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This Day in History for September 22 – Emancipation Proclamation Issued and More

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

1789 – The office of United States Postmaster General is established (More info)

1862 – President Abraham Lincoln issues the preliminary Emancipation Proclamation, which proposes to free all slaves of rebel states as of January 1, 1863 (More info)

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Celebrity Birthdays for September 22 – Joan Jett and More

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

Joan Jett
Age: 54
Occupation: Singer, Songwriter, and Musician
Known For: Her work with Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, who had hits such as 'I Love Rock 'n' Roll,' 'I Hate Myself for Loving You,' 'Do You Want to Touch Me,' and 'Bad Reputation,' her love of black leather, and being one of rock music's most enduring female vocalists

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This Day in History for September 21 – Benedict Arnold Commits Treason and More

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

1780 – American General Benedict Arnold commits treason by giving the British the plans to West Point (More info)

1792 – The National Convention declares France a republic and abolishes the monarchy (More info)

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Watch Nick Offerman’s Slam Poetry Tribute to Bacon

On the strength of playing breakfast meat connoisseur Ron Swanson on 'Parks And Recreation,' we think it's safe to call Nick Offerman a bacon expert.

However, we weren't aware of the depth of his dedication to the cured meat until we saw this video from CollegeHumor. In it, the mustachioed 42-year-old uses slam poetry to pay tribute to the internet's favorite food.

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College Football 2012 – Week Three Recap

It only took three weeks and we already have our first real shakeup in the national title and Heisman races after #2 USC fell to Stanford for the fourth straight year. Other highlights this week include Alabama, LSU and Florida State all putting on defensive clinics, Notre Dame knocking off a Top Ten opponent for the first time in seven years and Virginia Tech and BYU both finding themselves on the wrong end of road upsets.

Here are all the highlights from Week Three.

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This Day in History for September 14 – Roosevelt Takes Office and More

1901 – US President William McKinley dies after a September 6 assassination attempt and is succeeded by Theodore Roosevelt (More info)

1927 – Modern dance pioneer Isadora Duncan is killed in a bizarre accident when the enormous silk scarf around her neck gets tangled in the rear hubcaps of her moving car (More info)

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Celebrity Birthdays for September 13 – Fiona Apple and More

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

Fiona Apple
Age: 35
Occupation: Singer and Songwriter
Known For: Hits like 'Shadowboxer' and 'Criminal' in the late 1990s before she unfortunately faded from view just a few years later

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This Day in History for September 13 – Oslo Accords Signed and More

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

1814 – Francis Scott Key pens a poem which is later set to music and in 1931 becomes America's national anthem, 'The Star-Spangled Banner' (More info)

1898 – Hannibal Goodwin patents celluloid photographic film (More info)

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This Day in History for September 9 – California Gains Statehood and More

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

1776 – The Second Continental Congress changes the name of the nation from the United Colonies to the United States of America (More info)

1850 – California is admitted as the 31st US state, bypassing the usual waiting period of being a territory first (More info)

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Celebrity Birthdays for September 9 – Hugh Grant, Tom Wopat and More

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

Hugh Grant
Age: 52
Occupation: Actor
Known For: Movies such as 'Four Weddings and a Funeral,' 'Notting Hill,' and 'Bridget Jones's Diary,' a long relationship with model Elizabeth Hurley, and a bout of temporary insanity when he hooked up with a street prostitute in 1995

Tom Wopat
Age: 61
Occupation: Actor and Singer
Known For: Playing Luke Duke in the long-running television series 'The Dukes of Hazzard,' Tony-nominated Broadway work, and recording eight albums

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