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 This day in History - September 25
424 Historic Events for September 25
1978

Laura Nicholls, Kitchener Ontario, 50m swimmer (Olympics-96)

Birth
1978

PSA Boeing 727 and a Cessna private plane collide by San Diego, 144 die

Event
1978

Claire Adams, actress (Legally Dead, End of the Road), dies at 80

Death
1979

Calif Angels win their 1st NL West pennant

Event
1979

"Evita" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 1568 performances

Event
1980

John Bonham, English pop drummer (Led Zeppelin), overdoses at 32

Death
1980

US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Event
1980

Chevy Chase calls Cary Grant a homo on Tomorrow show (suit follows)

Event
1980

USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Event
1980

Jerry Mumphrey joins Ozzie Smith, and Gene Richards to steal 50 bases this year for Padres

Event
1981

Sandra Day O'Connor sworn in as 1st female supreme court justice

Event
1981

Rolling Stones begin their 6th US tour (JFK Stadium, Phila)

Event
1981

Nolan Ryan's 5th career no-hitter as Astros beat Dodgers 5-0

Event
1982

USSR performs underground nuclear test

Event
1982

Penn prison guard George Banks kills 13 (5 were his own children)

Event
1982

Northwestern ends 34 football game losing streak, beats No Ill 31-6

Event
1983

Leopold III, king of Belgium (1934-51), dies

Death
1983

35th Emmy Awards: Hill St Blue, Cheers, Ed Flanders and Shelley Long

Event
1983

Bob Forsch pitches 2nd career no-hitter, Cards beat Expos 3-0

Event
1983

USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR

Event
1984

Walter Pidgeon, actor (Forbidden Planet, Mrs Miniver), dies at 87

Death
1984

"Quilters" opens at Jack Lawrence Theater NYC for 24 performances

Event
1984

NY Met Rusty Staub joins Ty Cobb, who hit HRs as a teen and in 40s

Event
1984

Egypt and Jordan regain diplomatic relations

Event
1984

1st London performance of musical "Stepping Out" presented

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