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