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 - Red Cross
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American Red Cross

1881: The American Red Cross provides relief for disaster for the first time. The disaster was the Great Fire of 1881 in Michigan.

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