September 5

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Significant events that happened (or will happen) on September 5.


  • 1889 – The city council elected the first school board for the Charlottesville City District. The membership of this board consisted of Dr. A. Robert McKee, of the First Ward; Moses Kaufman, of the Second Ward; Henry M. Gleason, of the Third Ward; Judge John L. Cochran, of the Fourth Ward, and Rev. Herbert M. Hope, trustee-at-large. [1]
  • 1959 – Chief U.S. District Judge John Paul Jr. ordered that the twelve students who would become known as "The Charlottesville Twelve" be transferred immediately from their previous schools, all-black Jefferson Elementary School and Jackson P. Burley High School.[2]
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  1. Web. 50th Anniversary Of Opening Of School Here To Be Observed, Daily Progress, Charlottesville, September 6, 1889, retrieved November 5, 2021.
  2. Web. Charlottesville 12 historical markers' text, Historical marker text, Daily Progress, Media General, Nov 19, 2011, retrieved Nov 22, 2011. Print. Nov 20, 2011 page A6.

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