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By Tim ONeill
Funny Guy 

Israel-PLO accord, Lincoln on fools

This week in history

 


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Sept. 4: 2012 BC—Babylonian parents become concerned with the amount of time their children spend playing stone tablet games. 1781—In California, El Pueblo de Nuestra Señora La Reina de los Ángeles de Porciúncula (The Village of Our Lady, the Queen of the Angels of Porziuncola) is founded; it is later renamed Los Angeles. 1957—Arkansas governor Orval Faubus calls out the National Guard to prevent African-American students from enrolling in Central High School. 1998—Two Stanford students, Larry Page and Sergey Brin, found Google. Died: Albert Schweitzer (1965). Newspaper Carriers Day. Today’s Word: Gudgeons—hinge slots that hold the pin in...



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