September 9, 1910 - Alice B. Toklas moves in with Gertrude Stein. You go, girls.
September 9, 1941 - Singer Otis Redding is born in Dawson, Georgia.
September 9, 1945 - Japan surrenders to China.
September 9, 1945 - An actual moth is found inside a computing relay at Harvard University. Ever wonder where the term "computer bug" came from?
September 9, 1950 - President Truman gives a fireside chat explaining the need to rein in credit and unsecured borrowing. A smart man, that Harry.
September 9, 1956 - Elvis Presley wiggles his hips scandalously on the Ed Sullivan Show.
September 9, 1960 - Actor Hugh Grant is born.
September 9, 1965 - Sandy Koufax pitches a perfect game.
September 9, 1971 - Attica Prison uprising.
September 9, 1976 - Chairman Mao takes the dirt nap.
September 9, 1980 - Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau offers more autonomy to the provinces in order to get the votes necessary to take control of the Canadian Constitution from the British (can't forget my Canuck friends!).
September 9, 1982 - Henry Ford II takes over as chairman of General Motors (just kidding, I know it was really Chrysler).
September 9, 1987 - New Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan raises discount rates, and the market goes into a bit of a frenzy.
September 9, 1990 - Actor and bl0w-j0b enthusiast Hugh Grant turns 30 (hated to have a big gap here).
September 9, 1998 - Viagra is made available on the National Health Service (U.K.).
September 9, 2000 - Actor, bl0w-j0b enthusiast, and really bad dancer Hugh Grant turns 40.
In the words of Amy Krouse Rosenthal, the mind behind the Loveliness, "Peace."