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 This day in History - September 20
395 Historic Events for September 20
1919

2nd PGA Championship: Jim Barnes at Engineers CC Roslyn NY

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1919

Babe Ruth ties Ned Williamson's major league mark of 27 HRs

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1920

Alexander Thereat

Birth
1921

Melvin "Slappy" White, comedian

Birth
1922

David Nicolson, businessman/politician

Birth
1922

Frank Comstock, SD Calif, orch leader (Jimmie Rodgers Show)

Birth
1922

David Lancaster Nicolson, businessman/politician

Birth
1922

Rogers Hornsby ends hitting streak of 33 games

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1922

Goodman and Atteridge's musical "Passing Show," premieres in NYC

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1923

Frances Heflin, Okla City OK, actress (Mona Tyler-All My Children)

Birth
1924

James Galanos, Phila, fashion designer (Coty Hall of Fame-1959)

Birth
1924

Carl Mays is 1st pitcher to win 20 games seasons for 3 different teams

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1924

Cub's Grover Cleveland Alexander beats NY Giants to win 300th game

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1924

Gogi Grant, [Audrey Brown], rock vocalist

Birth
1924

John Vassall, spy/civil servant

Birth
1927

Rachel Roberts, Llanelly Wales, actress (Foul Play, Doctor's Wife)

Birth
1927

Clarice Taylor, Va, actress (Nurse Bailey-Nurse)

Birth
1927

NY Yankee Babe Ruth hits record 60th HR of season off Tom Zachry

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1927

George Nichols, actor (His Favorite Pastime, Star Boarder), dies at 62

Death
1928

Joyce Brothers, NYC, pop psychiatrist ($64,000 question winner)

Birth
1929

Anne Meara, Bkln NY comedian/actress (Stiller and Meara, Archie's Place)

Birth
1931

Sam Morris, cricketer (one Test Aust v Eng 1884), dies

Death
1931

Lou Gehrig's 4 RBIs break his old RBI mark of 175 en route to 184

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1932

Max Slevogt, German painter, dies at 63

Death
1932

Gandhi begins hunger strike against treatment of untouchables

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