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Today in history: Sept. 20
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Today in history: Sept. 20

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In 2017, Hurricane Maria, the strongest hurricane to hit Puerto Rico in more than 80 years, struck the island, and more events that happened on this day in history.

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In 1989, an earthquake measuring 6.9 in magnitude struck northern California, killing 63 people and causing $6 billion worth of damage, and mo…

The Cuban missile crisis began as President John F. Kennedy was informed that reconnaissance photographs had revealed the presence of missile …

In 1991, despite sexual harassment allegations by Anita Hill, the Senate narrowly confirmed the nomination of Clarence Thomas to the U.S. Supr…

In 1947, the House Un-American Activities Committee opened hearings into alleged Communist influence and infiltration in the U.S. motion pictu…

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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 a…

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Ciara Renee, Evander Holyfield, Gillian Jacobs, Jennifer Holliday, …

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Danny Boyle, John Krasinski, Kamala Harris, Snoop Dogg, Viggo Morte…

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