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 This day in History - September 13
370 Historic Events for September 13
1973

Congress passes and sends a bill to Nixon to lift football's blackout

Event
1973

Syrian/Israeli dogfight over Mediterranean Sea

Event
1973

ABC announces it obtained TV rights for 1976 Olympics

Event
1974

USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Event
1974

Travis Knight, NBA center (Boston Celtics)

Birth
1974

1st broadcast of "Rockford Files" on NBC-TV

Event
1974

Phillies set NL record, using 27 players in a game, St Louis uses 24, tying record of 51. Phils win 7-3 in 17

Event
1974

-17] 3 Japanese kidnap French ambassador in Hague

Event
1975

-27] Hurricane Eloise, kills 71 in Caribbean and US

Event
1975

Patricia Spehar, Miss France Universe (1997)

Birth
1975

Sean McClain, Dayton Ohio, fencer-foil (Olympics-96)

Birth
1976

2nd Enterprise, approach and lands Test Cricket (ALT) flight (5m28s)

Event
1977

Leopold Stokowski, symphonic conductors, dies in England, at 95

Death
1977

Arthur Fagg, cricketer (5 Tests for England 1936-39/umpire), dies

Death
1977

2nd Test Cricket of Space Shuttle Enterprise

Event
1977

1st TV viewer discretion warning-Soap

Event
1977

General Motors introduces 1st US diesel auto (Oldsmobile 88)

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1978

1st flight of McDonnell Douglas F-18A Hornet

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1978

NY Yanks win to gain sole possession of 1st place from 14 games back

Event
1979

China PR performs nuclear test

Event
1979

South Africa grants Venda independence (Not recognized out of S Afr)

Event
1980

Ben Savage, actor (Little Monsters, Wild Palms)

Birth
1980

1st United Negro College Fund

Event
1981

William Loeb, publisher of Manchester Union Leader, NH, dies at 75

Death
1981

Jan Stephenson wins LPGA United Virginia Bank Golf Classic

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