Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1821 – Mexico gains its independence from Spain (More info)

1908 – The first Ford Model T automobile leaves a factory in Detroit, Michigan (More info)

1939 – During World War II, Warsaw surrenders to the Nazis after weeks of resistance (More info)

1964 – The Warren Commission concludes Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone when he assassinated President John F. Kennedy (More info)

1979 – The United States Department of Education receives final congressional approval to become the 13th US Cabinet agency (More info)

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