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Today in history: Jan. 10
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Today in history: Jan. 10

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The Spindletop oil field in Beaumont, Texas, produced the Lucas Gusher, heralding the start of the Texas oil boom, and more events that happened on this day in history.

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In 2012, the Italian luxury liner Costa Concordia ran aground off the Tuscan island of Giglio and flipped onto its side, and more events that …

During World War II, American forces began landing on the shores of Lingayen Gulf in the Philippines as the Battle of Luzon got underway, and …

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Aviator Amelia Earhart began an 18-hour trip from Honolulu to Oakland, California, that made her the first person to fly solo across any part …

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Dominique Wilkins, Howard Stern, Issa Rae, Jeff Bezos, Rachael Harr…

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