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Today in history: April 17

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Apollo 13 astronauts James A. Lovell, Fred W. Haise and Jack Swigert splashed down safely in the Pacific, and more events that happened on this day in history.

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1980, 35 people were killed when a freighter rammed the Sunshine Skyway Bridge over Tampa Bay in Florida, and more events that happened on thi…

Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including David Attenborough, Domhnall Gleeson, Enrique Iglesias, Philip Bail…

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Germany signed an unconditional surrender at Allied headquarters in Rheims, France, ending its role in World War II, and more events that happ…

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Eric Burdon, Frances Fisher, Pam Ferris, Prince Royce, Tim Blake Ne…

President Harry S. Truman announced on radio that Nazi Germany’s forces had surrendered, and that “the flags of freedom fly all over Europe,” …

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In 1995, Reggie Miller scores eight points in the last 16 seconds to lead the Indiana Pacers to a 107-105 playoff win over the New York Knicks…

In 1937, the hydrogen-filled German airship Hindenburg caught fire and crashed while attempting to dock, and more events that happened on this…

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The espionage trial of Daniel Ellsberg and Anthony Russo in the “Pentagon Papers” case came to an end as Judge William M. Byrne dismissed all …

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