On this day: September 3

POSTED: 03:15 PM CDT Aug 31, 2012    UPDATED: 01:00 AM CDT Sep 03, 2014 
Treaty of Paris unfinished painting, American Revolution

The American Revolutionary War ends, baseball Hall of Famer Ty Cobb collects his last hit, the Allies declare war on Germany during World War II, and a U.S. Supreme Court chief justice dies, all on this day.