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This Day in History for September 28 – Penicillin Discovered and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

48 BC – Upon landing in Egypt, Roman general and politician Pompey the Great is murdered on the orders of King Ptolemy of Egypt (More info)

1920 – Eight Chicago White Sox players are indicted for fixing the 1919 World Series in the so-called Black Sox Scandal (More info)

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This Day in History for September 29 – Historic Dow Drop and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1913 – Rudolf Diesel, inventor of the engine that bears his name, disappears from a steamship while traveling from Belgium to England (More info)

1966 – The Chevrolet Camaro goes on sale (More info)

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NFL, Refs Reach Tentative Agreement

The NFL and and the NFL Referees Association have agreed to a contract that will send referees back to the field this weekend, according to NFL.com.

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said in a statement that the the refs will be back on the field starting with Thursday night's game between the Cleveland Browns and Baltimore Ravens

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Celebrity Birthdays for September 27 – Gwyneth Paltrow and More

Here's a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today:

Gwyneth Paltrow
Age: 40
Occupation: Actress, Model, and Author
Known For: Winning an Oscar for 1998's 'Shakespeare in Love,' her guest-starring appearances on 'Glee,' her lifestyle site Goop.com, her marriage to Coldplay's Chris Martin, and her overall inflated sense of self

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This Day in History for September 26 – First Televised Debate and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1580 – Sir Francis Drake finishes his circumnavigation of the globe (More info)

1789 – Thomas Jefferson is appointed the first United States Secretary of State (More info)

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Celebrity Birthdays for September 26 – Olivia Newton-John and More

Here's a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today:

Olivia Newton-John
Age: 64
Occupation: Singer, Songwriter, and Actress
Known For: Winning four Grammy Awards for songs such as 'I Honestly Love You' and 'Physical,' starring in the smash movie musical 'Grease,' being a breast cancer survivor, and her work as an environmental and animal rights activist

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Celebrity Birthdays for September 25 – Will Smith and More

Here's a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today:

Will Smith
Age: 44
Occupation: Actor, Producer, and Rapper
Known For: Songs such as 'Summertime' as part of the duo known as DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince, starring in the sitcom 'The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air,' roles in films such as 'Six Degrees of Separation,' 'Independence Day,' and the 'Men in Black' franchise, his marriage to Jada Pinkett Smith, and being the father of actor Jaden Smith and singer Willow Smith

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This Day in History for September 25 – Central High Desegregated and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1775 – Continental Army Colonel Ethan Allen is captured by the British (More info)

1789 – The first Congress of the United States approves 12 amendments to the US Constitution, the first 10 of which become the Bill of Rights (More info)

1911 – Ground is broken for Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts (More info)

1957 – Under escor

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This Day in History for September 24 – First Electronic Mail Service Launched and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1789 – The Judiciary Act of 1789, which establishes the Supreme Court of the United States, is passed by Congress and signed by President George Washington (More info)

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