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On this day: May 6

Published On: May 06 2013 12:08:47 AM CDT   Updated On: May 06 2013 01:00:00 AM CDT

Babe Ruth hits his first home run, the Hindenburg goes down in flames, the four-minute mile barrier is broken, "I Love Lucy" goes off the air, and President Clinton is hit with a sexual harassment suit, all on this day.

OTD May 6 - Chunnel
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1994: Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom and French President François Mitterrand officiate at the opening of the Channel Tunnel, also referred to as the Chunnel. The tunnel, which runs under the English Channel between England and France, possesses the longest undersea portion of any tunnel in the world.

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