Margaret Sanger, William McKinley, OPEC

On this day: September 14
President William McKinley dies after an assassination attempt on September 6, and is succeeded by Theodore Roosevelt (1901)

Russia is officially proclaimed a republic (1917)

Groundbreaking for the United Nations headquarters in New York City (1948)

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) is founded (1960)

President Barack Obama speaks about his first financial crisis at Federal Hall on Wall Street in New York City (2009)

b: Margaret Sanger (1879), Dmitry Medvedev (1965); d: Bachir Gemayel (1982), Paul Joseph James Martin (1992)

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