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Today in history: Jan. 20
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Today in history: Jan. 20

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Iran released 52 Americans it had held hostage for 444 days, minutes after the presidency had passed from Jimmy Carter to Ronald Reagan, and more events that happened on this day in history.

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Chelsea Handler, Jameela Jamil, Rashida Jones, Ric Flair, Sean Asti…

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The U.S. House of Representatives impeached President Andrew Johnson by a vote of 126-47 following his attempted dismissal of Secretary of War…

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More than 25,000 U.S. and South Vietnamese troops launched Operation Junction City, aimed at smashing a Vietcong stronghold near the Cambodian…

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During the Persian Gulf War, 28 Americans were killed when an Iraqi Scud missile hit a U.S. barracks in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, and more events…

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Bonnie Somerville, Daniel Kaluuya, Edward James Olmos, Floyd Maywea…

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Drew Barrymore, James Blunt, James Hong, Julie Walters, Julius Ervi…

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In 1993, a truck bomb built by Islamic extremists exploded in the parking garage of the North Tower of New York’s World Trade Center, and more…

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