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On this day: May 12

Published On: May 07 2014 02:37:53 PM EDT   Updated On: May 12 2014 02:00:00 AM EDT

The Lindbergh baby is found dead, the Soviet Union ends its blockade of Berlin, The Jimi Hendrix Experience releases its debut album, and Jimmy Carter makes an historic trip to Cuba, all on this day.

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2008: An earthquake measuring around 8.0 magnitude hits Sichuan, China, killing more than 69,000 people.

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