Historical Events for September 1969

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Events 1 - 61 of 61

1st - Jerry Lewis' 4th Muscular Dystrophy telethon
1st - Libyan revolution, Colonel Moammar Gadhafi deposes King Idris
2nd - NY Yankee Joe Pepitone is reinstated
2nd - Ralph Houk signs 3-year contract to manage Yankees at $65,000 a season
2nd - The first automatic teller machine in the United States is installed in Rockville Center, New York.
5th - Frente Obrero wins Dutch Antilles national elections
6th - "Cabaret" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 1166 performances
7th - 83rd US Women's Tennis: Margaret Smith Court beats Nancy Richey (6-2 6-2)
7th - Carol Mann wins LPGA Molson's Canadian Golf Open
7th - US amateur Women's Tennis: Margaret Court beat Virginia Wade (46 63 60)
8th - 2nd US Tennis Open: Rod Laver wins, completing his 2nd grand slam. The men's singles final also featured the smallest recorded session of 3,708 due to rain.
Tennis Player and Coach Tony RocheTennis Player and Coach Tony Roche 8th - 89th US Men's Tennis: Rodney G Laver beats Tony Roche (79 61 62 62)
8th - Suleiman Maghrabi appointed premier of Libya
8th - US amateur Men's Tennis: Stan Smith beats Bob Lutz (97 63 61)
9th - Allegheny 853 collides with Piper Cherokee above Indiana, kills 82
9th - Seaplane crashes at Indianapolis, kills 83
9th - Smallest US Tennis Open single session-131 (men's doubles final only)
9th - WCVN TV channel 54 in Covington, KY (PBS) begins broadcasting
10th - NY Mets sweep Montreal Expos putting them in 1st place for 1st time
10th - US performs nuclear test at Grand Valley Colorado
11th - USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
13th - Baltimore Orioles, win earliest AL Eastern division title
13th - Bobby Bonds is baseballs 4th 30-HR, 30-steal player
13th - Plastic Ono Band's (John, Yoko & Eric Clapton) 1st live performance
LPGA Golfer Kathy WhitworthLPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth 14th - Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Wendell-West Golf Open
14th - Male voters of Swiss kanton Schaffhausen rejects female suffrage
15th - Cards Steve Carlton sets record by striking out 19 NY Mets in a game
18th - Tiny Tim & Miss Vicky get engaged
20th - 18th Ryder Cup: Draw, 16-16 at Royal Birkdale, England
20th - Archies' "Sugar Sugar" hits #1
20th - Pitts Pirate Bob Moose no-hits NY Mets, 4-0
21st - 58th Davis Cup: USA beats Romania in Cleveland (5-0)
21st - Donna Caponi Young wins LPGA Lincoln-Mercury Golf Open
21st - NY Jet Steve O'Neal punts 98 yards against Denver Broncos
LPGA Golfer Donna CaponiLPGA Golfer Donna Caponi 21st - Ron Hill wins European marathon (2:16:47.8)
22nd - "Music Scene" debuts on ABC-TV
22nd - China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC
22nd - SF Giant Willie Mays, becomes second player to hit 600 home runs
23rd - 1st broadcast of "Marcus Welby MD" on ABC-TV
23rd - Northern Star and Illinois Univ newspaper start rumors that Paul McCartney is dead
24th - 1st Elvis convention, 2500 fans attend in Cincinnati
24th - NY Mets clinch NL East pennant
24th - Ton Duc Thang elected president of North Vietnam
24th - Trial of "Chicago 8" (protesters at Dem Natl Conv) begins
MLB Legend Willie MaysMLB Legend Willie Mays 26th - Beatles release "Abbey Road" album
26th - Bolivia military coup under general Ovando Candia
26th - USSR performs underground nuclear test
28th - Joe Kapp (Minnesota Vikings) passes for 7 touchdowns vs Balt Colts (52-14)
28th - Minnesota vs Baltimore, gains 530 yards passing!
28th - SPD wins West German Parliament elections
29th - "Bright Promise" TV Daytime Soap; debuts on NBC-TV
29th - "Letters To Laugh-In" debuts on NBC-TV
29th - "Love American Style" premieres on ABC-TV
29th - "Name Droppers" debuts on NBC-TV
29th - "Sale Of Century" debuts on NBC-TV
29th - 7th Mayor's Trophy Game, Mets beat Yanks 7-6
29th - China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC
29th - Jackie DeShannon gets Gold Record for "Put Little Love in Your Heart"
29th - Red Sox Rico Petrocelli hits shortstop record 40th HR of season
29th - Steve O'Neal of NY Jets, kicks longest NFL punt; 98 yards vs Denver
30th - Atlanta's 10th straight win, clinches NL West pennant

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