On this day: September 4

POSTED: 10:29 PM PDT Sep 03, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Sep 03, 2016 

Los Angeles is founded, Arkansas' governor calls out the National Guard to prevent the integration of a Little Rock school, swimmer Mark Spitz sets a new Olympic gold medal mark, and Google is founded, all on this day.

OTD September 4 - Albert Schweitzer
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1965: Albert Schweitzer, the theologian and physician who received the 1952 Nobel Peace Prize for his philosophy of "Reverence for Life," dies at age 90 in Lambaréné, Gabon.


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