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 This day in History - September 11
391 Historic Events for September 11
1949

Henri Rabaud, French composer/conductor (L'‚t‚), dies at 75

Death
1949

Marty Liquori, US, runner (AAU 3 mile-1979 (13:14.7))

Birth
1950

Dick Tracy TV show sparks uproar concerning violence

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1950

33 die in a train crash in Coshocton Ohio

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1950

Amy Madigan, Chicago Ill, actress (Uncle Buck, Twice in a Lifetime)

Birth
1950

S M H Colah, cricketer (69 runs in India's 1st 2 tests 1932-33), dies

Death
1950

Barry Sheene, British auto maker

Birth
1950

John C Smuts, co-found British RAF/S African PM (1919..48), dies at 80

Death
1950

1st typesetting machine to dispense with metal type exhibited

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1950

"Beetle Bailey" comic strip debuts

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1951

Stravinsky's opera "Rake's Progress," premieres in Venice

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1951

Florence Chadwick becomes 1st woman to swim English Channel from England to France. It takes 16 hours and 19 minutes

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1952

West German Chancellor Adenauer signs a reparation pact for Jews

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1953

KSBW TV channel 8 in Salinas-Monterey, CA (NBC) begins broadcasting

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1953

WEHT TV channel 25 in Evansville, IN (CBS) begins broadcasting

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1954

1st Miss America TV broadcast

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1954

20.4 cm rainfall at Brunswick, Maine (state record)

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1954

KXJB TV channel 4 in Valley City (Fargo) (NBC) begins broadcasting

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1954

Reed Birney, Alexandria Va, actor (Greatest Man in the World)

Birth
1954

Lee Meriwether (Calif), 19, crowned 27th Miss America 1955 (1st on TV)

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1954

Licinio Refice, composer, dies at 69

Death
1955

75th US Mens Tennis: Tony Trabert beats Ken Rosewall beats (97 63 63)

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1955

69th US Womens Tennis: Doris Hart beats Patricia Ward (64 62)

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1955

KTVT TV channel 11 in Fort Worth-Dallas, TX (IND) begins broadcasting

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1956

Vladimir Kuts runs world record 10k (28:42.8)

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