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September 14

What happened on the day you were born?

In the headlines today:
 
1999Kiribati, Nauru, and Tonga are admitted to the United Nations.
 
1985The first annual MTV Video Music Awards show debuts at Radio City Music Hall.
 
1982A bomb claims the President-elect of Lebanon, Bashir Gemayel.
 
1982Princess Grace of Monaco (former actress Grace Kelly), dies of injuries from the previous day's car crash, at age 52.
 
1963The Fischer quintuplets, four girls and a boy, are born to Mary Ann and Andrew Joseph Fischer (Aberdeen, South Dakota).
 
1948Groundbreaking takes place at the site of the United Nations Building in New York City.
 
1940The Selective Service Act is passed by the US Congress, auhorizing a draft (conscription) as Europe is embroiled in WWII.
 
1927Dancer Isadora Duncan dies in an auto accident in Nice, France.
 
1901President William McKinley dies of complications from an assassination attempt the previous week; Vice President Teddy Roosevelt becomes President.
 
1851The Deerslayer author, James Fenimore Cooper, dies.
 
1814Aboard a British warship to arrange the release of American prisoners during the War of 1812, attorney Francis Scott Key composes words to a poem that would ultimately become The Star-Spangled Banner.
 
1741  George Frederick Handel's holiday music composition, The Messiah, is completed.
 

Born today:

1964  Faith Ford - actress

1959  Jean Smart - actress

1959  Morten Harket - singer (A-Ha)

1959  Mary Frances Crosby - actress

1957  Tim Wallach - baseball player

1950  Paul Kossoff - guitarist (Free)

1947  Sam Neill - actor

1947  'Bowzer' Bauman - singer (Sha Na Na)

1946  Pete Agnew - bassist, singer (Nazareth)

1944  Joey Heatherton - actress, singer

1936  Walter Koenig - actor (Star Trek)

1934  Kate Millett - author

1930  Allan Bloom - author

1927  Gardner Dickinson - golfer

1923  Bud Palmer - TV sportscaster

1921  Hughes Rudd - TV news reporter

1920  Kay Medford - actress

1914  Clayton Moore - actor (The Lone Ranger)

1910  Jack Hawkins - actor

1879  Margaret Sanger - feminist

1867  Charles Gibson - artist

1849  Ivan Pavlov - psychologist

 

Born today? Your sign of the Zodiac is:
Virgo (The Virgin)   Virgo    

(The Virgin)

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