On this day: September 13

Published On: Sep 12 2012 07:25:11 PM EDT   Updated On: Sep 13 2013 02:00:00 AM EDT

Michelangelo starts working on David, the automobile claims its first fatality in America, the National Guard storms Attica, and the U.S. zeroes in on Osama bin Laden as the prime 9/11 suspect, all on this day.

OTD September 13 - Michael Johnson
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1967: Sprinter Michael Johnson, who won four Olympic gold medals and eight World Championships gold medals, is born in Dallas, Texas. Johnson, who holds the world and Olympic records in the 400-meters, is generally considered one of the greatest long sprinters in the history of track and field.


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