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    In 1981, Alabama’s Paul “Bear” Bryant becomes the winningest coach in college football history when the Tide beats Auburn 28-17 in the Iron Bowl. See more sports moments:

      In 1978, San Francisco Mayor George Moscone and City Supervisor Harvey Milk, a gay-rights activist, were shot to death inside City Hall by former supervisor Dan White, and more events that happened on this day in history.

        Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Bill Nye, Elizabeth Marvel, Jaleel White, Kathryn Bigelow, Lashana Lynch, Robin Givens, William Fichtne and more. 

          In 1994, Joe Montana of the Kansas City Chiefs becomes the fifth quarterback to surpass 40,000 passing yards in a 10-9 loss at Seattle. See more sports moments from this date:

            In 2011, NASA’s Curiosity rover blasted off from the Kennedy Space Center on an 8 1/2-month, 354 million-mile journey to Mars, and more events that happened on this day in history.

              Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including DJ Khaled, John McVie, Kristin Bauer, Natasha Bedingfield, Rita Ora, Tina Turner and more. 

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