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 This day in History - September 24
399 Historic Events for September 24
1976

"Oh! Calcutta!" opens at Edison Theater NYC for 5959 performances

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1977

1st broadcast of "Love Boat" on ABC-TV

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1977

Ken Hinton of CFL British Columbia Lions returns a punt 130 yards

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1977

"Estrada" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 7 performances

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1978

Donna Caponi Young/Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Ping Team Golf Classic

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1978

USSR performs underground nuclear test

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1978

Ruth Etting, US dancer/singer (Ziegfeld Follies), dies at 80

Death
1978

Dutch women hockey team wins world championship

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1978

Ron Guidry beats Cleveland 4-0, raising his record to 23-3 ERA 1.74

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1979

Ghana adopts constitution

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1979

Pete Rose reaches 200 hits in a season for 10th time

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1979

Russian ice skaters Protopopov and Beloussova ask for asylum in Switz

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1979

CompuServe began operation as 1st computer information service

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1979

USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR

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1980

Braves join every NL team with 1,000,000+ attendance for this season

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1980

Iraqi troops cross Iran's border, encircling Abadan

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1981

Patsy Kelly, actress (Brigid Murphy-Cop and the Kid), dies at 71

Death
1981

Enterprise Radio (all sports) resigns air

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1981

US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

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1982

Sarah Churchill, actress (Royal Wedding, Spring Meeting), dies at 67

Death
1982

Tennis great Bj”rn B”rg retires at 26

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1982

US, Italian and French peacekeeping troops begin arriving in Lebanon

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1983

USSR performs underground nuclear test

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1983

Isobel Baillie, oratorio singer, dies

Death
1983

Braves Dale Murphy is 6th to hit 30 HRs and steal 30 bases in season

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