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TODAY IN HISTORY: People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) founded

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On August 21, 1980, animal rights advocates Ingrid Newkirk and Alex Pacheco found People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. Rising from humble beginnings,...

TODAY IN HISTORY: More Than 200 Brutal Years Of African Slavery...

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On August 20, 1619, “20 and odd” Angolans, kidnapped by the Portuguese, arrive in the British colony of Virginia and are then bought by...

TODAY IN HISTORY: First race held at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway

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On August 19, 1909, the first race is held at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, now the home of the world’s most famous motor racing...

TODAY IN HISTORY: Genghis Khan, the avatar of savagery and barbarism,...

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Genghis Khan, the Mongol leader who forged an empire stretching from the east coast of China west to the Aral Sea, dies in camp...