On This Day..... September 25

 

SEPTEMBER 25TH

  • TODAY IS NATIONAL LOBSTER DAY
  • TODAY IS NATIONAL COMIC BOOK DAY
  • TODAY IS NATIONAL ONE HIT WONDER DAY
 

BIRTHDAYS:

  • WILLIAM FAULKNER (1897-1962)
  • ETHEL ROSENBERG (1915-1953)
 
  • PHIL RIZZUTO (1918-2007)
  • BARBARA WALTERS (1929, 89)
 
  • KEVIN WHITE (1929-2012)
  • SHEL SILVERSTEIN (1930-1999)
 
  • MICHAEL DOUGLAS (1944, 74)
  • CHERYL TIEGS (1947, 71)
 
  • ANSON WILLIAMS (1949, 69)
  • PEDRO ALMODOVAR (1949, 69)
 
  • MARK HAMILL (1951, 67)
  • CHRISTOPHER REEVE (1952-2004)
 
  • MICHAEL MADSEN (1958, 60)
  • HEATHER LOCKLEAR (1961, 57)
 
  • SCOTTIE PIPPEN (1965, 53)
  • WILL SMITH (1968, 50)
 
  • CATHERINE ZETA JONES (1969, 49)
  • BRIAN DUNKLEMAN (1971, 47)
 
  • T.I. (1980, 38)
  • DONALD GLOVER (1983, 35)
 

ON THIS DAY:

  • IN 1513, VASCO DE BALBOA IS THE FIRST EUROPEAN TO SEE THE PACIFIC OCEAN
  • IN 1639, THE FIRST PRINTING PRESS IN THE AMERICAS BEGINS PRODUCTION
  • IN 1775, ETHAN ALLEN IS CAPTURED BY THE BRITISH DURING THE REVOLUTION
  • IN 1780, BENEDICT ARNOLD DEFECTS FROM THE U.S. ARMY AND JOINS THE BRITISH
  • IN 1789, CONGRESS PROPOSES ADDING A BILL OF RIGHTS TO THE CONSTITUTION
  • IN 1804, THE TWELFTH AMENDMENT IS ADDED TO THE CONSTITUTION WHICH LAYS OUT THE PROCESS FOR ELECTING PRESIDENT AND VICE PRESIDENT
 
  • IN 1867, CONGRESS ESTABLISHES HOWARD UNIVERSITY AS THE FIRST ALL BLACK UNIVERSITY
  • IN 1873, WILD BILL HICKOK SUPPOSEDLY MARRIED CALAMITY JANE
  • IN 1878, DR. CHARLES DRYSDALE RIGHTS A LETTER TO THE TIMES WARNING ABOUT POTENTIAL HEALTH RISKS OF TOBACCO
  • IN 1882, PROVIDENCE AND WORCESTER PLAY THE FIRST BASEBALL DOUBLE HEADER
  • IN 1890, CONGRESS ESTABLISHES YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK
 
  • IN 1911, GROUND IS BROKEN ON FENWAY PARK
  • IN 1919, PRESIDENT WILSON BREAKS DOWN IN COLORADO AND WOULD BE ILL FOR THE REMAINDER OF HIS PRESIDENCY
  • IN 1926, HENRY FORD ESTABLISHES AN 8 HOUR AND FIVE DAY WORK WEEK
  • IN 1949, REVEREND BILLY GRAHAM ERECTS A TENT IN A PARKING LOT IN LOS ANGELES AND BEGINS HIS “LOS ANGELES CRUSADE”
 
  • IN 1953, 22 YEAR OLD MIKHAIL GORBACHEV MARRIES 21 YEAR OLD RAISA MAXIMOVNA
  • IN 1954, AUDREY HEPBURN MARRIES MEL FERRER
  • IN 1954, ELVIS PRESLEY RELEASES HIS SECOND SINGLE “GOOD ROCKIN TONIGHT”
  • IN 1960, ETIQUETTE WRITER EMILY POST DIES AT 86
 
  • IN 1962, SONNY LISTON KNOCKS OUT FLOYD PATTERSON IN THE FIRST ROUND OF THEIR HEAVYWEIGHT BOXING TITLE FIGHT
  • IN 1964, THE TEMPTATIONS RECORD “MY GIRL”
  • IN 1965, ABC DEBUTS “THE BEATLES” CARTOON
  • IN 1970, “THE PARTRIDGE FAMILY” DEBUTS ON TV
 
  • IN 1973, THE 3 MAN CREW OF SKYLAB 3 RETURNS SAFELY TO EARTH AFTER 59 DAYS
  • IN 1974, SCIENTISTS REPORT THAT GASES FROM AEROSOL SPRAYS ARE EATING AWAY AT THE OZONE LAYER
  • IN 1975, PINK FLOYD HITS #1 ON THE ALBUM CHART WITH “WISH YOU WERE HERE”
  • IN 1976, THE MEMBERS OF U2 ALL ANSWER A WANT AD POSTED BY LARRY MULLEN
  • IN 1979, “EVITA” OPENS ON BROADWAY
 
  • IN 1980, CHEVY CHASE CALLS CARY GRANT “A HOMO” ON THE TOMORROW SHOW. GRANT WOULD GO ON TO SUE HIM
  • IN 1980, JOHN BONHAM DIES DURING AN EXTREME DRINKING BENDER AT 32
  • IN 1981, THE ROLLING STONES START THEIR WORLD TOUR IN PHILADELPHIA
  • IN 1981, SANDRA DAY O’CONNOR IS SWORN IN TO THE SUPREME COURT
 
  • IN 1982, A PENNSYLVANIA PRISON GUARD, GEORGE BANKS, SNAPS AND KILLS 13 PEOPLE INCLUDING HIS FIVE CHILDREN
  • IN 1986, ANTONIN SCALIA IS APPOINTED TO THE SUPREME COURT
  • IN 1987, CBS DEBUTS “BEAUTY AND THE BEAST”
 
  • IN 1990, DAVE GROHL AUDITIONED TO BE IN NIRVANA
  • IN 1992, MAGIC JOHNSON QUITS THE PRESIDENT’S NATIONAL COMMISSION ON AIDS DUE TO LACK OF SUPPORT
  • IN 1992, BARRY MANILOW PREMIERES HIS “SHOWSTOPPERS” IN NEW YORK CITY
  • IN 1997, “ER” GOES LIVE ON NBC
 
  • IN 1997, MARV ALBERT SETTLES HIS SEXUAL ASSAULT CASE WITH A PLEA DEAL
  • IN 2000, OZZY OSBOURNE ASKS TO HAVE BLACK SABBATH BE REMOVED FROM CONSIDERATION FOR THE ROCK N ROLL HALL OF FAME
  • IN 2004, KEVIN COSTNER MARRIES MODEL CHRISTINE BAUMGARTNER
  • IN 2006, JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE HITS #1 WITH “SEXYBACK”
 
  • IN 2010, ELON MUSK MARRIES TALULAH RILEY IN SCOTLAND
  • IN 2015, FIRES IN INDONESIA ARE SO SEVERE THAT SCHOOLS IN SINGAPORE ARE CLOSED DUE TO CONCERNS OVER AIR QUALITY
  • IN 2015, BRUCE JENNER OFFICIALLY CHANGES HER NAME TO CAITLYN
 
  • IN 2017, LONDON DECLINES TO RENEW UBER’S LICENSE TO TRANSPORT DUE TO CONCERNS OVER BACKGROUND CHECKS
  • IN 2017, ANTHONY WEINER IS SENTENCED TO 21 MONTHS IN JAIL FOR SEXTING WITH AN UNDERAGE GIRL
  • IN 2017, THE KURDS IN NORTHERN IRAQ VOTE OVERWHELMINGLY TO SECEDE
 

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