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Daily Calendar for Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Born

  • Louis Joliet (explorer) –
  • Francis Hopkinson (judge) –
  • Margaret Taylor (U.S. First Lady) –
  • Sir Edmund William Gosse (poet) –
  • H.G. Wells (writer) –
  • Henry Lewis Stimson (politician) –
  • Chuck Jones (Bugs Bunny animator) –
  • Larry Hagman (actor) –
  • Don Felder (musician) –
  • Stephen King (author) –
  • Bill Murray (actor) –
  • Dave Coulier (actor) –
  • David James Elliot (actor) –
  • Cheryl Hines (actress) –
  • Luke Wilson (actor) –
  • John Kitna (football player) –
  • Virginia Ruano Pascual (tennis player) –
  • Jana Kandarr (tennis player) –
  • Maggie Grace (actress) –

Died

  • Sir Walter Scott (poet) –
  • Florence Griffith Joyner (Olympic gold medalist) –
  • Alice Ghostley (actress) –
  • Richard D. Trentlage (American jingle writer) –

Events

  • The New York Sun’s Frank Church replied, Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus.–
  • Stonehenge was sold to a local landowner for 6,600 pounds–
  • J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit published–
  • The NFL’s longest punt, 98 yards, came off the foot of Steve O’Neal of the NY Jets–
  • The NY Jets competed against the Cleveland Browns in the first televised NFL Monday Night Football game–
  • Belize becomes fully independent from Great Britain–
  • Canada’s toonie” coin unveiled”–
  • John F. Kennedy, Jr. married Carolyn Bessette–
  • Singer Billy Joel was honored with a star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame–

Weather

  • The hurricane that came to be known as the Long Island Express slammed into Long Island at 60 mph–
  • The Blue Hills Observatory in Milton, Massachusetts, had a sustained wind of 121 mph, with a peak gust of 186 mph–
  • Hurricane Georges struck Puerto Rico–
  • Hurricane Igor struck Newfoundland and Labrador–

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