Today in History, September 8

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Today in History) September 8 is the 251st day of the year, the 252nd in leap years in the Gregorian calendar, with 114 days remaining until 2021.

1996, Tupac Shakur (aka “2Pac”), aged 25, and a highly successful American hip hop artist, was fatally shot on September 7, 1996, in a drive-by shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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The shooting occurred at 11:15 p.m. Pacific Time, when the car carrying Shakur was stopped at a red light at East Flamingo Road and Koval Lane.

Tupac and Suge Knight, after departing a Mike Tyson boxing match in Las Vegas, assaulted Orlando Anderson, a Southside Compton Crips gang member.

Three hours later someone shot into the car that Knight was driving and fatally wounded Shakur.

Today in History 2004 – NASA’s unmanned spacecraft Genesis crash-lands in Utah when its parachute fails to open.

Today in History 2005, Russian made history on US Soil.

For the first in history, Two Russian EMERCOM II-76 Aircrafts land at a disaster aid staging area at Little Rock Air Force Base in Arkansas.

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Today in 1966, Star Trek first aired.

The Original Series (referred to as Star Trek, prior to any spin-offs) is the first Star Trek series. The first episode of the show aired on 6 September 1966 on CTV in Canada, followed by a 8 September 1966 airing on NBC in America.

The Star trek show was created by Gene Roddenberry as a “Wagon Train to the Stars”.

1888 – in England, the first six Football League matches are played.

1892 – The American Pledge of Allegiance is recited for the first time.

1900 – In Galveston, Texas, a hurricane kills around 8,000 people.

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Today, Michaelangelo released David to the public. David was originally commissioned as one of a series of statues of prophets to be positioned along the roofline of the east end of Florence Cathedral.

However, the statue was placed in a public square, outside the Palazzo Vecchio, the seat of civic government in Florence, in the Piazza della Signoria, where it was unveiled .

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The Siege of Jerusalem, (70 ce) occurred and the city fell after Roman military blockade of Jerusalem during the First Jewish Revolt.

The fall of Jerusalem marked the effective conclusion of a four-year campaign against the Jewish insurgency in Judaea. The Romans destroyed much of the city, including the Second Temple.

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