On this day: September 3

Published On: Aug 31 2012 03:15:55 PM CDT   Updated On: Sep 03 2016 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 - Shaun White
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1986: Snowboarder and skateboarder Shaun White, known by his nickname of "The Flying Tomato," is born in San Diego. He is a two-time Olympic gold medalist and holds the X-Games records for gold medals and highest overall medal count.

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