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 This day in History - September 23
367 Historic Events for September 23
1988

Jose Canseco is baseball's 1st to steal 40 bases and hit 40 HRs

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1988

Rosa Mota wins 2nd female olympic marathon (2:25:39)

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1989

Blue Jays bat out of order against Brewers in 6th inning

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1990

Nancy Lopez wins MBS LPGA Golf Classic

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1990

PBS begins an 11 hour miniseries on Civil War

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1990

Saddam says he will destroy Israel

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1991

Ernestine McClendon, director/actress (Homer and Eddie), dies

Death
1991

Chuck Vincent, Adult film director, dies of heart attack at 51

Death
1991

NY Islanders Mike Bossy and Denis Potvin inducted into NHL Hall of Fame

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1992

James A Van Fleet, US general (D-Day, Battle of Bulge), dies at 100

Death
1992

Martin Arsenault, actor (Guilty by Suspicion), dies of an ulcer

Death
1992

Paul E Garber, 1st curator (Natl Air and Space Museum), dies at 93

Death
1992

Bernice Gera, 1st female basball ump (1969 NY-Penn League) dies at 61

Death
1992

Bradlees announces it will take over Alexander's dept stores in NYC

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1992

Bill Comrie purchases BC Lions from CFL

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1992

Jackson Browne reportedly beats girlfriend Daryl Hannah

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1992

Mud storm kills 30 in South France

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1992

1st female to play in a NHL exhibition game (Manon Rheaume, goalie) for Tampa Bay Lightning - gives up 2 goals on 9 attempts in 1 period

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1993

William Cort, actor/producer (Ghost, Dear Heart), dies of cancer at 53

Death
1993

Paul Chu group reports super conduction at -123øC (record high)

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1993

"Les Miserables," opens at Playhouse, Edinburgh

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1994

Madeleine Renaud, French actress (Longest Day)/director, dies at 94

Death
1994

John van Damme, businessman, hanged in Singapore at 59

Death
1994

Georgi, Czar Nicholas II's brother, buried

Death
1994

Robert Bloch, screenwriter (Psycho), dies of cancer at 77

Death