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Today in History: July 27
Today in History: July 27
Among today's events in history, terror struck the Atlanta Olympics in 1996 as a pipe bomb exploded at Centennial Olympic Park, directly killing one person and injuring 111.
Today in History: July 26
Today in History: July 26
Among today's events in history, Apollo 15 was launched from Cape Kennedy on America's fourth successful manned mission to the moon in 1971.
Today in History: July 25
Today in History: July 25
Among today's events in history, a New York-bound Air France Concorde crashed outside Paris shortly after takeoff, killing all 109 people on board and four people on the ground in 2000.
Today in History: July 24
Today in History: July 24
Among today's events in history, during a visit to Moscow, Vice President Richard Nixon engaged in his famous "Kitchen Debate" with Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev in 1959.
Today in History: July 23
Today in History: July 23
Among today's events in history, five days of deadly rioting erupted in Detroit as an early morning police raid on a an unlicensed bar in 1967.
Today in History: July 22
Today in History: July 22
Among today's events in history, police in Milwaukee arrested Jeffrey Dahmer, who later confessed to murdering 17 men and boys in 1991.
Today in History: July 21
Today in History: July 21
Among today's events in history, American forces landed on Guam in 1944 during World War II, capturing it from the Japanese some three weeks later.
Today in History: July 20
Today in History: July 20
Among today's events in history, astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin became the first men to walk on the moon in 1969.
Today in History: July 19
Today in History: July 19
Among today's events in history, the Moscow Summer Olympics began in 1980, minus dozens of nations that were boycotting the games because of the Soviet military intervention in Afghanistan.
Today in History: July 18
Today in History: July 18
Among today's events in history, 14-year-old Romanian gymnast Nadia Comaneci, competing at the Montreal Olympics in 1976, received the first-ever perfect score of 10 with her routine on uneven parallel bars.