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 This day in History - September 4
371 Historic Events for September 4
1932

Carlos Romero-Barcel, (Rep-D-Puerto Rico)

Birth
1932

15th PGA Championship: Olin Dutra at Keller GC St Paul Minn

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1933

1st airplane to exceed 300 mph (483 kph), JR Wendell, Glenview, Il

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1933

Richard Castellano, Bronx, actor (Godfather, Lovers and Other Stranger)

Birth
1933

Coup on Cuban president De C‚spedes by Fulgencio Batista

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1934

Bradman scores 149* Aust v Eng XI, 104 mins, 17 fours 4 sixes

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1936

Franco troops conquer Irun and Talavera de la Reina Spain

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1936

Largo Caballero becomes Spanish premier

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1937

Dawn Fraser, NSW Australia, 100m freestyle (Olympic-gold-1956, 60, 64)

Birth
1937

Doris Kopsky, becomes 1st NABA woman cycling champion (4:22.4)

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1937

Giovanni Salviucci, composer, dies at 29

Death
1938

Vainio Muinonen wins 2nd European marathoner (2:37:28.8)

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1938

Clifford Dempsey, actor (Salute), dies at 73

Death
1938

Leonard Frey, Bkln NY, actor (Best of West, Mr Smith)

Birth
1939

RAF bombs Wilhelmshafen

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1939

Polish ghetto of Mir is exterminated

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1939

Netherlands and Belgium declare neutrality

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1939

German troops move into Danzig

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1939

German submarine U-30 sinks British passenger ship Athenia

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1939

Dutch 2nd Chamber affirms Neth's in a State of War

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1940

CBS begins broadcasting TV as station W2XAB

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1940

Mussert sends telegram, that Hitler has captured the Dutch

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1940

Gerbrandy becomes premier of Dutch govt in exile

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1940

Nazi collaborator Mussert puts the fate of Neth in Hitler's hands

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1941

NY Yankees, win earliest AL pennent (full season)

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