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Today in history: June 17

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In 1994, after leading police on a slow-speed chase on Southern California freeways, O.J. Simpson was arrested and charged with murder in the slayings of his ex-wife and her friend, and more events that happened on this day in history.

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In 1946, the United States detonated an atomic bomb near Bikini Atoll in the Pacific in the first underwater test of the device, and more even…

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Alex Rodriguez, Maya Rudolph, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Norman Lear, T…

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In 1956, the Italian liner Andrea Doria sank off New England, some 11 hours after colliding with the Swedish liner Stockholm, and more events …

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Daniel Radcliffe, Kathryn Hahn, Marlon Wayans, Michelle Williams, S…

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In 1999, space shuttle Columbia blasted off with the world’s most powerful X-ray telescope and Eileen Collins, the first woman to command a U.…

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The House Judiciary Committee voted to adopt the first article of impeachment against Richard Nixon, charging he had personally engaged in a c…

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Elizabeth Gillies, Helen Mirren, Jason Statham, Jeremy Piven, Mick …

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In 1981, Britain’s Prince Charles married Lady Diana Spencer in a glittering ceremony at St. Paul’s Cathedral in London, and more events that …

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