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In 1991, despite sexual harassment allegations by Anita Hill, the Senate narrowly confirmed the nomination of Clarence Thomas to the U.S. Supr…

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Dominic West, Emeril Lagasse, Kimberly Schlapman, Linda Lavin, Mira…

In 1964, civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. was named winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, 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 Jay Pharoah, Justin Hayward, Lori Petty, Natalie Maines, Ralph Laur…

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In 2010, rescuers in Chile using a missile-like escape capsule pulled 33 men one by one to fresh air and freedom 69 days after they were trapp…

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Ashanti, Caleb McLaughlin, Doc Rivers, Jerry Rice, Marie Osmond, Na…

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In 1973, President Richard Nixon nominated House minority leader Gerald R. Ford of Michigan to succeed Spiro T. Agnew as vice president, and m…

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Chris Botti, Hiroyuki Sanada, Hugh Jackman, Josh Hutcherson, Martie…

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Apollo 7, the first manned Apollo mission, was launched with astronauts Wally Schirra, Donn Fulton Eisele and R. Walter Cunningham aboard, and…

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Cardi B, Daryl Hall, Emily Deschanel, Jane Krakowski, Matt Bomer, M…

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In 2014, Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi were jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for risking their lives for the right of children t…

Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Ben Vereen, Bradley Whitford, Cyril Neville, David Lee Roth, Jessic…

In 1967, Marxist revolutionary guerrilla leader Che Guevara, 39, was summarily executed by the Bolivian army a day after his capture, and more…

Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Guillermo del Toro, Jackson Browne, Melissa Villasenor, Scott Bakul…

In 1998, the House triggered an open-ended impeachment inquiry against President Bill Clinton in a momentous 258-176 vote, and more events tha…

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Bruno Mars, Chevy Chase, Jesse Jackson, Kim Wayans, Matt Damon, Nic…

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In 2001, the war in Afghanistan started as the United States and Britain launched air attacks against military targets and Osama bin Laden’s t…

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Desmond Tutu, John Mellencamp, Mookie Betts, Paula Newsome, Simon C…

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In 2014, the Supreme Court unexpectedly cleared the way for a dramatic expansion of gay marriage in the United States, and more events that ha…

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