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 This day in History - September 1
435 Historic Events for September 1
1914

34th US Mens Tennis: R Norris W III beats M E McLoughlin (63 86 10-8)

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1914

Lord Kitchener arrives in Paris

Event
1914

Martha, last known passenger pigeon, dies at Cincinnati Zoo

Death
1916

Sydney Dawson Bailey, pacifist/campaigner

Birth
1916

Bulgaria declares war on Romania

Event
1916

Keating-Owen Act (child labor banned from interstate commerce)

Event
1918

Baseball season ends due to WW I

Event
1918

Ty Cobb pitches 2 innings against Browns

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1918

US troops land in Vladivostok, Siberia, stay until 1920

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1919

Frank Wedekind's "Herakles," premieres in Munich

Event
1920

France creates Lebanon

Event
1920

New townhall of Rotterdam opens

Event
1920

Richard Farnsworth, LA Calif, actor (Misery, Havana, Sylvester)

Birth
1920

Hubert Lampo, Flemish writer/essayist (Coming of Joachim Stiller)

Birth
1921

Willem Frederik Hermans, Dutch writer (Mandarins on Sulfuric Acid)

Birth
1921

Nederlander Theater opens at 208 W 41 St NYC (Billy Rose, Trafalgar)

Event
1921

Matt Higgins Doran, composer

Birth
1922

Yvonne De Carlo, Vancouver BC, actress (10 Commandments, Munsters)

Birth
1922

Melvin R Laird, (Rep-R-Mich), US Secretary of Defense (1969-73)

Birth
1922

NYC law requires all "pool" rooms to change name to "billiards"

Event
1922

Vittorio Gassman, Genoa Italy, actor (War and Peace)

Birth
1923

18th Davis Cup: USA beats Australia in New York (4-1)

Event
1923

7.9 earthquake strikes Tokyo and Yokohama, kills 142,000

Event
1923

Rocky Marciano, heavyweight champion boxer (1952-56)

Birth
1923

Theo H Joekes, journalist/Dutch MP (VVD)

Birth