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 This day in History - September 10
408 Historic Events for September 10
1976

Dalton Trumbo, US writer/director (Johnny Got His Gun), dies at 70

Death
1976

George Baxter, actor (Flying Saucer, Lili, Caged), dies at 71

Death
1977

Susan Perkins (Ohio), crowned 50th Miss America 1978

Event
1977

Hamida Djandoubi, convicted murderer last to, die by guillotine

Death
1977

91st US Womens Tennis: Chris Evert L Mills beats W Turnbull (76 62)

Event
1977

Blue Jays beat Yankees 19-3 with 20 hits

Event
1977

Christa Vahlensieck runs female world record marathon (2:34:47.5)

Event
1977

Emmy Creative Arts Award presentation

Event
1977

Emmy News and Documentaries Award presentation

Event
1978

Jimmy Connors is 1st player to win US Open on 3 different surfaces

Event
1978

4th game of Boston Massacre; Yanks beat Red Sox 7-4. This ties them for 1st place. Yanks out hit 'em 67-21; score 42-9

Event
1978

Arlyne Rhode sets female footbow distance record (1,113 yds and 30")

Event
1978

98th US Mens Tennis: Jimmy Connors beats Bj”rn B”rg (64 62 62)

Event
1978

"Timbuktu!" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 243 perfs

Event
1978

Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA National Jewish Hospital Golf Open

Event
1979

3 Puerto Rican nationalists who attempted to kill Truman are freed

Event
1979

Stanislav Pylypovych Lyudkevych, composer, dies at 99

Death
1979

Agostinho Neto, poet/1st pres of Angola, dies at 56

Death
1980

Expos Bill Gullickson, sets rookie record of striking out 18

Event
1980

Peter Comita replaces Tom Peterson of Cheap Trick

Event
1980

Timothy Goebel, Evanston Ill, figure skater (1996 National Jr champ)

Birth
1981

"Guernica" of Pablo Picasso returns to Spain

Event
1982

Decca releases Beatle audition "Complete Silver Beatles" album

Event
1982

Max Winders Maximilien, brought Belgium gold reserve to England, dies

Death
1983

Balthasar J "John" Vorster, S African premier (1966-78), dies at 67

Death