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On This Day

September 10

World Suicide Prevention Day

1846 The Sewing Machine is patented by Elias Howe

1939 Canada enters World War 2 by declaring war on Germany.

1955 Gunsmoke makes in TV debut on CBS

1962 The Monster Mash by Bobby “Boris” Pickett is banned from BBC radio

1966 In 12 rounds Muhammad Ali knocks out Karl Mildenberger

1966 Revolver an album by The Beatles goes #1 on the charts

1974 Guinea-Bissau become an independent country separates from Portugal

1977 Captain Caveman & The Teen Angels premieres on ABC Saturday Morning Cartoons.

1991 Nirvana release the single Smells Like Teen Spirit.

1998 The Red Violin premiers at the Toronto International Film Festival directed by François Girard Starring Carlo Cecchi, & Samuel L. Jackson.

1999 Fight Club premiers at the Venice Film Festival

Happy Birthday

1932 Bo Goldman screenwriter One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

1941 Gunpei Yokoi inventor of the Game Boy

1963 Randy Johnson Baseball pitcher 1 x World Series Champion

1966 Joe Nieuwendyk NHL hockey player 3 x Stanley Cup Champion

1968 Big Daddy Kane Rapper

1968 Guy Ritchie Director, Snatch

1974 Ben Wallace NBA player

1982 Misty Copeland ballet dancer



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