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    In 1971, a hijacker calling himself ‚ÄúDan Cooper‚ÄĚ (but who became popularly known as ‚ÄúD.B. Cooper‚ÄĚ) parachuted from a Northwest Orient Airlines 727 over the Pacific Northwest after receiving $200,000 in ransom; his fate remains unknown.

      In 2011, in the first NFL game featuring brothers as opposing head coaches, John Harbaugh’s Baltimore Ravens top Jim Harbaugh’s San Francisco 49ers 16-6.

        Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Billie Jean King, Jamie Lee Curtis, Mark Ruffalo, Richard Kind, Scarlett Johansson, Steve Van Zandt and more. 

          In 1963, John F. Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States, was shot to death during a motorcade in Dallas, and more events that happened on this day in history.

            In 1965, Muhammad Ali knocks out Floyd Patterson in the 12th round to retain the world heavyweight title in Las Vegas. See more sports moments from this date:

              On Nov. 21, 1980, 87 people died in a fire at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada, and more events that happened on this day in history.

                Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Carly Rae Jepsen, Goldie Hawn, Ken Griffey Jr., Marlo Thomas, Michael Strahan, Troy Aikman and more. 

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