Historical Events In September - 08
Friday, 03 July 2020
1967 On this day in history surveyor 5 launched; makes soft landing on Moon Sept 10
1967 On September - 08 uganda abolishes traditional tribal kingdoms, becomes a republic
1969 On this day in history bud Collyer, TV emcee (Beat the Clock, To Tell the Truth), dies at 61
1971 On this day in history john F Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts opens in Washington DC
1972 Jim Ryun (US) &Billy Fordjour (Ghana) collide &fall in qualifying competitions for 1,500m finals, ending Ryan's chances for gold on September - 08.
1973 Hank Aaron sets record of most HRs in 1 league (709) on this day in history.
1973 The first all Australian women's US Open final, (Court beats Goolagong) on this day in history.
1974 On September - 08 pres Gerald Ford pardons former Pres R Nixon of all federal crimes
1974 On September - 08 richard Nixon, ex US Presdient, pardoned for his part in the Watergate affair
1974 On this day in history uS President Gerald Ford grants an unconditional pardon to former President Richard M. Nixon.
1974 On this day in history robert Cox, last surviving member of Keystone Kops, dies at 79
1975 On September - 08 boston begins court ordered busing of public schools
1975 On this day in history john Mylong, actor (Robot Monster), dies at 82
1976 On September - 08 assen Karastoyanov, composer, dies at 83
1977 Interpol sends a resolution concerning video piracy on September - 08.
1977 Zero [Samuel J] Mostel, US actor (Fiddler on the Roof), dies at 62 on September - 08.
1978 Martial Law declared in Tehran and other cities, Iran, as riots take place on this day in history.
1978 On this day in history pancho Vladigerov, composer, dies at 79
1979 On this day in history jean Seberg, actress (Breathless, Airport), commits suicide at 40
1980 Bruce Dooland, cricketer (prolific leggie for Notts), dies on September - 08.
1981 On September - 08 hediki Joekawa, Japans physicist (Nobel 1949) at 74
1982 On this day in history the Boeing 767 makes its commercial debut on a United Airlines flight from Chicago to Denver
1983 NASA launches RCA-6 on September - 08.
1983 On September - 08 antonin Magne, French bicylist (won Tour de France 1931, 34), dies
1984 On this day in history challenger moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating of STS 41G mission
1984 Frank Lowson, cricketer (England opener 1951-55), dies on this day in history.
1985 On this day in history "USA Weekend's" 1st issue, appears in 255 newspapers
1985 On this day in history 7 die in a car &train crash in San Jose Calif
1985 On September - 08 discovery flies back to Kennedy Space Center via Kelly AFB
1990 On this day in history ellis Island Historical Site opens on Eliis Island, NYC
1990 On September - 08 gabriella Sabitini beats Steffi Graff to win the US Open
1991 Stefan Edberg wins the US Open on September - 08.
1991 Alex North, music composer (Spartacus), dies at 80 of cancer on September - 08.
1992 On this day in history quentin N Burdick, (Sen-D-ND, 1960-91), dies at 84