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Today in history: Sept. 17
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Today in history: Sept. 17

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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 1964, civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. was named winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, and more events that happened on this day in history.

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Apollo 7, the first manned Apollo mission, was launched with astronauts Wally Schirra, Donn Fulton Eisele and R. Walter Cunningham aboard, and…

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