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This Day in History: September 2

September 2: What Happened on This Day in History (Elementary Level)?

(Page last edited 10/12/2017)

  1. In 1789, Congress establised the United States Treasury Department.
  2. In 1930, the first non-stop airplane flies from Europe to US in 37 hours.
  3. In 1936, the first transatlantic round-trip air flight took place.
  4. In 1952, Dr Floyd J. Lewis uses deep freeze technique in heart surgery for the first time.
  5. In 1978, Graham Salmon set the worlds record for running the 100 meters dash by a blind man.
  6. Famous Birthdays: Liliuokalani, [Lydia Paki], last queen of Hawaii (1891-93) , Dorothy May Bundy-Cheney, winner of more than 141 US tennis titles , Sharon Christa Corrigan McAuliffe, teacher/astronaut (STS 25) , Lennox Lewis, WBC boxing champ , Katie Teft, Grand Rapids Mich, gymnast (Olympics-96)

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