On this day: September 3

Published On: Aug 31 2012 03:15:55 PM CDT   Updated On: Sep 03 2015 01:00:00 AM CDT

The American Revolutionary War ends, baseball Hall of Famer Ty Cobb collects his last hit, the Allies declare war on Germany during World War II, and a U.S. Supreme Court chief justice dies, all on this day.

OTD September 3 - Vince Lombardi
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1970: Legendary football coach Vince Lombardi, who led the Green Bay Packers to three straight league championships and five in seven years, including winning the first two Super Bowls, dies from cancer at the age of 57 in Washington, D.C. The NFL's Super Bowl trophy is named in his honor.

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