Today in History for September 1975

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Historical Events

Events 1 - 65 of 65

1st - All political parties forbidden in Bangladesh
1st - Gunsmoke goes off the the air
1st - Jerry Lewis' 10th Muscular Dystrophy telethon
1st - KOL-AM in Seattle Wash changes call letters to KMPS
1st - NY Met Tom Seaver is 1st to strike out 200 in 8 consecutive seasons
1st - NYC transit fare rises from 35 cents to 50 cents
1st - 5 Protestant civilians are killed and 7 were wounded in a Provisional Irish Republican Army gun attack on Tullyvallen Orange Hall near Newtownhamilton, County Armagh
1st - US stripper well oil prices decontrolled
3rd - Chartered Boeing 707 crashes in Atlas Mts of Morocco, 188 die
3rd - Steve Garvey begins his NL record 1,207 consecutive game streak
4th - The Sinai Interim Agreement relating to the Arab-Israeli conflict is signed.
5th - First Assassination attempt on US President Gerald Ford by Lynette Fromme in Sacramento
5th - Portugal premier Goncalvez resigns
5th - Wings release "Letting Go"
6th - 6.8 quake along Anatolian Fault kills over 2,000 in Lice, Turkey
38th US President Gerald Ford38th US President Gerald Ford 6th - Tawny Elaine Godin (NY), 18, crowned 48th Miss America 1976
6th - Czech tennis star Martina Navratilova asks for US political asylum in New York City during the US Open
6th - US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
6th - 95th Women's U.S. Open: Chris Evert beats Evonne Goolagong Cawley (5-7, 6-4, 6-2)
7th - Carol Mann wins LPGA Dallas Civitan Golf Open
7th - Cincinnati Reds, win earliest NL division title
7th - Last day of 1st-class cricket for Hanif Mohammad
7th - 95th Men's U.S. Open: Manuel Orantes beats #1 seed Jimmy Connors (6-4, 6-3, 6-4)
8th - Boston begins court-ordered bussing of public schools
8th - Guinee-Bissau declares independence from Portugal
9th - Viking 2 Mars probe launch
NHL Legend Darryl SittlerNHL Legend Darryl Sittler 10th - Darryl Sittler is named captain of the Toronto Maple Leafs
10th - Rock band KISS release their 1st live album "Alive"
13th - -27] Hurricane Eloise, kills 71 in Caribbean & US
14th - Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Southgate Golf Open
14th - Mother Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton canonized as 1st US-born saint by Pope Paul VI
14th - Rembrandts "Nightwatch" slashed & damaged in Amsterdam
14th - Robin Yount breaks Mel Ott's record, playing in 242 games as a teen
15th - 1st College Football Holy War: Notre Dame beats Boston College 17-3 in Foxborough
15th - Mike Vail extends hitting streak ton rookie-record 23 straight game
15th - The French département of Corse (the entire island of Corsica) is divided into two: Haute-Corse and Corse-du-Sud.
1st American-born Saint Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton1st American-born Saint Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton 16th - Papua New Guinea gains independence from Australia (National Day)
16th - Pirates beat Cubs 22-0, Rennie Stennett is 3rd to go 7 for 7
16th - Rennie Stennett is 2nd to hit 7-for-7 in a 9-inning game
16th - The first prototype of the MiG-31 interceptor makes its maiden flight.
17th - Rollout of 1st space shuttle orbiter Enterprise (OV-101)
18th - Heiress-turned-bank robber Patricia Campbell Hearst captured by FBI in SF
19th - Indonesia sends troops to Portuguese East Timor
20th - 21st Ryder Cup: US, 21-11 at Laurel Valley Golf Club (Ligonier, Pennsylvania, US)
20th - David Bowie's "Fame," single goes #1 for 2 weeks
20th - Gary Sentman draws a record 176 lb longbow to a maximum 28½" draw
21st - Jo Ann Washam wins LPGA Portland Ladies Golf Classic
22nd - World Football League folds
22nd - 2nd assassination attempt on US President Gerald Ford by Sara Jane Moore fails in San Francisco
24th - OPEC announces a 15% increase in government per barrel revenues
25th - Jackie Wilson, suffers heart attack & lapse into a 9 yr terminal coma
26th - Phillies & NY Mets play a doubleheader that ends at 3:15 AM
27th - Government De Uyl recalls Dutch ambassador from Spain
28th - 5th NYC Women's Marathon won by Kim Merritt in 2:46:14
28th - 6th NYC Marathon won by Tom Fleming in 2:19:27
28th - Bill authorizes admission of women to military academies
28th - Oakland A's Vida Blue, Glenn Abbott, Paul Linblad & Rollie Fingers, no-hits California Angels 5-0
28th - The Spaghetti House siege, in which nine people were taken as hostages, takes place in London.
29th - "Three For Money" debuts on NBC-TV
29th - Jackie Wilson, slips into an irreversible coma; he dies in 1984
29th - USSR performs underground nuclear test
29th - WGPR-TV Detroit, 1st Black-owned station in US, began broadcasting
29th - Sharon Dahlonega Raiford Bush becomes American television's first African-American weathercaster.
30th - 5 drown in flash flood of sewer & water tunnel (Niagara Falls NY)
30th - The Hughes (later McDonnell-Douglas, now Boeing) AH-64 Apache makes its first flight.

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 64 of 64

1st - Scott Speedman, English-born actor
1st - Omar Rodriguez-Lopez, Puerto Rican guitarist
1st - Cuttino Mobley, American basketball player
3rd - Ava Lovell, Miss Universe-Belize (1996)
3rd - Christobal Huet, hockey goalie (Team France 1998)
4th - Nikolaos Lyberopoulos, Greek footballer
5th - Rod Barajas, American baseball player
5th - George Boateng, Dutch footballer
5th - Matt Geyer, Australian rugby league footballer
5th - Jamie Spaniolo, American horrorcore rapper
6th - Derrek Lee, American baseball player
7th - Norifumi Abe, Japanese motorcycle road racer (d. 2007)
7th - Harold Wallace, Costa Rican footballer
8th - Elena Likhovtseva, Alma-Ata Kazakhstan, tennis star
8th - John Thomas, NBA forward (Boston Celtics)
8th - Richard Hughes, English musician (Keane)
8th - Larenz Tate, American Actor
8th - Lee Eul-Yong, South Korean footballer
9th - Michael Bublé, Canadian singer and actor
10th - Temple Taggart, Miss USA-Utah (1997, top 6)
10th - Jonathan Hoenig, American investment advisor
Sports Anchor Dan O'TooleSports Anchor Dan O'Toole (10th) 10th - Dan O'Toole, Peterborough Ontario, Canadian sports anchor (TSN, Fox Sports 1)
11th - Juliette Spier, Miss North Dakota USA (1996)
11th - Tiffany Parks, Miss Arkansas USA (1996)
11th - Juan Cobián, former Argentine footballer
11th - Mark Klepaski, American musician
12th - Tom Carroll, actor (J T Adams-Swan's Crossing)
13th - Patricia Spehar, Miss France Universe (1997)
13th - Sean McClain, Dayton Ohio, fencer-foil (Olympics-96)
13th - Joe Don Rooney, American musician (Rascal Flatts)
13th - Akihiro Asai, Japanese racing driver
15th - Tom Dolan, US, 400m freestyle/200m/400m medley swimmer (Oly-gold-96)
15th - Tsutsumi Otomo, hockey forward (Team Japan 1998)
16th - Kip Harkrider, Carthage TX, baseball infielder (Olympics-bronze-96)
17th - Jimmie Johnson, American race car driver
17th - Austin St. John, American actor
17th - Constantine Maroulis, American singer
18th - Kanstantsin Lukashyk, Belarusian pistol shooter
18th - Jason Sudeikis, American actor and comedian
18th - "Habacuc" Guillermo Vargas, Costa Rican artist
20th - Asia Argento, Italian actress
20th - Juan Pablo Montoya, Colombian race car driver
21st - Doug Davis, American baseball player
22nd - Ethan Moreau, Canadian ice hockey player
22nd - Svilen Noev, Bulgarian singer-songwriter
23rd - Vitaliy Yeremeyev, hockey goalie (Team Kazkhstan 1998)
23rd - Jaime Bergman, American model and actress
23rd - Layzie Bone, American rapper (Bone Thugs-N-Harmony)
23rd - Chris Hawkins, British radio personality
24th - Kyle Turley, former National Football League offensive lineman
25th - Declan Donnelly, English television presenter (Ant and Dec)
25th - Matt Hasselbeck, American football player
25th - Daniel Hyde, British actor
26th - Emma Härdelin, Swedish singer (Garmarna and Triakel)
26th - Jake Paltrow, American film director, brother of Gwyneth Paltrow
27th - Ed Gray, NBA guard (Atlanta Hawks)
27th - Tajama Abraham, WNBA center (Sacramento Monarchs)
28th - Karan Ashley Jackson, Odessa Tx, actress (Aisha-Mighty Power Rangers)
28th - Mandy Barnett, country singer (Maybe, Rainy Days)
28th - Lenny Krayzelburg, American swimmer
29th - Heather Pease, Monterey California, synchronized swimmer (Olympics-gold-96)
29th - Albert Celades, Spanish football player
30th - Marion Cotillard, French actress
30th - Carlos Guillén, Venezuelan baseball player

Famous Weddings

Weddings 1 - 2 of 2

Sports Broadcasting Pioneer and President of ABC Sports Roone ArledgeSports Broadcasting Pioneer and President of ABC Sports Roone Arledge (1st) 1st - Broadcasting pioneer Roone Arledge (44) weds Ann Fowler
13th - Novelist Danielle Steel (28) weds Danny Zugelder in the prison canteen

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 23 of 23

4th - Walter Tetley, cartoon voice (Sherman-Bullwinkle Show), dies at 60
5th - Georg Ots, Estonian singer (b. 1920)
6th - Rien van Nunen, Dutch actor (Spuit Elf), dies at 62
8th - John Mylong, actor (Robot Monster), dies at 82
9th - Ethel Griffies, actress (Billy Liar, Birds), dies at 97
9th - John McGiver, actor (Patty Duke Show, Jimmy Stewart Show), dies at 61
9th - Minta Durfee, actress (Keystone Comedies, Mickey), dies at 85
14th - Walter Herbert, German conductor and impresario (b. 1902)
16th - Irene Hayes, Ziegfeld girl and businesswoman (b. 1896)
18th - Pamela Brown, actress (Cleopatra, Beckett, Night Digger), dies at 58
20th - Saint-John Perse, French diplomat/poet (Nobel 1960), dies at 78
22nd - Franz Salmhofer, composer, dies at 75
22nd - Patricia Doyle, actress (Wuthering Heights), dies at 60
23rd - Ian Hunter, actor/writer (Rockets Galore, Ziegfield Girl), dies at 75
24th - Clive Morton, actor (Goodbye Mr Chips, Moonraker), dies at 71
24th - Ian Hunter, actor (Sir Richard-Robin Hood), dies at 75
24th - Earle Cabell, Texas politician (b. 1906)
25th - Bob Considine, newscaster (Tonight! America After Dark), dies at 68
27th - Mark Frechette, actor (Zabriskie Point, Uomini Contro), dies at 27
27th - Jack Lang, Australian politician (b. 1876)
28th - Agnes Windeck, dies
28th - Sidney Fields, comedian (Abbott & Costello), dies at 77
29th - Casey Stengel, NY Yankee manager (1949-60), dies in Glendale at 85

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