In 1965, U.S. astronauts Gordon Cooper and Charles Conrad landed safely to end the eight-day orbital flight of Gemini 5.
In 1973, U.S. District Judge John Sirica ordered U.S. President Richard Nixon to turn over secret Watergate tapes. Nixon refused and appealed the order.
In 1982, three-time Academy Award-winning actress Ingrid Bergman died on her birthday of cancer. She was 67.
In 2009, U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy, D-Mass., who died Aug. 25 after a 15-month battle with brain cancer, was buried at Arlington National Cemetery near his brothers John and Robert.
In 2014, Britain raised its terrorism alert level to "severe" because of the actions of extremist groups in Iraq and Syria and knowledge that many British citizens were fighting on the side of militants.
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