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It happened on a… September 4

2018

Italian city Florence bans people eating in the street in its historic center.

2016

Mother Teresa canonized by Pope Francis in a ceremony at the Vatican.

2012

Pauline Marois becomes the first female premier of Quebec.

1998

Google is founded by Larry Page and Sergey Brin, two students at Stanford University.

1997

Gordie Howe, 69, agrees to suit up for the IHL’s Detroit Vipers in the team’s season opener; will become the only professional hockey player to play in six consecutive decades.

1967

“Gilligan’s Island” aired for the last time on CBS-TV. It ran for 98 shows.

1957

The Ford Motor Company began selling the Edsel. The car was so unpopular that it was taken off the market only two years.

1950

NASCAR’s first paved super speedway, Darlington Raceway hosts Southern 500, first 500-mile event in NASCAR history; winner Johnny Mantz in a Plymouth.

1893

English author Beatrix Potter first writes the story of Peter Rabbit for a 5 year old boy.

1888

George Eastman patents the first roll-film camera & registers “Kodak”.

1886

Apache Chief Geronimo surrenders ending last major US-Indian war.

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