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Today in History for August 1st

USATODAY.com Saturday, 1 August 2020
Highlights of this day in history: A shooting rampage takes place at the University of Texas clock tower; Germany declares war on Russia in World War I; Adolf Hitler opens the Berlin Olympics; Author Herman Melville born; MTV debuts. (Aug. 1)
 
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