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Today in history: Oct. 26
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Today in history: Oct. 26

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In 2001, President George W. Bush signed the USA Patriot Act, giving authorities unprecedented ability to search, seize, detain or eavesdrop in their pursuit of possible terrorists, 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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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Ben Stiller, Bo Jackson, Chrissy Teigen, Elisha Cuthbert, Kaley Cuo…

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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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Anna Faris, Diane Ladd, Don Cheadle, Joel Coen, John Mayall, Marian…

In 1943, President Franklin D. Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and Soviet leader Josef Stalin began conferring in Tehran d…

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

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Bette Midler, Golden Brooks, Janelle Monae, Riz Ahmed, Sarah Silver…

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Aaron Rodgers, Britney Spears, Joe Lo Truglio, Lucy Liu, Nelly Furt…

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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