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Today in history: Sept. 11
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Today in history: Sept. 11

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Nearly 3,000 people were killed as 19 al-Qaida hijackers seized control of four jetliners, sending two into New York’s World Trade Center, one into the Pentagon and the fourth into a field in western Pennsylvania, and more events that happened on this day in history.

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Alfonso Ribeiro, Bill Murray, Billy Porter, Ethan Coen, Faith Hill,…

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In 1960, the USS Enterprise, the first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, was launched at Newport News, Virginia, and more events that happened…

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In 1862, President Abraham Lincoln issued the preliminary Emancipation Proclamation, declaring all slaves in rebel states should be free as of…

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