Sept. 10, 2011
The World and Everything In It

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Hour B, Segment 5

History book: John Smith elected president of the Jamestown colony council in Virginia (Sept. 10, 1608), former Rep. John R. Lynch first African-American to deliver keynote address at the Republican National Convention until 1968 (Sept. 9, 1884), Japanese drop incendiary bombs on Oregon (Sept. 9, 1942), Elvis Presley makes his first appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show (Sept. 9, 1956), Pete Rose of the Cincinnati Reds records his 4,129nd hit, breaking Ty Cobb’s career record (Sept. 11, 1985), and 9/11 (Sept. 11, 2001).
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Sept. 10, 2011