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This Day in History: Oct. 20

On this day, Oct. 20 …2011: Muammar Qaddafi, 69, Libya’s dictator for 42 years, is killed as revolutionary fighters overwhelm his hometown of Sirte and capture the last major bastion of resistance two months after his regime falls.Also on this day:1803: The U.S. Senate ratifies the Louisiana Purchase.1944: During World War II, Gen. Douglas MacArthur steps ashore at……

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