Historical Events In September - 10
Saturday, 23 October 2021
1972 On this day in history emerson Fittipaldi is youngest to win an auto race World Championship
1972 On this day in history heavyweight boxer Muhammad Ali defeats Ken Norton, redeeming his loss to Norton in their previous encounter.
1972 US Men's olympic basketball teams 1st lose, 51-50 to USSR (disputed) on September - 10.
1972 On this day in history sidney Pegler, cricket leg spinner (leading S Afr prior to WWI), dies
1973 Muhammad Ali defeats Ken Norton on September - 10.
1974 Guinea-Bissau gains independence from Portugal on September - 10.
1974 Teuvo Louhivouri sets cycling distance record of 515.8 mi in 24 hrs on this day in history.
1976 On September - 10 2 airliners collide over Yugoslavia, kills all 176 aboard
1976 On this day in history dalton Trumbo, US writer/director (Johnny Got His Gun), dies at 70
1977 On this day in history hamida Djandoubi, convicted murderer last to, die by guillotine
1979 On September - 10 3 Puerto Rican nationalists who attempted to kill Truman are freed
1979 London talks on the Zimbabwe Rhodesian constitution open on this day in history.
1979 On this day in history agostinho Neto, poet/1st pres of Angola, dies at 56
1982 On September - 10 decca releases Beatle audition "The Complete Silver Beatles" album
1982 On September - 10 pete Rose breaks Hank Aarons's National League record by playing in his 3,077th baseball game.
1982 On this day in history max Winders Maximilien, brought Belgium gold reserve to England, dies
1983 On September - 10 john Vorster, former prime minister of South Africa, dies in Cape Town at age 67.
1983 Balthasar J "John" Vorster, S African premier (1966-78), dies at 67 on this day in history.
1984 Discovery returns to Kennedy Space Center via Altus AFB, Okla on September - 10.
1984 On September - 10 sean O'Keefe (11) is youngest to cycle across US (24 days)
1985 Alexa Kenin, actress (Mousie-Coed Fever), dies at 23 on this day in history.
1986 Bryan O'Connor named chairman of Space Flight Safety Panel on this day in history.
1987 On this day in history pope John Paul II arrives in Miami to begin a 10 day tour of the US.
1988 On September - 10 steffi Graf wins US Open, 1st woman Grand Slam since Court (1970)
1989 On September - 10 boris Becker beats Yvan Lendl for the US Open championship
1989 On September - 10 east Germans begin their flight to the west (via Hungary &Czech)
1989 On this day in history hungary opens its borders to the West, allowing thousands to leave East Germany
1989 On this day in history jeff Stollmeyer, cricketer (32 Tests for WI), murdered
1990 19 year old Pete Sampras beats Andre Agassi to win the US Open on this day in history.
1990 George Bush &Mikhail Gorbachev meet in Helsinki on September - 10.
1990 On September - 10 hard Rock Cafe opens in Las Vegas Nevada
1990 Iran and Iraq agree to resume full diplomatic ties with one another on this day in history.
1990 On September - 10 samuel Kanyon Doe, president of Liberia (1980-90), assassinated
1991 On this day in history sarah Sally Lawrence, entertainer, dies at 61