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Today in history: June 5
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Today in history: June 5

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In 1968, Sen. Robert F. Kennedy was shot and mortally wounded after claiming victory in California’s Democratic presidential primary, 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 1994, after leading police on a slow-speed chase on Southern California freeways, O.J. Simpson was arrested and charged with murder in the …

In 1964, civil rights workers Michael H. Schwerner, Andrew Goodman and James E. Chaney were slain in Philadelphia, Mississippi, and more event…

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

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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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Brandon Flowers, Chris Pratt, Juliette Lewis, Lana Del Rey, Nils Lo…

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