Evel Knievel sits in the steam powered rocket motorcycle that will hopefully take him across Snake River Canyon on Sept. 8, 1974. The Sky-Cycle X-2 will be at 56 degree angle during takeoff. (AP Photo)

Today in History: September 8

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Today is Thursday, Sept. 8, the 252nd day of 2016. There are 114 days left in the year.

The intersection of Harmon and Las Vegas Blvd., in Las Vegas, Sunday, Sept. 8, 1996, where rap superstar Tupac Shakur and Death Row Records Chairman Marion "Suge" Knight were stopped and transported to the University Medical Center-Trauma unit after being shot Saturday night. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

Today in History: September 7

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Today is Wednesday, Sept. 7, the 251st day of 2016. There are 115 days left in the year.

Mother Teresa ascends the podium to stand side by side with Pope John Paul II as they greet the faithful in this Feb. 3, 1986,  photo in Calcutta. The Sisters of Charity in Rome said Friday Sept 5, 1997 that Mother Teresa has died, she was 87.(AP Photo)

Today in History: September 5

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Today is Monday, Sept. 5, the 249th day of 2016. There are 117 days left in the year. This is Labor Day.

Race driver Bobby Unser, of Albuquerque, N.M., gets the checkered flag as he crosses the finish line first to win the 10th annual California 500 race at Ontario Motor Speedway at Ontario, California, Sept. 2, 1979. Unser won with an average lap speed of 146.795 mph, in 3:24.22, in a race marked by 57 of its 200 laps driven under the caution flag. (AP Photo)

Today in History: September 2

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Today is Friday, Sept. 2, the 246th day of 2016. There are 120 days left in the year.

Led by Yoko Ono, checked coat, and Little Richard, center right, the ribbon is cut opening the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland Friday, Sept. 1, 1995. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)

Today in History: September 1

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Today is Thursday, Sept. 1, the 245th day of 2016. There are 121 days left in the year.