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Today in history: July 23
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Today in history: July 23

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In 1999, space shuttle Columbia blasted off with the world’s most powerful X-ray telescope and Eileen Collins, the first woman to command a U.S. space flight, and more events that happened on this day in history.

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In 1862, more than 3,600 men were killed in the Civil War Battle of Antietam in Maryland, and more events that happened on this day in history.

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In 1975, newspaper heiress Patricia Hearst was captured by the FBI in San Francisco, 19 months after being kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberat…

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In 2017, Hurricane Maria, the strongest hurricane to hit Puerto Rico in more than 80 years, struck the island, and more events that happened o…

In 1985, the Mexico City area was struck by a devastating earthquake that killed at least 9,500 people, and more events that happened on this …

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