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Today in history: Sept. 19
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Today in history: Sept. 19

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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 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…

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

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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 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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