Historical Events In September - 17
Tuesday, 22 January 2019
1931 On September - 17 the birth of Anne Bancroft, American film actress
1931 On this day in history 1st LP record demonstrated (RCA Victor, NYC), venture failed
1934 First 33 1/3 rpm recording released (Beethoven's 5th) on this day in history.
1934 On September - 17 rCA Victor re leases 1st 33 1/3 rpm recording (Beethoven's 5th)
1934 On this day in history edmund van der Straeten, composer, dies at 79
1935 On this day in history manuel Luis QuezĂłn y Molina chosen 1st president of Philippines
1937 On September - 17 1st NFL game in Washington, DC; Redskins beat NY Giants 13-3
1938 52nd US Womens Tennis: Alice Marble beats Nancye Wynne Bolton (60 63) on September - 17.
1939 HMS COURAGEOUS sunk south west of Ireland by 2 torpedoes from German U.29. 514 men lost from crew of 1,260 on this day in history.
1939 On September - 17 invasion of Poland by the Red Army.
1939 On this day in history german U-29 sinks British aircraft carrier Courageous, 519 die
1940 On September - 17 nazis deprive Jews of possessions
1941 On September - 17 cards' Stan Musial makes his major league debut, going 2-for-4
1943 Load of "ammunition in transit" explodes at Norfolk Naval Air Station on this day in history.
1943 Dick Tyldesley, cricketer (7 Tests for England), dies on September - 17.
1944 British Premier Winston Churchill travels to US on this day in history.
1944 On this day in history ... Kussin, German gen-maj/commanding Arnhem, dies in battle
1948 On September - 17 the birth of John Ritter, American comedy film actor
1948 On this day in history count Folke Bernadotte, UN mediator for Palestine, assassinated
1949 Steamer "Noronic" burns at pier killing 128 (Toronto Canada) on this day in history.
1953 First successful separation of Siamese twins on September - 17.
1953 On September - 17 emil Ermatinger, Switz, literature critic, dies at 80
1956 On this day in history mildred E "Babe" Didrikson Zaharias, (Olympic-gold-1932), dies at 42
1957 On September - 17 scott Crossfield takes X-15 up for first powered flight
1957 John W "John" Eisenloeffel, goldsmith, dies at 81 on this day in history.
1958 Eugene Jungers, Belgian governor of Rwanda Urundi, dies at 70 on September - 17.
1959 On this day in history typhoon kills 2,000 in Japan and Korea
1959 Bert Leysen, Belgian TV director, dies at 39 on September - 17.
1960 On this day in history jose Sancho Marraco, composer, dies at 81
1961 On this day in history adnan Menderes, PM of Turkey (1950-60), dies at 62
1963 "The Fugitive" premiers on ABC TV on September - 17.
1963 On September - 17 train struck makeshift bus full of migrant workers, killing 32
1964 On this day in history "Bewitched" premiers on ABC TV
1966 Fritz Wunderlich, German tenor (Stuttgart 1955-58), dies at 35 on September - 17.