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Today in history: Oct. 13

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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 trapped in a collapsed mine a half-mile underground, and more events that happened on this day in history.

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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…

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In 1992, the Greek tanker Aegean Sea spilled more than 21 million gallons of crude oil when it ran aground off northwestern Spain, and more ev…

Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Craig Brewer, Frankie Beverly, Giannis Antetokounmpo, JoBeth Willia…

In 1965, the United States launched Gemini 7 with Air Force Lt. Col. Frank Borman and Navy Cmdr. James A. Lovell aboard on a two-week mission,…

In 1957, America’s first attempt at putting a satellite into orbit failed as Vanguard TV3 rose about four feet off a Cape Canaveral launch pad…

In 2013, Nelson Mandela, the anti-apartheid leader who became South Africa’s first Black president, died at age 95, and more events that happe…

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