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Today in history: Jan. 17
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Today in history: Jan. 17

During World War II, Allied forces launched the first of four battles for Monte Cassino in Italy, and more events that happened on this day in history.

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During the Persian Gulf War, 28 Americans were killed when an Iraqi Scud missile hit a U.S. barracks in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, and more events…

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Aziz Ansari, Dakota Fanning, Emily Blunt, Josh Gad, Niecy Nash and more. 

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The U.S. House of Representatives impeached President Andrew Johnson by a vote of 126-47 following his attempted dismissal of Secretary of War…

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More than 25,000 U.S. and South Vietnamese troops launched Operation Junction City, aimed at smashing a Vietcong stronghold near the Cambodian…

Operation Desert Storm came to a conclusion as President George H.W. Bush declared that “Kuwait is liberated, Iraq’s army is defeated,” and mo…

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During World War II, U.S. Marines on Iwo Jima captured Mount Suribachi, where they raised two American flags, and more events that happened on…

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