On this day: September 5

Published On: Sep 04 2012 05:24:15 PM CDT   Updated On: Sep 05 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

London stops burning, the First Continental Congress meets, terrorists target Israeli Olympians in Munich, and Mother Teresa passes away, all on this day.

OTD September 5 - Allen Funt
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By ABC Television [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

1999: Radio and TV personality Allen Funt, who created the hidden camera/practical joke reality television series "Candid Camera," dies at the age of 84 in Pebble Beach, California.

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