President William McKinley dies after an assassination attempt on September 6, and is succeeded by our first Progressive Preezy, Theodore Roosevelt (1901)
Russia is officially proclaimed a so-called republic (1917)
The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) is founded (1960)
The Major League Baseball season is canceled because of a labor strike (1994)
President B. Hussein Obama speaks about his first financial crisis at Federal Hall on Wall Street in New York City (2009)
President B. Hussein Obama delivers his second annual Back-to-School speech (2010)
b: Margaret Sanger (1879), Dmitry Medvedev (1965); d: Bachir Gemayel (1982), Paul Joseph James Martin (1992), Jody Powell (2009)
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