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    In 1952, Britain’s King George VI, 56, died at Sandringham House in Norfolk, England; he was succeeded as monarch by his 25-year-old elder daughter, who became Queen Elizabeth II, and more events that happened on this day in history.

      Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Axl Rose, Crystal Reed, Kathy Najimy, Rick Astley, Tinashe, Tom Brokaw and more. 

        In 1990, Brett Hull of the St. Louis Blues scores his 50th goal, making him and his father, Bobby Hull, the only father-son combo in NHL history to reach that milestone. Get more sports moments from this date:

          In 1971, Apollo 14 astronauts Alan Shepard and Edgar Mitchell stepped onto the surface of the moon in the first of two lunar excursions, and more events that happened on this day in history.

            Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Charlotte Rampling, Chris Parnell, Darren Criss, Henry Golding, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Laura Linney, Michael Sheen, Tom Wilkinson and more. 

              In 2009, Tennessee’s Pat Summitt becomes the first Division I basketball coach — man or woman — to win 1,000 career games. See what other sports events happened on this day in history:

                In 1945, President Franklin D. Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and Soviet leader Josef Stalin began a wartime conference at Yalta, and more events that happened on this day in history.

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