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 This day in History - September 1
435 Historic Events for September 1
1944

Leonard Slatkin, LA Calif, conductor (Concert Orch, Neth)

Birth
1945

Phillies Vince DiMaggio ties NL record with 4th grand slam of season

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1945

Japan surrenders ending WW II (US date, 9/2 in Japan)

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1945

Jacobus W G Balfoort, Dutch actor (Heimwee, Head On), dies at 57

Death
1946

1st US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Patty Berg

Event
1946

Greg Errico, US drummer (Sly and Family Stone-Stand!)

Birth
1946

Greece votes for monarchy

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1946

Gregg Errico, rocker (Sly and Family Stone)

Birth
1946

Barry Gibb, Manchester England, guitarist/singer (Bee Gees)

Birth
1946

Erich Sch‚Äěrer, Switzerland, 2 man bobsled (Olympic-gold-1980)

Birth
1947

NY Giants 183-185 HR of year breaks Yankee mark of 182 in 1936

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1948

Bradman scores 143 Aust v South of England, 17 fours 1 six

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1948

UN's World Health Organization forms

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1948

Communist form North China People's Republic

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1949

KMTV TV channel 3 in Omaha, NB (CBS/NBC) begins broadcasting

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1949

1st network detective series-Private Eyes-premieres

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1949

Viljo Heino runs world record 10k (29:27.2)

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1950

13 North Korean divisions open assault on UN lines

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1950

West Berlin granted a constitution

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1951

Timothy Zahn, US, sci-fi author (Hugo, Cobra Strike)

Birth
1951

Wolfgang Schulze, [Wols], German drawer/painter, dies at 38

Death
1951

PM Ben-Gurion orders establishment of Israeli secret service Mossad

Event
1951

US, Australia and New Zealand sign ANZUS treaty

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1952

Willem Drees forms new Dutch govt

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1952

Sutro Baths, SF purchased by George Whitney

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