The Only Things That Happened On This Day in History

1666 The Great Fire of London broke out.

1901 Vice President Theodore Roosevelt offered the advice, “Speak softly and carry a big stick,” in a speech at the Minnesota State Fair.

1945 Japan formally surrendered in ceremonies aboard the USS Missouri, ending World War II

1985 A U.S.-French expedition announced that it had located the wreckage of the Titanic about 560 miles off Newfoundland.


~ by thehalobender on September 2, 2009.

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