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In 1944, U.S. heavy bombers staged the first full-scale American raid on Berlin during World War II, and more events that happened on this day…

In 1770, the Boston Massacre took place as British soldiers who’d been taunted by a crowd of colonists opened fire, and more events that happe…

“The Star-Spangled Banner” became the national anthem of the United States as President Herbert Hoover signed a congressional resolution, and …

The movie version of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical “The Sound of Music,” starring Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer, had its world p…

In 1954, four Puerto Rican nationalists opened fire from the spectators’ gallery of the U.S. House of Representatives, wounding five members o…

In 1954, four Puerto Rican nationalists opened fire from the spectators’ gallery of the U.S. House of Representatives, wounding five members o…

In 2013, Benedict XVI became the first pope in 600 years to resign, ending an eight-year pontificate, and more events that happened on this da…

In 2013, Benedict XVI became the first pope in 600 years to resign, ending an eight-year pontificate, and more events that happened on this da…

Operation Desert Storm came to a conclusion as President George H.W. Bush declared that “Kuwait is liberated, Iraq’s army is defeated,” and mo…

Operation Desert Storm came to a conclusion as President George H.W. Bush declared that “Kuwait is liberated, Iraq’s army is defeated,” and mo…

In 1993, a truck bomb built by Islamic extremists exploded in the parking garage of the North Tower of New York’s World Trade Center, and more…

In 1993, a truck bomb built by Islamic extremists exploded in the parking garage of the North Tower of New York’s World Trade Center, and more…

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Erykah Badu, Maz Jobrani, Michael Bolton, Natalia Lafourcade, Teres…

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