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A.D. 79: Mount Vesuvius begins stirring, with the resulting eruption burying and destroying the Roman cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum and killing an estimated 16,000 people.
The first transcontinental telegraph message is sent, Harry Houdini gives his last performance, the United Nations is born, Jackie Robinson dies, and the Concorde makes its last commercial flight, all on this day.
A participant of the 45th annual Waikiki Roughwater Swim has died, according to event officials.
On this Labor Day, a holiday meant to celebrate the American worker, many residents of the Aloha state just can't afford to take time off to enjoy the holiday.
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