On this day: September 3

POSTED: 1:15 PM Aug 31 2012   UPDATED: 11:00 PM Sep 02 2014

The American Revolutionary War ends, baseball Hall of Famer Ty Cobb collects his last hit, the Allies declare war on Germany during World War II, and a U.S. Supreme Court chief justice dies, all on this day.

OTD September 3 - Sun Myung Moon
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2012: Sun Myung Moon, the religious leader best known as the founder of the Unification Church and for his claim that he was a messiah, dies at age 92 in Gapyeong, South Korea, after suffering multiple organ failure.

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