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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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TIM MAGUIRE

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On this day in 1901, U.S. President William McKinley was shot and mortally wounded by Leon Czolgosz, an American anarchist . McKinley succumbed
to his wounds on September 14, 1901. Vice President Theodore Roosevelt
was sworn into office on the same day, succeeding McKinley, who had
been reelected in 1900. Gzolgosz was executed on October 29, 1901.

    
   
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Leon Frank Czolgosz  (May 5, 1873 – October 29, 1901)

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The site of William McKinley’s assassination is shown.
The site of William McKinley’s tragic assassination in Buffalo, New
York is only marked by a plaque on a large boulder.
        

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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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ROSS SIMPSON

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A Black September terrorist looks from the balcony of an apartment where Israeli Olympic team members are held hostage.

The Munich massacre on this day in 1972 was an attack during the 1972
Summer Olympics in Munich, West Germany, in which the Palestinian
terrorist group Black September took eleven Israeli Olympic team
members hostage and killed them along with a West German police
officer.

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FIRST TIME COAST TO COAST ON THIS DAY IN 1951

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President Harry S. Truman addressed the nation in the first
live, coast-to-coast television broadcast. (AP)


On September 4, 1951, President Harry S. Truman’s opening speech before a conference in San Francisco was broadcast across the nation, marking the
first time a TV program was broadcast from coast to coast. The speech
focused on Truman’s acceptance of a treaty that officially ended America’s
post-
World War II occupation of Japan.

According to the CBS television network, the broadcast, via then-state-of-the-
art microwave technology, was picked up by 87 stations in 47 cities.

U.S. President Truman addresses the Japanese Peace Treaty Conference in San Francisco. Truman Library
U.S. President Truman addresses the Japanese Peace Treaty Conference in San Francisco.

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CAMILLE
BOHANNON

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The Japanese surrender ceremony aboard the USS Missouri.

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Japanese foreign affairs minister Mamoru Shigemitsu (center) signs
the
Japanese Instrument of Surrender, Gen. Richard K. Sutherland
(left) observes.

Japan surrendered to the U.S. aboard the USS Missouri, ending
World War II. The war ended six years and one day after it began.

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Gen. Douglas MacArthur signs the Japanese surrender document.

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President Harry S. Truman proclaiming this day in 1945 as V-J Day.

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L.B.J. WAS NOMINATED ON THIS DAY IN 1964

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Lyndon B. Johnson was nominated to run for the presidency at the Democratic National Convention in Atlantic City, New Jersey. His running mate would be
Hubert H. Humphrey. Former Vice President Johnson had assumed the reigns
of government in November 1963 when President
John F. Kennedy was assassinated.

 

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September 4, 1964

   
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