Daily Calendar for September 19th, 2019

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1740s

  • Born 1749: Jean Baptiste Joseph Delambre (astronomer)

1830s

  • Born 1839: George Cadbury (chocolate manufacturer)

1860s

  • Born 1867: Arthur Rackham (artist)

1870s

  • 1876: Bissell carpet sweeper patented

1880s

  • Died 1881: James Garfield (20th U.S. president)

1890s

  • Born 1894: Rachel Field (children's author)

  • Born 1895: JB Rhine (psychologist)

1900s

  • Born 1905: Leon Jaworski (lawyer)

  • Born 1909: Ferdinand Porsche (Austrian auto-manufacturer)

1910s

  • Born 1911: William Golding (author)

1920s

  • Born 1922: Emil Zatopek (distance runner)

  • Born 1928: Adam West (actor)

1930s

  • Born 1932: Mike Royko (journalist)

  • 1934: Bruno R. Hauptmann charged with kidnap-murder of Lindbergh baby

  • Born 1934: Brian Epstein (manager of The Beatles)

1940s

  • Born 1943: Joe Morgan (baseball player)

  • Born 1948: Jeremy Irons (actor)

  • Born 1949: Leslie "Twiggy" Lawson (model)

  • Born 1949: Ernie Sabella (actor)

1950s

  • Born 1950: Joan Lunden (journalist)

1960s

  • 1961: On a return trip from Canada, while in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, Betty and Barney Hill claimed to have been abducted for two hours by a UFO. After going public with their story, the two gained worldwide notoriety. The incident is the first fully documented case of alien abduction.

  • Born 1964: Trisha Yearwood (singer)

1970s

  • Born 1974: Jimmy Fallon (actor)

  • Born 1979: Hermione Granger (character in Harry Potter series)

1980s

  • 1986: Anti-AIDS drug AZT first became available, on a "compassionate use" basis

  • Born 1987: Danielle Panabaker (actress)

2010s

  • Died 2015: Jackie Collins (author)

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