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Daily Calendar for Friday, September 22, 2023

Born

  • Anne of Cleves (fourth wife of King Henry VIII) –
  • George Gordon Lord Byron (poet) –
  • Paul Muni (actor) –
  • John Houseman (actor) –
  • George Balanchine (dancer/choreographer) –
  • Joseph M. Valachi (criminal) –
  • Tommy Lasorda (baseball player) –
  • Shari Belafonte-Harper (actress) –
  • Joan Jett (singer) –
  • Scott Baio (actor) –
  • Bonnie Hunt (actress) –

Died

  • Nathan Hale (patriot) –
  • Dan Rowan (comedian & actor) –
  • Irving Berlin (songwriter) –
  • George C. Scott (actor) –
  • Joseph Kane (author of Famous First Facts, a collection of provable trivia) –
  • Gordon Jump (actor) –
  • Marcel Marceau (French mime ) –
  • Eddie Fisher (singer) –
  • Yogi Berra (baseball player, exactly 69 years following his 1946 MLB debut.) –

Events

  • Position of U.S. Postmaster General established–
  • Lincoln issued preliminary Emancipation Proclamation–
  • Gene Tunney beat Jack Dempsey–
  • Fiddler on the Roof opened on Broadway–
  • The first Farm Aid concert took place–
  • Turner Broadcasting System announced plans to merge with Time Warner–
  • 3.3 earthquake near Rathdrum, Idaho–

Weather

  • Hailstorm in Strawberry, Arizona. Five days after the storm, drifts of remaining hail were still 12 to 18 inches deep–
  • Hurricane Esther circled Cape Cod, Massachusetts, for four days, bringing heavy rains and widespread flooding to Maine–

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