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This Day in History for September 13
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:
1814 – Francis Scott Key pens a poem which is later set to music and in 1931 becomes America’s national anthem, ‘The Star-Spangled Banner’ (More info)
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This Day in History for September 12
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:
1940 – Ancient cave paintings are discovered in Lascaux, France (More info)
1953 – Senator John Fitzgerald Kennedy of Massachusetts marries Jacqueline Lee Bouvier (More info)
This Day in History for September 11
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:
1609 – Henry Hudson discovers Manhattan Island and the indigenous people living there (More info)
1941 – Ground is broken on the construction of The Pentagon (More info)
This Day in History for September 9
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:
1776 – The Second Continental Congress changes the name of the nation from the United Colonies to the United States of America (More info)
1850 – California is admitted as the 31st US state, by…
This Day in History for September 8
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:
1504 – Michelangelo’s ‘David’ is unveiled in Florence, Italy (More info)
1966 – The first ‘Star Trek’ series premieres on NBC (More i…
This Day in History for September 7
1813 – The United States federal government gets its nickname, Uncle Sam (More info)
1921 – The first Miss America Pageant, a two-day event, is held in Atlantic City, New Jersey (More info)

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