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Today in history: Jan. 9

Today in history: Jan. 9

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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 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 …

The Spindletop oil field in Beaumont, Texas, produced the Lucas Gusher, heralding the start of the Texas oil boom, and more events that happen…

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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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