Today in history: May 22
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Today in history: May 22

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The nuclear-powered submarine USS Scorpion, with 99 men aboard, sank in the Atlantic Ocean, and more events that happened on this day in history.

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The British Royal Navy sank the German battleship Bismarck off France with a loss of some 2,000 lives, three days after the Bismarck sank the …

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