And in the end it is not the years in your life that counts, it is the life in your years

My Day

My Day In History

Here is a list of all events which occurred on my birthday, September 6th.

1620 Pilgrims set sail from Plymouth England to the New World
1628 Puritans land at Salem, from Mass Bay Colony, witches soon to settle

1716 - 1st lighthouse in US built in Boston
1839 Great fire in NY
1848 National Black Convention meets (Cleveland)
1853 Women's Rights Convention met (NYC)
1862 Stonewall Jackson occupies Fredrick, Maryland
1863 After 59 day siege, confederates evacuate Ft Wagner, SC
1869 1st westbound train arrives in SF
1869 Mine fire kills 179 at Avondale Pennsylvania
1873 Regular Cable Car service begins on Clay Street
1876 Race riot in Charleston SC
1876 Southern Pacific line from LA to SF completed
1883 Cub's Burns (extra bases), Williamson & Pfeiffer get 3 hits in 1 inn
1899 Carnation processes its 1st can of evaporated milk

1901 - Pres William McKinley assassinated in Buffalo N.Y.
1903 Start of Sherlock Holmes "The Adventure of The Creeping Man" (BG)
1905 Atlanta Life Insurance Company established
1905 Chic White Sox Frank Smith no-hits Detroit Tigers, 15-0
1909 Word received, Adm Peary discovers North Pole 5 months earlier
1910 Saskatchewan (then Regina) Roughriders football club formed
1912 NY Giant Jeff Tesreau no-hits Phila, 3-0
1913 1st aircraft to loop the loop (Adolphe P‚goud-France)
1914 Battle of the Marne; Germans prevented from occupying Paris
1920 1st radio broadcast of a prizefight
1924 Charles Paddock captures 100 & 200 yd AAU national senior outdoor track & field championships
1930 Brooklyn Dodgers beat Phillies 22-8
1941 All Jews over age 6 in German territories ordered to wear a star
1941 Jews of Vilna Poland are confined to a ghetto
1943 "Congressional Limited" train derails near Frankfort Pa, kills 79
1946 All-American Football Conference plays 1st game (Clev 44, Miami 0)
1948 Juliana becomes queen of the Netherlands
1949 Howard Unruh kills 13 neighbors in 12 minutes
1954 Yankees use a record 10 pinch hitters
1963 Major league baseballs 100,000th game
1966 "Star Trek" premiers on NBC TV
1966 Race riot in Atlanta Georgia
1968 Swaziland gains independence from Britain (National Day)
1972 John & Yoko appear on Jerry Lewis Muscular Dystrophy Telethon
1973 NY Times reports almost all Superfectas run at Yonkers, Roosevelt & Monticello from Jan-Mar of 1973 were fixed
1975 6.8 quake along Anatolian Fault kills over 2,000 in Lice Turkey
1976 Russian pilot defects to Japan in a Mig 25 jet
1978 Begin & Sadat meet at Camp David to discuss peace
1980 Chantal Langlace sets women's record for fastest 100K run (7h27m22s)
1980 College football longest losing streak of 50 games ends for Macalaster U of St Paul, Minn beating Mount Senario 17-14
1981 Bob Lemon named Yankee manager
1982 Paul McCartney releases "Tug of War"
1982 Polish dissidents seize the Polish Embassy in Bern, Switzerland
1983 USSR admits to shooting down KAL 007 on 9/2
1984 Today Show begins live remote telecasts from Moscow
1986 Barbra Streisand's 1st live concert in 20 years
1986 USSR charges correspondent Nicholas Daniloff with spying
1987 Saskatchewan's Dave Ridgway kicks a CFL-record 60-yard field goal
1988 Crippled soviet Soyuz TM-5 lands safely with 2 cosmonauts aboard
1989 Amateur Atheletic Fed strips Ben Johnson of all track records
1991 USSR recognizes independence of the 3 baltic republics

Birthdays on my Birthday

1711 Heinrich Melchior Muhlenberg founder of US Lutheran church
1757 Marquis de Lafayette American patriot, French revolutionary
1766 John Dalton chemist, developed atomic theory of matter
1805 Horatio Greenough US, neoclassical sculptor/writer
1811 James Melville Gilliss founded Naval Observatory in Washington
1814 Sir George Cartier (C) Canadian co-PM (1858-62)
1817 Sir Alexander Tilloch Galt a Canadian founding father
1860 Jane Addams US, pacifist/social worker/feminist (Nobel 1931)
1881 Leo Carrillo LA Calif, actor (Pancho-Cisco Kid)
1883 Lord Birkett England, judge (N
remburg Trials)
1885 Otto Kruger Toledo Ohio, actor (Lux Video Theater, High Noon)
1888 Joseph P Kennedy financier/diplomat, father of JFK, RFK & Teddy
1899 Billy Rose theatrical producer (Diamond Horse Show)
19-- Elizabeth Lawrence actress (Myra Sloane-All My Children)
19-- Keone Young Honolulu Hawaii, actor (Kay O'Brien)
19-- Rennie Roker NYC, actor (Nobody's Perfect)
1902 Morgan Beatty Little Rock Ark, news anchor (Du Mont Evening News)
1904 Maxie Rosenbloom light heavyweight boxing champ (1930-34)
1908 Paul Lavalle Beacon NY, bandleader (Cities Service Band of America)
1912 Vincent DiMaggio baseball player (Giants, Phils, Reds, Braves)
1915 Franz Josef Strauss Germany, minister of defense (1956-62)
1923 William Kraft Chicago, Ill, composer/percussionist
1925 Jimmy Reed Mississippi, blues singer (Soulin', Big Boss Man)
1928 Evgeny Svetlanov Moscow Russia, conductor (Siberian Fantasy)
1928 Rudolph Plukfelder USSR, light heavyweight (Olympic-gold-1964)
1934 Jody McCrea LA Calif, actor (Ben Matheson-Wichita Town)
1937 Jo Anne Worley Lowell Indiana, comedienne (Laugh-in)
1938 Joan Tower New Rochelle NY, composer (Breakfast Rhythms)
1939 David Allan Coe country musician (Mysterious Rhinestone Cowboy)
1944 Linda Kaye Henning Cal, actress (Betty Joe-Petticoat Junction)
1944 Swoosie Kurtz Omaha Nebraska, actress (Slap Shot, Garp)
1946 Bryan D O'Connor Orange Cal, Col USMC/astronaut (STS 61B, STS 40)
1947 Jane Curtin Cambridge Mass, actress (SNL, Allie Lowell-Kate & Allie)
1947 Roger Waters singer (Pink Floyd)
1953 Katherine Cannon Hartford Ct, actress (Father Murphy, The Survivors)
1954 Jon Erikson US, 1st to triple cross English Channel (1981)
1955 Anne Henning US, 500m speed skater (Olympic-gold-1972)
1960 Michael Winslow actor/comedian (Police Academy)
1961 Peggy MacIntaggart Midland Ontario, playmate (January, 1990)
1961 P i Waaktaar rocker (Aha-Take on Me)
1967 Amy Lynn Baxter model (Penthouse Pet 1990)
1974 Justin Whalin LA, actor (Charles in Charge)

Deaths on my Birthday

1701 James II king of England (1685-88), dies at 68
1901 Pres William McKinley assassinated by Leon Czologosz in Buffalo, NY
1939 Arthur Racham artist, dies at 71
1959 Kay Kendall British actress, dies at 32
1960 Jimmy Savo comedian (Through the Crystal Ball), dies at 65
1963 Margarita Sierra actress, dies at 26 after heart surgery
1966 Dr Verwoerd South African PM, assassinated in assembly
1974 Otto Kruger actor (Lux Video Theater), dies on 89th birthday
1984 E.J. Andre actor (Eugene Bullock-Dallas), dies at 74
1984 Ernest Tubb singer (Grand Ole Opry), dies at 70
1985 Jane Frazee singer/actress (Alice-Beulah), dies at 67 of pneumonia
1985 Johnny Desmond singer (Your Hit Parade), dies of cancer at 65


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