On this day in history, Tupac Shakur was shot, September 7, 1996

Tupac Shakur - Mini Biography

On September 7th in 1996, Tupac Shakur, was shot in Las Vegas on the city's famous strip. The rapper died days later at the age of 25.

Other Events on September 7:
: United States got it's nickname from the Army meat packer/supplier, Uncle Sam.
1822: Brazil declared independence from Portugal.
1979: ESPN debuted on cable television.
2008: On this day in 2008, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, were taken under control by the U.S. government.
2013: Tokyo was chosen to host the 2020 Summer Olympics.
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