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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 July 26th

July 26, 2018

Highlights of this day in history: President Harry Truman orders desegregation of U.S. Military; Cuba's Fidel Castro attacks Moncada barracks; Argentina's Eva Peron dies; Playwright George Bernard Shaw and rock star Mick Jagger born. (July 26)

Today in History for January 1st

January 1, 2018

Highlights of Today in History: Fidel Castro seizes power in Cuba; Abraham Lincoln signs Emancipation Proclamation; Ellis Island opens; Hank Williams Senior dies. (Jan. 1)

Today in History for August 13th

August 13, 2017

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 July 26th

July 26, 2017

Highlights of this day in history: President Harry Truman orders desegregation of U.S. Military; Cuba's Fidel Castro attacks Moncada barracks; Argentina's Eva Peron dies; Playwright George Bernard Shaw and rock star Mick Jagger born. (July 26)

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