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Daily Calendar for Thursday, September 7, 2023

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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