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Today in History for December 9th

December 8, 2018

Britain's Prince Charles and Princess Diana announce they are separating; The Charge of the Light Brigade - is published in Britain; Solidarity union leader Lech Walesa is elected president in Poland; Actor Kirk Douglas is born.(Dec. 9)

Today in History for September 6th

September 6, 2018

Highlights of this day in history: President William McKinley shot in Buffalo, N.Y.; Funeral held for Britain's Princess Diana; Mother Teresa mourned in India; Movie director Akira Kurosawa dies; Roger Waters of Pink Floyd fame born. (Sept. 6)

Today in History for August 31st

August 31, 2018

Highlights of this day in history: Britain's Princess Diana killed in a Paris car crash; Poland's Solidarity labor movement born; Jack the Ripper's first victim found dead in London; Violinist Itzhak Perlman and singer Van Morrison born. (Aug. 31)

Today in History for August 31st

August 31, 2018

Today in History for August 28th

August 28, 2018

Highlights of this day in history: Martin Luther King, Jr. gives his 'I Have a Dream' speech; Clashes mar the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago; Black teen Emmett Till abducted and killed in Mississippi; Britain's Prince Charles and Princess Diana granted a divorce. (Aug. 28)

Today in History for July 29th

July 28, 2018

Highlights of this day in history: Britain's Prince Charles marries Lady Diana Spencer; Italy's fascist dictator Benito Mussolini born; President Dwight Eisenhower signs an act creating NASA; Artist Vincent Van Gogh dies. (July 29)

Today in History for June 21st

June 21, 2018

Highlights of this day in history: Three civil rights workers disappear in Mississippi; John Hinckley, Jr. found not guilty by reason of insanity for shooting President Ronald Reagan and three others; Britain's Prince William born. (June 21)

Today in History for April 9th

April 9, 2018

Highlights of this day in history: American Civil War effectively ends; Iraq celebrates collapse of Saddam Hussein's regime;NASA announces first seven astronauts dubbed the Mercury Seven; Marian Anderson performs at the Lincoln Memorial; Prince Charles marries Camilla Parker Bowles. (April 9)

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