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Today in history: Nov. 24
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Today in history: Nov. 24

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A hijacker calling himself "Dan Cooper" (but who became popularly known as "D.B. Cooper") parachuted from a Northwest Orient Airlines 727 over the Pacific Northwest, and more events that happened on this day in history.

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