On this day in history, Lehman Brothers file for bankruptcy, September 15th, 2008

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Today in History for September 15th

On September 15th in 2008, Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy protection. This was the largest filing in U.S. History.

Other Events on September 15th:
1963: 4 African American girls were killed in a church bombing in Alabama during a Sunday Service.
1972: A federal grand jury in Washington indicted 7 men in connection with the Watergate scandal under President Nixon's administration.
1984: Prince Harry was born in Paddington, London, UK.
2004: The NHL agreed to lock out it's players. The entire season for 2004-05 was eventually cancelled.
2013: Miss New York, Nina Davuluri, was crowned Miss America in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

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On this day in history, Lehman Brothers file for bankruptcy, September 15th, 2008
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ATLANTIC CITY, NJ - SEPTEMBER 10: Contestants walk runway after swimsuit at Atlantic City Boardwalk Hall on September 10, 2014 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Photo by Donald Kravitz/Getty Images)
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ - SEPTEMBER 10: Contestants walk runway after swimsuit at Atlantic City Boardwalk Hall on September 10, 2014 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Photo by Donald Kravitz/Getty Images)
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ATLANTIC CITY, NJ - SEPTEMBER 09: Contestants walk runway in swimsuits at Atlantic City Boardwalk Hall on September 9, 2014 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Photo by Donald Kravitz/Getty Images)
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ATLANTIC CITY, NJ - SEPTEMBER 09: Victoria Cowen, Miss Florida wins in swimsuit at Atlantic City Boardwalk Hall on September 9, 2014 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Photo by Donald Kravitz/Getty Images)
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ - SEPTEMBER 09: Victoria Cowen, Miss Florida wins in swimsuit at Atlantic City Boardwalk Hall on September 9, 2014 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Photo by Donald Kravitz/Getty Images)
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