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 This day in History - September 1
435 Historic Events for September 1
1953

101øF highest temperature ever recorded in Cleveland in Sept

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1953

Fokker begins building F-27 Fokker Friendship

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1953

Chuck Orton, US sysop, (Emerald BBS, Oregon)

Birth
1953

WNOK (now WLTX) TV channel 19 in Columbia, SC (CBS) 1st broadcast

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1953

WTCN (now KARE) TV channel 11 in Minneapolis-St Paul, MN (MET) begins

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1954

Hurricane Carol strikes Long Island/New England, kills 68

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1954

Gabor Ormai, viola Player

Birth
1954

Ted Kluszewski is 1st Cin Red to hit 40 HRs en route to 49

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1955

2 Egyptian fighters shot down over Israel

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1955

Bruce Foxton, rock guitarist (Jam)

Birth
1955

Philip Loeb, actor (Jake-Goldbergs), dies at 61

Death
1955

KARD (now KSNW) TV channel 3 in Wichita, KS (NBC) begins broadcasting

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1956

KELP (now KCOS) TV channel 13 in El Paso, TX (PBS) begins broadcasting

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1956

Indian state of Tripura becomes a territory

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1957

WAVY TV channel 10 in Portsmouth-Norfolk, VA (NBC) begins broadcasting

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1957

WHC (now WPXI) TV channel 11 in Pittsburgh, PA (NBC) 1st broadcast

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1957

WTLV TV channel 12 in Jacksonville, FL (ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting

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1957

Helen Haye, actress (Girl in the Taxi, Spy in Black), dies at 83

Death
1957

Gloria Estefan, [Fajardo], Havana, singer (Miami Sound Machine-Conga)

Birth
1957

Excursion train crashed into a ravine killing 175, injuring 400

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1958

St Louis Card Vinegar Bend Mizell walks a record 9 men in a shutout

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1958

Mickey Wright wins LPGA Opie Turner Golf Open

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1959

Keith Allen Clearwater, Long Beach CA, PGA golfer (1987 Colonial Natl)

Birth
1960

Robert Bolt's "Man For All Seasons," premieres in London

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1960

Mickey Wright wins LPGA Eastern Golf Open

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