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MOMENTS IN TIME

 

Last updated 9/13/2022 at 3:04pm



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* On Sept. 14, 1901, U.S. President William McKinley dies after being shot in Buffalo, New York. When McKinley was operated on, doctors had failed to find the bullet, and gangrene soon spread throughout his body.

* On Sept. 15, 1935, German Jews are stripped of their citizenship, reducing them to “subjects” of the state. German Jews were excluded from high-profile vocations, from public office to journalism and teaching, even farming. Jews found it difficult even to buy food.

* On Sept. 16, 1940, the first peacetime draft in the history of the United States is impos...



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