On this day: September 4

Published: Sep 04 2012 01:29:11 AM EDT   Updated On: Sep 04 2014 02:00:00 AM EDT

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.

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2008: Sen. John McCain accepts the Republican presidential nomination at the party's convention in St. Paul, Minnesota.

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