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Today in history: Sept. 26
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Today in history: Sept. 26

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In 1960, the first-ever debate between presidential nominees took place as Democrat John F. Kennedy and Republican Richard M. Nixon faced off before a national TV audience from Chicago, and more events that happened on this day in history.

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In 2001, President George W. Bush signed the USA Patriot Act, giving authorities unprecedented ability to search, seize, detain or eavesdrop i…

In 1945, the United Nations officially came into existence as its charter took effect, and more events that happened on this day in history.

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Fran Lebowitz, Ivan Reitman, John Cleese, Kelly Osbourne, Lee Green…

In 1962, during a meeting of the U.N. Security Council, U.S. Ambassador Adlai E. Stevenson II demanded that Soviet Ambassador Valerian Zorin c…

In 2011, Libya’s interim rulers declared the country liberated, formally marking the end of Moammar Gadhafi’s 42-year tyranny, and more events…

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Bob Odenkirk, Catherine Deneuve, Jeff Goldblum, Saffron Burrows, Sh…

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