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The Vietnam Veterans Memorial was dedicated in Washington,
DC.
on this day in 1982.

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Taliban regime flees the Afghan capital on this day in 2001.

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Bill Clinton ordered to pay Paula Jones $850,000 on this day in 1998.

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On this day in 2003, Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court
Roy Moore (above) lost his position
 for refusing to remove a Ten  Commandments monument. 

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On this day in 1997, the musical "The Lion King"
opened on Broadway.

It is Broadway’s third longest-running show in history and the
highest grossing Broadway production of all time, having
grossed more than $1 billion.

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The deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history occurred Sunday evening in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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HIGHLIGHTS OF PAST WORLD NEWS

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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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