On This Day..... September 4

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SEPTEMBER 4TH

  • TODAY IS EAT AN EXTRA DESSERT DAY
  • TODAY IS NATIONAL MACADAMIA NUT DAY
  • TODAY IS NATIONAL NEWSPAPER CARRIER DAY

BIRTHDAYS:

  • MICKEY COHEN (1913-1976)
  • PAUL HARVEY (1918-2009)
  • DREW PINSKY "DR. DREW" (1958, 59)
  • DAMON WAYANS (1960, 57)
  • MARK RONSON (1975, 42)
  • BEYONCE (1981, 36)

ON THIS DAY:

  • IN 1781, LOS ANGELES IS FOUNDED AS EL PUEBLO DE NUESTRA SENORA LA REINA DE LOS ANGELES (THE VILLAGE OF OUR LADY, THE QUEEN OF THE ANGELS) BY 44 SPANISH SETTLERS
  • IN 1882, THE PEARL STREET STATION IN NEW YORK CITY BECOMES THE FIRST POWER PLANT TO SUPPLY ELECTRICITY TO PAYING CUSTOMERS
  • IN 1886, APACHE LEADER GERONIMO AND HIS WARRIORS SURRENDER TO GENERAL NELSON MILES IN ARIZONA 
  • IN 1957, THE FORD MOTOR COMPANY INTRODUCES THE EDSEL
  • IN 1972, MARK SPITZ BECOMES THE FIRST PERSON TO WIN SEVEN GOLD MEDALS AT A SINGLE OLYMPIC GAMES 
  • ALSO IN 1972, "THE PRICE IS RIGHT"  - THE LONGEST RUNNING GAME SHOW ON AMERICAN TV - PREMIERES ON CBS
  • IN 1998, STANFORD UNIVERSITY STUDENTS LARRY PAGE AND SERGEY BRIN FOUND "GOOGLE"
  • IN 2006, "THE CROCODILE HUNTER," STEVE IRWIN DIES WHEN A STINGRAY BARB PIERCES HIS HEART
  • IN 2014, JOAN RIVERS PASSES AWAY

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