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On September 2
1775 Hannah, the first American war vessel, was commissioned by General George Washington.
1897 The first issue of "McCall’s" magazine was published. The magazine had been known previously as "Queen's Magazine" and "Queen of Fashion."
1901 Theodore Roosevelt, then Vice President, said, "Speak softly and carry a big stick," in a speech at the Minnesota State Fair.
1945 Japan surrendered to the U.S. aboard the USS Missouri, ending World War II. The war ended six years and one day after it began.
1963 "The CBS Evening News" was lengthened from 15 to 30 minutes.
1985 It was announced that the Titanic had been found by a U.S. and French expedition 560 miles off Newfoundland. The luxury liner had been missing for 73 years.
1986 Cathy Evelyn Smith was sentenced to three years in prison for involuntary manslaughter in connection with the death of John Belushi.
1992 The U.S. and Russia agreed to a joint venture to build a space station.
1996 Muslim rebels and the Philippine government signed a pact formally ending 26-years of insurgency that had killed more than 120,000 people.
1998 In Canada, pilots for Canada's largest airline launch their first strike in Air Canada's history.
1998 229 people were killed when a Swissair jetliner crashed into the Atlantic near Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia. The pilot had reported smoke in the cockpit a few minutes before the crash.


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