Today In History

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            Here is what happened on Monday - September 1st...
            It is day 244 of the year 2014, and there are 121 days left...

      Famous People Born On This Day In History...

            1875,Edgar Rice Burroughs, novelist, (Tarzan's father so to speak).
     Today, this person is/would be 139 years old.
            1974,Cuttino Mobley, Basketball player Houston Rockets Gurad #5.
     Today, this person is/would be 40 years old.

      Events On This Day In History...

            1807,Aaron Burr aquitted of charges of plotting to set up an empire.
            1849,California Constitutional Convention held in Monterey.
            1878,First woman telephone operator starts work (Emma Nutt in Boston.)
            1896,Chop Suey is devised to appeal to both American and Chinese tastes. The word means "hash" in Chinese.
            1939,Germany invades Poland, starts World War II.
            1952,Sutro Bath by Cliff House closes.

      And Don't Forget...

                        National Chicken Month begins today. (no clucking).
            Labor Day, a legal holiday

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