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Daily Calendar for Monday, September 5, 2022

Born

  • Louis VIII of France
  • Tommaso Campanella (philosopher)
  • Johann Christian Bach (composer)
  • Jesse James (outlaw)
  • Napoleon Nap" Lajoie" (baseball player)
  • Bob Newhart (actor)
  • Raquel Welch (actress)
  • Freddie Mercury (singer)
  • Michael Keaton (actor)
  • Dweezil Zappa (musician)
  • Skandar Keynes (actor)

Died

  • Saint (Mother Teresa of Calcutta missionary)
  • Leo Penn (director)

Events

  • Great Fire of London ended
  • Russia’s Peter the Great imposed a tax on beards
  • First Continental Congress opened, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • First standardized naval uniforms adopted for U.S.
  • The Central Labor Union in New York organized the first Labor Day parade
  • A treaty of peace signed in Portsmouth, NH, ending the Russo-Japanese war
  • USS Mount Vernon torpedoed by German submarine off France
  • Boris Pasternak’s Doctor Zhivago published in the U.S.
  • Cassius Clay won an Olympic gold medal for boxing
  • Lynette Fromme attempted to assassinate U.S. President Gerald Ford
  • After 30 years, ABC canceled TV show American Bandstand
  • Lake water DNA analysis showed no evidence of the Loch Ness Monster (but perhaps a giant eel)

Weather

  • 112 degrees F, Centreville, Alabama
  • The temperature in Portland, Oregon, reached 102 degrees F

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