September 8 in Pop Culture History
1504 – Michelangelo’s David was unveiled in Piazza della Signoria in Florence.
1860 – The steamship Lady Elgin sank in Lake Michigan, killing nealy 300.
1888 – The body of Jack the Ripper’s second murder victim, Annie Chapman, was found in London.
1892 – The Pledge of Allegiance was first published by by the Youth’s Companion Magazine – “I pledge allegiance to my Flag and the Republic for which …