On this day: September 6

POSTED: 10:21 PM Sep 05 2012   UPDATED: 12:00 AM Sep 06 2013

A president is shot, Cal Ripken Jr. breaks an unbreakable record, and the world mourns the passing of a princess, all on this day.

OTD September 6 - same-sex marriage
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2005: The California Legislature becomes the first legislative body in the United States to approve same-sex marriages, although Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger would later veto the bill.

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