On This Day: September 7th, 2018

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SEPTEMBER 7

  • TODAY IS BEER LOVERS DAY
  • TODAY IS NEW HAMPSHIRE APPRECIATION DAY
  • TODAY IS NATIONAL SALAMI DAY
  • TODAY IS NATIONAL ACORN SQUASH DAY

BIRTHDAYS:

  • QUEEN ELIZABETH I (1533-1603)
  • GRANDMA MOSES (1860-1961)
  • ELIA KAZAN (1909-2003)
  • PETER LAWFORD (1923-1984)
  • DANIEL INOUYE (1924-2012)
  • BUDDY HOLLY (1936-1959)
  • PEGGY NOONAN (1950, 67)
  • JULIE KAVNER (MARGE SIMPSON) (1950, 67)
  • CHRISSY HYNDE (1951, 66)
  • CORBIN BERNSEN (1954, 63)
  • DIANE WARREN (1956, 61)
  • LESLIE JONES (1967, 50)
Leslie Jones
  • ANGIE EVERHART (1969, 48)
  • TOM EVERETT SCOTT (1970, 47)
  • SHANNON ELIZABETH (1973, 44)
  • OLIVER HUDSON (1976, 41)
  • EVAN RACHEL WOOD (1987, 30)

ON THIS DAY:

  • IN 1630, THE CITY OF BOSTON IS FOUNDED
Boston skyline
  • IN 1813, TROY POST INVENTS “UNCLE SAM”
  • IN 1916, THE WORKMEN’S COMPENSATION ACT IS PASSED BY CONGRESS
  • IN 1921, THE FIRST MISS AMERICAN PAGEANT IS HELD IN ATLANTIC CITY
  • IN 1936, THE BOULDER DAM (NOW THE HOOVER DAM) BEGINS OPERATION
  • IN 1943, ORSON WELLES MARRIES RITA HEYWORTH
  • IN 1949, 22 YEAR OLD JANET LEIGH DIVORCES HER HUSBAND AFTER 4 YEARS
  • IN 1963, THE PRO FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME IS DEDICATED IN CANTON
  • IN 1968, “THE BANANA SPLITS ADVENTURE HOUR” DEBUTS ON NBC
  • IN 1970, THE POPULAR FRONT FOR THE LIBERATION OF PALESTINE HIJACKS FOUR PLANES
  • IN 1977, PRESIDENT CARTER SIGNS THE PANAMA CANAL TREATY, GIVING CONTROL OF THE CANAL TO PANAMA BY 1999
  • IN 1977, G. GORDON LIDDY IS RELEASED FROM PRISON AFTER FOUR YEARS
  • IN 1978, KEITH MOON OVERDOSES AND DIES AT 31
  • IN 1978, BULGARIAN DISSIDENT GEORGI MARKOV IS KILLED IN THE “UMBRELLA ASSASSINATION” WITH AN UMBRELLA DIPPED IN RICIN
  • IN 1979, ESPN DEBUTS
  • IN 1981, THE PEOPLE’S COURT FEATURING JUDGE WAPNER PREMIERES
  • IN 1984, 18 YEAR OLD JANET JACKSON MARRIES JAMES DEBARGE (21)
  • IN 1986, INSTANT REPLAY IS USED FOR THE FIRST TIME TO REVIEW AN NFL PLAY IN A CHICAGO BEARS VS. CLEVELAND BROWNS GAME
  • IN 1986, DAN MARINO BECOMES THE FASTEST QUARTERBACK IN HISTORY TO REACH 100 CAREER TOUCHDOWNS
  • IN 1993, THE EPICALLY BAD “CHEVY CHASE SHOW” DEBUTS ON FOX
  • IN 1995, DISGRACED SENATOR BOB PACKWOOD RESIGNS
  • IN 1996, TUPAC SHAKUR IS SHOT IN LAS VEGAS. HE DIES SIX DAYS LATER
  • IN 1999, 50,000 ARE LEFT HOMELESS BY AN EARTHQUAKE IN ATHENS, GREECE
  • IN 2003, WARREN ZEVON DIES
  • IN 2006, SACHA BARON COHEN’S “BORAT” OPENS AT THE TORONTO FILM FESTIVAL
  • IN 2008, THE GOVERNMENT TAKES CONTROL OF FANNIE MAE AND FREDDIE MAC
  • IN 2013, 72 YEAR OLD PATRICK STEWART MARRIES SUNNY OZELL (35)
  • IN 2016 THE 15TH SUMMER PARALYMPICS OPENS IN RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL
  • IN 2017 A 8.2 EARTHQUAKE HITS SOUTH-WEST PIJIJAPAN, MEXICO KILLING AT LEAST 90. IT WAS THE STRONGEST MEXICAN QUAKE IN A CENTURY
  • IN 2017 CONSUMER CREDIT REPORTING AGENCY EQUIFAX REPORTS EARLIER CYBERATTACK COULD AFFECT 143 MILLION AMERICANS

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