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Hour B, Segment 5
TW&E History Book
Sept. 9 1884—Former Rep. John R. Lynch of Mississippi presides over the Republican National Convention in Chicago and delivers the keynote address, making him the first African American to deliver a keynote address at a national political convention.
Sept. 8, 1935—U.S. Sen. Huey P. Long, the "Kingfish" of Louisiana politics, is shot at the state capitol building in Baton Rouge; he dies two days later.
Sept. 9, 1942—During World War II, a Japanese plane drops incendiary bombs on Oregon.
Sept. 9, 1956—Elvis Presley makes his first appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show.
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