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    In 1971, Apollo 14 astronauts Alan Shepard and Edgar Mitchell stepped onto the surface of the moon in the first of two lunar excursions, and more events that happened on this day in history.

      Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Charlotte Rampling, Chris Parnell, Darren Criss, Henry Golding, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Laura Linney, Michael Sheen, Tom Wilkinson and more. 

        In 2009, Tennessee’s Pat Summitt becomes the first Division I basketball coach — man or woman — to win 1,000 career games. See what other sports events happened on this day in history:

          In 1945, President Franklin D. Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and Soviet leader Josef Stalin began a wartime conference at Yalta, and more events that happened on this day in history.

            Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Alice Cooper, Clint Black, Gabrielle Anwar, Gavin DeGraw, Natalie Imbruglia, Rob Corddry and more. 

              In 2007, Colts coach Tony Dungy becomes the first Black coach to win the Super Bowl, beating good friend Lovie Smith. A look back at this day in sports history:

                In 1995, the space shuttle Discovery blasted off with a woman, Air Force Lieutenant Colonel Eileen Collins, in the pilot’s seat for the first time in NASA history, and more events that happened on this day in history.

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