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Today in history: May 4
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Today in history: May 4

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In 1970, Ohio National Guardsmen opened fire during an anti-war protest at Kent State University, and more events that happened on this day in history.

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In 1956, the Italian liner Andrea Doria sank off New England, some 11 hours after colliding with the Swedish liner Stockholm, and more events …

The 30-year-old space shuttle program ended as Atlantis landed at Cape Canaveral, Florida, after the 135th shuttle flight, and more events tha…

In 1946, the United States detonated an atomic bomb near Bikini Atoll in the Pacific in the first underwater test of the device, and more even…

The Apollo 11 astronauts — two of whom had been the first men to set foot on the moon — splashed down safely in the Pacific, and more events t…

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Astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin became the first men to walk on the moon after reaching the surface in their Apollo 11 lunar…

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