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This Day In History

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Today's Events

  • Michaelmas
  • Scotland Yard formed in London
  • great auroral display in US
  • 1st night football game was played in Mansfield Penn
  • Yanks steal 15 bases & get 13 walks beating Browns 16-12 a major league record 6 stolen bases in 1 inning
  • Steinhart Aquarium in Golden Gate Park opens to public
  • Ruth ties record by hitting grand slams in consecutive games
  • Yanks (17) Tigers (28) set 9 inning hit record (45)-Tigers win 19-10
  • 1st color telecast of football game on network Phila
  • S Nicholson discovers 4th & 12th satellite of Jupiter
  • Stan Musial's last game gets hit 3 629 & 3 630
  • Love American Style premiers
  • 7th Mayor's Trophy Game Mets beat Yanks 7-6
  • Soyuz 12 returns to Earth
  • Soviet space station Salyut 6 launched into earth orbit
  • Cyanide laced Tylenol capsules killed seven in Chicago


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