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Today in history: Oct. 17
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Today in history: Oct. 17

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An earthquake measuring 6.9 in magnitude struck northern California, killing 63 people and causing $6 billion worth of damage, and more events that happened on this day in history.

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Bootsy Collins, Dylan McDermott,  Keith Urban, Natalie Merchant, Ri…

Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including B.D. Wong, Drake, Kevin Kline, Shenae Grimes, Zahn McClarnon and more. 

American author John Steinbeck was named winner of the Nobel Prize in literature, and more events that happened on this day in history.

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In recent weeks, the nation has lost Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Gale Sayers and Eddie Van Halen, among others. A look at celebrities, leaders and ot…

One year ago, fast-growing fires throughout California forced thousands of people to flee their homes, and more events that happened on this d…

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Ang Lee, Dianne Reeves, Emilia Clarke, Martin Luther King III, Pele…

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