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This Day in History: Sept. 6, 1995, The Orioles’ Cal Ripken Jr. plays in his 2,131st consecutive game, breaking Lou Gehrig’s record

This Day in History: Sept. 6, 1995, The Orioles’ Cal Ripken Jr. plays in his 2,131st consecutive game, breaking Lou Gehrig’s record

In 1995, The Orioles’ Cal Ripken Jr. plays in his 2,131st consecutive game, breaking Lou Gehrig’s record. (Gene Sweeney Jr., Baltimore Sun photo)

1522: Ferdinand Magellan’s ship the Vittoria returns to Spain, completing the first voyage around the world. (Magellan himself was killed in the Philippines.)

1869: The first westbound train arrives in San Francisco over the Transcontinental Railroad.

1901: President William McKinley is shot by anarchist Leon Czolgosz at the Pan American Exposition in Buffalo, N.Y.; he dies eight days later and is succeeded by Vice President Theodore Roosevelt.

1991: The Soviet Union...

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