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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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In 1975, newspaper heiress Patricia Hearst was captured by the FBI in San Francisco, 19 months after being kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberat…

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In 1862, more than 3,600 men were killed in the Civil War Battle of Antietam in Maryland, and more events that happened on this day in history.

In 1985, the Mexico City area was struck by a devastating earthquake that killed at least 9,500 people, and more events that happened on this …

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Baz Luhrmann, Danielle Brooks, Denyse Tontz, Kyle Chandler, Malik Y…

In 1982, Princess Grace of Monaco, formerly film star Grace Kelly, died at age 52 of injuries from a car crash the day before, and more events…

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Amy Poehler, David Copperfield, Flo Rida, Jennifer Tilly, Marc Anth…

In 1963, four Black girls were killed when a bomb went off during Sunday services at the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama, an…

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In 1974, President Gerald R. Ford announced a conditional amnesty program for Vietnam war deserters and draft-evaders, and more events that ha…

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