On this day: September 6

Published On: Sep 05 2012 11:21:24 PM CDT   Updated On: Sep 06 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

A president is shot, Cal Ripken Jr. breaks an unbreakable record, and the world mourns the passing of a princess, all on this day.

OTD September 6 - Saint Petersburg
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1991: The name Saint Petersburg is restored to Russia's second largest city, which had been renamed Petrograd in 1914 and Leningrad, in honor of Vladimir Lenin, in 1924.

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