On this day: September 2

Published On: Aug 22 2013 10:51:05 AM CDT   Updated On: Sep 02 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

London burns, Atlanta falls to Union forces, Japan surrenders to end World War II, and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame celebrates its opening with a star-studded jam, all on this day.

OTD September 2 - Terry Bradshaw
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U.S. Navy photo by Journalist 1st Class Mark A. Rankin

1948: Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback Terry Bradshaw, who played 14 seasons with the Pittsburgh Steelers, winning four Super Bowl titles in a six-year period (1975, 1976, 1979 and 1980), is born in Shreveport, Louisiana. Bradshaw, who played collegiately at Louisiana Tech and is also an inductee in the College Football Hall of Fame, was the first quarterback to win three and four Super Bowls and led the Steelers to eight AFC Central championships. He earned the NFL MVP award in 1978 and was the MVP of Super Bowls XIII and XIV.

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