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Calendar for September 9th, 2013

Every Year

  • California Admission Day

  • 1810s

  • Died 1815: John Singleton Copley (artist)

  • 1820s

  • Born 1828: Leo Tolstoy (author)

  • 1830s

  • 1839: John Herschel took the first glass plate photograph

  • 1850s

  • 1850: California was admitted as the 31st state

  • 1890s

  • Born 1890: Harland Sanders (founder of Kentucky Fried Chicken)

  • 1898: Tom Fleming won the first national log rolling championship

  • 1900s

  • Died 1901: Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (painter)

  • Born 1903: Phyllis Whitney (writer)

  • 1930s

  • Born 1932: Sylvia Miles (actress)

  • Born 1936: Joan Bennett Kennedy

  • 1940s

  • Born 1941: Otis Redding (singer & songwriter)

  • 1950s

  • Born 1951: Tom Wopat (actor & singer)

  • Born 1951: Michael Keaton (actor)

  • Born 1952: Angela Cartwright (actress)

  • 1954: Canadian swimmer, Marilyn Bell, became the first person to swim across Lake Ontario

  • 1956: Elvis Presley appeared for the first time on The Ed Sullivan Show. The show was hosted by Charles Laughton because Sullivan was recovering from injuries received in a car accident

  • 1960s

  • Born 1960: Hugh Grant (actor)

  • 1961: USS Long Beach, the first nuclear-powered surface warship, was commissioned

  • Born 1966: Adam Sandler (actor)

  • 1968: Arthur Ashe won the U.S. Open tennis title

  • 1970s

  • Born 1975: Michael Bublé (singer)

  • 1979: The comic strip For Better or For Worse debuted

  • 1980s

  • Born 1980: Michelle Williams (actress)

  • 1990s

  • Died 1997: Burgess Meredith (actor)


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