Today In History

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            Here is what happened on Saturday - September 20th...
            It is day 263 of the year 2014, and there are 102 days left...

      Famous People Born On This Day In History...

            1878,Upton Sinclair, author.
     Today, this person is/would be 136 years old.

      Events On This Day In History...

            1519,Magellan starts first successful circumnavigation of the world.
            1797,US frigate "Constitution" (Old Ironsides) launched in Boston.
            1859,Patent granted on the electric range.
            1860,The Prince of Wales, later to become King Edward VII, becomes the first British royalty to visit the United States.
            1884,Equal Rights Party founding convention is held in San Francisco, and nominates female candidates
for President, Vice President.
            1964,The Addams Family premiers. (Capital Idea!)
            1984,The Cosby Show premiers.

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