On this day: September 4

POSTED: 11:29 PM Sep 03 2012   UPDATED: 12:00 AM Sep 04 2013

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 - Bristol Blenheim
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1939: A Bristol Blenheim is the first British aircraft to cross the German coast following the declaration of World War II.

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