Historical Events In September - 08
Wednesday, 23 September 2020
1967 On September - 08 surveyor 5 launched; makes soft landing on Moon Sept 10
1967 Uganda abolishes traditional tribal kingdoms, becomes a republic on September - 08.
1969 On this day in history bud Collyer, TV emcee (Beat the Clock, To Tell the Truth), dies at 61
1971 On September - 08 john F Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts opens in Washington DC
1972 On this day in history jim Ryun (US) &Billy Fordjour (Ghana) collide &fall in qualifying competitions for 1,500m finals, ending Ryan's chances for gold
1973 On September - 08 hank Aaron sets record of most HRs in 1 league (709)
1973 On this day in history the first all Australian women's US Open final, (Court beats Goolagong)
1974 Pres Gerald Ford pardons former Pres R Nixon of all federal crimes on this day in history.
1974 Richard Nixon, ex US Presdient, pardoned for his part in the Watergate affair on this day in history.
1974 On this day in history uS President Gerald Ford grants an unconditional pardon to former President Richard M. Nixon.
1974 On September - 08 robert Cox, last surviving member of Keystone Kops, dies at 79
1975 On this day in history boston begins court ordered busing of public schools
1975 John Mylong, actor (Robot Monster), dies at 82 on this day in history.
1976 Assen Karastoyanov, composer, dies at 83 on this day in history.
1977 On September - 08 interpol sends a resolution concerning video piracy
1977 Zero [Samuel J] Mostel, US actor (Fiddler on the Roof), dies at 62 on this day in history.
1978 On this day in history martial Law declared in Tehran and other cities, Iran, as riots take place
1978 Pancho Vladigerov, composer, dies at 79 on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1981 Hediki Joekawa, Japans physicist (Nobel 1949) at 74 on this day in history.
1982 On September - 08 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 Antonin Magne, French bicylist (won Tour de France 1931, 34), dies on this day in history.
1984 On September - 08 challenger moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating of STS 41G mission
1984 Frank Lowson, cricketer (England opener 1951-55), dies on September - 08.
1985 On September - 08 "USA Weekend's" 1st issue, appears in 255 newspapers
1985 7 die in a car &train crash in San Jose Calif on this day in history.
1985 Discovery flies back to Kennedy Space Center via Kelly AFB on this day in history.
1990 Ellis Island Historical Site opens on Eliis Island, NYC on this day in history.
1990 Gabriella Sabitini beats Steffi Graff to win the US Open on September - 08.
1991 Stefan Edberg wins the US Open on September - 08.
1991 On September - 08 alex North, music composer (Spartacus), dies at 80 of cancer
1992 Quentin N Burdick, (Sen-D-ND, 1960-91), dies at 84 on this day in history.