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 - Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
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1995: The opening of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland is celebrated with a star-studded opening ceremony featuring performances by such stars as Bob Dylan, Chuck Berry, James Brown, Aretha Franklin, Little Richard, Al Green, Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash, John Mellencamp and Bruce Springsteen.

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