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 This day in History - September 7
382 Historic Events for September 7
1930

Thijs van Vlijmen, Dutch MP (CDA)

Birth
1931

Cornelis de Wine, graphic artist

Birth
1931

Al McGuire, US, basketball coach (Marquette)

Birth
1931

Charles Camilleri, composer

Birth
1932

Earl Grace, ends NL catcher record streak of 110 cons errorless games

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1933

Edward Grey, English viscount of Fallodon/Foreign minister, dies

Death
1934

Bill Giles, Rochester NY, baseball owner (Phila Phillies)

Birth
1934

Luxury liner "Morro Castle" burns off NJ, killing 134

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1935

Don Messick, Buffalo NY, cartoon voice (Astro-Jetsons, Bamm Bamm)

Birth
1935

Abdou Diouf, president of Senegal (1981- )

Birth
1936

Buddy Holly, Lubbock Tx, singer (Peggy Sue, That'll Be the Day)

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1936

Romualds Kalsons, composer

Birth
1936

Boulder Dam (now Hoover Dam) begins operation

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1937

John Phillip Law, Hollywood, actor (Barbarella, Love Machine)

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1937

George Patrick Reid, schoolkeeper

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1937

Olly Wilson, composer

Birth
1939

Stanley David Griggs, Portland Oregon, astronaut (STS 51-D), STS 33)

Birth
1939

[Benjamin] Latimore, US singer (Let's Straighten It Out)

Birth
1939

Radio NY Worldwide-WRUL begins radio transmission

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1940

Dario Argento, director (Creepers, Deep Red, Tenebrae)

Birth
1940

Edmund Rumpler, Austria auto/airplane builder, dies

Death
1940

60th US Mens Tennis: McNeill beats Robert Riggs (46 68 63 63 75)

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1940

54th US Womens Tennis: Alice Marble beats Helen Hull Jacobs (62 63)

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1940

Luftwaffe loses 41 bombers above England

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1940

German Air Force blitz London for 1st of 57 consecutive nights

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