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 This day in History - September 17
471 Historic Events for September 17
1907

Warren E Burger, Minn, Supreme Court chief justice (1969-86)

Birth
1907

Helen Vinson, TX, actress (Transatlantic Tunnel, In Name Only)

Birth
1908

Thomas E Selfridge, earlier US aviator, 1st to die in an air crash

Death
1908

Franz J A Grothe, German composer

Birth
1908

Thomas Selfridge becomes 1st fatality of powered flight

Event
1909

Kenneth Darling, Commander-in-chief Allied Forces, Northern Europe

Birth
1909

Elizabeth Wilkinson, professor German University College London

Birth
1910

Vernon Thompson, thoracic surgeon

Birth
1911

1st transcontinental airplane flight, NY-Pasadena in 82 hrs 4 min

Event
1911

25th US Womens Tennis: Hazel H Wightman beats F Sutton (8-10 61 97)

Event
1912

Pauline Parsons, matron in chief (PMRAFNS)

Birth
1912

Center fielder Casey Stengel breaks in with Brooklyn and hits 4 singles

Event
1913

Jorgen Jersild, composer

Birth
1914

Shin Kanemaru, politician

Birth
1916

40,000 Amsterdam demonstrators demand general voting right

Event
1916

Mary [Florence Elinor] Stewart, UK, sci-fi author (Crystal Cave)

Birth
1916

Ove J Abildgaard, Danish poet (Uglegylp)

Birth
1917

Isang Yun, composer

Birth
1917

Lawrence Jacob, Atlantic City NJ, artist (Sanitarium)

Birth
1917

Peter Bennett, London, actor (Leonides-Adv of Sir Lancelot)

Birth
1918

Chaim Herzog, president (Israel, 1983-93)

Birth
1920

Marjorie S Holt, (Rep-R-MD, 1973- )

Birth
1920

Dinah Sheridan, actress (Genevieve, Railway Children)

Birth
1920

National Football League organizes in Canton Ohio 12 teams pay $100 each to join American Prof Football Assn

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1920

Cards set a record of 12 consecutive hits in 4th (10) and 5th (2) innings

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