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 This day in History - September 1
435 Historic Events for September 1
1937

Al Geiberger, Red Bluff CA, PGA golfer (1962 Ontario Open)

Birth
1938

Art Agnos, US, politician(?)

Birth
1938

George Maharis, Astoria NY, actor (Buz-Route 66, Most Deadly Game)

Birth
1938

Mussolini cancels civil rights of Italian Jews

Event
1938

Alan Dershowitz, NYC, attorney (Claus Von Bulow, OJ Simpson)

Birth
1939

Hitler orders extermination of mentally ill

Event
1939

Last day of 1st-class cricket in England for 6 years

Event
1939

Lily Tomlin, Detroit, comedienne/actress (9 to 5, Laugh-in, All of Me)

Birth
1939

Katie Webster, [Swamp-Boogie Queen]/US RandB pianist/singer

Birth
1939

Heinrich Messner, Austria, downhill skier (Olympic-bronze-1972)

Birth
1939

Switzerland proclaims neutrality

Event
1939

WW II starts, Germany invades Poland, takes Danzig

Event
1939

Physical Review publishes 1st paper to deal with "black holes"

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1940

Gen George Marshall sworn in as chief of staff of US army

Event
1941

Jews living in Germany are required to wear a yellow Jewish star

Event
1941

Benjamin Dwight, US tennis championship umpire, dies

Death
1941

Sid Pye, drummer

Birth
1942

C[arolyn] J[anice] Cherry, US, sci-fi author (Hugo, Faded Sun Trilogy)

Birth
1942

German troops land on Taman peninsula

Event
1942

Fed judge upholds detention of Japanese-Americans

Event
1943

Pat Connolly-Daniels-Winslow-Banks, US pentathlete (Olympics-7th-1968)

Birth
1944

Archie Bell, US singer (and the Drells-Tighten up)

Birth
1944

Don Stroud, Honolulu Hawaii, actor (Coogan's Bluff, Buddy Holly Story)

Birth
1944

King George VI promotes Montgomery to field marshal

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1944

Bulgaria govt of Bagrjanow, resigns

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