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 This day in History - September 19
342 Historic Events for September 19
1975

Indonesia sends troops to Portuguese East Timor

Event
1976

Donna Caponi Young wins LPGA Portland Golf Classic

Event
1976

La Chanda Jenkins, Miss District of Columbia USA (1996)

Birth
1976

"Going Up" opens at John Golden Theater NYC for 49 performances

Event
1978

Rolf GĀnther, East German priest, self imolation

Death
1979

No Nukes Concert at MSG includes Springsteen and Crosby, Stills and Nash

Event
1980

Titan II missile explosion (Damascus, AR)

Event
1981

Joke Kool-Smit, Dutch feminist, dies

Death
1981

Simon and Garfunkel reunite for a NYC Central Park concert

Event
1981

Satellites China 10 and 11 launched into Earth orbit by B-1 rocket

Event
1981

Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel perform a reunion concert in Central Park

Event
1982

Fred Badcock, cricketer (7 Tests for NZ 1930-33, 16 wkts), dies

Death
1982

34th Emmy Awards: Hill St Blue, Barney Miller, Alan Alda and Carol Kane

Event
1982

New Orleans Saints 1st road shutout victory beating Chic Bears 10-0

Event
1982

Sandra Haynie/Kathy McMullen wins Portland Ping Team Golf Championship

Event
1982

Streetcars stop running on Market St after 122 years of service

Event
1982

Samuel L M Barlow, composer, dies at 90

Death
1983

St Kitts and Nevis declares independence from UK

Event
1983

David Slowinski on 2 CRAY-1 comp's find 2^132049-1 prime #

Event
1984

Britain and China complete a proposed agreement to transfer Hong Kong to China by 1997

Event
1984

June Preisser, dancer/actress (Babes in Arms), dies in car crash at 61

Death
1985

Italo Calvino, sci-fi author (T-Zero, Mr Palomar), dies at 61

Death
1985

12,000 die and 40,000 injured in Mexico's earthquake (8.1)

Event
1986

Vivian Duncan, entertainer (Duncan Sisters), dies

Death
1986

"Captain EO" with Michael Jackson premieres

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