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These Two Weeks In History

Sep. 24, 1890: President of Mormon Church in Salt Lake City issues a statement advising members that teaching and the practice of polygamy should be stopped
Sep. 25, 1829: Failed assassination attempt on Simon Bolívar

Sep. 26, 1776:
Benjamin Franklin departed from America for France on a mission to seek French support for the American Revolution.
Sep. 27, 1905: The physics journal Annalen der Physik publishes Albert Einstein’s paper “Does the Inertia of a Body Depend Upon Its Energy Content?”  introducing the equation E=mc².
Sep. 28, 1958: France adopts a constitution
Sep. 29, 1916: American oil tycoon John D. Rockefeller becomes the world’s first billionaire

Sep. 30, 1935:
The Hoover Dam, astride the border between Arizona and Nevada is dedicated by FDR  
Oct. 1, 1908: Henry ford introduces the Model T car which costed $825

Oct. 2, 1789:
George Washington reads out the proposed constitutional amendments to congress to be ratified

Oct.3, 1849:
Edgar Allan Poe is found delirious in the gutter in baltimore, maryland which is the last time he is seen in public before his death

Oct. 4, 1854:
Lincoln makes his first presidential speech at the Illinois State Fair

Oct. 5, 1947:
The first Presidential Address to the country ever televised under Harry Truman

Oct. 6, 1889:
Thomas Edison shows his first motion picture

Oct. 7, 1963:
JFK signs the ratification for the Nuclear Test Ban Treaty

Oct. 8, 1945:
President Harry Truman Announced the Atomic Bomb Secret was shared with Britain and Canada
Oct. 9, 1936: Hoover Dam begins sending electricity to Los Angeles

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