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home : extras : e-extras October 27, 2020

9/23/2020 1:25:00 PM
Today In History - September 23

Reprinted By Permission
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Today in History in 63 BC Augustus Caesar, Roman Emperor, was born; in 1845 the first baseball team, the New York Knickerbockers were organized; and in 1942 the 'Manhattan Project' commenced, under the direction of U.S. General Leslie Groves: its aim - to deliver an atomic bomb.

Our On This Day in history archives contains over 200,000 events, birthdays and deaths from 6,000 years of history. Here is a roundup of a few of them:

Historical Events

  • 1561 - King Philip II of Spain forbids Spanish settlements in Florida
  • 1780 - British Major John Andre reveals Benedict Arnold's plot to betray West Point
  • 1806 - Lewis & Clark return to St Louis from Pacific Northwest
  • 1845 - 1st baseball team, NY Knickerbockers organize, adopt rule code
  • 1862 - Lincoln's Emancipation is published in Northern Newspapers
  • 1863 - Confederate siege of Chattanooga begins
  • 1912 - Mack Sennet presents 1st Keystone Cops film (Cohen Collects a Debt)
  • 1942 - The 'Manhattan Project' commences, under the direction of US General Leslie Groves: its aim - to deliver an atomic bomb.
  • 1949 - US President Harry Truman announces evidence of USSR's 1st nuclear device detonation
  • 1957 - "That'll Be Day" by Buddy Holly & Crickets reaches #1
  • 1961 - 1st movie to become a TV series-How to Marry a Millionaire
  • 1969 - 1st broadcast of "Marcus Welby MD" on ABC-TV
  • 1969 - Northern Star and Illinois University newspaper start rumors that Paul McCartney is dead
  • 1969 - "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid" directed by George Roy Hill and starring Paul Newman and Robert Redford premieres
  • 2002 - The first public version of the web browser Mozilla Firefox ("Phoenix 0.1") is released.
  • 2009 - "Modern Family" premieres on ABC, starring Ed 'Neill and Sofia Vergara


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Famous Birthdays

  • 480 BC - Euripides, Salamís, Greek playwright (Medea), (d. 406 BC)
  • 63 BC - Augustus Caesar, Roman Emperor (d. 14)
  • 1745 - John Sevier, Tennessee, indian fighter (Gov/Rep-Tn)
  • 1838 - Victoria Woodhull, in Ohio US, feminist/reformer - first woman to be nominated for US presidency
  • 1869 - Mary Mallon, Cookstown County Tyrone, Irish-American patient best known as 'Typhoid Mary' and the first person in the United States known to be immune to typhoid, as a carrier of the disease she infected at least 51 people in the New York City area
  • 1897 - Walter Pidgeon, New Brunswick Can, actor (Mrs Miniver, Madame Curie)
  • 1910 - Elliot Roosevelt, son of FDR/writer (Murder in the Oval Office)
  • 1920 - Mickey Rooney, American actor, (d. 2014)
  • 1926 - John Coltrane, jazz saxophonist (Round Midnight)
  • 1930 - Ray Charles [Robinson], Albany Ga, singer/pianist (Georgia), (Georgia on My Mind, Mess Around) (d. 2004)
  • 1943 - Julio Iglesias, Spain, singer (Of All the Girls I Loved Before)
  • 1947 - Mary Kay Place, actress/country singer (Mary Hartman!), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • 1949 - Bruce Springsteen, [Boss], Asbury NJ, rock musician (Born in the USA)
  • 1954 - Charlie Barnett, American actor (d. 1996)
  • 1959 - Jason Alexander, [Greenspan], Newark NJ, actor (George-Seinfeld)

Famous Weddings

  • 1666 - Princess Maria of Orange-Nassau marries Mauritius earl of Simmeren
  • 1862 - Russian novelist and author of "War and Peace" Leo Tolstoy (34) marries Sophia Andreevna Behrs (18) daughter of a physician
  • 1933 - Ganster Sam Giancana (25) weds Angeline De Tolve
  • 1989 - Tennis Ace Zina Garrison (25) weds businessman Willard Jackson (25) at the Windsor Village United Methodist Church in Houston
  • 1996 - Actor-comedian Jim Carrey (35) weds "Dumb and Dumber" actress Lauren Holly (33) in Malibu
  • 1996 - Oscar-nominated actor of "The Buddy Holly Story" Gary Busey (52) weds former stuntwoman from Dallas Tiani Warden (29) at Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center in Dallas
  • 2012 - Actor Antonio Sabato Jr. (40) weds singer-songwriter Cheryl Moana Marie at a private Anini Beach estate on the island of Kauai

Famous Divorces

  • 1915 - Film producer Samuel Goldwyn (33) divorces first wife Blanche Lasky after 5 years of marriage
  • 2011 - Actress Lisa Linde (39) divorces "Xmen" actor James Marsden (38) due to irreconcilable differences after 11 years of marriage

Famous Deaths

  • 1939 - Sigmund Freud, Austrian neurologist and creator of psychoanalysis, dies at 83
  • 1973 - Pablo Neruda, [N R R Basoalto], poet (100 Love Sonnets), dies at 69
  • 1987 - Bob Fosse, choreographer (All the Jazz), dies at 62
  • 1987 - O B McClinton, US country singer (Man needs a woman), dies at 47
  • 1998 - Mary Frann, American actress (b. 1943)

 

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