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Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio is 44 years old today.

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THE END OF WW I ON THIS DAY IN 1918

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A couple walking by the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier on May 1943.

  
Today is known as Veterans Day. It originated with Armistice Day observances marking the anniversary of the 1918 end of World War I, which became an
official holiday in the 1930s. In 1954, the U.S. Congress
officially turned
Armistice Day into Veterans Day.

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On this day in 1940, France and Germany signed an armistice at Compiegne, on terms dictated by the Nazis.

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On this day in 1945, during World War II, the battle for Okinawa
officially ended after 81 days.        
    
    
    
    
   
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It was on this day in 1938.

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Joe Louis (the Brown Bomber) drops Max Schmeling to the canvas.

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It was on this day in 1969.

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On this day in 1987.

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World War I came to an end when the Allies and Germany signed
an armistice on this day in 1918. This day became recognized as
Veteran’s Day in the United States
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On this day in 1620, the Mayflower Compact was signed by the 41
men on the Mayflower when they landed in what is now known as Provincetown Harbor near Cape Cod. The compact called for "just
and equal laws."

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It was on this day in 2004.

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Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio is 43 years old today.

Actor Leonardo DiCaprio rose to prominence for his roles in the 1990’s films
What’s Eating Gilbert Grape, Romeo + Juliet and Titanic. He won an Academy
Award for Best Actor for his role as Hugh Glass in the 2015 film The Revenant.

He began his career by acting in commercials and educational films under the
name Lenny Williams.

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It was on this day in 1953 at Panmunjon, Korea.

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The U.S. Congress asked for impeachment procedures against
President Richard Nixon on this day in 1974.

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It was on this day in 1996.

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The deposed shah of Iran, Muhammad Riza Pahlavi, died in a
hospital near Cairo, Egypt on this day in 1980.

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Mohammad Reza Pahlavi (October 26, 1919 – July 27, 1980)
 


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Bob Hope (Leslie Townes Hope) (May 29, 1903 – July 27, 2003)

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