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 - Howard Unruh
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Courtesy of Philadelphia Inquirer

1949: Howard Unruh, a former World War II sharpshooter, kills 13 neighbors in Camden, N.J., with a souvenir Luger, becoming the first U.S. single-episode mass murderer.


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