AMERICAN REVOLUTION Congress renames the nation “United States of America”, 1776
CIVIL WAR Yankees capture Chattanooga, 1863
COLD WAR Mao Zedong Dies, 1976
CRIME The Boston police department goes on strike, 1919
DISASTER Powerful earthquake rocks Algeria, 1954
GENERAL INTEREST Riot at Attica prison, 1971
Chairman Mao dies, 1976
HOLLYWOOD Audiences are treated to surprise preview of Gone with the Wind, 1939
LITERARY Alice B. Toklas moves in permanently with Gertrude Stein, 1910
OLD WEST California becomes the 31st state in record time,1850
PRESIDENTIAL Cleveland baby born in White House, 1893
SPORTS Sandy Koufax pitches perfect game, 1965
VIETNAM WAR Hackney receives Medal of Honor, 1967
WORLD WAR II Japanese bomb U.S. mainland, 1942
This Day in Wisconsin History
1951 – Tom Wopat Born
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1903 Ford Model A up for auction HERSHEY, Pa., Sept. 8 (UPI) — A 1903 Ford Model A, one of the oldest surviving cars made by Ford Motor Co., will be up for auction in Hershey, Pa., officials said.
Possible Renoir found at flea market ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 8 (UPI) — A woman at a Virginia flea market paid less than $60 for a box containing a painting that may be the work of French artist Pierre-Auguste Renoir.
Waves sink Chicago Red Bull Flugtag CHICAGO, Sept. 8 (UPI) — The Red Bull Flugtag in Chicago was canceled Saturday because of “unsafe marine conditions,” officials said.
Pet monkey detained after biting woman SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif., Sept. 8 (UPI) — A monkey being kept illegally in California as a pet is now in quarantine after biting a woman.
Contractors break into wrong house twice TWENTYNINE PALMS, Calif., Sept. 8 (UPI) — Contractors mistakenly broke into a California house twice, thinking it was the foreclosed home they had been hired to clean out, a couple say.