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 This day in History - September 23
367 Historic Events for September 23
1961

Elmer R Diktonius, Finnish musicologist/author (Stenkol), dies at 65

Death
1961

Phyllis Hines, Nashville TN, cyclist (Olympics-96)

Birth
1961

Ernie Banks ends 717 consecutive-games-played streak

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1962

NY's Philharmonic Hall (since renamed Avery Fisher Hall) opens as 1st unit of Lincoln Center for Performing Arts

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1962

ABC's 1st color TV series-Jetsons

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1962

Jack Warren Pierce, Cherry Hill NJ, hurdler

Birth
1962

LA Dodger Maury Wills steals record setting #97 on his way to 104

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1962

Martin Walser's "Esche und Angora," premieres in Berlin

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1962

Mary Lena Faulk wins LPGA Visalia Golf Open

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1963

Gabriele Reinsch, German DR, discus thrower (world record 1988)

Birth
1963

Georgette Ciselet is 1st woman on Belgian Council of State

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1963

WMEB TV channel 12 in Orono, ME (PBS) begins broadcasting

Event
1964

Diane Dixon, Bkln NY, 4x400m runner (Olympic-silver-1988)

Birth
1964

Leon Meijs, soccer player (Willem II)

Birth
1964

"Fiddler on the Roof" with Zero Mostel premieres in NYC

Event
1965

Ian Leggatt, Cambridge Ont, Canadian Tour golfer (1990 Canadian Tour)

Birth
1965

Mark Woodforde, Adelaide Australia, tennis star (1993 Wimbledon mixed)

Birth
1966

Pete Harnisch, Commack NY, pitcher (NY Mets)

Birth
1966

Doug Widell, NFL guard (Detroit Lions)

Birth
1967

Harry Connick Jr, New Orleans Louisiana, singer (We Are in Love)

Birth
1967

Radio Malta stops testing

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1967

Greek Colonels regime frees ex-premier Georgios Papandreou

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1968

WKSO TV channel 29 in Somerset, KY (PBS) begins broadcasting

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1968

WKMA TV channel 35 in Madisonville, KY (PBS) begins broadcasting

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1968

WKZT TV channel 23 in Elizabethtown, KY (PBS) begins broadcasting

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