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On This Day, September 15th

1. 1916: First tank used in battle Tanks were used on the battlefield for the first time in history on this date in 1916…

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On This Day, September 6th

1. 1943: New high speed train derailed on way to New York It was on this date in 1943 that the new high speed…

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On This Day, September 5th

1. 1972: Terrorists take hostages at the Olympics It was on this date in 1972 at the Munich Olympics a terrorist group dressed as…

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On This Day, September 3rd

1. 1982: Us Music Festival put on by Steve Wozniak kicks off It was on this date in 1982 that Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak…

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On This Day, September 2nd

1. 1969: Chemical Bank installed the first ATM in the US Chemical Bank is located in Rockville Center, New York, and on this date…

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On This Date, September 1st

1. 1985: Titanic wreckage found About 400 miles of the coast of Newfoundland, a joint expedition between the French and United States located the…

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On This Day, August 31st

1. 1985: Mob of citizens apprehend the Night Stalker Panic ran wild through the city of Los Angeles during the summer of 1985 due…

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On This Day, August 30th

1. 1963: The Moscow-Washington Hotline was established It was on this date in 1963 that the first message was sent from the United States…

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On This Day, August 29th

1. 2005: The Gulf Coast got hammered by Hurricane Katrina The worst natural disaster in United States history takes place on this date in…

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On This Day, August 26th

1. 1939: Major League Baseball made its television debut History was made on this date in 1939 when major league baseball makes its television…

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