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 This day in History - September 5
372 Historic Events for September 5
1922

17th Davis Cup: USA beats Australasia in New York (4-1)

Event
1922

Yankees final game at Polo Grounds (played there 7 years)

Event
1923

Arthur C Nielsen, market researcher (TV's Nielsen's Ratings)

Birth
1923

Flyweights Gene LaRue and Kid Pancho KO each other simultaneously

Event
1924

Krystyna Moszumanska-Nazar, composer

Birth
1925

Jos Vandeloo, Flemish journalist/playwright (Cola Drinkers)

Birth
1925

Justin Kaplan, US

Birth
1925

29th US Golf Amateur Championship won by Bobby Jones

Event
1925

112 F (44øC), Centerville, Alabama (state record)

Event
1927

Red Sox beat Yankees 12-11 in 18 innings

Event
1927

Paul Volcker, Federal Reserve chairman

Birth
1929

French premier A Briand requests a US of Europe

Event
1929

Bob Newhart, Oak Park Ill, comedian (Bob Newhart Show, Newhart)

Birth
1929

Andrian Grigoryevich Nikolayev, USSR, cosmonaut (Vostok III, Soyuz 9)

Birth
1932

Paul Bern, husband of Jean Harlow, dies

Death
1933

Vincent McDermott, composer

Birth
1934

Carol Lawrence, Illinois, dancer/actress (West Side Story)

Birth
1935

Werner Erhard, Phila, founded EST

Birth
1935

Mikhail Ivanovich Lisun, Russia, cosmonaut

Birth
1935

Helen Gifford, composer

Birth
1936

John C Danforth, (Sen-R-Missouri, 1977- )

Birth
1936

Alcee Hastings, (Rep-D-Florida)

Birth
1936

Bill Mazeroski, MLB 2nd baseman (won 1960 World Series for Pitts)

Birth
1936

Cornelius Boyson, bassist

Birth
1936

Red Sox turn a triple-play on Yankees

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