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Today In History - September 30th
YearHistoric Event
14521st book published Johann Guttenberg's Bible
1659Robinson Crusoe is shipwrecked (according to Defoe)
1781siege of Yorktown begins
1846William Morris 1st tooth extraction under anesthetics Charlestown
18781st immigrants from Portugal arrive in Hawaii
1880Henry Draper takes that 1st photograph of the Orion Nebula
1898City of NY established
1916Giants lose ending 26 straight winning streak
1922Yanks clinch pennant #2
1927Babe Ruth hits 60th HR setting the record off Tom Zachary
1934FDR dedicates Boulder Dam (Hoover Dam)
1934Ruth's final game as a Yankee he went 0 for 3
1935Porgy & Bess premiers in Boston
1938Munich Agreement-forced Czechoslovakia to give territory to Germany
19391st televised College football game - Fordham vs Waynesburg
19391st manned rocket flight (by auto maker Fritz von Opel)
1944Calais reoccupied by Allies
1945Hank Greenberg's final day HR wins the pennent for the Tigers
1947Yanks beat Dodgers 5-3-largest WS crowd 73 365-1st WS televised
1960Flintstones premiers
1960On Howdy Doody's last show Clarabelle finally talks "Goodbye Kids"
1966Botswana gains independence from Britain (National Day)
1967Palace of Fine Arts reopens (1st time during 1915 exposition)
1967USSR's Kosmos 186 & 188 complete the 1st automatic docking
1971Last Wash Senator home game Yanks win carreer 5th forfeit Yanks trailing 4-2 in the 9th with 2 outs fans rush the field
1973Yanks close 50th year at Yankee Stadium losing 8-5
1978Tuvalu (Ellice Islands) gains independence from Britain
1984Don Mattingly wins AL batting crown with .343 average

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