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Subject: Today In History Sept 24
Date: Fri, 24 Sep 2004 17:35:51 EDT


Sept 24, 768AD Pippin the Short, King of the Franks dies at age 53
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Sept 24, 1685 Playing cards used as money in New France
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Sept 24, 1646 Isaac Jogues taken prisoner by the Iroquois at Chambly, Quebec
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Sept 24, 1788 Canada makes its first shipment of furs to China
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Sept 24, 1789 Congress of US creates the Post Office
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Sept 24, American Indian Day
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Sept 24, 1843 Happy Birthday Adam Wagnalls of Funk and Wagnalls
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Sept 24, 1638 John Harvard dies-founded Harvard College
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Sept 24, 1849 Johann Baptiste Strauss dies at age 45-composer
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Sept 24, 1664 Dutch Fort Orange (Albany, New York) surrenders to the English


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