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Events, September 19th

September 19th: 1876 – Melville R. Bissell patented the carpet sweeper. 1893 – In New Zealand, the Electoral Act 1893 was consented to giving all women in New Zealand the right to vote. 1959 – Nikita Khruschev was not allowed

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Events, September 18th

September 18th: 1709 – The creator of the first dictionary of the English language, Samuel Johnson, was born in England. 1759 – The French formally surrendered Quebec to the British. 1895 – Daniel David Palmer gave the first chiropractic adjustment.

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Events, September 15th

September 15th: 1857 – Timothy Alder earned a patent for the typesetting machine. 1916 – During the Battle of the Somme, in France, tanks were first used in warfare when the British rolled them onto the battlefields. 1928 – Alexander

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Events, September 13th

September 13th: 1759 – The French were defeated by the British on the Plains of Abraham in the final French and Indian War. 1935 – Aviator Howard Hughes, Jr., of Houston, set a new airspeed record of 352 mph with

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Events, September 12th

September 12th: 1873 – The first practical typewriter was sold to customers. 1922 – The Episcopal Church removed the word “Obey” from the bride’s section of wedding vows. 1953 – U.S. Senator John F. Kennedy married Jacqueline Lee Bouvier. 1954

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Events, September 11th

1609 – Explorer Henry Hudson sailed into New York harbor and discovered Manhattan Island and the Hudson River. 1936 – Boulder Dam in Nevada was dedicated by U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt by turning on the dam’s first hydroelectric generator.

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Events, September 8th

September 8th: 1565 – A Spanish expedition established the first permanent European settlement in North America at present-day St. Augustine, Florida. 1664 – The Dutch surrendered New Amsterdam to the British, who then renamed it New York. 1866 – The

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Events, September 7th

September 7th: 1813 – The nickname “Uncle Sam” was first used as a symbolic reference to the United States. The reference appeared in an editorial in the New York’s Troy Post. 1888 – Edith Eleanor McLean became the first baby

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Events, September 6th

September 6th: 1620 – The Pilgrims left on the Mayflower from Plymouth, England to settle in the New World. 1899 – Carnation processed its first can of evaporated milk. 1901 – U.S. President William McKinley was shot and mortally wounded (he died

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Events, September 5th

September 5th: 1698 – Russia’s Peter the Great imposed a tax on beards. 1793 – In France, the “Reign of Terror” began. The National Convention enacted measures to repress the French Revolutionary activities. 1836 – Sam Houston was elected as

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Events, September 1st

September 1st: 1810 – The first plow with interchangeable parts was patented by John J. Wood. 1859 – The Pullman sleeping car was placed into service. 1887 – Emile Berliner filed for a patent for his invention of the lateral-cut,

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Events, August 31st

August 31st: 1887 – The kinetoscope was patented by Thomas Edison. The device was used to produce moving pictures. 1959 – Sandy Koufax set a National League record by striking out 18 batters. 1967 – The Beatles announced that they

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Events, August 30th

1905 – Ty Cobb made his major league batting debut with the Detroit Tigers. 1960 – A partial blockade was imposed on West Berlin by East Germany. 1963 – The “Hotline” between Moscow and Washington, DC, went into operation. (Image Courtesy

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Events, August 29th

August 29th: 1828 – A patent was issued to Robert Turner for the self-regulating wagon brake. 1886 – In New York City, Chinese Ambassador Li Hung-chang’s chef invented chop suey. 1957 – Senator Strom Thurmond of South Carolina set a

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Events, August 28th:

1833 – Slavery was banned by the British Parliament throughout the British Empire. 1939 – The first successful flight of a jet-propelled airplane took place. The plane was a German Heinkel He 178. 1963 – Peter, Paul & Mary performed

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