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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.
Today in History: September 7
Today in History: September 7
Among today's events in history, Nazi Germany began its eight-month blitz of Britain during World War II with the first air attack on London in 1940.
Today in History: September 6
Today in History: September 6
Among today's events in history, President William McKinley was shot and mortally wounded at the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, New York in 1901. McKinley died eight days later.
Today in History: September 5
Today in History: September 5
Among today's events in history, the Palestinian group Black September attacked the Israeli Olympic delegation at the Munich Games in 1972.
Today in History: September 4
Today in History: September 4
Among today's events in history, Arkansas Gov. Orval Faubus used Arkansas National Guardsmen to prevent nine black students from entering all-white Central High School in Little Rock in 1957.