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In 1977, on his first full day in office, President Jimmy Carter pardoned almost all Vietnam War draft evaders, and more events that happened …

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Cat Power, Emma Bunton, Geena Davis, Hakeem Olajuwon, Jack Nicklaus…

In 1981, Iran released 52 Americans it had held hostage for 444 days, minutes after the presidency had passed from Jimmy Carter to Ronald Reag…

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Bill Maher, Buzz Aldrin, David Lynch, Melissa Rivers, Paul Stanley,…

In 1981, the United States and Iran signed an accord paving the way for the release of 52 Americans held hostage for more than 14 months, and …

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Damien Chazelle, Dolly Parton, Logan Lerman, Shaunette Renee Wilson…

During World War II, Jewish insurgents in the Warsaw Ghetto launched their initial armed resistance against Nazi troops, who eventually succee…

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Ashleigh Murray, Jason Segel, Jesse L. Martin, Kevin Costner, Mark …

In 1994, the 6.7 magnitude Northridge earthquake struck Southern California, and more events that happened on this day in history.

Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Calvin Harris, Dwyane Wade, James Earl Jones, Jim Carrey, Kelly Mar…

In 1991, the White House announced the start of Operation Desert Storm to drive Iraqi forces out of Kuwait, and more events that happened on t…

Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Debbie Allen, John Carpenter, Kate Moss, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ronnie…

In 2009, US Airways Capt. Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger ditched his Airbus 320 in the Hudson River after a flock of birds disabled both engines…

Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Dorian Missick, Drew Brees, James Nesbitt, Mario Van Peebles, Pitbu…

In 1967, the Sixties’ “Summer of Love” unofficially began with a “Human Be-In” involving tens of thousands of young people at Golden Gate Park…

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Carl Weathers, Dave Grohl, Faye Dunaway, Holland Taylor, Jason Bate…

In 2021, President Donald Trump was impeached by the U.S. House over the violent Jan. 6 siege of the Capitol, becoming the only president to b…

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Liam Hemsworth, Michael Peña, Orlando Bloom, P…

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Dominique Wilkins, Issa Rae, Jeff Bezos, Melanie Chisholm, Oliver P…

In 1935, aviator Amelia Earhart began an 18-hour trip from Honolulu to Oakland, California, that made her the first person to fly solo across …

Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Amanda Peet, Kim Coles, Mary J. Blige, Robert Earl Keen, Rockmond D…

In 2002, Marines began flying hundreds of al-Qaida prisoners in Afghanistan to a U.S. base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and more events that happe…

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Alejandro Escovedo, Donald Fagen, George Foreman, Pat Benatar, Rod …

In 1945, American forces began landing on the shores of Lingayen Gulf in the Philippines as the Battle of Luzon got underway, and more events …

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