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What is Today v3 yellow 300KENTUCKY (9/11/13) – SurfKY News would like to share with you what has happened on this day in history.

•1853 - 1st electric telegraph used (Merchant's Exchange to Pt Lobos)

•1875 - 1st newspaper cartoon strip

•1941 - Construction of the Pentagon begins (completed 15 Jan 1943)

•1959 - Congress passes a bill authorizing food stamps for poor Americans

•1970 - The Ford Pinto is introduced.

•2001 - Two passenger planes hijacked by terrorists crashes into New York's World Trade Towers causing the collapse of both & death of 2,752 people

•2001 - Terrorists hijack a passenger plane and crash it into the Pentagon causing the death of 125 people

•2001 - Attempt by passengers and crew of United Airlines Flight 93 to retake control of their hijacked plane from terrorists causes plane to crash in Pennsylvania field killing all 64 people onboard

•2002 - Through extreme and coordinated effort, The Pentagon is rededicated after repairs are completed, exactly one year after the attack on the building.

•2003 - John Ritter, American actor dies (b. 1948)

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