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Today in history 2-14-2021

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Condemned as the abductor and murderer of the Lindbergh baby and facing death in the electric chair, Bruno Richard Hauptmann is shown in his cell in Flemington, N.J., Feb. 14, 1935. (AP Photo)

By The Associated Press

Today in History

Today is Sunday, Feb. 14, the 45th day of 2021. There are 320 days left in the year. This is Valentine’s Day.

Today’s Highlight in History:

On Feb. 14, 2018, a gunman identified as a former student opened fire with a semi-automatic rifle at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School near Fort Lauderdale, Florida, killing 17 people in the nation’s deadliest school shooting since the attack in Newtown, Connecticut, more than five years earlier.

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