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Daily Calendar for Wednesday, September 14, 2022

Born

  • Ivan Petrovich Pavlov (physiologist) –
  • Margaret Higgins Sanger (founder of the birth control movement) –
  • Douglas Kennedy (Lone Ranger” actor”) –
  • Kate Millett (feminist writer) –
  • Sam Neill (actor) –
  • Michelle Stafford (actress) –
  • Kimberly Williams-Paisley (actress) –
  • Katie Lee Biegel (chef) –

Died

  • Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin (architect) –
  • Arthur Wellesley (1st Duke of Wellington) –
  • Henry Bliss (first American automobile fatality) –
  • William McKinley (25th U.S. president) –
  • Princess Grace of Monaco (former actress Grace Kelly) –
  • Mickey Hargitay (actor & world champion bodybuilder) –
  • Patrick Swayze (actor) –
  • Norm Macdonald (comedian) –

Events

  • The first lighthouse in North America, Boston Light, was lit–
  • Composer George Handel completed The Messiah–
  • Francis Scott Key wrote The Star-Spangled Bannerβ€β€œβ€“
  • Typewriter ribbon patented–
  • Sound-absorbing material patented–
  • The world’s largest airship, Graf Zeppelin II, made its first flight–
  • The first helicopter flight was made by Igor Sikorsky–
  • Zond 5 was launched; 4 days later it became the first spacecraft to circle the Moon and return to Earth–
  • The Waltons premiered on CBS–
  • Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton, the first U.S. born saint, was canonized by Pope Paul VI–
  • World Series was cancelled due to strike–
  • Roger Craig, a University of Delaware graduate student, won $77,000 on Jeopardy!. It was the show’s highest one-day total ever.–
  • Crayola announced crayon name Bluetifulβ€β€œβ€“

Weather

  • Seattle, Washington, had a high temperature of 92 degrees F–

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