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Daily Calendar for Wednesday, September 7, 2022

Born

  • Queen Elizabeth I of England
  • Grandma Moses (painter)
  • J. P. Morgan Jr. (financier)
  • Elia Kazan (director)
  • Anthony Quayle (actor)
  • Buddy Holly (singer)
  • Gloria Gaynor (singer)
  • Julie Kavner (actress)
  • Chrissie Hynde (singer)
  • Devon Sawa (actor)
  • Evan Rachel Wood (actress)

Died

  • Catherine Parr (widow of Henry VIII of England)
  • Maurice Duplessis (former premier of Quebec)
  • Keith Moon (musician)
  • Uzi Gal (invented the Uzi submachine gun)
  • Gregory Mcdonald (author)

Events

  • Edith Eleanor McLean was the first baby to be placed in an incubator
  • First automobile parade, Newport, Rhode Island
  • First international lifeboat race took place, New York City
  • First Canadian Official Languages Act went into effect
  • The Entertainment and Sports Programming Network (ESPN) made its debut
  • Google Inc. was founded

Weather

  • New England and New York experienced a widespread killing frost, resulting in a $1 million crop loss in Maine
  • 105 degrees F, Santa Ana, California
  • 109 degrees F in Weldon, North Carolina
  • Football players at Gibbs High School in St. Petersburg, Florida, were knocked off their feet by a violent bolt of lightning
  • Calgary was deluged by hail that caused approximately $350 million in insured losses, making this hailstorm the costliest on record in Canada.

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