Today in History for Saturday, September 1st

Highlights of this day in history: Nazi Germany

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Highlights of this day in history: Nazi Germany invades Poland, start of World War II; Beslan hostage crisis begins in Russia; Bobby Fischer beats Boris Spassky for world chess crown; Boxer Rocky Marciano and singer Gloria Estefan born. (Sept. 1)

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