Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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September 16 in History
The Massachusetts village of Shawmut changed its name to Boston.
Mexico began its revolt against Spanish rule.
General Motors was founded by William C. Durant.
The American Legion was incorporated by an act of Congress.
The United States first adopted peacetime conscription when President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Selective Training and Service Act into law.
Papua New Guinea became independent.
Lebanese Christians massacred hundreds of Palestinian refugees in Beirut.
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