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Today in history: June 19
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Today in history: June 19

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In 1865, Union troops arrived in Galveston, Texas, with news that the Civil War was over, and that all remaining slaves in Texas were free — an event celebrated to this day as “Juneteenth,” and more events that happened on this day in history.

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