On This Day: September 05th

This is 248th day of the year and 117 days remain in the year.

in history
1698
Russia's Peter the Great levied a tax on bearded men.
1836
The Republic of Texas made miltary hero Sam Houston its first president.
1905
The Treaty of Portsmouth, which ended the Russo-Japanese War, was signed at the Portsmouth naval base in New Hampshire.
1972
Palestinian guerrillas killed 11 Israelis at the Munich Summer Olympics.
1997
Humanitarian Mother Teresa, who won a Nobel Peace Prize for her work with the poor, died in Calcutta, India, at age 87.
September 05 Birthdays
Louis XIV1638–1715, king of France (1643–1715), son and successor of King Louis XIII.
Bob Newhartcomedian
Jesse Jamesoutlaw
John Cagecomposer
Darryl F. Zanuckproducer
Arthur Koestlerwriter
Mrs. H. H. A. Beachcomposer and pianist



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