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September 11, 1999|By Frederick N. Rasmussen

150 years ago in The Sun

September 11: OLD DEFENDERS' EXCURSION -- The steamer Constitution will leave Bowley's Wharf, at half past seven o'clock, for Annapolis, having been chartered by the Independent Blues, who have been selected as an escort for the Old Defenders. This will afford an excellent opportunity for those desirous of joining the celebration of the anniversary of the Battle of North Point at Annapolis.

100 years ago in The Sun

September 15: Sundown yesterday marked the close of Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, and the end of the 24 hours of fasting and repentance in all the Jewish synagogues of the city. The services yesterday began early in the morning and lasted until 6: 40 o'clock in the evening, when the sun went down.

50 years ago in The Sun

September 12: Time and statistics in all probability will change many popular concepts of the residual effects of atomic bombing, in the opinion of Dr. John Z. Bowers, assistant professor of preventive medicine at the Johns Hopkins University Medical School. Shrubbery is growing around the Hiroshima Peace Monument erected where the bomb burst in that city. "This reaffirms our belief that there is no residual radioactivity following air burst of bombs," says Dr. Bowers.

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