On This Day September 6th
On This Day in history:
1628- The Puritans settle Salem. The town will later become part of Massachusetts Bay Colony.
1869- First westbound train arrives in San Francisco.
1901- U.S. President William McKinley was shot and mortally wounded. He died eight days later.
1905- Atlanta Life Insurance Company established.
1959- The first Barbie Doll was sold by Mattel Toy Corporation.
1963- Major league baseball's 100,000th game!
1997- The funeral of Diana, Princess of Wales, takes place at Westminster Abbey. It was watched by over one billion people worldwide.
1967: Macy Gray, American singer/songwriter and guitarist