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Today in History for October 25th

October 25, 2018

Highlights of this day in history: Cuban missile crisis fuels Cold War clash at UN; China's UN seat changes hands; 'Charge of the Light Brigade' battle takes place; Author Geoffrey Chaucer dies; Golfer Payne Stewart killed in plane crash. (Oct. 25)

Today in History for October 23rd

October 23, 2018

Highlights of this day in history: Suicide blast kills U.S. Marines and sailors in Lebanon; Students in Hungary spark Cold War revolt; President Richard Nixon agrees to turn over White House tapes; 'Tonight Show' host Johnny Carson born. (Oct. 23)

Today in History for October 22nd

October 22, 2018

Highlights of this day in history: A Cold War crisis over Cuba leads to brink of nuclear war; Shah of Iran allowed into U.S. for treatment; 'Pretty Boy' Floyd killed; Last victim slain in D.C. sniper shootings; Cellist Pablo Casals dies. (Oct. 22)

Today in History for August 13th

August 13, 2018

Highlights of this day in history: First steps toward building the Berlin Wall during the Cold War; Cuba's Fidel Castro born; Spain's Cortez captures what's now Mexico City; Director Alfred Hitchcock born; Baseball's Mickey Mantle dies. (Aug. 13)

Today in History for August 3rd

August 3, 2018

Highlights of this day in history: Christopher Columbus sets sail; Europe slides further into World War I; A Cold War case heats up Capitol Hill; Air traffic controllers in the U.S. go on strike; NBA founded; Singer Tony Bennett born. (Aug. 3)

Russian Expulsions Largest Since the Cold War

March 26, 2018

AP's Diplomatic Writer Matthew Lee explains that Monday's actions against Russia mark the largest expulsion of Russians by the US and its allies since the end of the Cold War. (March 26)

Today in History for February 10th

February 10, 2018

Highlights of this day in history: a Cold War prisoner exchange; boxer Mike Tyson convicted of rape; Arthur Miller's 'Death of a Salesman' opens on Broadway; Bob Dylan's 'The Times They Are a Changin'' released. (Feb. 10)

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