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Several thousand people gather in the Daley Center

Several thousand people gather in the Daley Center Plaza in downtown Chicago on Sept. 14, 2001, for a memorial service to honor those killed
in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. Cities across the country held similar
events after President George W. Bush declared Sept. 14 a day of
prayer.

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President George W. Bush’s Remarks At Ground Zero September 14, 2001.

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After President William McKinley died of gunshot wounds inflicted
by an assassin, Vice President Theodore Roosevelt, at age 42,
succeeded him on this day in 1901.

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On this day in 1814, Francis Scott Key wrote the "Star-Spangled
Banner," a poem originally known as "Defense of Fort McHenry,"
after witnessing the British bombardment of Fort McHenry, MD,
during the War of 1812 (above). The song became the official U.S. national anthem on March 3, 1931.

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On this day in 1982.

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It was announced on this day in 1994, that the season was over for
the National Baseball League on the 34th day of the players strike
and the final days of the regular season were canceled.

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Margaret Higgins Sanger (Margaret Louise Higgins)
(September 14, 1879 – September 6, 1966) 

Margaret Sanger was an American birth control activist, sex
educator, eugenicist, writer, and nurse. Sanger popularized
the term "birth control", opened the first birth control clinic in
the United States, and established organizations that evolved
into the Planned Parenthood Federation of America.

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THE SIGHTS & SOUNDS OF THIS DAY IN 2001

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Khalid Sheikh Mohammed turned 53 in March.

"I was responsible for the 9/11 operation from A to Z," Khalid
Sheikh Mohammed said in a statement read during a Combatant
Status Review Tribunal at the Guantanamo Bay detention camp.

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ORDERS SURPASSED ON THIS DAY IN 1977

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Florists Transworld Delivery (FTD) reported that in one day the number of
orders for flowers to be delivered to Graceland had surpassed the number
for any other event in the company’s history.

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STAMP ISSUED ON THIS DAY IN 1952

    
                     Mount Rushmore commemorative stamp.  

      

On August 11, 1952, the U.S. Post Office issued the Mount Rushmore Memorial commemorative stamp on the 25th anniversary of the dedication of the National
Memorial in the Black Hills of South Dakota. On January 2, 1974, a 26-cent stamp
depicting the monument was also issued. 

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HE WAS A MEMBER OF THE CREW



Two guitar legends from left: James Burton and Glen Campbell are 
seen during a 1963 recording session. They were both members of
a group of L.A. studio musicians in the 1960’s dubbed, The Wrecking
Crew. Burton will turn 78 August 21. We lost Glen Campbell Tuesday
to Alzheimer’s Disease.

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