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 This day in History - September 10
408 Historic Events for September 10
1972

WKAR TV channel 23 in East Lansing, MI (PBS) begins broadcasting

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1972

Mariano Bombarda, (Italian?) soccer player (ACV, FC Groningen)

Birth
1972

Emerson Fittipaldi is youngest to win an auto race World Championship

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1972

Frank Shorter wins 17th Olympic marathon (2:12:19.8)

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1972

92nd US Mens Tennis: Ilie Nastase beats Arthur Ashe (36 63 67 64 63)

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1972

Sidney Pegler, cricket leg spinner (leading S Afr prior to WWI), dies

Death
1972

Jane Blalock wins LPGA Dallas Civitan Golf Open

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1972

US Men's olympic basketball teams 1st lose, 51-50 to USSR (disputed)

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1972

20th Olympic games close at Munich, German FR

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1973

NY Jets trade pro footballs leading receiver Don Maynard to St Louis

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1973

Muhammad Ali defeats Ken Norton

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1973

Ghada Shouaa, Syria, heptatlete (Olympics-gold-96)

Birth
1974

NY Dolls disband

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1974

Lou Brock ties (104) and then sets (105) baseball stolen base mark

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1974

Ben Wallace, NBA forward (Wash Wizards)

Birth
1974

Jill Chartier, Miss Oregon USA (1996)

Birth
1974

Portugal recognizes independence of Rep of Guinea-Bissau

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1974

Teuvo Louhivouri sets cycling distance record of 515.8 mi in 24 hrs

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1974

Sandra Cacic, Joliet Ill, tennis star

Birth
1975

Temple Taggart, Miss USA-Utah (1997, top 6)

Birth
1976

Gregory Robert Henderson, Dunedin NZ, 4k pursuit cyclist (Olympics-96)

Birth
1976

Dorothy Devore, actress (Newscast, Senor Daredevil), dies at 77

Death
1976

5 Croatian terrorists capture TWA-plane at La Guardia Airport, NY

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1976

Mordecai Johnson, 1st black president of Howard U, dies at 86

Death
1976

2 airliners collide over Yugoslavia, kills all 176 aboard

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