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    In 1945, three days after the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, Japan, a U.S. B-29 Superfortress code-named Bockscar dropped a nuclear device over Nagasaki, killing an estimated 74,000 people. 

      Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Dustin Hoffman, Keith Carradine, Robin Quivers, Lloyd Austin, Deborah Norville, Kool Moe Dee, Scott Stapp, Shawn Mendes, Tom Linton and Marsha Ambrosius. 

        In 1963, Britain’s “Great Train Robbery” took place as thieves made off with 2.6 million pounds in banknotes.

          Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Robert Mueller, John Glover, David Rasche, Rodney Crowell, Charlize Theron, Bruce Dickinson, Alberto Salazar, David Duchovny, and Harold Perrineau. 

            In 1942, U.S. and other allied forces landed at Guadalcanal, marking the start of the first major allied offensive in the Pacific during World War II.

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