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Today in History: May 26
Today in History: May 26
Among today's events in history, President Richard M. Nixon and Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev signed the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty in Moscow in 1972.
Today in History: May 25
Today in History: May 25
Among today's events in history, the first “Star Wars” film (retroactively designated “Episode IV: A New Hope”) was released in 1977.
Today in History: May 24
Today in History: May 24
Among today's events in history, the Brooklyn Bridge, linking Brooklyn and Manhattan, was dedicated in 1883.
Today in History: May 23
Today in History: May 23
Among today's events in history, bank robbers Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker were shot to death in a police ambush in Bienville Parish, Louisiana in 1934.
Today in History: May 22
Today in History: May 22
Among today's events in history, after a reign lasting nearly 30 years, Johnny Carson hosted NBC's "Tonight Show" for the final time in 1992.
Today in History: May 20
Today in History: May 20
Among today's events in history, Charles Lindbergh took off from Roosevelt Field in New York, aboard the Spirit of St. Louis on his historic solo flight to France in 1927.
Today in History: May 19
Today in History: May 19
Among today's events in history, T.E. Lawrence, also known as “Lawrence of Arabia,” died in Dorset, England, in 1935.
Today in History: May 18
Today in History: May 18
Among today's events in history, the Mount St. Helens volcano in Washington state exploded, leaving 57 people dead or missing in 1980.
Today in History: May 17
Today in History: May 17
Among today's events in history, a unanimous U.S. Supreme Court handed down its Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka decision in 1954.
Today in History: May 16
Today in History: May 16
Among today's events in history, Japanese climber Junko Tabei became the first woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest in 1975.