On this day: September 2

Published On: Aug 22 2013 10:51:05 AM CDT   Updated On: Sep 02 2013 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 - Mark Harmon
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1951: Actor Mark Harmon, best known for his TV work on the series "St. Elsewhere," "Chicago Hope" and "NCIS," is born in Burbank, California. Harmon has also starred in movies such as "The Deliberate Stranger," "Summer School," "The Presidio" and "Chasing Liberty."

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