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A highlight from FDR defends his dog in a speech- September 23rd, 1944

A highlight from FDR defends his dog in a speech- September 23rd, 1944

A highlight from FDR defends his dog in a speech- September 23rd, 1944

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A highlight from The first Farm Aid concert is held in Champaign, Illinois - September 22nd, 1985

A highlight from The first Farm Aid concert is held in Champaign, Illinois - September 22nd, 1985

A highlight from The first Farm Aid concert is held in Champaign, Illinois - September 22nd, 1985

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A highlight from J. R. R. Tolkien's The Hobbit is published in London - September 21st, 1937

A highlight from J. R. R. Tolkien's The Hobbit is published in London - September 21st, 1937

A highlight from J. R. R. Tolkien's The Hobbit is published in London - September 21st, 1937

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A highlight from Ferdinand Magellan sets sail on the first successful journey to circumnavigate the globe - September 20th, 1519

A highlight from Ferdinand Magellan sets sail on the first successful journey to circumnavigate the globe - September 20th, 1519

A highlight from Ferdinand Magellan sets sail on the first successful journey to circumnavigate the globe - September 20th, 1519

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A highlight from New Zealand becomes the first country to grant all women the right to vote - September 19th, 1893

A highlight from New Zealand becomes the first country to grant all women the right to vote - September 19th, 1893

A highlight from New Zealand becomes the first country to grant all women the right to vote - September 19th, 1893

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A highlight from Scott Joplin granted copyright for his "Maple Leaf Rag" - September 18th, 1899

A highlight from Scott Joplin granted copyright for his "Maple Leaf Rag" - September 18th, 1899

A highlight from Scott Joplin granted copyright for his "Maple Leaf Rag" - September 18th, 1899

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September 17th, 1859: Joshua Norton Declares Himself Emperor the United States

September 17th, 1859: Joshua Norton Declares Himself Emperor the United States

September 17th, 1859: Joshua Norton Declares Himself Emperor the United States

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A highlight from A Scottish golfer scores the first recorded hole-in-one - September 16th, 1869

A highlight from A Scottish golfer scores the first recorded hole-in-one - September 16th, 1869

A highlight from A Scottish golfer scores the first recorded hole-in-one - September 16th, 1869

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A highlight from The Great Fire of Moscow begins as Napoleon enters the city and retreating Russians burn it - September 14th, 1812

A highlight from The Great Fire of Moscow begins as Napoleon enters the city and retreating Russians burn it - September 14th, 1812

A highlight from The Great Fire of Moscow begins as Napoleon enters the city and retreating Russians burn it - September 14th, 1812

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September 13th, 1922: The Straw Hat Riot in New York City

September 13th, 1922: The Straw Hat Riot in New York City

September 13th, 1922: The Straw Hat Riot in New York City

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A highlight from Four teens discover 17,000-year-old cave drawings - September 12th, 1940

A highlight from Four teens discover 17,000-year-old cave drawings - September 12th, 1940

A highlight from Four teens discover 17,000-year-old cave drawings - September 12th, 1940

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A highlight from Florence Chadwick becomes the first woman to swim the English Channel in both directions- September 11th, 1951

A highlight from Florence Chadwick becomes the first woman to swim the English Channel in both directions- September 11th, 1951

A highlight from Florence Chadwick becomes the first woman to swim the English Channel in both directions- September 11th, 1951

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A highlight from The Lattimer Massacre - September 10th, 1897

A highlight from The Lattimer Massacre - September 10th, 1897

A highlight from The Lattimer Massacre - September 10th, 1897

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A highlight from Alexander Twilight becomes the first African American to receive a BA degree - September 9th, 1823

A highlight from Alexander Twilight becomes the first African American to receive a BA degree - September 9th, 1823

A highlight from Alexander Twilight becomes the first African American to receive a BA degree - September 9th, 1823

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The First Appearance of the Comic Strip "Blondie"

The First Appearance of the Comic Strip "Blondie"

The First Appearance of the Comic Strip "Blondie"

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September 6th, 1651: King Charles II Flees for His Life

September 6th, 1651: King Charles II Flees for His Life

September 6th, 1651: King Charles II Flees for His Life

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A highlight from King Charles II spends a day hiding in an oak tree - September 6th, 1651

A highlight from King Charles II spends a day hiding in an oak tree - September 6th, 1651

A highlight from King Charles II spends a day hiding in an oak tree - September 6th, 1651

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A highlight from Jim Henson's "The Muppet Show" premieres on television - September 5th, 1976

A highlight from Jim Henson's "The Muppet Show" premieres on television - September 5th, 1976

A highlight from Jim Henson's "The Muppet Show" premieres on television - September 5th, 1976

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A highlight from George Eastman patents the first roll-film camera - September 4th, 1888

A highlight from George Eastman patents the first roll-film camera - September 4th, 1888

A highlight from George Eastman patents the first roll-film camera - September 4th, 1888

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A highlight from The Principality of Sealand is established - September 2nd, 1967

A highlight from The Principality of Sealand is established - September 2nd, 1967

A highlight from The Principality of Sealand is established - September 2nd, 1967

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A highlight from Emma Nutt becomes the first female telephone operator - September 1st, 1878

A highlight from Emma Nutt becomes the first female telephone operator - September 1st, 1878

A highlight from Emma Nutt becomes the first female telephone operator - September 1st, 1878

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A highlight from Introducing: Newton's Law

A highlight from Introducing: Newton's Law

A highlight from Introducing: Newton's Law

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A highlight from Introducing: Long Shot

A highlight from Introducing: Long Shot

A highlight from Introducing: Long Shot

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A highlight from Tunguska event / First leap second added to UTC - June 30

A highlight from Tunguska event / First leap second added to UTC - June 30

A highlight from Tunguska event / First leap second added to UTC - June 30

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A highlight from Tunguska event / First leap second added to UTC - June 30

A highlight from Tunguska event / First leap second added to UTC - June 30

A highlight from Tunguska event / First leap second added to UTC - June 30

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