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Today in history: May 5
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Today in history: May 5

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In 1945, Denmark and the Netherlands were liberated as a German surrender went into effect, and more events that happened on this day in history.

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The Battle of Midway ended in a decisive victory for American naval forces over Imperial Japan, marking a turning point in the Pacific War, an…

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Aaron Sorkin, Dick Vitale, Johnny Depp, Keesha Sharp, Mae Whitman, …

In 1955, in motor racing’s worst disaster, more than 80 people were killed during the 24 Hours of Le Mans in France when two of the cars colli…

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In 1966, a merger was announced between the National and American Football Leagues, and more events that happened on this day in history.

During the Senate Army-McCarthy hearings, Joseph N. Welch berated Sen. Joseph R. McCarthy, asking: “Have you no sense of decency, sir? At long…

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