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 This day in History - September 1
435 Historic Events for September 1
1976

NASA launches space vehicle S-197

Event
1976

NJ Meadowlands racetrack opens

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1977

Ethel Waters, actress (Beulah)/singer (Stormy Weather), dies at 76

Death
1977

1st TRS-80 Model I computer sold

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1977

USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR

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1978

Olga de Haas, Dutch ballerina, dies at 33

Death
1978

Jacqueline Smith of Great Britain scores 10 straight dead center strikes on a 4" disk in World Parachute Championships in Yugoslavia

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1978

Last broadcast of "Columbo" on NBC TV

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1978

#4655 Marjoriika, #4814 Casacci, #5344 Ryabov, #6262 Javid and #8064

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1978

Indians' Sammy Stewart tosses 7 consecutive strikeouts (vs Balt)

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1979

Pioneer 11 makes 1st fly-by of Saturn, discovers new moon, rings

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1979

LA Court orders Clayton Moore to stop wearing Lone Ranger mask

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1979

Debbie Boone and Gabriel Ferrer wed in LA

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1979

Doris Kenyon, silent screen actress (Alexander Hamilton), dies at 81

Death
1980

Dutch embassy in Israel moves from Jerusalem to Tel Aviv

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1980

Jerry Lewis' 15th Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $31,103,787

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1980

Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Rail Charity Golf Classic

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1981

RKO radio network premieres America Overnight talk show

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1981

RKO radio network is 1st to offer 2 separate overnight services

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1981

Fiona Brothers sets women's propeller boat speed record (116.279 MPH)

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1981

Milt coup under general Kolingba in Cent Afr Rep, Pres Dacko flees

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1981

Bui Thanh Liem, Vietnam, cosmonaut, dies in Mig-21 crash at 32

Death
1981

Albert Speer, German NSDAP-architect/minister of Army at 76

Death
1981

Ann Harding, actress (When Ladies Meet, Devotion), dies

Death
1982

Clifford M Curzon, England, pianist, dies at 75

Death