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 This day in History - September 15
430 Historic Events for September 15
1953

WVEC TV channel 13 in Hampton-Norfolk, VA (ABC) begins broadcasting

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1954

7th marquess of Bristol, English large landowner/multi-millionaire

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1955

WCTV TV channel 6 in Tallahassee-Thomasville, FL (CBS) begins

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1955

Mac Sweeney, (Rep-R-TX, 1985- )

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1956

Tawny Elaine Godin Schneider, Maine, Miss Amer (76)/(Eye on Hollywood)

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1956

Ned Rothenberg, composer

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1956

Henry Clough-Leiter, composer, dies at 82

Death
1956

Jaki Graham, British personality

Birth
1957

Fulton Peter Allem, Kroonstad South Africa, PGA golfer (1993 SW Bell)

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1957

SF Seals (Pacific Coast League) play their last game

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1957

Adenauers CDU wins parliamentary election in West Germany

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1957

"Bachelor Father" with John Forsythe premieres

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1958

Commuter train crashes through drawbridge, killing 48 (Newark NJ)

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1958

Lesley Player, Redhill England, Sarah Fergusson's father's lover

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1958

48 die in a train crash in Elizabethport NJ

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1959

Soviet Premier Khrushchev arrives in US to begin a 13-day visit

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1960

France spends 9 billion guilders on atomic experiments

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1960

Scott Thompson Baker, Minneapolis, actor (Gen Hosp, All My Children)

Birth
1961

Dan Marino, NFL quarterback (Miami Dolphins)

Birth
1961

Hurricane Carla strikes Texas with winds of 175 mph

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1961

61st US Golf Amateur Championship won by Jack Nicklaus

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1962

Aubrey Matthews, NFL wide receiver (Detroit Lions)

Birth
1962

KC A's Bill Fischer sets record of 69 1/3 innings without a walk

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1962

USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR

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1962

Patricia "Patty" Shea, Belmont NY, field hockey goalie (Olympics-96)

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