On this day: September 5

POSTED: 4:24 PM Sep 04 2012   UPDATED: 12:00 AM Sep 05 2013

London stops burning, the First Continental Congress meets, terrorists target Israeli Olympians in Munich, and Mother Teresa passes away, all on this day.

OTD September 5 - Babe Ruth
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1914: Babe Ruth hits his first home run as a professional player in the International League for the Providence Grays, the minor league team of the Boston Red Sox.

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