Historical Events for September 1996

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1st - Balt Ravens (Cleveland Browns) 1st NFL game, beat Oakland Raiders, 17-14
2nd - Jerry Lewis' 31st Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $49,200,000
2nd - Michelle McGann wins LPGA State Farm Rail Golf Classic
2nd - Soyuz TM-24, lands
2nd - A peace agreement is signed between the Government of the Republic of the Philippines and the Moro National Liberation Front in Malacañang Palace.
3rd - Slowinski & Gage discovers 2^1257787-1 (34th known Mersenne prime)
4th - 13th MTV Awards: Alanis Morrisett & Smashing Pumpkins wins
5th - "Summer & Smoke" opens at Criterion Theater NYC
5th - MTV Video Music Awards
6th - Balt Orioles' Eddie Murray's 500th career HR
7th - Rap artist Tupac Shahur shot multiple times in drive by shooting in Las Vegas, dies 6 days later
MLB First Baseman Eddie MurrayMLB First Baseman Eddie Murray 8th - "7 Guitars" closes at Walter Kerr Theater NYC
8th - 110th US Womens Tennis Open: Steffi Graf beats Monica Seles (7-5 6-4)
8th - 116th US Mens Tennis: Pete Sampras beats Michael Chang (61 64 76)
8th - 48th Emmy Awards: ER, Dennis Franz & Kathy Baker win
8th - Dottie Pepper wins Safeway LPGA title
8th - Ping-Cellular One LPGA Golf Championship
8th - Sri Lanka defeat Australia to win Singer World Series at Colombo
11th - Union Pacific Railroad purchases Southern Pacific Railroad.
13th - Phil Simmons scores 171 & takes 6-14 for Leics v Durham
MLB First Baseman Mark McGwireMLB First Baseman Mark McGwire 14th - As' Mark McGwire is 13th player to hit 50-HRs in a season
14th - Dean Headley takes 3rd cricket hat-trick of season, Kent v Hampshire
14th - NY Met Todd Huntley sets record of 41 HRs by a catcher
14th - Tara Dawn Holland (Kansas), 23, crowned 70th Miss America 1997
15th - 2nd Presidents Golf Cup: US beats Intl team 16½-15½ at Robert Jones Va
15th - Bangladesh beat UAE by 104 runs to win the ACC Trophy Final
15th - Karrie Webb wins LPGA SAFECO Golf Classic
15th - Texas Rangers retire their 1st number, Nolan Ryan's #34
MLB Pitching Legend Nolan RyanMLB Pitching Legend Nolan Ryan 16th - 1st one-day international in Canada, India v Pakistan at Toronto
16th - Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Panama City FL on WTBB 97.7 FM
16th - Paul Molitor of Twins is 21st player to reach 3,000 hits
16th - Space Shuttle STS 79 (Atlantis 17), launches into space
17th - Dodger Hideo Nomo no-hits Colo Rockies, 9-0 at Coors Field
18th - Roger Clemens ties his own major league record with 20 strikeouts
19th - "Skylight" opens at Royale Theater NYC
22nd - 4th Solheim Cup: US beats Europe 17-11 at St Pierre Wales
MLB Pitching Legend Roger ClemensMLB Pitching Legend Roger Clemens 23rd - Howard Stern radio show premieres in Wilkes-Barre PA (WZMT 97.9 FM)
23rd - Howard Stern radio show premieres in West Palm Beach FL (WCLB 95.5 FM)
24th - U.S. President Bill Clinton signed the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty at the United Nations.
25th - The last of the Magdalen Asylums closes in Ireland.
26th - SF Giant Bobby Bonds is 2nd player to hit 40 HRs & steal 40 bases
26th - Space Shuttle STS 79 (Atlantis 17), lands
27th - Balt Oriole Roberto Alomar spits in face of umpire John Hirschbeck
27th - In Afghanistan, the Taliban capture the capital city Kabul after driving out President Burhanuddin Rabbani and executing former leader Mohammad Najibullah.
42nd US President Bill Clinton42nd US President Bill Clinton 27th - The Julie N. tanker skip crashes into the Million Dollar Bridge in Portland, Maine spilling thousands of gallons of oil.
28th - 1st ODI played in Kenya between home team & Sri Lanka
28th - Joyce Giraud, crowned 8th Ms Venus Swimwear
28th - NY Yankee Jim Leyitz is 2nd catcher to wear a hockey mask
28th - Nebraska & Penn State are 5th & 6th major colleges to win 700
28th - Orioles' Roberto Alomar suspended 5 games for spitting at ump
28th - Troy Davis of Iowa State ran for 378 yards, 3rd highest in college football games (others: Michigan, Notre Dame, Texas & Alabama)
29th - "Delicate Balance" closes at Plymouth Theater NYC
29th - 34th Tennis Fed Cup: USA beats Spain in Atlantic City USA (5-0)
Singer-Songwriter Alanis MorissetteSinger-Songwriter Alanis Morissette 29th - Alanis Morissette ends her 1st US tour (Houston Texas)
29th - Balt Orioles end season with record 257 HRs
29th - Houston Astro's retire Nolan Ryan's #34
29th - Nintendo 64 video game system debuts in USA (3 months after Japan)
29th - Orioles Brady Anderson is 14th to hit 50 HRs
29th - SD Padres sweep LA Dodgers in race for NL West title
29th - Trish Johnson wins LPGA Fieldcrest Cannon Golf Classic
29th - US wins Federation Cup over Spain

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