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 This day in History - September 1
435 Historic Events for September 1
1971

Qatar declares independence from Britain

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1971

Rolling Stones sue manager Allen Klein

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1971

Gabe Wilkins, NFL defensive end (GB Packers-Super Bowl 31)

Birth
1971

John Newcombe is 1st top-seed man to lose in 1st round of US Open

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1972

Louise Dobson, Shepparton Aust, field hockey fullback (Olympics-96)

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1972

Bobby Fischer (US) defeats Boris Spassky (USSR) for world chess title

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1972

Egypt and Libya form federation

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1972

May Aufderheide, composer, dies at 84

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1972

Matt O'Dwyer, NFL guard (NY Jets)

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1972

Eiman Thakeb, Miss Egypt Universe (1997)

Birth
1972

Josh Davis, US, 800m freestyle swimmer (Olympics-gold-96)

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1973

Gillian Boxx, Fontana CA, softball catcher (Olympics-gold-96)

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1973

Trent Bray, NZ, 100m/200m swimmer (Olympics-96)

Birth
1973

74-year-old Hafnia Hotel burns, killing 35 (Copenhagen, Denmark)

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1973

George Foreman KOs Jose "King" Roman in 1 for heavyweight boxing title

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1974

Train accident at Zagreb Yugoslavia, 121 killed

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1974

Jane Blalock/Sue Roberts wins LPGA Southgate Ladies Golf Open

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1974

Dutch law against pirate radio goes into effect

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1975

NYC transit fare rises from 35› to 50›

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1975

NY Met Tom Seaver is 1st to strike out 200 in 8 consecutive seasons

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1975

KOL-AM in Seattle Wash changes call letters to KMPS

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1975

Jerry Lewis' 10th Muscular Dystrophy telethon

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1975

Gunsmoke resigns the air

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1975

All political parties forbidden in Bangladesh

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1976

Wayne L Hays, (Rep-D-Oh), resigns (scandal with Elizabeth Ray)

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