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09/19 OT - "When It All Comes Crashing Down"

1777 American soldiers won the first Battle of Saratoga during the Revolutionary War.
1881 President James A. Garfield died of wounds inflicted by an assassin more than two months earlier.
1934 Bruno Hauptmann was arrested in New York and charged with the kidnap-murder of the Lindbergh baby.
1955 President Juan Peron of Argentina was ousted after a revolt by the military.
1957 The United States conducted its first underground nuclear test, in the Nevada desert.
1970 "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" debuted on CBS.
1985 The Mexico City area was struck by the first of two devastating earthquakes that claimed some 6,000 lives.
1994 U.S. troops entered Haiti to enforce the return of exiled President Jean-Bertrand Aristide.
1995 The New York Times and The Washington Post published the Unabomber's manifesto.
2001 The Pentagon ordered combat aircraft to the Persian Gulf in response to the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
2002 President George W. Bush asked Congress for authority to use military force if necessary to disarm and overthrow Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein if he did not abandon weapons of mass destruction.
2004 Hu Jintao became the undisputed leader of China with the departure of former President Jiang Zemin from his top military post.
2008 Struggling to stave off financial catastrophe, the Bush administration asked Congress for $700 billion to buy up troubled mortgage-related assets from U.S. financial institutions.
2008 AMC's "Mad Men" became the first basic-cable show to win a top series Emmy award.
2010 The BP oil well that had spilled hundred of millions of oil into the Gulf of Mexico was sealed with a permanent cement plug.

BIRTHDAYS!!!!

1920 Roger Angell, Author, turns 93
1926 James Lipton, TV host ("Inside the Actor's Studio"), turns 87
1927 Harold Brown, Former defense secretary, turns 86
1928 Adam West, Actor ("Batman"), turns 85
1940 Bill Medley, Singer (The Righteous Brothers), turns 73
1940 Paul Williams, Singer, actor, turns 73
1943 Joe Morgan, Baseball Hall of Famer, sportscaster, turns 70
1945 David Bromberg, Rock singer, turns 68
1945 Randolph Mantooth, Actor ("Emergency"), turns 68
1948 Jeremy Irons, Actor, turns 65
1949 Twiggy Lawson, Actress, model, turns 64
1950 Joan Lunden, TV personality, turns 63
1951 Daniel Lanois, Rock singer, producer, turns 62
1964 Trisha Yearwood, Country singer, turns 49
1965 Cheri Oteri, Actress, comedian ("Saturday Night Live"), turns 48
1966 Soledad O'Brien, Broadcast journalist, turns 47
1976 Alison Sweeney, Actress, turns 37
1987 Danielle Panabaker, Actress, turns 26
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