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Today in history: June 11
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Today in history: June 11

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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 collided and crashed into spectators, 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 Ciara, Craig Robinson, Jon Anderson, Katy Perry, Nancy Cartwright, …

In 1945, the United Nations officially came into existence as its charter took effect, 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 Bob Odenkirk, Catherine Deneuve, Jeff Goldblum, Saffron Burrows, Sh…

Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Ang Lee, Dianne Reeves, Emilia Clarke, Margaret Qualley, Pele, Ryan…

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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 i…

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In 1967, tens of thousands of Vietnam War protesters began two days of demonstrations in Washington, D.C., and more events that happened on th…

In 1962, during a meeting of the U.N. Security Council, U.S. Ambassador Adlai E. Stevenson II demanded that Soviet Ambassador Valerian Zorin c…

In 2011, Libya’s interim rulers declared the country liberated, formally marking the end of Moammar Gadhafi’s 42-year tyranny, and more events…

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