LEAD STORY First ATM opens for business, 1969
AMERICAN REVOLUTION Congress founds U.S. Treasury, 1789
AUTOMOTIVE Ford introduces the compact, fuel-efficient Falcon, 1959
CIVIL WAR McClellan is restored to full command, 1862
COLD WAR Trial of Mathias Rust begins, 1987
DISASTER Great Tokyo Fire continues to blaze, 1923
GENERAL INTEREST The Battle of Actium, 31 B.C.
Japan surrenders, 1945
HOLLYWOOD Lord of the Rings creator Tolkien dies, 1973
LITERARY The Iceman Cometh, by Eugene O’Neill, opens on Broadway, 1946
OLD WEST Whites massacre Chinese in Wyoming Territory, 1885
PRESIDENTIAL Navy aviator George H.W. Bush and his squadron attacked, 1944
SPORTS Connors celebrates birthday with win at U.S. Open, 1991
VIETNAM WAR Ho Chi Minh dies, 1969
WORLD WAR I Fatherland Party formally launched in Germany ,1917
WORLD WAR II Allies celebrate V-J Day,1945
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No hands, no foul in Italy phone-sex case ROME, Sept. 1 (UPI) — Phone sex is all talk and doesn’t constitute an act of prostitution, an Italian court has ruled.
Canada judge: Pot confession not enough SASKATOON, Saskatchewan, Sept. 1 (UPI) — A pot-smoking Canadian motorist was acquitted of impaired driving by a judge who said there wasn’t enough evidence she actually couldn’t drive.
KFC razzes U.S. grads living with folks NEW YORK, Sept. 1 (UPI) — Recent U.S. college graduates still living with their parents are getting the needle from KFC, a major purveyor of take-out comfort food.
Manhattan is most expensive U.S. hometown NEW YORK, Sept. 1 (UPI) — A new look at the cost of living came to the perhaps unsurprising conclusion that Manhattan is the most-expensive place in the United States to live.