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On Nov. 25, 1758,

in the French and In­dian War, the British cap­tured Fort Duquesne in present-day Pitts­burgh.

In 1914

base­ball great Joe DiMag­gio was born in Martinez, Calif.

In 1963

the body of Pres­i­dent John F. Kennedy was laid to rest at Ar­ling­ton Na­tional Ceme­tery.

In 1980

Su­gar Ray Leonard re­gained the World Box­ing Coun­cil wel­ter­weight ti­tle when Roberto Du­ran quit in the eighth round of their fight in New Or­leans.

In 2002

Pres­i­dent Ge­orge W. Bush signed leg­is­la­tion cre­at­ing the De­part­ment of Home­land Se­cu­rity, and ap­pointed Tom Ridge to be its head.

In 2014

judges in Arkansas and Mis­sis­sippi ruled the states’ bans on same-sex mar­riage were un­con­sti­tu­tional.

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