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Today in History: September 19
Today in History: September 19
Among today's events in history, the Mexico City area was struck by a devastating earthquake that killed at least 9,500 people in 1985.
Today in History: September 18
Today in History: September 18
Among today's events in history, rock star Jimi Hendrix died in London at age 27 in 1970.
Today in History: September 15
Today in History: September 15
Among today's events in history, four black girls were killed when a bomb went off during Sunday services at the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama in 1963.
Today in History: September 14
Today in History: September 14
Among today's events in history, Francis Scott Key was inspired to write a poem that later became the words to “The Star-Spangled Banner” in 1814.
Today in History: September 13
Today in History: September 13
Among today's events in history, a four-day inmates' rebellion at the Attica Correctional Facility in western New York ended as police and guards stormed the prison in 1971.
Today in History: September 12
Today in History: September 12
Among today's events in history, Massachusetts Sen. John F. Kennedy married Jacqueline Lee Bouvier in Newport, Rhode Island in 1953.
Today in History: September 11
Today in History: September 11
Among today's events in history, nearly 3,000 people were killed as 19 members of al-Qaida hijacked and crashed four passenger jetliners in the United States in 2001.
Today in History: September 10
Today in History: September 10
Among today's events in history, 20 black students entered Alabama public schools following a standoff between federal authorities and Gov. George C. Wallace in 1963.
Today in History: September 9
Today in History: September 9
Among today's events in history, prisoners seized control of the Attica Correctional Facility near Buffalo, New York, beginning a siege that ended up claiming 43 lives in 1971.
Today in History: September 8
Today in History: September 8
Among today's events in history, President Gerald R. Ford granted a “full, free, and absolute pardon” to former President Richard Nixon in 1974.