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This Month In History
9/5/1698 Russian Czar Peter the Great imposes a tax on beards
9/7/1921 The first Miss America Pageant is held in Atlantic City N.J.
9/8/1974 President Ford gives unconditional pardon to Richard Nixon for any crimes related to Watergate
9/9/1850 California becomes the 31st state
9/11/1962 The Beatles record their 1st single “Love Me Do”
9/11/2001 Islamic militants fly planes into NYC’s World Trade Towers and the Pentagon
9/14/1814 Francis Scott-Key composes the lyrics to “The Star Spangled Banner”
9/16/1620 The Mayflower sets sail from Plymouth, England. It carried pilgrims headed to the New World, to escape religious persecution
9/21/1945 Henry Ford retires from Ford Motor Company
9/23/1846 The planet Neptune is first discovered by German Astronomer Johann Gottfried Golle
9/26/1914 The Federal Trade Commission is established
9/26/1789 The U. S. Postal Service is founded