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Sunday, September 23, 2018.



Birthdays


63 Octavian (Augustus C‘sar), 1st Roman emperor
63 Octavian (Augustus C‘sar), 1st Roman emperor
484 Euripides, ancient Greek playwright (Trojan Women) (or 480 BC)
484 Euripides, ancient Greek playwright (Trojan Women) (or 480 BC)
1555 Louise de Coligny, French 4th wife of Willem of Orange
1591 Michael Lohr, composer
1596 Joan Blaeu, cartographer/publisher
1605 Daniel von Czepko, German poet
1641 Adrian "Aart" van Wijck, theologist (against jansenisme)
1642 Giovanni Maria Bononcini, composer
1684 Johann Theodor Romhild, composer
1703 Jean-Marie Leclair, composer
1712 Ferdinand VI, the wise, King of Spain (1746-59)
1713 Ferdinand VI, king of Spain (1746-59)
1713 Ferdinand VI, king of Spain (1746-59)
1745 John Sevier, Tennessee, indian fighter (Gov/Rep-Tn)
1768 W. Wallace --1843
1768 W. Wallace --1843
1768 W. Wallace --1843
1768 W. Wallace --1843
1768 William Wallace, Scottish mathematician (Rights of Wallace)
1768 W. Wallace --1843
1782 Jacques-Fereol Mazas, composer
1791 Johann F Encke, German astronomer (Encke Comet)
1791 Karl T K”rner, German poet (Zriny, Leyer und Schwerdt)
1800 William H McGuffey, educator (McGuffey Readers)
1800 William H McGuffey, educator (McGuffey Readers)
1800 William H McGuffey, educator (McGuffey Readers)
1804 David Van de Kellen, coin engraver
1805 Matthew Adams Stickney, Rowley Mass, numismatist
1816 Elihu Benjamin Washburne, MC (Union), died in 1887
1816 Julius White, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1890
1817 Leon Charles Fran‡ois Kreutzer, composer
1820 Thomas Kilby Smith, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
1838 Martin Woodhull Victoria Chaflin, US, feminist/reformer (Woodhull)
1838 Victoria Chaflin Woodhull, Ohio, feminist/reformer/free love
1842 Karl Munzinger, composer
1849 Mikhail Mikhaylovich Ivanov, composer
1852 William Stewart Halsted, established 1st surgical school in US
1852 William Stewart Halsted, established 1st US surgical school
1852 William Stewart Halsted, established 1st surgical school in US
1853 Marcel Planiol, French private law scholar
1854 Cornelis W Lely, Dutch engineer/gov of Suriname (1902-05)
1856 William Archer, Scotland, writer (Green Goddess)
1861 Edmond H H Allenby, English fieldmarshal/high director (Egypt)
1863 Alexandre EJ Yersin, Swiss/French bacteriologist (bacteria plague)
1863 Mary Church Terrell, civil rights activist
1865 Marie-Cl‚mentine"Suzanne" Valadon, French acrobat/model
1866 Edouard Combe, composer
1869 Edgar Lee Masters, poet/novelist (Spoon River Anthology) [or Aug 23]
1870 John Lomax, Miss, folk song collector/ethnomusicologist
1871 Frantisek Kupka, Czech writer
1880 John Boyd Orr, nutritionist, UN's FAO (Nobel 1949)
1880 John Boyd Orr, nutritionist, UN's FAO (Nobel 1949)
1880 John Boyd Orr, nutritionist, UN's FAO (Nobel 1949)
1888 Gerhard Kittel, German anti-semitic theologist (Die Oden Salomons)
1889 Walter Lippmann, NYC, journalist/political writer (Men of Dystany)
1890 Arthur Walter Kramer, composer
1890 Friedrich von Paul, German gen-fieldmarshal (Netherlands)
1894 Kornelis H Miskotte, theologist (Edda & Thora)
1897 Paul Delvaux, Belgian painter (surrealist)
1897 Walter Pidgeon, New Brunswick Can, actor (Mrs Miniver, Madame Curie)
1898 Walter Pidgeon, actor (Madame Curie, Forbidden Planet)
1898 Walter Pidgeon, actor (Madame Curie, Forbidden Planet)
1899 Louise Nevelson, sculptor
1899 Marcel Dalio, [Israel Blauschild], Paris France, actor (China Gate)
1899 William Levi Dawson, composer
1900 Louise Nevelson, US, sculptor (Sky Cathedral)
1901 Adrian Pitlo, lawyer
1901 Jaroslav Seifert, Czech poet (Nobel 1984)
1904 Meyer Schapiro, art historian
1904 Wallace "Scotty" Scott, rock vocalist (Whispers)
1905 Jeno Kenessey, composer
1906 Willard F McMurry, musician
1907 Jarmila Novotna, soprano (Met Opera)/pres of Czechoslovakia (1957-68)
1909 Marianne Straub, weaver
1910 Elliot Roosevelt, son of FDR/writer (Murder in the Oval Office)
1910 Soulima Stravinsky, Lausanne Switz, Russian pianist (Igor's son)
1913 Alexey Davidovich Machavariani, composer
1914 Norman Cazden, composer
1915 Finn Arnestad, composer
1915 Ian Dawson-Shepherd, campaigner
1917 Imry Nemeth, Hungary, hammer thrower (Olympic-gold-1948)
1920 Mickey Rooney, actor
1920 Alexander Arutiunian, composer
1920 Gerard W Taylor, South African/British surgeon
1920 Jiri Jaroch, composer
1920 Mickey Rooney, actor
1922 Philip Owen Arnould Sherrard, scholar theologian poet/translator
1925 Barry Linehan, actor (Bullseye, Dark Places, Witchcraft)
1926 John Coltrane, saxophonist
1926 John Coltrane, jazz saxophonist (Round Midnight)
1926 John Coltrane, saxophonist
1928 Robert Helps, composer
1929 Wally Whyton, musician/broadcaster
1930 Ray Charles
1930 Colin Blakely, Bangor N Ireland, actor (Shattered, Equus, King Lear)
1930 Pyotr Ivanovich Kolodin, cosmonaut (Soyuyz 7, 10, 11 backup)
1930 Ray Charles, Albany Ga, singer/pianist (Georgia)
1930 Ray Charles
1931 Ruud van den Hende, sports reporter
1934 Per Olov Enquist, Swedish writer (Hour of the Lynx)
1935 Pierre Marietan, composer
1936 Sylvain Saudan, skiier (60ř descent)
1938 Clifford Ann Creed, LPGA golfer
1938 Romy Schneider, Vienna Austria, actress (Bloodline, Death Watch)
1939 Roy Buchanan, Ozark Ark, rocker
1940 Tim Rose, rocker
1943 Julio Iglesias
1943 Julio Iglesias
1943 Julio Iglesias
1943 Julio Iglesias
1943 Julio Iglesias
1943 Bob Clement, (Rep-D-Tennessee)
1943 Julio Iglesias, Spain, singer (Of All the Girls I Loved Before)
1943 Walter Scott, rock vocalist (Whispers)
1944 Loren J Shriver, Iowa, Col USAF/astronaut (STS 51-C, STS 31, STS 46)
1945 Paul Petersen
1945 Paul Petersen
1945 Paul Petersen
1945 Paul Petersen
1945 Paul Petersen
1945 Paul Petersen, Glendale Calif, actor (Jeff Stone-Donna Reed Show)
1945 Ronald Bushy, Washington DC, rock drummer (Iron Butterfly)
1947 Mary Kay Place
1947 Mary Kay Place
1947 Mary Kay Place
1947 Mary Kay Place
1947 Mary Kay Place
1947 Don Grolnick, jazz musician
1947 Mary Kay Place, Tulsa Okla, actress/country singer (Mary Hartman!)
1948 Rob van Koningsbruggen, sculptor
1949 Bruce Springsteen
1949 Bruce Springsteen
1949 Bruce Springsteen
1949 Bruce Springsteen
1949 Bruce Springsteen
1949 Bruce Springsteen, [Boss], Asbury NJ, rock musician (Born in the USA)
1951 Ron Klink, (Rep-D-Pennsylvania)
1955 Patti Weaver, WV, actress (Days of our Life, Gina-Young & Restless)
1956 June Forester, Chattanooga Tn, country singer (Forester Sister-Men)
1956 Lili Carati, Varese Italy, Miss Italy (1975)/actress (Alcove)
1956 Maren Jensen, Arcadia Calif, actress (Athena-Battlestar Galactica)
1957 Sylvie Garant, Montmagny Quebec, playmate (Nov, 1979)
1957 Tony Fossas, Cuba, pitcher (St Louis Cardinals)
1958 Larry Hogan Mize, Augusta GA, PGA golfer (1987 Masters)
1959 Jason Alexander
1959 Jason Alexander
1959 Jason Alexander
1959 Jason Alexander
1959 Jason Alexander
1959 Heather Drew, St Louis MO, LPGA golfer (1987 Henredon Classic-5th)
1959 Jason Alexander, [Greenspan], Newark NJ, actor (George-Seinfeld)
1960 John Rocca, English funk singer (Southern Freeze)
1961 Elizabeth Pe¤a, Havana Cuba, actress (La Bamba, Jacob's Ladder)
1961 Phyllis Hines, Nashville TN, cyclist (Olympics-96)
1961 William C McCool, San Diego Calif, Lt Cmdr USN/astronaut
1962 Jack Warren Pierce, Cherry Hill NJ, hurdler
1963 Gabriele Reinsch, German DR, discus thrower (world record 1988)
1964 Diane Dixon, Bkln NY, 4x400m runner (Olympic-silver-1988)
1964 Leon Meijs, soccer player (Willem II)
1965 Ian Leggatt, Cambridge Ont, Canadian Tour golfer (1990 Canadian Tour)
1965 Mark Woodforde, Adelaide Australia, tennis star (1993 Wimbledon mixed)
1966 Doug Widell, NFL guard (Detroit Lions)
1966 Pete Harnisch, Commack NY, pitcher (NY Mets)
1967 Harry Connick Jr, New Orleans Louisiana, singer (We Are in Love)
1969 Jeff Cirillo, Pasadena CA, infielder (Milwaukee Brewers)
1970 Brian Wells, Carmel Calif, pairs skater (& Lyons-1995 Midwest champ)
1971 Eric Montross, NBA center (Detroit Pistons)
1971 Marcel Boudesteyn, soccer player (Excelsior/FC Groningen)
1971 Osamu Nishimura, wrestler (NJPW)
1971 Taunya Harris, Miss USA-New Mexico (1997)
1971 Willie Greene, Milledgville GA, infielder (Cin Reds)
1973 Grant McDonald, Australian baseball outfielder (Olympics-1996)
1973 Michelle Tolson, Manchester NH, Miss America-NH (1997)
1974 Doris Glenn Easterly, Richmond Va, diver (Olympics-96)
1975 Vitaliy Yeremeyev, hockey goalie (Team Kazkhstan 1998)
1979 Red, LA Calif, rapper (Another Bad Creation)

Events


The first day of Fall.
The first day of Fall.
951 Otto I the Great becomes king of Italy
1122 Concord of Worms
1408 Battle of Oth‚e
1513 King Henry III & Emperor Maximilian conquer Doornik
1561 King Philip II of Spain forbids Spanish settlements in Florida
1642 Harvard College in Cambridge, Mass, 1st commencement
1666 Princess Maria of Orange-Nassau marries Mauritius earl of Simmeren
1719 Liechtenstein declares independence from German empire
1739 Russia & Turkey sign Peace of Belgrade
1746 Jacob Gilles appointed Dutch pension advisor
1779 Naval engagement between 'Bonhomme Richard' and 'HMS Serepis'.
1779 Naval engagement between 'Bonhomme Richard' and 'HMS Serepis'.
1779 John Paul Jones' "Bon Homme Richard" defeats HMS Serepis
1780 John Andre reveals Benedict Arnold's plot to betray West Point.
1780 John Andre reveals Benedict Arnold's plot to betray West Point.
1780 Brit Maj John Andr‚ reveals Benedict Arnold's plot to betray West Pt
1795 Conseil of the Cinq-Cents (Council of 500), forms in Paris
1803 Battle of Assaye-British-Indian forces beat Maratha Army
1806 Lewis & Clark return to St Louis from Pacific Northwest
1830 Dutch troops occupy Brussels
1835 HMS Beagle sails to Charles Island in Galapagos archipelago
1845 1st baseball team, NY Knickerbockers organize, adopt rule code
1845 Hunger strike in Hague
1846 Johann Galle & Heinrich d'Arrest find Neptune
1846 Johann Galle & Heinrich d'Arrest find Neptune
1846 Johann Gottfried Galle & Heinrich d'Arrest find Neptune
1857 Russian warship Leffort disappears in Finland Gulf in storm; 826 die
1862 Lincoln's Emancipation is published in Northern Newspapers
1863 Confederate siege of Chattanooga begins
1864 Battle of Athens VA
1868 Grito de Lares proclaims Puerto Rico's independence (crushed by Spain)
1873 Tom Allen beats Mike McCale for Heavyweight Boxing title
1876 Ottawa Rough Riders play their 1st game
1877 Hurricane strikes Cura‡ao & Bonaire kills 200
1879 Baldwin steam motors tram 1st tried in Sydney Australia
1879 Richard Rhodes invented a hearing aid called the Audiophone
1880 Jules Ferry forms French govt
1890 Ed Cartwright bats in 7 RBIs in 1 inning
1895 French labor union CGT (Conf‚d‚ration G‚n‚rale du Travail) forms
1897 1st frontier days rodeo celebration (Cheyene Wyoming)
1904 Francis Younghusbands leaves Lhasa Tibet
1905 Mbunga-siege of Fort Mahenge German East-Africa broken
1907 Proclamation sets fineness & weight of silver & bronze coins of Canada
1908 Giant Fred (Bonehead) Merkle fails to touch 2nd, causes 3rd out in 9th & disallows winning run (game ends tied, Cubs win replay & pennant)
1908 University of Alberta opens
1911 Earl Ovington becomes 1st air mail pilot
1912 First Mack Sennett "Keystone Comedy" movie is released.
1912 First Mack Sennett "Keystone Comedy" movie is released.
1912 1st Mack Sennett "Keystone Comedy" movie released
1912 Mark Sennet presents 1st Keystone Cops film (Cohen Collects a Debt)
1913 Roland Garros is 1st to fly over Mediterranean Sea
1913 Serbian troops march into Albania
1914 Reds drop their 19th straight game, then beat Boston Braves
1920 Alexander Millerand elected president of France
1922 B Brechts "Drum in the Night," premieres in Germany
1923 80,000 demonstrate in Amsterdam against Fleet law
1925 George Kaufman's "Butter & Egg Man," premieres in NYC
1925 Washington shortstop Roger Peckinpaugh is named AL MVP
1926 Gene Tunney beats Jack Dempsey in 10 for heavyweight boxing title
1932 Kingdom of Saudi Arabia formed, (National Day)
1932 Kingdom of Saudi Arabia formed, (National Day)
1932 Kingdom of Hejaz & Nejd merge into Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
1933 Yanks commit 7 errors in 1 game but beat Boston 16-12
1936 Giants Carl Hubbell notches his 16th en route to 24 consecutive wins
1937 Yankees lose 9-5 but clinch pennant when Red Sox beat Detroit
1938 British premier Neville Chamberlain flies to Munich
1938 Time capsule, to be opened in 6939, buried at World's Fair in NYC (capsule contained a woman's hat, man's pipe & 1,100' of microfilm)
1939 Cookie Lavagetto goes 6 for 6-Dodgers get 27 hits & beat Phillies 22-4
1940 -27] French/British assault on French fleet in Dakar, flees
1940 Dutch nazi collaborator Mussert's 1st meeting with Hitler
1941 General de Gaulle forms govt in exile in London
1941 German air raid on Russ naval base Kronstadt (battleship Marat sinks)
1942 Auschwitz begins experimental gassing executions
1942 Russian counter offensive at Stalingrad
1942 Transport nr 36 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany
1948 Braves clinch NL pennant
1949 Indian owner Bill Veeck holds funeral services to bury 1948 pennant
1949 Truman announces evidence of USSR's 1st nuclear device detonation
1950 Patty Berg wins LPGA Sunset Hills Golf Open
1950 Phila A's Joe Astroth is 4th to get 6 RBIs in an inning (6th)
1950 US Mustangs accidentally bombs British on Hill 282 Korea, 17 killed
1952 Richard Nixon makes his "Checker's" speech
1952 First closed circuit pay-TV telecast of a sports event.
1952 Richard Nixon makes his "Checker's" speech
1952 First closed circuit pay-TV telecast of a sports event.
1952 1st closed circuit pay-TV telecast of a sports event
1952 Dodgers clinch NL pennant
1952 Richard Nixon makes his "Checker's" speech
1952 Rocky Marciano KOs Jersey Joe Walcott in 13 for hw boxing title
1953 KHQA TV channel 7 in Hannibal-Quincy, MO (CBS) begins broadcasting
1955 Pakistan signs Pact of Baghdad
1955 Yanks clinch pennant by beating Red Sox, 3-2
1957 "That'll Be Day" by Buddy Holly & Crickets reaches #1
1957 Milwaukee Braves clinch NL pennant by beating Cards 4-2
1957 WTIC TV channel 61 in Hartford, CT (CBS/FOX) begins broadcasting
1957 White mob forces 9 black students who had entered a Little Rock high school in Arkansas to withdraw
1958 Great Britain performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island
1958 Stravinsky's "Thieni," premieres in Veneti‰
1958 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1961 1st movie to become a TV series-How to Marry a Millionaire
1961 Ernie Banks ends 717 consecutive-games-played streak
1962 ABC's 1st color TV series-Jetsons
1962 LA Dodger Maury Wills steals record setting #97 on his way to 104
1962 Martin Walser's "Esche und Angora," premieres in Berlin
1962 Mary Lena Faulk wins LPGA Visalia Golf Open
1962 NY's Philharmonic Hall (since renamed Avery Fisher Hall) opens as 1st unit of Lincoln Center for Performing Arts
1963 Georgette Ciselet is 1st woman on Belgian Council of State
1963 WMEB TV channel 12 in Orono, ME (PBS) begins broadcasting
1964 "Fiddler on the Roof" with Zero Mostel premieres in NYC
1967 Greek Colonels regime frees ex-premier Georgios Papandreou
1967 Radio Malta stops testing
1968 WKAS TV channel 25 in Ashland, KY (PBS) begins broadcasting
1968 WKGB TV channel 53 in Bowling Green, KY (PBS) begins broadcasting
1968 WKLE TV channel 46 in Lexington, KY (PBS) begins broadcasting
1968 WKMA TV channel 35 in Madisonville, KY (PBS) begins broadcasting
1968 WKMR TV channel 38 in Morehead, KY (PBS) begins broadcasting
1968 WKON TV channel 52 in Owenton, KY (PBS) begins broadcasting
1968 WKSO TV channel 29 in Somerset, KY (PBS) begins broadcasting
1968 WKZT TV channel 23 in Elizabethtown, KY (PBS) begins broadcasting
1969 1st broadcast of "Marcus Welby MD" on ABC-TV
1969 Northern Star starts rumor that Paul McCartney is dead
1969 "Clues Hint at Beatle's Death," reported in Illinois Univ newspaper, sparking widespread rumours of Paul McCartney's death
1970 Abdul Razak bin Hussain becomes premier of Malaysia
1970 Gary Muhrcke wins 1st NY Marathon
1971 John Vermeers painting "The liefdesbrief" stolen
1972 Philippines President Ferdinand Marcos declares martial law
1972 President Marcos ends emergency crisis in Philippines
1973 Largest known prime, 2 ^ 132,049 - 1, is calculated.
1973 Largest known prime, 2 ^ 132,049 - 1, is calculated.
1973 Former Argentine President Juan Peron returns to power
1973 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Portland Ladies Golf Open
1973 Largest known prime, 2 ^ 132,049-1, is discovered
1974 "Gypsy" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 120 performances
1974 BBC Ceefax begins 1st teletext service
1976 Ford-Carter TV debate
1976 South Africa decides to allow multi-racial teams to represent them
1976 Soyuz 22 returns to Earth
1977 3rd test of Space Shuttle Enterprise
1977 Cheryl Ladd replaces Farrah Fawcett on Charlie's Angels
1978 100,000 cheering Egyptians welcome Sadat home from Camp David summit
1979 Jane Fonda & 200,000 attend anti-nuke rally in Battery Park, NYC
1979 Sandra Post wins LPGA ERA Real Estate Golf Classic
1979 Somali constitution approved by president
1979 St Louis legend Lou Brock steals 938th & final base of his career
1980 Big Thunder Mountain Railroad opens
1982 "Doll's Life" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 5 performances
1982 Amin Gemayel sworn in as president of Lebanon
1982 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1983 Argentina milt regime gives amnesty to military/political assassins
1983 Columbia moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating in preparation of STS-9
1983 Gerrie Coetzee KOs Michael Dokes in 10 for heavyweight boxing title
1983 Heavyweight Gerrie Coetzee KOs Michael Dokes in Ohio
1983 Phillies Steve Carlton is 16th to wins 300 game (beating Cards)
1984 36th Emmy Awards: Hill St Blue, Cheers, John Ritter & Tyne Daly
1984 Amy Alcott wins LPGA San Jose Golf Classic
1984 SF 49er Joe Montana misses his 1st start in 49 games
1984 Sparky Anderson is 1st manager to win 100 games in both leagues
1986 Astro Jim Deshaies strikes out 1st 8 Dodger of game (ends with 10)
1986 Congress selects the rose as US national flower
1988 Fiji's new constitution is proposed
1988 Jose Canseco is baseball's 1st to steal 40 bases & hit 40 HRs
1988 Rosa Mota wins 2nd female olympic marathon (2:25:39)
1989 Blue Jays bat out of order against Brewers in 6th inning
1990 Nancy Lopez wins MBS LPGA Golf Classic
1990 PBS begins an 11 hour miniseries on Civil War
1990 Saddam says he will destroy Israel
1991 NY Islanders Mike Bossy & Denis Potvin inducted into NHL Hall of Fame
1992 Bill Comrie purchases BC Lions from CFL
1992 Bradlees announces it will take over Alexander's dept stores in NYC
1992 Jackson Browne reportedly beats girlfriend Daryl Hannah
1992 Mud storm kills 30 in South France
1992 1st female to play in a NHL exhibition game (Manon Rheaume, goalie) for Tampa Bay Lightning - gives up 2 goals on 9 attempts in 1 period
1993 "Les Miserables," opens at Playhouse, Edinburgh
1993 Paul Chu group reports super conduction at -123řC (record high)
1994 Pinatubo volcano in Philippines erupts, kills at least 14
1996 Howard Stern radio show premieres in Wilkes-Barre PA (WZMT 97.9 FM)
1996 Howard Stern radio show premieres in West Palm Beach FL (WCLB 95.5 FM)
1997 Seattle Mariners break record for most HRs in a year (258)

That's All....

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