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Calendar for September 15th, 2013

Every Year

  • Independence Day (Costa Rica)

  • 1700s

  • Died 1700: Andre Le Notre (landscape architect)

  • 1770s

  • 1776: British troops occupied New York

  • 1780s

  • Born 1789: James Fenimore Cooper (author)

  • 1789: The U.S. Department of Foreign Affairs was renamed the Department of State

  • 1850s

  • Born 1857: William Howard Taft (27th U.S. president)

  • 1870s

  • Born 1876: Bruno Walter (symphony conductor)

  • 1890s

  • Born 1890: Agatha Christie (author)

  • 1900s

  • 1904: Orville Wright made first turn with airplane in air

  • 1910s

  • 1913: A milch goat show started at the Rochester Industrial Exposition in New York state

  • Born 1914: Robert McCloskey (author and illustrator of the children's classics Make Way for Ducklings and Blueberries for Sal)

  • 1920s

  • Born 1924: Bobby Short (jazz musician)

  • Born 1929: Murray Gell-Mann (physicist)

  • 1930s

  • Born 1934: Tomie dePaola (children's author, illustrator)

  • 1940s

  • Born 1940: Merlin Olsen (football player)

  • Born 1946: Tommy Lee Jones (actor)

  • Born 1946: Oliver Stone (director)

  • 1949: The Lone Ranger TV series debuted with American Clayton Moore and Canadian Jay Silverheels

  • 1960s

  • Born 1961: Dan Marino (football player)

  • 1963: Bomb killed four girls in a Birmingham, Alabama, church that was popular for civil rights meetings

  • 1970s

  • Born 1975: Tom Dolan (Olympic gold medalist)

  • 1980s

  • Born 1984: Prince Harry (youngest son of Prince Charles and Princess Diana)

  • Died 1989: Robert Penn Warren (poet)

  • 2000s

  • Died 2004: Johnny Ramone (guitarist and co-founder of The Ramones)


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