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 This day in History - September 5
372 Historic Events for September 5
1955

WKRG TV channel 5 in Mobile, AL (CBS) begins broadcasting

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1955

WTTW TV channel 11 in Chicago, IL (PBS) begins broadcasting

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1955

Fred Kaps becomes world champion magician

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1955

Phillies Don Newcombe hits NL pitcher record 7th HR of season

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1955

Bruno Zarrillo, hockey forward (Team Italy 1998)

Birth
1956

20 die in a train crash in Springer NM

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1956

Steve Denton, tennis player (world's fastest tennis serve-138 mph)

Birth
1956

Sandra Guiboard, US AFB German FR, actress (Donna-One Life to Live)

Birth
1957

Yugoslavia bans Milovan Djilas' book "new class marine officers"

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1957

Cuban dictator Batista bombs Cienfuegos uprising

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1958

WKPC TV channel 15 in Louisville, KY (PBS) begins broadcasting

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1958

"Doctor Zhivago" by Boris Pasternak published in US

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1958

1st color video recording on magnetic tape presented, Charlotte NC

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1959

Wash Senator Jim Lemon is 7th to get 6 RBIs in an inning (3rd)

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1959

Tom Pernice Jr, KC MO, Nike golfer (1989 Centel Classic-4th)

Birth
1960

Willie Gault, bob sledder/NFL receiver (Chicago Bears, LA Raiders)

Birth
1960

Cassius Clay captures Olympic light heavyweight gold medal

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1960

Rob Stull, Damascus Md, US pentathlete (Olympic-92)

Birth
1960

Wilma Rudolph wins her 2nd gold medal

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1960

President Kasavubu fires premier Lumumba of Congo

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1961

USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

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1961

President Kennedy signs law against hijacking (death penalty)

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1961

JFK begins underground nuclear testing

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1961

Ernest Bock, cricketer (Test for S Africa, 1935), dies

Death
1962

Beth Underhill, Guelph Ontario, equestrian jumper (Olympics-26-92, 96)

Birth