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 This day in History - September 14
380 Historic Events for September 14
1954

USSR performs nuclear test

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1954

Hurricane Edna (2nd of 1954) hits NYC, $50 million damage

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1954

Barry Cowsill, Newport RI, rock bassist (Cowsills-We Can Fly)

Birth
1954

Giants' Willie Mays gets 82nd extra-base hit, breaks Mel Ott's record

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1955

F C Weiskopf, writer, dies

Death
1955

Herb Score sets rookie record of 235 strikeouts (en route 245)

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1956

Joe Penny, London, actor (Gangster Wars, Riptide, Jake and the Fatman)

Birth
1956

1st prefrontal lobotomy performed, Washington DC

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1957

Jerry Don Gleaton, baseball player

Birth
1957

UN resolution deplores and condemns USSR invasion of Hungary

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1957

Great Britain performs nuclear test at Maralinga Australia

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1957

Tim Wallach, Huntington Park, infielder (California Angels)

Birth
1957

US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

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1958

Yankees win 24th pennant, and 9th under Casey Stengel

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1958

John Bennett Herrington, Wetumka OK, Lt Cmdr USN/astronaut

Birth
1958

Jackie Pung wins LPGA Jackson Golf Open

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1958

WTAE TV channel 4 in Pittsburgh, PA (ABC) begins broadcasting

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1959

Mary Crosby, LA Calif, actress (Kristin-Dallas, Ice Pirates)

Birth
1959

Morten Harket, Konigsberg Norway, rocker (Aha-Take on Me)

Birth
1959

WQEX TV channel 16 in Pittsburgh, PA (PBS) begins broadcasting

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1959

Soviet Union's Luna-2 is 1st spacecraft to land on the Moon

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1959

Wayne Morris, actor (Kid Galahad), dies of heart attack at 45

Death
1960

KERA TV channel 13 in Dallas, TX (PBS) begins broadcasting

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1960

Chubby Checker's "Twist" hits #1

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1960

Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) forms

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