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Today in history: May 4
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Today in history: May 4

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In 1970, Ohio National Guardsmen opened fire during an anti-war protest at Kent State University, and more events that happened on this day in history.

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Communist forces cut off all land and water routes between West Germany and West Berlin, prompting the western allies to organize the Berlin A…

In 1991, Mount Pinatubo in the northern Philippines exploded in one of the biggest volcanic eruptions of the 20th century, and more events tha…

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President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Servicemen’s Readjustment Act of 1944, more popularly known as the “GI Bill of Rights,” and more ev…

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Candice Patton, Georg Stanford Brown, Jeff Beck, Mick Fleetwood, Mi…

In 1943, race-related rioting erupted in Detroit; federal troops were sent in two days later to quell the violence that resulted in more than …

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In 1972, President Richard Nixon signed Title IX barring discrimination on the basis of sex for “any education program or activity receiving f…

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