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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2011.
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UPI Almanac for Monday, Sept. 10, 2012.
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The almanac

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2008.
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The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, Sept. 10, 2007.
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The Almanac

Today is Sunday, Sept. 10, the 253rd day of 2006 with 112 to follow.
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The Almanac

Today is Saturday, Sept. 10, the 253rd day of 2005 with 112 to follow.
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The Almanac

The weekly UPI Almanac package for Sept. 5-11, 2005.
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The Almanac

Today is Friday, Sept. 10, the 254th day of 2004 with 112 to follow.
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The Almanac

Today is Wednesday, Sept. 10, the 253rd day of 2003 with 112 to follow.
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A Blast from the Past

A red-letter date for desegregation took place on this date in 1963. Black students entered the white public schools of Birmingham, Tuskegee and Mobile, Ala., after President Kennedy federalized the state's National Guard.
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A Blast from the Past

A red-letter date for desegregation took place on this date in 1963. Black students entered the white public schools of Birmingham, Tuskegee and Mobile, Ala., after President Kennedy federalized the state's National Guard.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, Sept. 10, the 253rd day of 2002 with 112 to follow.
By United Press International

A Blast from the Past

The weekly Blast from the Past package for Sept. 9-15.
By United Press International
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Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry (August 2, 1785 – August 23, 1819) was an officer in the United States Navy. As a boy he lived in South Carolina, sailing ships practicing for his future career. He served in the War of 1812 against Britain and earned the title "Hero of Lake Erie" for leading American forces in a decisive naval victory at the Battle of Lake Erie. The city of Perrysburg, Ohio and the borough of Perryopolis, Pennsylvania as well as the village of Perrysburg, New York and its the surrounding township are named after him.

Oliver Hazard Perry was born in South Kingstown, Rhode Island. He was a son of Captain Christopher Raymond Perry and Sarah Wallace Alexander. He was an older brother to Matthew Calbraith Perry.

Through his mother, Perry was descended from Scotland's national hero William Wallace.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Oliver Perry."
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