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On this day: May 6

Published: May 06 2013 01:08:47 AM EDT   Updated On: May 06 2013 02:00:00 AM EDT

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 - Palace of Versailles
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Eric Pouhier/Wikimedia Commons

1682: Louis XIV of France moves his court to the newly built Palace of Versailles.

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