Today in history: May 31

Today in history: May 31

Relentless flooding in the central U.S. inundated communities and damaged or spilled over levees on three major rivers in two states, and more events that happened on this day in history.

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The three-day Civil War Battle of Gettysburg in Pennsylvania ended in a major victory for the North as Confederate troops failed to breach Uni…

The Declaration of Independence was adopted by delegates to the Second Continental Congress in Philadelphia, and more events that happened on …

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Andre Braugher, Carl Lewis, Dan Aykroyd, Lea Seydoux, Liv Tyler, Mi…

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