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 - Red Cross
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American Red Cross

1881: The American Red Cross provides relief for disaster for the first time. The disaster was the Great Fire of 1881 in Michigan.

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