This was 179th day of the year and 186 days remained in the year.
Labor Day became a federal holiday by an act of Congress.
The Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina, voted to admit women.
In Iraq, the United States transferred power back to the Iraqis two days earlier than planned.
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