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Global Terror  2016-2017  | War on Terror  |  ISIS  

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Minnesota Renaissance Festival  Weekends Aug. 19 through Oct. 1, 2017
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Welcome to the Minnesota State Fair
The tallest traveling Ferris wheel in North America
Largest Boar: Rocky  1400 lbs. exhibited by Beise Brothers
Largest Giant Pumpkin: Adult: James Magnuson: 775 lbs.    Youth: Hannah Johnson: 571.5 lbs.

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Monday, September 4, 2017  
Labor Day (First Mon. in September) 
"The summer is over."

September 5, 2017   A Day after Labor Day    Schools usually start. 

Here's How To Help The Victims Of Hurricane Harvey | HuffPost
Here's how you can help victims of Hurricane Harvey - CBS News
TROPICAL STORM HARVEY
Hurricane Harvey - Wikipedia
Texas


Official Site of the 2017 US Open Tennis Championships - A USTA Event  Aug. 28 - Sept. 10, 2017
Sports  2017  |  Tennis Grand Slam

9-11 (Patriot Day)

Irma death toll rises to 30 across 3 states - ABC News
Hurricane Irma - Wikipedia

Florida
How to Help Hurricane Irma Victims - Google Search




13248 170910-0911 
2017 US Open: Rafael Nadal Wins 16th Grand Slam Title - YouTube  09/10/2017
2017 US Open: Nadal vs. Anderson Championship Match Highlights - YouTube
2017 US Open: Road to the Final - YouTube

2017 US Open: Sloane Stephens Takes The Title - YouTube  09/09/2017
Prize Money | Event Guide | Official Site of the 2017 US Open Tennis Championships - A USTA Event
Official Site of the 2017 US Open Tennis Championships - A USTA Event  Aug. 28 - Sept. 10, 2017
Sports  2017  |  Tennis Grand Slam

13252 170910  Surprising Ways You're Increasing Your Dementia Risk  CheatSheet

13251 170910  I Worked With Elon Musk And Learned That Intelligence Is Not The Key To Success  Forbes, 09/09/2017

13250 170910  Andrew Jackson shuts down Second Bank of the U.S. - Sep 10, 1833 - HISTORY.com
Presidents:    Andrew Jackson    #7    |    George Washington    #1
 
13249 170910  Cold War  Hungary allows East Germans refugees to leave - Sep 10, 1989 - HISTORY.com
Presidents:    George H. W. Bush    #41   

13248 170910 
2017 US Open: Rafael Nadal Wins 16th Grand Slam Title - YouTube  09/10/2017
2017 US Open: Nadal vs. Anderson Championship Match Highlights - YouTube
2017 US Open: Road to the Final - YouTube

2017 US Open: Sloane Stephens Takes The Title - YouTube  09/09/2017
Official Site of the 2017 US Open Tennis Championships - A USTA Event  Aug. 28 - Sept. 10, 2017
Sports  2017  |  Tennis Grand Slam

13247 170909  9 Health Warning Signs You Should Never Ignore - LIVESTRONG.COM

13246 170909     born September 9, 1828    Leo Tolstoy
Leo Tolstoy Biography
Leo Tolstoy - Wikipedia  9 September 1828 – 20 November 1910, usually referred to in English as Leo Tolstoy, a Russian writer who is regarded as one of the greatest authors of all time. Born to an aristocratic Russian family in 1828, he is best known for the novels War and Peace (1869) and Anna Karenina (1877), often cited as pinnacles of realist fiction. ...

Leo Tolstoy - Rare Footage & Voice - YouTube
Why should you read Tolstoy's "War and Peace"? - Brendan Pelsue - YouTube
War and Peace (1956) - IMDb
Leo Tolstoy - IMDb


13245 170909  President Ford pardons former President Nixon - Sep 08, 1974 - HISTORY.com
Presidents:    Gerald Ford    #38 

13244 170909  American troops arrive in Korea to partition the country - Sep 08, 1945 - HISTORY.com
Presidents:    Harry S. Truman    #33

13243 170909     born September 9, 1890    Colonel Sanders, KFC founder
Colonel Harland Sanders - Chef - Biography.com video
KFC: Finger Lickin’ Good
Colonel Sanders - Wikipedia 
Colonel Harland David Sanders, September 9, 1890 – December 16, 1980, an American businessman, best known for founding fast food chicken restaurant chain Kentucky Fried Chicken (now known as KFC) and later acting as the company's brand ambassador and symbol. His name and image are still symbols of the company.
Indiana  |  Kentucky


13242 170908     born September 8, 1841    Charles Julius Guiteau
Charles Julius Guiteau - - Biography.com
Frédéric Mistral - Wikipedia 
September 8, 1841 – June 30, 1882, an American writer and lawyer who was convicted of the assassination of James A. Garfield, the 20th President of the United States. 
Illinois  |  Wisconsin

Presidents:   
James Garfield    #20  

13241 170908  President Johnson signs the National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act - Sep 09, 1966 - HISTORY.com
Presidents:    Lyndon B. Johnson    #36

13240 170908   Congress renames the nation “United States of America” - Sep 09, 1776 - HISTORY.com
Richard Henry Lee - Wikipedia
Presidents
 

13239 170908   Official Site of the 2017 US Open Tennis Championships - A USTA Event  Aug. 28 - Sept. 10, 2017
Rafael Nadal, Kevin Anderson reach US Open 2017 final SI.com
US Open Tennis 2017 Women's Final TV Schedule, Start Time and Live Stream Info - Bleacher Report
Sports  2017  |  Tennis Grand Slam

13238 170908     born November 12, 1961    Nadia Comaneci
The incredible story of Nadia Comăneci | Worldation  09/04/2017
Nadia Comaneci - First Perfect 10 | Montreal 1976 Olympics - YouTube
Nadia Comaneci - Gymnast, Athlete - Biography.com


13237 170907  360-degree tour: Neuschwanstein Castle  Deutsche Welle, 09/07/2017
Bayerische Schlösserverwaltung | Neuschwanstein Castle | Tourist info
Travel


13236 170907     born September 7, 1951    Julie Kavner 
Julie Kavner, voice of Marge Simpson, is born - Sep 07, 1950 - HISTORY.com
The Simpsons - The Reason Homer Hates Bart - YouTube
Julie Kavner - Wikipedia  born September 7, 1951, an American film and television actress, voice actress and comedian.

The people behind the Simpsons TV show voices - YouTube

The Simpsons - Maggie's Birth - YouTube

13235 170907  Carter agrees to transfer Panama Canal to Panama - Sep 07, 1977 - HISTORY.com
Presidents:    Jimmy Carter     #39    |    Theodore Roosevelt    #    26

13234 170907     born September 7, 1936    Buddy Holly
Buddy Holly is born - Sep 07, 1936 - HISTORY.com
Buddy Holly - Singer - Biography.com
Buddy Holly - Topic - YouTube
Top 10 Buddy Holly Songs - YouTube
Buddy Holly - Wikipedia  Charles Hardin Holley, September 7, 1936 – February 3, 1959, known as Buddy Holly, was an American musician and singer-songwriter who was a central figure of mid-1950s rock and roll.
Music  |  Texas
 

13233 170907     born September 7, 1860    Grandma Moses
Grandma Moses - Painter - Biography.com
Grandma Moses (1860 – 1961) - YouTube

Grandma Moses - Wikipedia  Anna Mary Robertson Moses, September 7, 1860 – December 13, 1961, known by her nickname Grandma Moses, was a renowned American folk artist. She began painting in earnest at the age of 78 and is often cited as an example of an individual who successfully began a career in the arts at an advanced age.
Greenwich
, New York  |  Art    

13232 170906  President William McKinley is shot - Sep 06, 1901 - HISTORY.com
Presidents:    William McKinley    #25
 

13231 170906     born Sept. 6, 1916    "Piggly Wiggly" in Memphis, Tennessee
Here’s The Story Behind Piggly Wiggly’s Funny Name - Southern Living  First truly modern American supermarket
Memphis, Tennessee

13230 170906 
Some 2.5 billion TV viewers watch Princess Diana’s funeral - Sep 06, 1997 - HISTORY.com

September 5, 2017   A Day after Labor Day    Schools usually start. 
Monday, September 4, 2017   Labor Day (First Mon. in September) 
"The summer is over."


13229 170905  The Best College In Every State | Forbes
America 

13228 170905    born September 5, 1847    Jesse James 
Biography.com  Jesse James
Jesse James: THE REAL STORY (OLD WILD WEST OUTLAW HISTORY DOCUMENTARY) - YouTube
The Defeat of Jesse James Days Celebration, Northfield, MN 
Missouri
Outlaws and Lawmen, and Gangsters   

13227 170905    born September 5, 1638    Louis XIV  
Louis XIV biography.com
Mini Bio: Louis XIV - YouTube
Louis XIV of France - Wikipedia 
Louis XIV, 5 September 1638 – 1 September 1715, known as Louis the Great (Louis le Grand) or the Sun King (le Roi-Soleil), was a monarch of the House of Bourbon who ruled as King of France from 1643 until his death in 1715. His reign of 72 years and 110 days is the longest of any monarch of a major country in European history. In this age of absolutism in Europe, Louis XIV's France was a leader in the growing centralization of power. ...

13227 170905  First Continental Congress convenes - Sep 05, 1774 - HISTORY.com  Peyton Randolph, Patrick Henry, George Washington, John Adams, John Jay, ...
Presidents:
American Revolutionary War - Wikipedia

13226 170905  Battle of the Marne begins - Sep 05, 1914 - HISTORY.com
WWI

13225 170905     born September 4, 1981    Beyoncé
Beyoncé - Mini Biography - YouTube
Beyoncé Knowles - Film Actress, Film Actor-Film Actress, Singer, Actress - Biography.com
Beyoncé - Wikipedia 
born September 4, 1981, an American singer, songwriter, dancer and actress. Born and raised in Houston, Texas, Beyoncé performed in various singing and dancing competitions as a child. She rose to fame in the late 1990s as lead singer of the R&B girl-group Destiny's Child. Managed by her father, Mathew Knowles, the group became one of the world's best-selling girl groups in history. ...
Beyoncé - YouTube
Top 10 Beyonce Songs - YouTube
Houston, Texas
Music
 

13224 170905  Elon Musk: forget North Korea, AI will start World War III - Sep. 4, 2017  CNN
World War Three, by Mistake | The New Yorker 12/23/2016
World War III - Wikipedia
 
13223 170905  The City of Lights is sparkling once more - France 24  09/05/2017 

13222 170904  Edsel arrives in showrooms at last - Sep 04, 1957 - HISTORY.com
Cars
 

13221 170904   Little Rock becomes a Cold War hotspot - Sep 04, 1957 - HISTORY.com  
Arkansas  |  Cold War
Presidents:    Dwight D. Eisenhower    #34 

13220 170904   Weekend Box Office Results for September 1-3, 2017 - Box Office Mojo
1  The Hitman's Bodyguard  2  Annabelle: Creation  3  Wind River (2017) - IMDb  ...
13 
'Close Encounters of the Third Kind' Returning to Theaters for 40th Anniversary  IMDb

Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977) - IMDb


13219 170903  9th BRICS summit - Wikipedia
Four BRICs don’t quite make a wall  Economist
BRICS - Wikipedia
BRIC - Wikipedia


13218 170903  Wilson embarks on tour to promote League of Nations - Sep 03, 1919 - HISTORY.com
Presidents:      Woodrow Wilson    #28   

13217 170903  Nature Notes, Washington County, Minnesota
Blue Grosbeaks* (our first ones), an Eastern Bluebird family, Turkey Vultures flying in circles, Song Sparrows, mysterious medium-sized birds (they might be a family, identifying), an Egret fishing, Barn Swallows, a Red-tailed Hawk,
Dragonflies including Green Darner, a Red Admiral butterfly, Bumblebees, Paper Wasps, Crickets, Carolina Grasshoppers, Annual Cicada calls
In Bloom: Goldenrod (Canada and Stiff), False Sunflower, Butter-And-Eggs, Common Mullein,
Seeds/Fruits: Milkweed, Curly Dock,
* "Monica, a photographer, thank you for the great directions to locate the birds."
"Julie, a naturalist, thank you for info on blue grosbeaks spotted at Flying Cloud Airport a month ago or so."

Nature Notes  2017
 

13216 170903  It’s a Wonderful Life director Capra dies - Sep 03, 1991 - HISTORY.com

13215 170902  Bird Walk led by Steve, September 2, 2017, 8 a.m. - , Roberts Bird Sanctuary
a GH owl, a Cardinal, Blue Jay calls, Chickadees (calls), Black & White Warblers, Redstarts, a Swainson's Thrush (?), a Hairy Woodpecker, a Downy Woodpecker, a Turkey family, a Gull, Goldfinches, a mysterious small bird (brown back and yellow belly, unidentified, Steve was not with us then)
Deer family: parents with fawns, two fawns (still wearing spotted reddish coats): each sitting on the grass alone, a Cottontail rabbit, Gray squirrels (calls), Chipmunk calls,
a Monarch butterfly, Bees such as bumblebees,
In Bloom: Goldenrod (Canada and Zigzag), Jewelweed, Snakeroot, Bittersweet Nightshade, Evening Primrose, Thistle, Bottle Gentian, Yellow flowers similar to Sunflowers (a few different species, investigating)
Cardinal flower, Joe-Pye Weed, Cup Plant, Rough Blazing Star, Common Sunflower, Purple Coneflower, Red Turtlehead,
Fruits/Seeds: Jack-in-the-Pulpit, Milkweed, Ironwood, False Indigo, Sumac, mysterious red fruits (investigating)
Fall Colors: Virginia Creeper
Fungi

Guided Bird Walk @ Roberts Bird Sanctuary
Fall Bird Walks: Aug. 26 through Sept. 23, Saturdays, starting at 8 a.m.
Nature Notes  2017 
 
13214 170902  The average American dad is getting older, study finds - CNN
America 
 
13213 170902  Vietnam independence proclaimed - Sep 02, 1945 - HISTORY.com

13212 170902  Japan surrenders - Sep 02, 1945 - HISTORY.com
WWII


13211 170902  "Speak softly and carry a big stick." September 2, 1901, Theodore Roosevelt
Theodore Roosevelt Big Stick Ideology - YouTube 
"Speak Softly and Carry a Big Stick" - YouTube
6 moments you might not know from State Fair history | Minnesota Public Radio News  "Speak softly and carry a big stick." September 2, 1901, Minnesota Sate Fair, Vice President Theodore Roosevelt
Presidents    Theodore Roosevelt    #26    |    William McKinley    #25
MN State Fair
History

13210 170902  Aaron Burr acquitted - Sep 01, 1807 - HISTORY.com
Presidents    Thomas Jefferson    #3 

13209 170901 
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