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Monday 24th of September 2018

On This Day In History

  • On September 24...

    267th day of year with 98 days left (Numerology = 6)

    Happy Birthday to:
    In 1501, Girolamo Cardano, Italy, mathematician/astrologer (Ars Magna-1545)
    In 1583, Albrecht Eusebius Wenzel von Wallenstein, German general
    In 1625, Johan de Witt, statesman/advisor of Holland
    In 1667, Jean-Louis Lully, composer
    In 1717, Horace Walpole, England, British horror writer (Cattle of Ontario)
    In 1739, Grigorij A Potemkin, Monarch of Tauris/friend of Catherine II
    In 1748, Philipp Meissner, composer
    In 1755, John Marshall, Va, 4th Supreme Court Chief Justice (1801-35)
    In 1762, William Lisle Bowles, English poet (14 Sonnets)
    In 1773, Johann Philipp Christian Schulz, composer
    In 1780, Henry F C Tollens, merchant/poet (Vienna Neˆrlands Blood)
    In 1806, George Alexander Osborne, composer
    In 1817, Ram¢n de Campoamor Campoosorio, Spanish poet (Doloras)
    In 1821, Cyprian K Norwid, Polish painter/poet/playwright (Wanda)
    In 1824, Truman Seymour, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1891
    In 1825, Frances E W Harper, famous African
    In 1827, Henry Warner Slocum, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1894
    In 1829, James St Clair Morton, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1864
    In 1833, Henry Alanson Barnum, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
    In 1848, Pieter Louis Tak, literary (The Chronicle)
    In 1859, Julius Klengel, cellist/composer
    In 1860, Samuel Rutherford Crockett, novelist
    In 1870, Georges Claude, inventor (neon light)
    In 1884, Ismet In”n*, [Moestafa Ismet], Turkish gen/premier/president
    In 1885, Herman Bouber, Dutch actor/playwright (Sailor's Wives)
    In 1886, James Burke, NYC, actor (Mystery Theater, Great Guy)
    In 1890, Alan Herbert, England, journalist/writer (Punch, Helen)
    In 1892, Sam[uel] de Vries, actor (Wandering Jew)
    In 1893, Julia Faye, Richmond VA, actress (10 Commandments, Samson & Delilah)
    In 1895, Andr‚ Cournand, physician
    In 1896, F Scott Fitzgerald, St Paul Minn, author (Great Gatsby)
    In 1898, Charlotte D baroness of Pallandt, Dutch sculptress
    In 1898, Howard W Florey, Aust, pathologist; purified penicillin (Nobel '45)
    In 1899, Eduardo Hernandez Moncada, composer
    In 19--, Denis D'Amour, Canada, rock guitarist (Voivod-Angel Rat)
    In 19--, John Monte, rocker (Mind Funk-Sugar Aint So Sweet, Fire)
    In 19--, Larkin Malloy, NY, actor (Edge of Night, All My Children, Guid Light)
    In 19--, Louis Edmonds, actor (Langley Wallingford-All My Children)
    In 19--, Spencer Treat Clark, actor (Steven Frame-Another World)
    In 1902, Cheryl Crawford, producer (Touch of Venus, Brigadoon)
    In 1904, Cemal Resit Rey, composer
    In 1904, Owen Saunders, mechanical engineer
    In 1906, Victor Wong, LA Cal, actor (Mission to Moscow, Son of Kong, King Kong)
    In 1907, Pierre Moulaert, composer
    In 1910, Cao Yu, dramatist
    In 1910, Frank Pelleg, composer
    In 1910, Jean Servais, Angers Belgium, actor (Every Man is My Enemy)
    In 1910, Leonarda da Vinci MacLaren, founder (LSE)
    In 1911, Konstantin Chernenko, USSR leader
    In 1912, Don Porter, Miami Okla, actor (Russ Lawrence-Gidget, Ann Sothern Show)
    In 1912, Ian Serraillier, children author
    In 1913, Lawrence Hugh ?, US astronomer (Gaseous nebulae)
    In 1914, Andrzej Panufnik, Warsaw Poland, composer (Tragic Overture)
    In 1914, Hein J M Jordans, Dutch conductor
    In 1914, Herb Jeffries, Detroit Mich, actor (Where's Huddles)
    In 1915, Larry Gates, St Paul Minn, actor (Guiding Light, Body Snatchers)
    In 1915, Margarita J Aliger, Russian poetess (Zoja) [OS]
    In 1915, Seymour Egerton, CEO (Coutis Bank)
    In 1916, John Lapsley, British air marshal
    In 1917, Colin Cowe, senior bursar (Magdalen College Oxford)
    In 1917, William Putnam Bundy, London, editor (Lvaggerier & Vagaries)
    In 1918, Audra Lindley, LA Calif, actress (Helen Roper-3's Company, Ropers)
    In 1918, Richard Hoggart, author/warden (Goldsmith's College London)
    In 1919, Dayton Allen, NYC, comedian (Steve Allen Show)
    In 1919, Vaclav Nelhybel, Polanka Czechoslovakia, composer (Everyman)
    In 1921, Jim McKay, Phila Pa, sportscaster (ABC's Wide World of Sports)
    In 1921, Leonard Overton, British glider pilot (Arnhem 1944)
    In 1921, Leonardo Lopez Salzedo, composer
    In 1922, Cornell MacNeil, US, singer/actor (La Traviata)
    In 1922, David Lane, CEO (Commission for Racial Equality)
    In 1922, Theresa Merritt, Newport News Va, actress (Mama-That's My Mama)
    In 1923, Ladislav Fuks, writer
    In 1924, Jean-Pierre Warner, British high court judge
    In 1924, Sheila MacRae, London England, actress (Jackie Gleason Show)
    In 1924, Simpson Guillen, cricketer (wicket-keeper for West Indies & NZ)
    In 1924, Walter Fufido, Bronx NY, Iwo Jima casualty (WW II)
    In 1927, Richard Swift, composer
    In 1929, George McNicol, principal (Aberdeen University)
    In 1930, John Watts Young, SF Calif, astronaut (Gem 3 10, Apol 10 16, STS 1 9)
    In 1931, Anthony Newley, Engld, actor (Dr Doolitte, Garbage Pail Kids)/composer
    In 1931, Brian Glanville, author/journalist
    In 1931, Cardiss Collins, (Rep-D-Illinois, 1973- )
    In 1932, Svetlana Beriozova, ballerina
    In 1933, Catherine Pestell, principal (Somerville College Oxford)
    In 1933, Mervyn Brown, diplomat
    In 1934, Bernard Nevill, textile designer
    In 1934, John Brunner, [Kilian Houston], UK, sci-fi author (100th Millennium)
    In 1934, Manfred W”rner, German general/sect-gen (NATO, 1988-94)
    In 1934, Robert Lang, actor (Night Watch)/director
    In 1935, Barbara Brilliant, TV host/producer
    In 1935, Lawrence Urquhart, CEO (Burmah Castrol)
    In 1936, Jim Henson, Greenville Miss, muppeteer (Sesame Street, Muppet Show)
    In 1937, Alan Grose, British vice-admiral
    In 1940, Barbara Allbut, Orange NJ, rock vocalist (Angels)
    In 1941, John Mackey, NFL tight end (Baltimore Colts, San Diego Chargers)
    In 1941, Linda Eastman McCartney, NYC, Mrs Paul McCartney, rocker (Wings-Ram)
    In 1942, Gerry Marsden, rock vocalist (Gerry & Pacemakers-Ferry crossed Mersey)
    In 1942, Phyllis "Jiggs" Allbut Meister, Orange NJ, rocker (Angels)
    In 1943, Lee Aaker, LA Calif, actor (Rusty-Rin Tin Tin)
    In 1945, Catherine Burns, NYC, actress (Last Summer, One Life to Live, Catcher)
    In 1945, David A[llen] Drake, US, sci-fi author (Cross the Stars, Rolling Hot)
    In 1946, "Mean" Joe Greene, NFL tackle (Pitts Steelers), Coke spokesman
    In 1946, Carson Van Osten, rocker
    In 1946, Jacqueline Courtney, NJ, actress (Another World, One Life to Live)
    In 1946, Jerry Donahue, rocker (Fairport Convention)
    In 1946, Marc Edward Neikrug, composer
    In 1946, Pat Pocock, cricketer (intermittent England off-spinner 1968-85)
    In 1946, Richard Spring, British MP
    In 1946, Robert Jackson, MP/minister of British Civil Service
    In 1947, Richard Northcott, producer (9« Weeks)
    In 1948, Bernadette Hingley, British priest
    In 1948, Gordon Clapp, North Conway NH, actor (Greg Medavoy-NYPD Blue)
    In 1948, Phil Hartman, Brantford Ontario, actor (SNL, Peewee's Playhouse)
    In 1950, Mohinder Amarnath, cricketer (son of Lala Indian batsman of 70's/80's)
    In 1951, Terry Metcalf, Seattle, NFL, CFL running back (St Louis, Toronto)
    In 1952, Joseph P Kennedy II, (Rep-D-Massachusetts)
    In 1954, Stephen Jones, art historian
    In 1956, Ilona Briesenick-Slupianek, German DR, shot-putter (Olympic-gold-1980)
    In 1958, Kevin Sorbo, actor (Hercules Legendary Journeys, Kull The Conquerer)
    In 1961, Dillard Pruitt, Greenville SC, PGA golfer (1991 Chattanooga Classic)
    In 1962, Arden Knoll, Saskatoon Sask, Canadian Tour golfer (1994 Klondike-2nd)
    In 1964, Gene Watkins, Waco Tx, actor (James Walsh-As the World Turns)
    In 1964, Rafael Palmeiro, Havana Cuba, 1st baseman (Baltimore Orioles)
    In 1966, Atul Bedade, cricketer (Indian ODI batsman 1994- )
    In 1966, Bernard Gilkey, St Louis MO, outfielder (NY Mets)
    In 1966, Kevin Koslofski, Decatur Ill, outfielder (Milwaukee Brewers)
    In 1966, Paul Michael Valley, actor (Ryan Harrison-Another World)
    In 1967, Chris Swan, rower (Olympics-1996)
    In 1967, Frank Cornish, NFL center/guard (Jacksonville Jaguars, Phila Eagles)
    In 1967, Roland Jansen, soccer player (Willem II)
    In 1969, Andrew Greene, NFL guard (Miami Dolphins, Saskatchewan Roughriders)
    In 1969, Gene Hunt, R&B musician (Acid Man)
    In 1969, John Morton, WLAF WR (Frankfurt Galaxy)
    In 1969, Lisa Matthews, Peoria Ill, playmate (Apr, 1990)
    In 1969, Megan Ward, LA Calif, actress (Kimberly Sayers-Dark Skies)
    In 1970, Jeanette Kollasch, Evanston Ill, WPVA volleyballer (Pismo-17th-1995)
    In 1970, Kristin Talbot, Schuylerville NY, speed skater (Olympics-1994)
    In 1970, Mario Cristobal, WLAF guard (Amsterdam Admirals)
    In 1970, Paul Spoljaric, pitcher (Toronto Blue Jays)
    In 1970, Winfred Tubbs, NFL linebacker (NO Saints)
    In 1971, Shane Conrad, actress (Cody-High Mountain Rangers)
    In 1972, Jeff Hill, NFL wide receiver (Cin Bengals)
    In 1973, Rodrick Rhodes, NBA forward (Houston Rockets)
    In 1974, Kiwane Garris, NBA guard (Denver Nuggets)
    In 1974, Matt McKeon, Florissant MO, soccer midfielder (Olympics-gold-96)

    Sorry to see these people go:
    In , Al-Hadi, Arabic kalief of Islam (185-86), dies
    In , Liberius, Italian Pope (352-66), dies
    In , Ludwig III, the child, last Carolingian German King (899-911), dies
    In , Pippin III, the short, King of France, dies at 53
    In 1143, Innocent II, [Gregorio de' Papareschi], Ital Pope (1130-43), dies
    In 1180, Manuel I Comnenus, Byzantine emperor (1143-80), dies
    In 1228, Stefanus I Nemanjic de Eerstgekroonde, king of Serbia (1217-28), dies
    In 1230, Alfonso IX, king of Le¢n/Castili‰, dies
    In 1435, Isabella of Bayern, Queen of France (Treaty of Troyes), dies
    In 1517, Frederik IV, of Baden, bishop of Utrecht, dies
    In 1536, Janus Secundus, neo latin poet (Basia), dies at 24
    In 1545, Albrecht von Brandenburg, archbishop/monarch of Mainz, dies at 55
    In 1568, Antoon van Stralen, Flemish mayor of Antwerp, beheaded at about 47
    In 1755, Georg Gebel, composer, dies at 45
    In 1790, John Keyse Sherwin, engraver/painter, dies
    In 1813, Andre-Ernest-Modeste Gretry, composer, dies at 72
    In 1815, John Sevier, indian fighter (Gov/Rep-Tn), dies at 70
    In 1834, A J Pedro I van Alcantara, Emperor of Brazil (1822-31), dies
    In 1855, Alexandre Stievenard, composer, dies at 86
    In 1856, Henry, 1st viscount Hardinge of Lahore, gov-gen of India, dies
    In 1865, Frantiszek Soltyk, composer, dies at 81
    In 1875, William Walker, composer, dies at 66
    In 1881, Luigi Ferdinando Casamorata, composer, dies at 74
    In 1892, Cornelis A van Sypesteyn, Dutch governor of Suriname, dies at 69
    In 1892, Patrick S Gilmore, composer, dies at 62
    In 1894, Martinus Nijhoff, founder Nijhoff's book publisher (Van Dale), dies
    In 1896, Francis SK Fitzgerald, US writer (Great Gatsby, Zelda), dies
    In 1896, Percy McDonnell, cricketer (19 Tests 1880-88, 3 centuries), dies
    In 1898, Bartel Wilton, ship builder, dies at 70
    In 1910, Rudolf Dellinger, composer, dies at 53
    In 1919, Frank Laver, cricketer (15 Tests for Aust 1899-1909), dies
    In 1934, Edwin Lehare, composer, dies at 69
    In 1939, Carl Laenmie, film producer, dies
    In 1948, Warren William, actor (Fear, Wolf Man, Madame X), dies at 53
    In 1949, Pierre Breville, composer, dies at 88
    In 1951, Georges Rency, Belgian poet/literature, dies at 75
    In 1951, Phillippus Paracelsus, physician/alchemist, dies at 48
    In 1953, Berthold Viertel, writer, dies at 68
    In 1960, Matyas Seiber, composer, dies at 55
    In 1960, Melanie Klein, [Reizes], child psycho-analyst, dies
    In 1961, Sumner Welles, US diplomat (Good Neighbor Policy), dies at 68
    In 1964, Paul E Kahle, German ori‰ntalist, dies
    In 1967, Orville Caldwell, Deputy Major (LA-1940), dies at 71
    In 1967, Robert H van Gulik, diplomat/writer (Judge Tie), dies
    In 1968, Harry Robert Wilson, composer, dies at 67
    In 1968, Robert Arthur Ley, sci-fi author (Telepath, Power of X), dies at 47
    In 1968, Virginia Valli, actress (Flames, Guilty?, Storm), dies of stroke at 70
    In 1975, Clive Morton, actor (Goodbye Mr Chips, Moonraker), dies at 71
    In 1975, Ian Hunter, actor (Sir Richard-Robin Hood), dies at 75
    In 1976, Bruno VeSota, actor/director (Chopper, Teenage Doll), dies at 54
    In 1976, Romney Brent, actor/writer (Dinner at the Ritz), dies at 74
    In 1978, Ruth Etting, US dancer/singer (Ziegfeld Follies), dies at 80
    In 1981, Patsy Kelly, actress (Brigid Murphy-Cop & the Kid), dies at 71
    In 1982, Sarah Churchill, actress (Royal Wedding, Spring Meeting), dies at 67
    In 1983, Isobel Baillie, oratorio singer, dies
    In 1984, Neil Hamilton, actor (Com Gordon-Batman), dies of asthma at 85
    In 1990, Jay Currin, stuntman/actor (Back to the Beach, Serial), dies at 34
    In 1991, Mary Lawrence, actress (Best Man), dies of respiratory failure at 73
    In 1991, Theodore Geisel, author (Dr Seuss), dies of cancer at 87
    In 1993, Zita Johann, Hungarian/US actress (Mummy), dies at 89
    In 1994, Colin Berry Haycraft, publisher, dies at 65
    In 1994, David Napley, solicitor, dies at 79
    In 1994, Otto F Walther, Swiss publisher/author (Der Stumme), dies at 66
    In 1996, Iorwerth Eiddon Stephen Edwards, egyptologist, dies at 87
    In 1996, Mark Frankel, actor (Solitaire for 2, Simon-Sisters), dies at 34
    In 1996, Pavel Anatolievich Sudoplatov, spy, dies at 89
    In 1997, Jonathon Silver, entrepreneur/arts patron, dies at 47

    Events
    In , 2nd Council of Nicaea (7th ecumenical council) opens in Asia Minor
    In , Liberius ends his reign as Catholic Pope
    In , Start of Imperial Indication
    In , Synod of Hertford opens; canons made for English Church
    In 1493, Columbus' 2nd expedition to New World
    In 1537, Uprising in L*beck fails
    In 1625, Dutch attack San Juan, Puerto Rico
    In 1629, Jacques Specx appointed governor-general of Dutch-Indies
    In 1657, 1st autopsy & coroner's jury verdict is recorded in state of Maryland
    In 1664, Dutch Fort Orange (Albany NY) surrenders to English
    In 1683, King Louis XIV expels all Jews from French possessions in America
    In 1688, France declares war on German
    In 1706, Treaty of Altranst„dt: Charles XII of Sweden & August II of Saksen
    In 1732, 21 homosexuality burned in South Horn
    In 1742, Faneuil Hall opens to public
    In 1776, 1st St Leger horesrace held at Doncaster
    In 1776, St Leger horse race run for 1st time
    In 1789, Congress creates Post Office
    In 1789, Federal Judiciary Act is passed & creates a six-person Supreme Court
    In 1789, President George Washington appointed John Jay the 1st Chief Justice
    In 1789, US Attorney General Office is created
    In 1829, Russia & Ottoman Empire sign Peace Treaty of Adrianople
    In 1838, Anti-Corn-Law League forms to repeal English Corn Law
    In 1841, Britain obtains Sarawak from Brunei (James Brooke appointed Rajah)
    In 1845, 1st baseball team is organized
    In 1850, Papal Bull issued, establishes Roman Catholic hierarchy in England
    In 1852, Henri Giffard, a French engineer, makes 1st dirigible flight
    In 1853, 1st round-the-world trip by yacht (Cornelius Vanderbilt)
    In 1853, France annexes Caledonia
    In 1853, Northern Daily Times, 1st provincial daily newspaper, starts in London
    In 1862, Confederate Congress adopts confederacy seal
    In 1864, Battle of Pilot Knob MO
    In 1864, Invasion of MO by Price
    In 1865, James Cooke walks tightrope from Cliff House to Seal Rocks, SF
    In 1869, Black Friday; Wall St panic after Gould & Fisk attempt to corner gold
    In 1872, Franz Grillparzer's "Ein Bruderzwist in Habsburg," premieres in Vienna
    In 1881, Henry Morton Stanley signs contract with Congo monarch
    In 1883, National black convention meets in Louisville, Kentucky
    In 1884, Dixey, Rice & Gill's musical "Adonis," premieres in NYC
    In 1885, 5 German warships depart to Zanzibar
    In 1889, Alexander Dey patents dial time recorder
    In 1890, Pres of Mormon Church in Salt Lake City issues a manifesto advising
    In 1890, members that teaching & practice of polygamy should be abandoned
    In 1891, A Charlois discovers asteroid #318 Magdalena
    In 1895, 1st round-the-world trip by a woman on a bicycle (took 15 months)
    In 1902, Start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of Red Circle" (BG)
    In 1903, Alfred Deakin succeeds Edmund Baston as Australia premier
    In 1903, Bill Bradley becomes 1st Cleveland baseball player (Cleveland Naps)
    In 1903, to hit for cycle
    In 1906, J H Metcalf discovers asteroid #611 Valeria
    In 1906, Max Wolf discovers asteroid #609 Fulvia
    In 1906, St Louis Card Stony McGlynn no-hits Dodgers, 1-1 in 7 inning game
    In 1906, V Herbert & H Blossom's musical "Red Mill," premieres in NYC
    In 1908, Robert B Rhoads becomes 1st Cleveland pitcher (Cleveland Naps) to
    In 1908, toss a no-hit game, Cleveland 2, Boston 1
    In 1916, Indians Marty Kavanaugh, hits AL's 1st pinch-hit grand slam
    In 1916, Max Wolf discovers asteroid #838 Seraphina & #839 Valborg
    In 1917, Max Wolf discovers asteroid #3034 Climenhaga
    In 1919, Babe Ruth sets season homer mark at 28 off of Yankee Bob Shawkey
    In 1922, Neurenberg fusion congress USDP-SPD; picks Karl Kautsky
    In 1922, Roger Hornsby sets NL HR mark at 42
    In 1923, Premiere of 1st celluloid film "Das Leben auf dem Dorfe" (Berlin)
    In 1924, Boston, Massachusetts opens its airport
    In 1926, Cardinals clinch NL pennant by beating Giants 6-4
    In 1927, NHL's Toronto St Patricks become Maple Leafs
    In 1927, Yanks set record of 106 victories
    In 1928, Cohan/Lardner's musical "Elmer the Great," premieres in NYC
    In 1929, Lt James H Doolittle guides a Consolidated N-Y-2 Biplane over
    In 1929, Mitchell Field in NY in 1st all-instrument flight
    In 1929, Yanks Tom Zachary ends season 12-0
    In 1930, G Kaufman & M Hart's "Once in a Lifetime," premieres in NY
    In 1930, Noel Coward's "Private Lives," premieres in London
    In 1930, Portsmouth beats Brooklyn in 1st NFL game played under floodlights
    In 1931, Round-robin playoff among NYC's 3 major league teams, to raise money
    In 1931, for unemployed, concludes with Brooklyn losing to both Giants & Yanks
    In 1932, NY Gov Franklin D Roosevelt visits LA
    In 1934, 2500 fans see Babe Ruth's farewell Yankee appearance at Yankee Stadium
    In 1934, Idle Detroit wins pennant, as Red Sox beat Yankees 5-0
    In 1935, E Delporte discovers asteroids #1388 Aphrodite & #2213 Meeus
    In 1938, Alice Marble wins her 2nd singles US tennis title
    In 1938, Don Budge becomes 1st tennis player to grand slam
    In 1940, Jimmy Foxx hits his 500th career HR
    In 1940, Luftwaffe bombs Spitfire-factory in Southampton
    In 1941, 9 Allied govts pledged adherence to Atlantic Charter
    In 1941, Bomb explosion in German headquarter in Hotel Continental in Kiev
    In 1943, Soviet forces reconquer Smolensk
    In 1946, Yanks set season attendance record of 2,309,029 besting 1929 Cubs
    In 1948, Mildred Gillars (Axis Sally) pleads innocent in Wash DC
    In 1948, Yanks, Boston & Cleveland are tied for 1st place in AL (91-56)
    In 1950, "Operation Magic Carpet"-All Jews from Yemen move to Israel
    In 1951, Industrial estate at Harlow New Town UK opens
    In 1951, USSR performs nuclear test
    In 1952, Dutch minister Dark sentences war criminal W Lages to death
    In 1952, Underwater volcano explodes under research vessel Kaiyo-maru-5
    In 1953, "Take a Giant Step," opens on Broadway
    In 1953, Rocky Marciano TKOs Roland LaStarza in 11 for heavyweight boxing title
    In 1954, Tonight Show premieres on NBC (Johnny takes over 8 years later)
    In 1954, Yanks tie a record, 3 of their pinch hitters strike out in 1 inning
    In 1955, "Catch a Star" closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 23 performances
    In 1955, Pres Eisenhower suffers a heart attack on vacation in Denver
    In 1955, Washington Senators lose their 99th & 100th games of season
    In 1956, 1st trans atlantic telephone cable in use (Newfoundland-Scotland)
    In 1957, Bkln Dodgers play last game at Ebbets Field, defeat Pirates 2-0
    In 1957, Eisenhower orders US troops to desegregate Little Rock schools
    In 1958, 1st welded aluminum girder highway bridge completed, Urbandale, Ia
    In 1960, #8316, #8235, #8317 & #8236
    In 1960, C J van Houten, I van Houten-Groeneveld & T Gehrels discover asteroid
    In 1960, PLS discovers asteroids #1743 Schmidt, #1744 Harriet, #1776 Kuiper,
    In 1960, #1777 Gehrels, #1795 Woltjer, #1808 Bellerophon, #1809 Prometheus,
    In 1960, #1810 Epimetheus, #1811 Bruwer, #1812 Gilgamesh, #1846 Bengt,
    In 1960, #1868 Thersites, #1869 Philoctetes, #1912 Anubis, #1923 Osiris,
    In 1960, #1924 Horus, #1964 Luyten, #1965 Van de Kamp, #1966 Tristan,
    In 1960, #1979 Sakharov, #2003 Harding, #2041 Lancelot, #2042 Sitarski,
    In 1960, #2054 Gawain, #2095 Parsifal, #2125 Karl-Ontjes, #2154 Underhill,
    In 1960, #2155 Wodan, #2176 Donar, #2177 Oliver, #2200 Pasadena, #2210 Lois,
    In 1960, #2224 Tucson, #2225 Serkowski, #2247, #2256, #2289, #2317 Galya,
    In 1960, #2318 Lubarsky, #2339, #2413 van de Hulst, #2435 Horemheb,
    In 1960, #2436 Hatshepsut, #2462 Nehalennia, #2471 Ultrajectum, #2662
    In 1960, #2662 Kandinsky, #2663, #2782, #2798, #2800, #2818,
    In 1960, #2823 van der Laan, #2876 Aeschylus, #2921 Sophocles, #2930 Euripides,
    In 1960, #2940 Bacon, #2986 Mrinalini, #2987 Sarabhai, #2992 Vondel,
    In 1960, #3046 Moliere, #3047 Goethe, #3079 Schiller, #3091 van den Heuvel,
    In 1960, #3092 Herodotus, #3097 Tacitus, #3098 van Sprang, #3164 Prast,
    In 1960, #3201 Sijthoff, #3218, #3226, #3244, #3251, #3292 Sather,
    In 1960, #3293 Rontaylor, #3294 Carlvesely, #3377, #3538 & #3664
    In 1960, #3868 Mendoza, #3877 Braes, #4064 Marjorie, #4065 Meinel,
    In 1960, #4161 Amasis, #4180 Anaxagoras, #4294 Horatius, #4295 Wisse,
    In 1960, #4354 Euclides, #4385 Elsasser, #4413 Mycerinos, #4414 Sesostris,
    In 1960, #4415 Echnaton, #4416 Ramses, #4548 Wielen, #4586 Gunvor, #4646 Kwee,
    In 1960, #4846 Tuthmosis, #4847 Amenhotep, #4906 Seneferu, #4960 Mayo,
    In 1960, #4977 Rauthgundis, #5009 Sethos, #5010 Amenemhet, #5011 Ptah,
    In 1960, #5037 Habing, #5149 Leibniz, #5194 Bottger, 5265 Schadow, 5340 Burton,
    In 1960, #5341 Purgathofer, #5450 Sokrates, #5451 Plato, #5490 Burbidge,
    In 1960, #5529 Perry, #5530 Eisinga, #5694 Berenyi, #5695 Remillieux,
    In 1960, #5696 Ibsen, #5697 Arrhenius, #5756 Wassenbergh, #5789 Sellin,
    In 1960, #5837 Hedin, #5884 Dolezal, #5981 Kresilas, #6054 Ghiberti,
    In 1960, #6105 Verrocchio, #6106 Stoss, #6213 Zwiers, #6256 Canova,
    In 1960, #6504 Lehmbruck, #6571 Sigmund, #6614 Antisthenes, #6805 Abstracta,
    In 1960, #6806 Kaufmann, #6807 Brunnow, #6841 Gottfriedkirch, #6842 Krosigk,
    In 1960, #6935 Morisot, #6936 Cassatt, #7040 Harwood, #7041 Nantucket,
    In 1960, #7146 Konradin, #7147 Feijth, #7207 Hammurabi, #7208 Ashurbanipal,
    In 1960, #7210 Darius, #7313 Pisano, #7445 Trajanus, #7506 Lub, #7620 Willaert,
    In 1960, #7621 Sweelinck, #7622 Pergolesi, #7686, #7687, #7688, #7689, #7721,
    In 1960, #7804, #7906, #7907, #7970, 8052, 8054, 8056, 8121, 8122, 8235 & #8236
    In 1960, 1st nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, launches (USS Enterprise)
    In 1960, International Development Assn (UN agency) comes into existence
    In 1960, USS Enterprise, 1st nuclear power aircraft carrier, launches
    In 1961, Mickey Wright wins LPGA Sacramento Valley Golf Open
    In 1962, KWSU TV channel 10 in Pullman, WA (PBS) begins broadcasting
    In 1962, US Circuit Court of Appeals orders Meredith admitted to U of Miss
    In 1963, Idle Dodgers clinch their 2nd LA pennant as Cubs beat Cards
    In 1963, Senate ratifies treaty with Britain & USSR limit nuclear testing
    In 1964, "Munsters" premieres on TV
    In 1964, 1st Minuteman II ICBM was tested
    In 1964, Ringo forms Brikley Building Company Ltd
    In 1964, Willi Stoph succeeds Otto Great as premier of German DR
    In 1965, Belgium Victor Leemans elected chairman of European Parliament
    In 1965, Saudi-Arabian & Egyptian accord about Yemen
    In 1965, Stefan Stefanopoulos forms Greek government
    In 1966, -30] Hurricane Inez, kills 293 in Caribbean, Florida & Mexico
    In 1966, France performs nuclear test at Fangataufa Island
    In 1967, Cards Jim Bakken kicks 7 field goals vs Steelers
    In 1967, Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Mickey Wright Golf Invitational
    In 1968, "60 Minutes" premieres on CBS-TV
    In 1968, "That's Life" premieres-A Broadway musical type TV show
    In 1968, NY Met manager Gil Hodges suffers a heart attack
    In 1968, US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
    In 1969, 1st Elvis convention, 2500 fans attend in Cincinnati
    In 1969, NY Mets clinch NL East pennant
    In 1969, Ton Duc Thang elected president of North Vietnam
    In 1969, Trial of "Chicago 8" (protesters at Dem Natl Conv) begins
    In 1970, 1st Automated return of lunar sample by Luna 16
    In 1970, C U Cesco discovers asteroid #1958 Chandra
    In 1970, Soviet Luna 16 lands on earth after 1st unmanned round trip to moon
    In 1971, 90 Russian diplomats expelled from Britain for spying
    In 1971, Eyskens-Cools disbands Belgium parliament
    In 1971, Houston Astros beat SD Padres, 2-1, in 21 innings
    In 1972, Antique F86 Sabrejet fails to takeoff at air show, kills 22
    In 1972, Jack Tatum, Oakland, returns a fumble 104 yds vs Green Bay (rec)
    In 1972, NY Jet Joe Namath passes for 6 touchdowns vs Balt Colt (44-34)
    In 1973, C J van Houten, I van Houten-Groeneveld & T Gehrels discovers
    In 1973, Guinea-Bissau declares independence
    In 1973, St Louis Cards Jim Bakken sets NFL record kicking 7 field goals
    In 1973, asteroid #5493 Spitzweg
    In 1974, Al Kaline, Detroit Tiger, is 12th to get 3,000 hits
    In 1974, Clarence Jones of Kintetsu Buffaloes hits his 38th HR, 1st American
    In 1974, to win a Japanese HR title
    In 1976, N S Chernykh discovers asteroids #2323 Zverev, #2362 Mark Twain,
    In 1976, "Oh! Calcutta!" opens at Edison Theater NYC for 5959 performances
    In 1976, #3158 Anga, #3372, #3436, #3517, #3632, #3923 Radzievskij,
    In 1976, #3966 Cherednichenko, #4306 Dunaevskij, #4468 Pogrebetskij,
    In 1976, #4777 Aksenov, #5794 Irmina, #5887 Yauza, #6357 & #7319
    In 1976, Newspaper heiress Patricia Hearst sentenced to 7 years for her part
    In 1976, in a 1974 bank robbery. Released after 22 months by Pres Carter
    In 1977, "Estrada" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 7 performances
    In 1977, 1st broadcast of "Love Boat" on ABC-TV
    In 1977, Ken Hinton of CFL British Columbia Lions returns a punt 130 yards
    In 1978, A Mrkos discovers asteroid #2552 Remek
    In 1978, Donna Caponi Young/Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Ping Team Golf Classic
    In 1978, Dutch women hockey team wins world championship
    In 1978, Ron Guidry beats Cleveland 4-0, raising his record to 23-3 ERA 1.74
    In 1978, USSR performs underground nuclear test
    In 1978, Z Vavrova discovers asteroid #2821
    In 1979, N S Chernykh discovers asteroids #2777 Shukshin, #2953 Vysheslavia
    In 1979, #3006 Livadia. #3073 Kursk, #3148, #3170, #3306, #3385, #3535,
    In 1979, #4237 Raushenbakh, #4315 Pronik, #4592 Alkissia, #4658 Gavrilov,
    In 1979, #4687 Brunsandrej & #7075
    In 1979, CompuServe began operation as 1st computer information service
    In 1979, Ghana adopts constitution
    In 1979, Pete Rose reaches 200 hits in a season for 10th time
    In 1979, Russian ice skaters Protopopov & Beloussova ask for asylum in Switz
    In 1979, USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
    In 1980, Braves join every NL team with 1,000,000+ attendance for this season
    In 1980, Iraqi troops cross Iran's border, encircling Abadan
    In 1981, Enterprise Radio (all sports) resigns air
    In 1981, US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
    In 1982, F Borngen discovers asteroid #4117 Wilke & #4246 Telemann
    In 1982, Tennis great Bj”rn B”rg retires at 26
    In 1982, US, Italian & French peacekeeping troops begin arriving in Lebanon
    In 1983, Braves Dale Murphy is 6th to hit 30 HRs & steal 30 bases in season
    In 1983, Test cricket debut of Shoaib Mohammad, son of Hanif, v India Jullundur
    In 1983, USSR performs underground nuclear test
    In 1984, Cubs clinch NL East title
    In 1984, H Debehogne discovers asteroid #6033
    In 1984, K Augustesen discovers asteroid #3312 Pedersen
    In 1984, P Jensen discovers asteroid #5051
    In 1984, Paul McCartney release "No More Lonely Nights"
    In 1985, Apollo Computer Inc lays off 300 employees
    In 1985, Expos Andre Dawson joins Willey McCovey to hit 2 HRs in an inn twice
    In 1985, Fastest English Channel crossing by a relay team set (15h 30m)
    In 1985, Montreal Expo Andre Dawson is 9th to get 6 RBIs in an inning (5th)
    In 1987, H Debehogne discovers asteroid #5506
    In 1987, US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
    In 1988, Barbara C Harris of Mass, elected 1st woman Episcopal bishop
    In 1988, Canada's Ben Johnson runs drug-assisted 100 m in 9.79 sec
    In 1988, Carl Lewis runs world record 100m (9.92 sec)
    In 1988, Dave Stieb has no-hitter broken up with 2 outs in the 9th
    In 1988, Jackie Joyner-Kersee of USA sets heptathlon woman's record (7,291)
    In 1989, 28th Ryder Cup: US & Europe draw, 14-14 at The Belfry, England
    In 1989, A C Gilmore & P M Kilmartin discover asteroid #5906
    In 1989, Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Nippon Travel-MBS Golf Classic
    In 1989, R H McNaught discovers asteroid #6130
    In 1989, Y Mizuno & T Furuta discovers asteroid #8272
    In 1990, East Germany leaves Warsaw Pact
    In 1990, G R Kastel & L V Zhuravleva discover asteroid #5781 Barkhatova
    In 1990, G R Kastel discovers asteroid #7413
    In 1990, L I Chernykh discovers asteroid #6783
    In 1990, R H McNaught discovers asteroid #4678 Ninian
    In 1990, South African president F W de Klerk meets Pres Bush in Wash DC
    In 1990, Supreme Soviet gives approval to switch to free market
    In 1990, West German Pres Richard von Weizsaecker signs reunification treaty
    In 1991, "Good & Evil" & "Sibs" premieres on ABC TV
    In 1991, After 3 year reign as AL champs, A's are eliminated from AL West
    In 1991, Deion Sanders, left Braves July 31 to report to NFL Falcons, returns
    In 1991, Doogie Howser loses his virginity
    In 1991, Robin Yount is 37th to hit 2,000 singles
    In 1992, John Jaha ties record of 11 teammates to steal 10 bases (Brewers)
    In 1992, Scott Stevens is named 5th Captain in NJ Devils history
    In 1992, Toronto's Dave Winfield, 40, is oldest player to reach 100-RBI
    In 1993, 1st Israeli killed by Islamics after PLO signs peace accord
    In 1993, Beverly Hills 90210 star Shannen Doherty (Brenda) weds Ashley Hamilton
    In 1993, Norodom Sihanouk again installed as king of Cambodia
    In 1994, Parliamentary election in Ukraine
    In 1994, Stroncone discovers asteroid #7531
    In 1995, 31st Ryder Cup: Europe beats US, 14«-13« at Oak Hill CC (NY)
    In 1995, Annika Sorenstam wins LPGA GHP Heartland Golf Classic
    In 1995, Emillio & Gloria Estefan's boat hits & kills a jet skiier
    In 1995, Mt Ruapehu Volcano (North Island, NZ) erupts
    In 1997, 31st Country Music Assn Award:
    In 1997, Drug kingpin Ramon Arellano Felix placed on FBI's 10 most-wanted

    Holidays
    [Guinea-Bissau] Independence Day (1973)
    [Pennsylvania Dutch] Schwenkenfelder Thanksgiving Day (1734)
    [South-Africa] Shaka Zulu-day
    [US] American Indian Day (4th Friday in September) (1916)
    [US] Gold Star Mother's Day (Last Sunday in September)
    [US] Good Neighbor Day (4th Sunday in September)
    [US] Press Sunday

    Observances
    In 1218, [RC-Dominican Republic] Commemoration of Our Lady of Ransom
    In 2014, [Jewish] Erev Rosh Hashanah-Last Day of Year (Elul 29, 5774)
    In 2018, [Jewish] Succoth-Feast (Tish 15, 5779)
    In 2029, [Jewish] Succoth-Feast (Tish 15, 5790)
    In 2033, [Jewish] Rosh Hashanah-New Year (Tish 1, 5794)
    In 2037, [Jewish] Succoth-Feast (Tish 15, 5798)
    In 2042, [Jewish] Yom Kippur-Day of Atonement (Tish 10, 5803)
    In 2052, [Jewish] Rosh Hashanah-New Year (Tish 1, 5813)
    In 2060, [Jewish] Erev Rosh Hashanah-Last Day of Year (Elul 29, 5820)
    [Ang, RC] Ember Day
    [Christian] Feast of St Geremarius/Germer
    [Christian] Feast of St Pacifico of San Severino
    [Christian] Feast of St Robert Flower of Knaresborough
    [ORTH] St Thekla of Iconium
    [RC] Feast of St Gerard of Csanad
    [RC] Mercedes [Maria), mother of Jesus Christ
    [RC] Rupert/Ruprecht/Hroudperht, 1st bishop of Salzburg
    [RC] Rusticus, bishop of Clermont



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