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On This Day

September 2

VJ Day

1798 The Bank of Pennsylvania is the first bank to get robbed

1945 Japan surround to the US aboard the USS Missouri

1963 CBS Evening News extends from 15 to 30 mins.

1978 The soundtrack for the film Animal House is released


1993 10th MTV Music Video awards take place at the Gibson Amphitheatre the Video of the Year Jeremy by Pearl Jam

1997 Howard Stern Radio Show goes on the air in Toronto & Montreal.

Happy Birthday

1850 Albert Spalding co-founder Spalding Sporting Goods Company

1941 Roslind Ashford singer in Martha and the Vandellas

1950 Michael Rother musician in the band Kraftwork

1959 Guy Laliberte founder of Cirque du Soleil

1963 Sam Mitchell NBA basketball coach

1964 Keanu Reeves actor starred in Youngblood, Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure, The Matrix & Bram Stoker's Dracula

1965 Lennox Lewis boxer Olympic Gold medalist, WBC Heavyweight Champion

1966 Salma Hayek actress started in Mi Vida Loca, Desperado, From Dusk Till Dawn & Frida

1969 K-Ci singer in the group Jodeci.

1971 Katt Williams Stand Up Comedian, actor in Friday After Next, Norbit, First Sunday, & 2 Minutes of Fame.

1975 MC Chris rapper

1983 Rich Boy rapper

1992 Sara Price actress & Racing Driver who competed in X Games, Stadium Super Trucks, & NASCAR..


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