of two lunar excursions, and m…

Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Charlotte Rampling, Chris Parnell, Darren Criss, Henry Golding, Jen…

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In 1945, President Franklin D. Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and Soviet leader Josef Stalin began a wartime conference a…

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Alice Cooper, Clint Black, Gabrielle Anwar, Gavin DeGraw, Natalie I…

In 1995, the space shuttle Discovery blasted off with a woman, Air Force Lieutenant Colonel Eileen Collins, in the pilot’s seat for the first …

Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Amal Clooney, Blythe Danner, Daddy Yankee, Isla Fisher, Maura Tiern…

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In 1990, South African President F.W. de Klerk lifted a ban on the African National Congress and promised to free Nelson Mandela, and more eve…

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Barry Diller, Christie Brinkley, Graham Nash, Ina Garten, Shakira, …

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In 2003, the space shuttle Columbia broke up during re-entry, killing all seven of its crew members, and more events that happened on this day…

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Big Boi, Garrett Morris, Harry Styles, Jason Isbell, Lauren Conrad,…

In 1958, the United States entered the Space Age with its first successful launch of a satellite, Explorer 1, from Cape Canaveral, and more ev…

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In 1968, the Tet Offensive began during the Vietnam War as Communist forces launched surprise attacks against South Vietnamese towns and citie…

Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Ann Dowd, Christian Bale, Kylie Bunbury, Olivia Colman, Phil Collin…

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Alan Cumming, James Cromwell, John Roberts, Mimi Rogers, Patton Osw…

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In 2005, a man parked his SUV on railroad tracks in Glendale, California, setting off a crash of two commuter trains, and more events that hap…

Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Angela Davis, Ellen DeGeneres, Kirk Franklin, Lucinda Williams, Sco…

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In 1924, the first Winter Olympic Games opened in Chamonix, France, 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 Alicia Keys, Calum Hood, Jenifer Lewis, Leigh Taylor-Young, Mia Kir…

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In 1984, Apple Computer began selling its first Macintosh model, and more events that happened on this day in history.