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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…

Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Alfonso Cuaron, Berry Gordy Jr., Ed Harris, Jon Stewart, Mary Eliza…

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…

Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Bill Nye, Elizabeth Marvel, Jaleel White, Kathryn Bigelow, Lashana …

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…

Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including DJ Khaled, John McVie, Kristin Bauer, Natasha Bedingfield, Rita Ora…

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

Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Amy Grant, Christina Applegate, Jerry Ferrara, Kathryn Crosby, Mark…

In 1963, Jack Ruby shot and mortally wounded Lee Harvey Oswald, the accused assassin of President John F. Kennedy, and more events that happen…

Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Colin Hanks, Danielle Nicolet, Katherine Heigl, Oscar Robertson, Sa…

In 1971, the People’s Republic of China was seated in the U.N. Security Council, 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 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 …

Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Carly Rae Jepsen, Goldie Hawn, Ken Griffey Jr., Marlo Thomas, Micha…

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

Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Bo Derek, Dierks Bentley, Jaina Lee Ortiz, Joe Biden, Joel McHale, …

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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In 2003, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled 4-to-3 that the state constitution guaranteed gay couples the right to marry, and more…

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Allyson Felix, Chloe Sevigny, Delroy Lindo, Elizabeth Perkins, Nate…

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In 1973, President Richard Nixon told Associated Press managing editors: “People have got to know whether or not their president is a crook. W…

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