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 This day in History - September 15
430 Historic Events for September 15
1971

1st broadcast of "Columbo" on NBC-TV

Event
1971

Crystal McLaurin-Coney, Miss USA-North Carolina (1997)

Birth
1972

Ulvi Cemal Erkin, composer, dies at 66

Death
1972

WMAO TV channel 23 in Greenwood, MS (PBS) begins broadcasting

Event
1972

Amanda Lynn Granrud, Great Falls Montana, Miss America-Montana (1996)

Birth
1973

Ohio State's Archie Griffith begins record 31 cons 100 yd rushing

Event
1973

Dutch Guilder devalued 5%

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1973

"Star Trek-Animated" premieres on TV

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1973

Secretariat wins Marlboro Cup in world record 1:45 2/5 for 1¬ miles

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1974

Market Square Arena in Indianapolis opens

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1974

Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Charity Golf Classic

Event
1975

Tsutsumi Otomo, hockey forward (Team Japan 1998)

Birth
1975

Tom Dolan, US, 400m freestyle/200m/400m medley swimmer (Oly-gold-96)

Birth
1975

Mike Vail extends hitting streak ton rookie-record 23 straight game

Event
1976

Soyuz 22 carries 2 cosmonauts into Earth orbit for 8 days

Event
1976

Ntozake Shange's "For Colored Girls Who ...," premieres in NYC

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1977

"Man of La Mancha" opens at Palace Theater NYC for 124 performances

Event
1977

US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Event
1977

Rock Music Award

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1977

Pres Carter meets with 15 record company execs

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1977

Orioles forfeit to Blue Jays when mgr Earl Weaver pulls team off field in 5th citing hazardous condition (small tarpaulin on bullpen mound)

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1978

Yanks beat Boston 4-0, Guidry wins # 22, Yanks lead 2« games

Event
1978

Dodgers become 1st major league team to draw 3 million fans

Event
1978

Amanda Rochelle Penix, Miss Oklahoma Teen USA (1997)

Birth
1978

Willy Messerschmitt, German aircraft builder, dies at 80

Death