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 This day in History - September 5
372 Historic Events for September 5
1982

Maurice Naessens, Belgian banker, dies at 73

Death
1982

Eddie Hill sets propeller-driven boat water speed record of 229 mph

Event
1982

82nd US Golf Amateur Championship won by Jay Sigel

Event
1983

Elmer Trettr sets record for highest terminal velocity at 201.34 mph

Event
1983

8th Space Shuttle Mission-Challenger 3-lands at Edwards AFB

Event
1983

Jerry Lewis' 18th Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $30,691,627

Event
1983

Lauri Peterson wins LPGA Rail Charity Golf Classic

Event
1984

12th Space Shuttle Mission (41-D) -Discovery 1- lands at Edwards AFB

Event
1986

NASA awards study contracts to 5 aerospace firms

Event
1986

MTV Music Awards - Dire Straits "Money For Nothing" wins

Event
1986

Karachi Pakistan army storms hijacked US B-747, 19 killed

Event
1986

3rd MTV Awards: Whitney Houston wins

Event
1986

NASA launches DOD-1

Event
1987

John McEnroe is fined $17,500 for tirades at US Tennis Open

Event
1987

Bill Bowes, cricketer (Bodyline bowler, 68 wkts for England), dies

Death
1987

Carlton Fisk clubs his 300th career HR off Danny Jackson

Event
1988

Gert Froebe, actor (Lover's Wood, Upper Hand), dies at 75

Death
1988

Betsy King wins LPGA Rail Charity Golf Classic

Event
1988

Jerry Lewis' 23rd Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $41,132,113

Event
1988

CFL's Earl Winfield (Ham) scores TDs on 101-yd punt return, 100-yd kickoff return and 58-yd pass reception

Event
1989

Chris Evert last US Open match, she is defeated by Zina Garrison

Event
1989

Deborah Norville becomes news anchor of Today Show

Event
1990

Pete Sampras ends Ivan Lendl's bid for 9th straight US Open final

Event
1990

Iraqi Pres Saddam Hussein urges Arabs to rise against the West

Event
1990

Jeremy Snider, US actor (Eric Jr-Bold and Beautiful)

Birth