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 This day in History - September 5
372 Historic Events for September 5
1973

Tina Yothers, actress (Family Ties)

Birth
1973

1st one-day Cricket international for WI (v Eng) - lose by 1 wicket

Event
1973

Jenny Whittle, Australian basketball center (Olympics-bronze-96)

Birth
1975

Portugal premier Gon‡alvez resigns

Event
1975

Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme attempts to assassinate Ford in Sacramento

Event
1975

Czech tennis ace Martina Navratilova asks for political asylum in NYC

Event
1975

Wings release "Letting Go"

Event
1976

A E R Gilligan, cricketer (11 Tests for England 1922-25), dies

Death
1976

"Rex" closes at Lunt-Fontaine Theater NYC after 48 performances

Event
1976

"Very Good Eddie" closes at Booth Theater NYC after 307 performances

Event
1976

Sandra Palmer wins LPGA Jerry Lewis Muscular Dystrophy Golf Classic

Event
1977

RAF kidnap West German work chairman Schleyer

Event
1977

Jerry Lewis' 12th Muscular Dystrophy telethon

Event
1977

Cleveland Indians stage 1st "I hate the Yankee Hanky Night"

Event
1977

Voyager 1 (US) launched toward fly-by of Jupiter, Saturn

Event
1978

Sadat, Begin and Carter began peace conference at Camp David, Md

Event
1979

Roscoe Tanner fires 11 aces, breaks the net with his bullet serve and upsets top-seeded Bjorn Borg in US Tennis Open quarterfinals

Event
1979

Iran army occupies Piranshahr

Event
1979

Earl of Mountbatten funeral held in Burma

Event
1979

Canada puts its 1st gold bullion coin on sale

Event
1979

A's Matt Keough A's beats Brewers 6-1 for 1st win after 14 straight losses, ended 1978 with 4 loses (1 shy of the record 19)

Event
1980

Barbara Loden, actress (Ernie Kovacs Show), dies at 48

Death
1980

Poland party leader Edward Gierek resigns

Event
1980

World's longest auto tunnel, St Gotthard in Swiss Alps, opens

Event
1981

Ayatollah Ali Qoddusi, prosecutor-general of Iran, assassinated

Death