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 This day in History - September 17
471 Historic Events for September 17
1921

Virgilio Barco Vargas, president of Colombia (1986-90)

Birth
1922

Radio Moscow begins transmitting (12 KWs-most powerful station)

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1922

Bicyclist Piet Moeskops becomes world sprint champ

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1922

Agostinho Neto, poet/president Angola [or Dec 27]

Birth
1922

Ursula Howells, London, actress (Girly, Murder is Announced)

Birth
1922

Naomi Datta, geneticist

Birth
1923

John Hale, linguist

Birth
1923

Hank Williams, country singer (Cold, Cold Heart, Hey Good Lookin')

Birth
1923

Sutton Vane's "Outward Bound," premieres in London

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1924

Italy signs treaty of Rapallo

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1926

Reginald Marsh, actor (Sicilians, It Happened Here)

Birth
1926

Donald Acheson, England's chief medical officer

Birth
1926

August Sauer, Austria literature historian, dies at 70

Death
1926

Hurricane hits Miami and Palm Beach Florida; about 450 die

Event
1926

Bill Black, rocker

Birth
1927

Charles Lindbergh visits San Francisco

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1927

47th US Mens Tennis: Rene Lacoste beats William T Tilden (119 63 119)

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1927

Ted Weiss, (Rep-D-NY, 1977-92)

Birth
1927

George Blanda, Penn, NFL kicker/quarterback (Bears, Oilers, Raiders)

Birth
1928

Pitcher Ray Boggs hits 3 batters in 1 inning

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1928

Hurricane hits Lake Okeechobee Florida drowning 1,800-2500

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1928

Henri Cochet wins US Tennis Open

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1928

Brian Matthew, British disc jockey

Birth
1928

Roddy McDowall, London Engld, actor (Planet of Apes, Lord Love a Duck)

Birth
1928

48th US Mens Tennis: Henri Cochet beats F T Hunter (46 64 36 75 63)

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