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Today in sports history: Cal Ripken Jr. plays in his 2,000th straight game
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Today in sports history: Cal Ripken Jr. plays in his 2,000th straight game

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Here's a look back at sports happenings on this date in history, Aug. 1:

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President Richard Nixon, facing damaging new revelations in the Watergate scandal, announced he would resign the following day, and more event…

Three days after the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, Japan, a U.S. B-29 Superfortress code-named Bockscar dropped a nuclear device (“Fat Man”) ov…

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Debi Mazar, John Slattery, Kathleen Battle, Philippe Petit, Sebasti…

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Cara Delevingne, Casey Affleck, Lakeith Stanfield, Michael Ian Blac…

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