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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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In 2011, Republican presidential candidates laced into each other in a debate; Mitt Romney emerged as still the person to beat, and more event…

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Chuck Lorre, Esperanza Spalding, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Lindsey Von…

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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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Danny Boyle, John Krasinski, Kamala Harris, Snoop Dogg, Viggo Morte…

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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…

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In 1967, tens of thousands of Vietnam War protesters began two days of demonstrations in Washington, D.C., and more events that happened on th…

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