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Today in History

On this day in 1967, the body of U.S. President John F. Kennedy was moved to a permanent burial place at Arlington National Cemetery.
On this day in 1995, astronaut Norman Thagard became the first American astronaut to ride to space on board a Russian launch vehicle.
On this day in 2007, the Left Front government of West Bengal sent at least 3,000 police to Nandigram in an attempt to break Bhumi Uchhed Pratirodh Committee resistance there; the resulting clash left 14 dead.