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Today in history: Sept. 18
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Today in history: Sept. 18

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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 Liberation Army, and more events that happened on this day in history.

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In 1989, an earthquake measuring 6.9 in magnitude struck northern California, killing 63 people and causing $6 billion worth of damage, and mo…

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Danny Boyle, John Krasinski, Kamala Harris, Snoop Dogg, Viggo Morte…

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In 1987, the stock market crashed as the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged 508 points, or 22.6 percent in value, in what came to be known a…

In 1947, the House Un-American Activities Committee opened hearings into alleged Communist influence and infiltration in the U.S. motion pictu…

In 1991, despite sexual harassment allegations by Anita Hill, the Senate narrowly confirmed the nomination of Clarence Thomas to the U.S. Supr…

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