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 This day in History - September 15
430 Historic Events for September 15
1942

Jack Singer, US war reporter (Wasp), dies

Death
1942

Chelsea Quinn Yarbro, US, sci-fi author (Hotel Transylvania)

Birth
1942

US aircraft carrier Wasp torpedoed at Guadalcanal

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1942

Joe Travers, cricketer (Australian SLA, in only Test innings), dies

Death
1942

Phil Harris, English carpet manufacturer/multi-millionaire

Birth
1943

Concentration Camp Vaivara in Estonia opens

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1943

Concentration Camp Kauwen in Lithuania opens

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1943

Benito Mussolini forms a rival fascist government in Italy

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1943

Hans Ulrich Humpert, composer, dies at 2

Death
1944

US 28th Infantry division occupies Hill 555 at Roscheid

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1944

US troops lands on Palau and Morotai

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1944

US 1st Infantry division pushes through to Westwall

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1944

British bombers hit Tirpitz with Tallboy bombs

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1944

Russian troops free Sofia Bulgaria

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1945

Jessye Norman, US, opera singer (Carmen)

Birth
1945

Anton Friedrich Wilhelm von Webern, Austrian composer, dies at 61

Death
1946

Oliver Stone, NYC, director (Wall St, Good Morning Vietnam, Platoon)

Birth
1946

Dodgers beat Cubs 2-0 in 5 inns, games called because of gnats

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1946

Fighting Mack, [Edwin Alberto], Antillian welterweight boxer

Birth
1946

Tommy Lee Jones, actor (Executioner's Song, Bloody Monday, Fugitive)

Birth
1947

1st 4 engine jet propelled fighter plane tested, Columbus, Oh

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1947

Yanks clinch pennant #15

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1948

WHN-AM in NY City changes call letters to WMGM

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1948

F-86 Sabre sets world aircraft speech record of 1080 kph

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1948

"Small Wonder" opens at Coronet Theater NYC for 134 performances

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