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Today in History for August 20th

USATODAY.com Thursday, 20 August 2020
Highlights of this day in history: U.S. cruise missiles hit Afghanistan and Sudan after American embassies bombed in Africa; The Soviet Union invades Czechoslovakia; NASA's Voyager 2 launched; Singers Issac Hayes and Robert Plant born. (Aug. 20)
 
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