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9/19/2013 10:15:00 AM
World Almanac for Sept. 19, 2013

Today is the 262nd day of 2013 and the 91st day of summer.

TODAY'S HISTORY: In 1881, President James Garfield died from gunshot wounds sustained during an assassination attempt on July 2.

In 1957, the United States conducted its first entirely underground nuclear test, in a mountain tunnel in Nevada.

In 1995, The Washington Post published the Unabomber's manifesto, in partnership with The New York Times.

In 2002, President George W. Bush requested that Congress authorize him to "use all means" to disarm and depose Saddam Hussein in Iraq.

TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS: William Golding (1911-1993), novelist; Roger Angell (1920- ), writer; James Lipton (1926- ), actor/TV host; Adam West (1928- ), actor; Cass Elliot (1941-1974), singer; Jeremy Irons (1948- ), actor; Twiggy (1949- ), model/actress; Trisha Yearwood (1964- ), singer; Jimmy Fallon (1974- ), comedian/TV personality; Alison Sweeney (1976- ), actress/TV host.

TODAY'S FACT: The Threshold Test Ban Treaty, signed in 1974, prohibited nuclear weapons testing in the atmosphere, in outer space and underwater, but permitted underground testing.

TODAY'S SPORTS: In 1988, U.S. diver Greg Louganis came back to win gold at the Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea, after hitting his head on the board during a dive in the preliminary round.

TODAY'S QUOTE: "My yesterdays walk with me. They keep step, they are gray faces that peer over my shoulder." -- William Golding

TODAY'S NUMBER: 36 -- gold medals won by the United States at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea.

TODAY'S MOON: Full moon (Sept. 19).


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