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Did the following events occur before (B) or after (A) D-Day (June 6, 1944)?

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Historical event(B)efore or (A)fter
LaGuardia Airport in New York City opens for business
The Hindenburg disaster occurs
The policy of apartheid begins in South Africa
Franklin D. Roosevelt dies
Trygve Lie of Norway is selected as the first U.N. Secretary-General
Packard becomes the first automobile company to offer air conditioning in its cars
Playwright Tennessee Williams receives the Pulitzer Prize for his play 'A Streetcar Named Desire'
Lou Gehrig takes himself out of the New York Yankees lineup, ending his consecutive games played streak at 2,130
'Casablanca' wins Best Picture at the Academy Awards
John Steinbeck's novel 'The Grapes of Wrath' is published
NASCAR is incorporated
The U.S. drops the atomic bomb nicknamed 'Little Boy' over Hiroshima, Japan
Chuck Norris is born
Tokyo Telecommunications Engineering, later renamed Sony, is founded
The Jefferson Memorial is officially dedicated
Mr. Potato Head is invented
Singer Bing Crosby first records 'White Christmas' for distribution
Amelia Earhart disappears over the Pacific Ocean
'I Love Lucy' premieres on CBS
The U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is formed
Meryl Streep is born
American bandleader Glenn Miller goes missing and is presumed dead
Hattie McDaniel becomes the first African-American woman to win an Academy Award
Edward VIII abdicates the English throne to marry American socialite Wallis Simpson

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