On this day: September 4

Published On: Sep 04 2012 12:29:11 AM CDT   Updated On: Sep 04 2013 01:00:00 AM CDT

Los Angeles is founded, Arkansas' governor calls out the National Guard to prevent the integration of a Little Rock school, swimmer Mark Spitz sets a new Olympic gold medal mark, and Google is founded, all on this day.

OTD September 4 - Jim Abbott
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1993: New York Yankees pitcher Jim Abbott, who was born without a right hand, pitches a no-hitter against the Cleveland Indians. Abbott, who retired in 1999 after nine seasons in the major leagues, is seen here in 2008.

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