HISTORICAL CALENDAR
Wednesday, 04 September 2013 12:58
•    Sept. 5, 1774: First Continental Congress met in Philadelphia.  
•    Sept. 6, 1901: President William McKinley shot in Buffalo, N.Y. Died Sept. 14.
•    Sept. 7, 1813: Nickname “Uncle Sam” first used in New York newspaper.
•    Sept. 8, 1974: President Ford pardoned President Nixon for “all offenses against the United States which he ... committed or may have committed” during his presidency.
•    Sept. 9, 1850: California became 31st state to join the Union.
•    Sept. 10, 1913: Lincoln Highway opened as first coast-to-coast paved road.
•    Sept. 11, 1971: Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev died.