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Today in History for June 18th

USATODAY.com Thursday, 18 June 2020
Highlights of this day in history: Churchill rallies Britain in World War II; Napoleon beaten at Battle of Waterloo; Amelia Earhart crosses the Atlantic; Sally Ride becomes America's first woman in space; Ex-Beatle Paul McCartney born. (June 18)
 
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Why 19 June became a day to celebrate the freedom, culture and empowerment of African-Americans.

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The Deadpool actor and Beatles legend have been nominated to be Chief for Walpole Island First Nation, a reservation with a community of 5000 located on an island bordering Michigan and Canada.

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