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 This day in History - September 16
434 Historic Events for September 16
1976

Egypt president Sadat re-elected

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1976

Episcopal Church approves ordination of women as priests and bishop

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1977

90 minute pilot of "Logan's Run" premieres on TV

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1977

Ringo releases "Drowning in Sea of Love"

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1977

Seattle beats Royals, 4-1, to end KC's winning streak at 16 games

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1977

Marc Bolan, rock vocalist/guitarist (T Rex), dies in a car crash at 29

Death
1977

Maria Callas, American-born prima donna, dies in Paris at 53

Death
1978

Yanks beat Red Sox for 6th time in 2 weeks, 3-2

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1978

Grateful Dead perform in Cairo Egypt

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1978

Filming on Monty Python's Life of Brian, begins

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1978

25,000 die in 7.7 earthquake in Tabar Iran

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1979

Nur Mohammed Taraki, president of Afghanistan (1978-79), killed

Death
1979

23rd Ryder Cup: US, 17-11 at Greenbrier

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1979

USSR performs nuclear test

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1979

Coup in Afghanistan under Hafizullah Amin

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1979

Catfish Hunter Day at Yankee Stadium

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1979

KC's Willie Wilson hits 5th inside-the-park HR (most since 1925)

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1979

Nancy Lopez/JoAnn Washam wins Portland- Ping Team Golf Championship

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1981

1st broadcast of "Miami Vice" on NBC-TV

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1982

Massacre of 1000+ Palestinian refugees at Chatila and Sabra begins

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1982

Rolfe Sedan, actor (Mr Beasley-Burns and Allen Show), dies at 86

Death
1983

Arnold Schwarzenegger becomes a US citizen

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1984

Emmy Creative Arts Award presentation

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1984

"Miami Vice" premieres

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1984

Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA SAFECO Golf Classic

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