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Born on this Day in History: September 7, 1936 - Born in Lubbock, Texas, Buddy Holly was an American singer/songwriter who produced some of the most distinctive and influential work in rock music. Already well versed in several music styles, he was a seasoned performer by age 16. With hits such as "Peggy Sue" and "That'll Be the Day," Buddy Holly was a rising star when a tragic plane crash struck him down in 1959 at age 22.
On this Day in History: September 7, 1776 - During the Revolutionary War, the American submersible craft Turtle attempts to attach a time bomb to the hull of British Admiral Richard Howe's flagship Eagle in New York Harbor. It was the first use of a submarine in warfare.