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Today in history: May 6
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Today in history: May 6

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In 1937, the hydrogen-filled German airship Hindenburg caught fire and crashed while attempting to dock, 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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During the Senate Army-McCarthy hearings, Joseph N. Welch berated Sen. Joseph R. McCarthy, asking: “Have you no sense of decency, sir? At long…

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

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

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In 1993, President Bill Clinton nominated Judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court, and more events that happened on this …

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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, …

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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…

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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.

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