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MILESTONES: September 18, birthdays for Lance Armstrong, Jada Pinkett Smith, Aisha Tyler

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 261st day of the year. **** … Full Article

MILESTONES: September 15, birthdays for Heidi Montag, Dan Marino, Oliver Stone

On this day in 1919, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle front page reported that debate began in the U.S. Senate on the German Peace Treaty. … Full Article

MILESTONES: September 14, birthdays for Nas, Logan Henderson, Dmitry Medvedev

On this day in 1941, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle front page reported that the American steamship Arkansan had been bombed in the Suez Canal, a man-made waterway connecting the Red and Mediterranean seas. … Full Article

MILESTONES: September 13, birthdays for Tyler Perry, Niall Horan, Stella McCartney

On this day in 1933, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle front page reported that 254,000 people were in line for the National Recovery Administration (NRA) parade in New York City. … Full Article

MILESTONES: September 12, birthdays for Jennifer Hudson, Yao Ming, Emmy Rossum

On this day in 1937, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle front page reported that then-President Franklin Delano Roosevelt pledged peace to an American citizenry skittish about developments in Europe … NYC election primary results had popular mayoral incumbent Fiorello H. … Full Article

MILESTONES: September 8, birthdays for Bernie Sanders, Pink, David Arquette

On this day in 1919, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle front page reported on the resounding welcome that World War I Gen. John J. Pershing received upon returning home from military service. Throngs of people packed City Hall Park in Manhattan to greet him. … Full Article

MILESTONES: September 7, birthdays for Leslie Jones, Kevin Love, Gloria Gaynor

On this day in 1942, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle front page reported the first nocturnal air raid alert in New York City since the U.S.’s entry into World War II nine months earlier. Prompting the 2:31 a.m. air raid was the sighting of what was believed to be an unidentified aircraft off the coast. … Full Article

MILESTONES: September 6, birthdays for Idris Elba, Chris Christie, Elizabeth Vargas

On this day in 1946, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle front page reported that the striking Teamsters agreed for humanitarian reasons to allow food and medical supplies to be delivered. This accord took place during a meeting with Mayor William O’Dwyer at Police Headquarters. … Full Article

MILESTONES: September 5, birthdays for Rose McGowan, Yuna Kim, Elena Delle Donne

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 248th day of the year. **** … Full Article

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