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Today in history: Oct. 20
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Today in history: Oct. 20

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In 1947, the House Un-American Activities Committee opened hearings into alleged Communist influence and infiltration in the U.S. motion picture industry, and more events that happened on this day in history.

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In 1963, John F. Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States, was shot to death during a motorcade in Dallas, and more events that happen…

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Billie Jean King, Jamie Lee Curtis, Mark Ruffalo, Richard Kind, Sca…

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Bruce Hornsby, Chuck Schumer, Franco Nero, Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi,…

In 1963, Jack Ruby shot and mortally wounded Lee Harvey Oswald, the accused assassin of President John F. Kennedy, and more events that happen…

Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Colin Hanks, Danielle Nicolet, Katherine Heigl, Oscar Robertson, Sa…

Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Carly Rae Jepsen, Goldie Hawn, Ken Griffey Jr., Marlo Thomas, Micha…

In 1995, Balkan leaders meeting in Dayton, Ohio, initialed a peace plan to end 3 1/2 years of ethnic fighting in Bosnia-Herzegovina, and more …

In 1971, the People’s Republic of China was seated in the U.N. Security Council, and more events that happened on this day in history.

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