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Meghan Markle: Life before royalty

Night Stalker: California’s most infamous serial killer

3 famous kidnappings that shook America to its core

The historic Getty kidnapping: The stunning cost of human greed

September 30, 1928: Author Elie Wiesel is born

September 29, 1988: First U.S. woman climbs Mount Everest

September 27, 1540: Jesuit order established

September 26, 1960: First televised Kennedy-Nixon debate

September 25, 1957: Central High School integrated

September 24, 1789: U.S. establishes Supreme Court

September 23, 1875: Billy the Kid is first arrested

September 22, 1971: Ernest Medina is acquitted

September 21, 1938: Great New England Hurricane makes landfall

September 20, 1565: Spain attacks France in Florida

September 19, 1957: First underground nuke tested

September 18, 1975: Patty Hearst is arrested

September 17, 1976: NASA unveils space shuttle

September 16, 1932: Gandhi begins fasting

September 15, 1978: Muhammad Ali wins 3rd heavyweight championship

Americans actually work way harder than Medieval peasants

September 13, 1993: Israel and Palestine peace accord

September 12, 1940: Discovery of Lascaux cave paintings

September 11, 1971: Donny Osmond releases #1 hit

September 10, 1897: First drunk driving arrest

September 9, 1956: Elvis sings on ‘The Ed Sullivan Show’

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