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Daily Calendar for Sunday, September 25, 2022

Born

  • Francesco Borromini (architect) –
  • Ole Roemer (astronomer) –
  • Thomas Hunt Morgan (geneticist) –
  • William Faulkner (author) –
  • Robert Brackman (artist) –
  • Marl Rothko (artist) –
  • Shel Silverstein (author, humorist) –
  • Barbara Walters (broadcast journalist ) –
  • Juliet Prowse (actress) –
  • Michael Douglas (actor) –
  • Cheryl Tiegs (model) –
  • Mark Hamill (actor) –
  • Christopher Reeve (actor) –
  • Heather Locklear (actress) –
  • Will Smith (actor) –
  • Catherine Zeta Jones (actress) –
  • Matthew Hasselbeck (football player) –

Died

  • Felix-Gabriel Marchand (Quebec premier) –
  • Mary Astor (actress) –
  • George Plimpton (writer) –
  • Don Adams (actor) –
  • Andy Williams (singer) –

Events

  • Vasco NΓΊΓ±ez de Balboa crossed Isthmus of Panama and sighted the Pacific Ocean–
  • Publick Occurrences became the first newspaper in the United Statesβ€β€œβ€“
  • Zachary Taylor’s troops captured the Mexican city of Monterrey–
  • Congress established Yosemite National Park in California–
  • TAT-1 first transatlantic telephone cable to link North America and U.K.–
  • Sandra Day O’Connor was sworn in as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, the first woman to hold the office–
  • An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.5 hit northern Peru–
  • A 20-foot wide, 3,699-pound pumpkin pie was baked and presented at the New Bremen, Ohio, annual Pumpkinfest. It was certified as the world’s largest pumpkin pie.–
  • A 3.4-magnitude earthquake shook New Hampshire about 10 miles north of the capital city of Concord–

Weather

  • Cut Bank, Montana, recorded 4 degrees below zero F.–
  • Early snow flurries, Fort Wayne, Indiana–

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