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Today in history: June 6
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Today in history: June 6

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During World War II, Allied forces stormed the beaches of Normandy, France, on “D-Day” as they began the liberation of German-occupied Western Europe, and more events that happened on this day in history.

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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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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Elizabeth Hurley, Faith Evans, Gina Gershon, Kim Deal, Shane West a…

President John F. Kennedy signed into law the Equal Pay Act of 1963, aimed at eliminating wage disparities based on gender, and more events th…

In 1967, President Lyndon B. Johnson nominated Solicitor-General Thurgood Marshall to become the first Black justice on the U.S. Supreme Court…

President Ronald Reagan, during a visit to the divided German city of Berlin, exhorted Soviet leader Mikhail S. Gorbachev to “tear down this w…

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