Sept. 1, 2012
The World and Everything In It

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Hour B, Segment 5

The TW&E History Book

Sept. 2, 1666—The Great Fire of London destroys 90 percent of the city's residences.

Sept. 1, 1939—World War II begins as Nazi Germany invades Poland.

Sept. 2, 1945—Japan formally surrenders in ceremonies aboard the USS Missouri, ending World War II

September 1, 1957—At a massive rally in Times Square, Billy Graham concludes his 16-week evangelistic crusade in New York City that had been attended by nearly two million people.

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Sept. 1, 2012