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In 1928, Scottish medical researcher Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin, the first effective antibiotic, and more events that happened on…

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Hilary Duff, Jerrika Hinton, Naomi Watts, Phoebe Robinson, Vernee W…

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In 1976, Muhammad Ali wins a unanimous 15-round decision over Ken Norton at Yankee Stadium in New York to retain his world heavyweight title. …

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During World War II, Warsaw, Poland, surrendered after weeks of resistance to invading forces from Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union, and more…

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Anna Camp, Avril Lavigne, Gwyneth Paltrow, Lil’ Wayne, Marc Maron, …

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In 1998, Mark McGwire gives baseball a new magic number, hitting two homers to reach No. 70 in the St. Louis Cardinals’ season finale. See mor…

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In 1960, the first-ever debate between presidential nominees took place as Democrat John F. Kennedy and Republican Richard M. Nixon faced off …

Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Ben Shenkman, Bryan Ferry, Cesar Rosas, Christina Milian, Linda Ham…

In 1961, Roger Maris of the New York Yankees ties Babe Ruth’s 34-year-old record with his 60th homer. See more sports moments from this date:

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In 1956, the first trans-Atlantic telephone cable officially went into service with a three-way ceremonial call between New York, Ottawa and L…

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Barbara Walters, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Donald Glover, Mark Hamill, …

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