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 This day in History - September 15
430 Historic Events for September 15
1935

Nuremberg Laws deprives German Jews of citizenship and makes swastika official symbol of Nazi Germany

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1935

Jacques d'Ancona, journalist/TV host (Sound-Mix Show)

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1936

Ashley J Cooper, tennis champ (US Open-1957)

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1936

Bela Anton Szabados, composer, dies at 69

Death
1937

WPA extends L-Taraval streetcar to SF Zoo (at Sloat Blvd)

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1937

Clifford Heatherley, actress (For Love or Money, Cash), dies at 48

Death
1937

Cynthia Anzolut, Harrisburg PA, LPGA golfer

Birth
1938

Only time brothers hit back-to-back HRs (Lloyd and Paul Waner, Pitts)

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1938

John Cobb sets world auto speed record at 350.2 MPH (lasts 1 day)

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1938

British PM Chamberlain visits Hitler at Berchtesgarden

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1938

Rafael H Osuna, tennis champ (US Open - 1963)

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1938

Thomas Wolfe, US writer (Enigma), dies at 62

Death
1938

Gaylord Perry, baseball player (1972 AL Cy Young winner)

Birth
1939

Breyten Breytenbach, South African poet/painter

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1940

Merlin Olsen, UT, NFL tackle (Rams)/sportscaster/actor (Father Murphy)

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1940

Norman [Richard] Spinrad, US, sci-fi author (Child of Fortune)

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1940

Frank Linzy, baseball player

Birth
1940

Tide turns in Battle of Britain in WW II, RAF beats Luftwaffe

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1940

PM Winston Churchill visits #11 Fighter Group

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1940

Luftwaffe bombs Bristol Aeroplane Company

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1940

Chicago Tribune sponsors Ted Lyons Day (White Sox pitcher)

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1940

3rd American Football League plays 1st game (Milw 14, Columbus 2)

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1940

Dick Ket, painter/cartoonist, dies at 37

Death
1941

Nazis kill 800 Jewish women at Shkudvil Lithuania

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1941

Miroslav Hermazewski, Poland, cosmonaut (Soyuz 30)

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