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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)

1890 – The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints officially renounces polygamy (More info)

1906 – US President Theodore Roosevelt proclaims Devils Tower in Wyoming as the nation's first National Monument (More info)

1948 – Motorcycle builder Soichiro Honda incorporates the Honda Motor Company in Hamamatsu, Japan (More info)

1979 – CompuServe launches the first consumer internet service, which features the first public electronic mail service (More info)

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Celebrity Birthdays for September 24 – Nia Vardalos and More

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

Nia Vardalos
Age: 50
Occupation: Actress and Screenwriter
Known For: Writing and starring in the 2002 Academy Award–nominated film 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding'

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This Day in History for September 23 – Neptune Discovered and More

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

1779 – John Paul Jones declares "I have not yet begun to fight!" (More info)

1846 – German astronomer Johann Gottfried Galle discovers the planet Neptune at the Berlin Observatory (More info)

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Celebrity Birthdays for September 23 – Bruce Springsteen and More

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

Bruce Springsteen
Age: 64
Occupation: Singer, Songwriter, and Musician
Known For: His brand of heartland rock with poetic lyrics, iconic rock songs like 'Born to Run,' winning 20 Grammy Awards, and being widely regarded as one of the most influential songwriters of the 20th century

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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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