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Today in history: May 7
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Today in history: May 7

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Germany signed an unconditional surrender at Allied headquarters in Rheims, France, ending its role in World War II, and more events that happened on this day in history.

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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 …

In 1865, Union troops arrived in Galveston, Texas, with news that the Civil War was over, and that all remaining slaves in Texas were free — a…

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President Jimmy Carter and Soviet President Leonid I. Brezhnev signed the SALT II strategic arms limitation treaty in Vienna, and more events …

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Barry Manilow, Greg Kinnear, Jodie Whittaker, Kendrick Lamar, Venus…

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Alison Moyet, Blake Shelton, Isabella Rossellini, Nathan Morris, Pa…

In 1994, after leading police on a slow-speed chase on Southern California freeways, O.J. Simpson was arrested and charged with murder in the …

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