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A devastating earthquake struck the Japanese cities of Tokyo and Yokohama on Sept. 1, 1923. Nearly 150,000 people were killed and more than two million left homeless. Find details about the deadliest earthquakes on record.
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The great fire of London broke out on Sept. 2, 1666. Take a look at other major fires and explosions.
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Labor Day is observed on Monday, Sept. 7. Read biographies of labor leaders and find facts and stats about work in America.
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