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Today in history: March 5
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Today in history: March 5

In 1770, the Boston Massacre took place as British soldiers who’d been taunted by a crowd of colonists opened fire, and more events that happened on this day in history.

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In 1966, the U.S. Navy recovered a hydrogen bomb that the U.S. Air Force had lost in the Mediterranean Sea, and more events that happened on t…

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In 2010, an explosion at the Upper Big Branch mine near Charleston, West Virginia, killed 29 workers, and more events that happened on this da…

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Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee surrendered his army to Union Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Court House in Virginia, and more events …

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The United States Senate passed, 38-6, the 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution abolishing slavery, and more events that happened on this d…

The British liner RMS Titanic set sail from Southampton, England, on its ill-fated maiden voyage, and more events that happened on this day in…

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