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War Splits Korean Peninsula

In June of 1950, North Korea invaded South Korea, starting a war that saw UN troops led by the United States push the North Korean armies almost all the way to the Yalu River, the border with China. When Communist Chinese forces became involved, the war bogged down into a stalemate. After three years, an armistice was signed splitting the peninsula at the 38th parallel and creating what is now...

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Maradona Scores With 'Hand of God'

In a 1986 World Cup quarterfinal played on June 22 between Argentina and England, Diego Maradona scored two of international soccer's most memorable goals. The first of which came early in the second half, when Maradona used his hand to...

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O.J. Simpson's Low-Speed Chase

O.J. Simpson, wanted as the main suspect in the murder of his ex-wife Nicole Brown and Ronald Goldman, leads police on a 35-mph chase on the 405 freeway through L.A. Simpson was supposed to turn himself in the morning of...

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Le Mans Crash Kills 83 Spectators

During the running of the 1955 24 Hours of Le Mans on June 11, Pierre Levegh's Mercedes 300 SLR crashed into a track-side embankment, sending debris flying into a crowd of fans. Levegh and 83 spectators were killed, 120 others...

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Secretariat's Spectacular Belmont Triumph

Secretariat dominated the field by 31 lengths in the 1973 Belmont Stakes and set a race record that's yet to be beaten. The victory completed a Triple Crown that also included a race record in the Kentucky Derby. Only two...

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Dramatic Original Footage of D-Day Invasion

Newly discovered newsreel footage of the Allied D-Day landings on the beaches of northern France on June 6, 1944....

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Air France Crash Mystery Possibly Solved

On June 1, 2009, Air France Flight 447 crashed in the Atlantic Ocean en route from Rio de Janeiro to Paris, killing all 228 people on board. Two years later, analysis of the flight recorders showed evidence that the pilots...

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Mathias Rust's Daring Flight to Red Square

On May 28, 1987, in one of the more bizarre moments of the Cold War, an amateur West German pilot named Mathias Rust "evaded" Soviet defenses as he flew from Finland to Moscow and landed near Red Square. Rust said...

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