Historical Events In September - 04
Monday, 10 August 2020
1948 On September - 04 "Angel in the Wings" closes at Coronet Theater NYC after 308 perfs
1949 On September - 04 marie Robie sinks 393 yd hole-in-one (1st hole in Furnace Brook)
1950 On this day in history d McI Hodgson of St Ann Bay, Nova Scotia catches a 997 lb tuna
1950 The first helicopter rescue of American pilot behind enemy lines (Korea) on September - 04.
1950 1st helicopter rescue of American pilot behind enemy lines on September - 04.
1951 NBC extends to become a 61 station coast-to-coast network on this day in history.
1951 On September - 04 the first transcontinental TV broadcast, by Pres Truman
1951 On this day in history 1st transcontinental TV broadcast, by Pres Truman
1953 Florence Chadwick swims the English Channel on September - 04.
1953 WATR (now WTXX) TV channel 20 in Waterbury, CT (NBC) begins on this day in history.
1954 Peter B Cortese of the US achieves a one-arm deadlift of 370 lbs; 22 lbs over triple his body weight, at York, Pennsylvania on September - 04.
1954 On this day in history the first passage of McClure Strait, fabled Northwest Passage completed
1957 On September - 04 ford Motor Co introduces the Edsel
1960 Alfred E Green, director (Copacabana), dies after long illness at 71 on this day in history.
1961 US authorizes Agency for International Development on this day in history.
1962 Beatles record "How Do You Do It" on this day in history.
1963 Robert Schuman, French premier/chair (European Parliament), dies at 77 on September - 04.
1964 Forth Road Bridge opens in England over the "Firth of Forth" on September - 04.
1964 NASA launches its 1st Orbital Geophysical Observatory (OGO-1) on September - 04.
1964 On this day in history the now-classic comedy, Gilligan's Island, debuts on CBS-TV.
1964 On September - 04 w Bergengruen, writer, dies at 71
1965 On September - 04 albert Schweitzer, missionary-doctor, dies.
1965 On this day in history beatles' "Help!," single goes #1 &stays #1 for 3 weeks
1965 On September - 04 albert Schweitzer, German/French missionary (Nobel 1954), dies at 90
1967 On September - 04 6.5 earthquake of Kolya Dam India, kills 200
1970 On this day in history george Harrison releases "My Sweet Lord" single
1970 On this day in history james M Taylor, USAF/astronaut, dies at 39
1971 On this day in history aBC-TV pulls the plug on The Lawrence Welk Show after 13 seasons.
1971 On September - 04 alaskan 727 crashes into Chilkoot Mountain, kills 109 (Alaska)
1972 On September - 04 olympic swimmer Mark Spitz becomes the first person in history to win seven gold medals, winning the 400-meter relay at Munich, GVany.
1972 Alan Kippax, cricketer (1st-class batting average 67), dies on September - 04.
1974 Creighton W Abrams, US general/army staff chief (Vietnam), dies at 59 on September - 04.
1975 On September - 04 walter Tetley, cartoon voice (Sherman-Bullwinkle Show), dies at 60
1979 Jef van de Wiele, Belgian politician, dies at 76 on September - 04.