Daily Calendar for September 22nd, 2019

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  • Hobbit Day

1510s

  • Born 1515: Anne of Cleves (fourth wife of King Henry VIII)

1770s

  • Died 1776: Nathan Hale (patriot)

1780s

  • Born 1788: George Gordon Lord Byron (poet)

  • 1789: Position of U.S. Postmaster General established

1860s

  • 1862: Lincoln issued preliminary Emancipation Proclamation

1890s

  • Born 1895: Paul Muni (actor)

1900s

  • Born 1902: John Houseman (actor)

  • Born 1904: George Balanchine (dancer/choreographer)

  • Born 1904: Joseph M. Valachi (criminal)

1920s

  • 1927: Gene Tunney beat Jack Dempsey

  • Born 1927: Tommy Lasorda (baseball player)

1950s

  • Born 1954: Shari Belafonte-Harper (actress)

1960s

  • Born 1960: Joan Jett (singer)

  • Born 1961: Bonnie Hunt (actress)

  • Born 1961: Scott Baio (actor)

  • 1964: Fiddler on the Roof opened on Broadway

1980s

  • 1985: The first Farm Aid concert took place

  • Died 1987: Dan Rowan (comedian & actor)

  • Died 1989: Irving Berlin (songwriter)

1990s

  • 1995: Turner Broadcasting System announced plans to merge with Time Warner

  • Died 1999: George C. Scott (actor)

2000s

  • Died 2002: Joseph Kane (author of "Famous First Facts," a collection of provable trivia)

  • 2003: 3.3 earthquake near Rathdrum, Idaho

  • Died 2003: Gordon Jump (actor)

  • Died 2007: Marcel Marceau (mime)

2010s

  • Died 2010: Eddie Fisher (singer)

  • Died 2015: Yogi Berra (baseball player), exactly 69 years following his 1946 MLB debut.

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