On this day: September 4

Published On: Sep 04 2012 12:29:11 AM CDT   Updated On: Sep 04 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

Los Angeles is founded, Arkansas' governor calls out the National Guard to prevent the integration of a Little Rock school, swimmer Mark Spitz sets a new Olympic gold medal mark, and Google is founded, all on this day.

OTD September 4 - Sarah Childress Polk
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1803: Sarah Childress Polk, the first lady of the United States from 1845 to 1849 as the wife of President James K. Polk, is born Sarah Childress in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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