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Today in history: May 2

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In 1994, Nelson Mandela claimed victory in the wake of South Africa’s first democratic elections, and more events that happened on this day in history.

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1980, 35 people were killed when a freighter rammed the Sunshine Skyway Bridge over Tampa Bay in Florida, and more events that happened on thi…

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Eric Burdon, Frances Fisher, Pam Ferris, Prince Royce, Tim Blake Ne…

In 1949, the Soviet Union lifted the Berlin Blockade, which the Western powers had succeeded in circumventing with their Berlin Airlift, and m…

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The espionage trial of Daniel Ellsberg and Anthony Russo in the “Pentagon Papers” case came to an end as Judge William M. Byrne dismissed all …

President Harry S. Truman announced on radio that Nazi Germany’s forces had surrendered, and that “the flags of freedom fly all over Europe,” …

In 1985, a confrontation between Philadelphia authorities and the radical group MOVE ended as police dropped a bomb onto the group’s row house…

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Dennis Rodman, Harvey Keitel, Lena Dunham, Robert Pattinson, Stephe…

Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including David Attenborough, Domhnall Gleeson, Enrique Iglesias, Philip Bail…

Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Amy Hill, Audrina Patridge, Billy Joel, Chris Diamantopoulos, Ghost…

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