On This Day: September 09th

This is 252nd day of the year and 113 days remain in the year.

in history
1776
The Second Continental Congress changed the name of the nation to the United States of America, from the United Colonies.
1850
California became the 31st state.
1893
President Grover Cleveland's daughter, Esther Cleveland, became the first president's child to be born in the White House.
1926
The National Broadcasting Company (NBC) was created by the Radio Corporation of America.
1948
The People's Democratic Republic of Korea (North Korea) was created.
1956
Elvis Presley appeared on television for the first time on The Ed Sullivan Show.
1976
Communist Chinese leader Mao Zedong died in Beijing at age 82.
September 09 Birthdays
William Bligh1754–1817 British admiral.
Leo TolstoyRussian novelist and philosopher
Joseph Leidyscientist
Otis Reddingsinger, songwriter
Michael Keatonactor
Luigi Galvaniphysician
Adam Sandlercomedian, musician, actor
Hugh Grantactor



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