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 This day in History - September 13
370 Historic Events for September 13
1924

Scott Brady, Bkln NY, actor (China Syndrome, Gremlins, Johnny Guitar)

Birth
1924

Norman Alden, Fort Worth Tx, actor (Pilaski-Hennesey, Al-Fay)

Birth
1925

Bkln Dodger Dazzy Vance no-hits Phillies, 10-1

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1925

1st US University for Blacks, Xavier University, opens in New Orleans

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1925

Gabriel Charpentier, composer

Birth
1925

Mel Torm‚, Chic Ill, jazz singer "Velvet Fog" (Jet Set, Night Court)

Birth
1926

Emile Francis, NHL player/coach/GM (Rangers, Blues, Whalers)

Birth
1927

Yanks clinch pennant, Ruth hits 2 HRs (52 en route to 60)

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1927

Waite Hoyt became only 20 game winner of 1927 Yankees

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1928

Italo Svevo, [Ettore Schmitz], Italian writer (Una Vita), dies at 66

Death
1928

KOH-AM in Reno NV begins radio transmissions

Event
1928

Ernest L Boyer, educator/chancellor (NY's State Universities-SUNY)

Birth
1930

Robert Gavron, English publisher/multi-millionaire (St Ives)

Birth
1930

Winnipeg Rugby Football Club 1st game, loses to St John's Rugby, 7-3

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1930

Tommy Armour wins PGA golf tournament

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1930

Paavo Nurmi runs world record 20,000m (1:04:38.4)

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1930

James McLane, US, 1500m freestyle swimmer (Olympic-gold-1948)

Birth
1930

50th US Mens Tennis: J H Doeg beats Francis Shields (10-8 16 64 16-14)

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1931

Capt G H Stainworth flies world speed record (655 kph)

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1931

Right-radical coup of Dr Pfrimer fails in Austria

Event
1931

Marjorie Jackson, Australia, sprinter (Olympic-gold-1952) [or Feb 13]

Birth
1931

Barbara Bain, Chic, actress (Cinnamon-Mission Impossible, Space 1999)

Birth
1932

Julius Rontgen, composer, dies at 77

Death
1932

Paul Gorguloff, murderer of French pres Doumer, beheaded

Death
1932

Bengt Hallberg, composer

Birth