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Today in history: July 21

Today in history: July 21

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The 30-year-old space shuttle program ended as Atlantis landed at Cape Canaveral, Florida, after the 135th shuttle flight, and more events that happened on this day in history.

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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 …

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…

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In 2004, Brett Favre celebrates his 200th straight regular-season start in the Green Bay Packers’ 45-17 rout of the St. Louis Rams. See more s…

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Bette Midler, Golden Brooks, Janelle Monae, Riz Ahmed, Sarah Silver…

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

In 1955, Rosa Parks, a Black seamstress, was arrested after refusing to give up her seat to a white man on a Montgomery, Alabama, city bus, an…

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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