TODAY IN HIS­TORY

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TODAY’S HIGH­LIGHT

Nov. 15, 1942

The naval Bat­tle of Guadal­canal ended dur­ing World War II with a de­ci­sive U.S. vic­tory over Ja­panese forces.

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The Sec­ond Con­ti­nen­tal Congress ap­proved the Ar­ti­cles of Con­fed­er­a­tion.

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The flight of Gemini 12, the fi­nal mis­sion of the Gemini pro­gram, ended suc­cess­fully as as­tro­nauts James A. Lovell and Ed­win “Buzz” Aldrin Jr. splashed down safely in the At­lantic af­ter spend­ing four days in or­bit.

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