On this day: September 6

Published On: Sep 06 2012 12:21:24 AM EDT   Updated On: Sep 06 2013 02:00:00 AM EDT

A president is shot, Cal Ripken Jr. breaks an unbreakable record, and the world mourns the passing of a princess, all on this day.

OTD September 6 - Cal Ripken Jr
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1995: Cal Ripken Jr. of the Baltimore Orioles plays in his 2,131st consecutive game, breaking a record by Lou Gehrig that had stood for 56 years.

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