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.

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2002: In New York City, the U.S. Congress convenes at Federal Hall for a rare special session. The session was held in New York to express the nation's mourning for the loss on Sept. 11, 2001, and unity in the war against terrorism.

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