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Today in history: June 6

Today in history: June 6

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During World War II, Allied forces stormed the beaches of Normandy, France, on “D-Day” as they began the liberation of German-occupied Western Europe, 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…

The Battle of Midway ended in a decisive victory for American naval forces over Imperial Japan, marking a turning point in the Pacific War, an…

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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…

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Bill Hader, Emily Ratajkowski, Iggy Azalea, James Ivory, L.A. Reid,…

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