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.
8th - 89th US Men's Tennis: Rodney G Laver beats Tony Roche (79 61 62 62)
8th - Suleiman Maghrabi appointed premier of Libya
Tennis Player and Coach Tony RocheTennis Player and Coach Tony Roche 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
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
LPGA Golfer Kathy WhitworthLPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth 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
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
MLB Legend Willie MaysMLB Legend Willie Mays 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
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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