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Today in history: Oct. 19
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Today in history: Oct. 19

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In 1987, the stock market crashed as the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged 508 points, or 22.6 percent in value, in what came to be known as “Black Monday,” and more events that happened on this day in history.

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In 1961, Enos the chimp was launched from Cape Canaveral aboard the Mercury-Atlas 5 spacecraft, which orbited earth twice before returning, an…

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In 1970, the newly created Environmental Protection Agency opened its doors under its first director, William D. Ruckelshaus, and more events …

In 1955, Rosa Parks, a Black seamstress, was arrested after refusing to give up her seat to a white man on a Montgomery, Alabama, city bus, an…

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In 1992, the Greek tanker Aegean Sea spilled more than 21 million gallons of crude oil when it ran aground off northwestern Spain, and more ev…

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