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Today in history: June 16
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Today in history: June 16

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In 1978, President Jimmy Carter and Panamanian leader Omar Torrijos signed the instruments of ratification for the Panama Canal treaties during a ceremony in Panama City, and more events that happened on this day in history.

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In 1956, the Italian liner Andrea Doria sank off New England, some 11 hours after colliding with the Swedish liner Stockholm, and more events …

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In 1946, the United States detonated an atomic bomb near Bikini Atoll in the Pacific in the first underwater test of the device, and more even…

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The Apollo 11 astronauts — two of whom had been the first men to set foot on the moon — splashed down safely in the Pacific, and more events t…

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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.…

The 30-year-old space shuttle program ended as Atlantis landed at Cape Canaveral, Florida, after the 135th shuttle flight, and more events tha…

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