TODAY IN HISTORY - 9/2:

1972 - Bobby Fischer (US) defeats Boris Spassky (USSR) for world chess title
1995 - Rock & Roll Hall of Fame opens in Cleveland Ohio

HAPPY BIRTHDAY / ANNIVERSARY TO:

1923 - Rocky Marciano, Brockton, Massachusetts, heavyweight champion boxer (1952-56), (d. 1969)
1939 - Lily Tomlin, Detroit, comedienne/actress (9 to 5, Laugh-in, All of Me)

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1996 - Presidential daughter Amy Carter (29), the only child of former U.S President Jimmy Carter weds computer consultant Jim Wentzel (28) in Plains, Georgia
2001 - Singer-songwriter Stevie Wonder (51) marries for second time fashion designer Kai Millard Morris
2002 - Actress Sarah Michelle Gellar (35) weds actor Freddie Prinze Jr. (36) at El Careyes Resort in Mexico

GOODBYE TO:

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