Today in History for 1st September 2014

Historical Events

1901 - Construction begins on NY Stock Exchange
1919 - Frank Wedekind’s “Herakles” premieres in Munich
1979 - Pioneer 11 makes 1st fly-by of Saturn, discovers new moon, rings
1981 - Military coup under general Kolingba in Central African Republic, President Dacko flees
1982 - Caryl Churchill’s “Top Girls” premieres in London
1983 - US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

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Famous Birthdays

1529 - Taddeo Zuccari, Italian painter
1898 - Marilyn Miller, [Renolds], US actress (Sunny)/wife of Jack Pickford
1948 - Józef Życiński, Polish archbishop and philosopher
1959 - Kenny Mayne, American sports journalist
1966 - Tim Hardaway, NBA guard (Miami Heat)
1973 - Zach Thomas, American football player

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Famous Deaths

1256 - Kujo Yoritsune, Japanese shogun (b. 1218)
1685 - Leoline Jenkins, Welsh lawyer (b. 1625)
1903 - Charles Renouvier, French philosopher (neo criticism), dies
1951 - Wolfgang Schulze, [Wols], German drawer/painter, dies at 38
1963 - Guy Burgess, British spy for the USSR
1969 - Drew Pearson, newscaster (Drew Pearson), dies at 71

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Volleyball Litchfield 3, Kimball 1

The Dragons made easy work of the Cubs with a 25-22, 25-21, 22-25, 25-7 non-conference victory.

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Roger Bremseth

Funeral service for 80 year old ROGER BREMSETH of Litchfield will be Wednesday, 9/3 at the First Presbyterian Church in

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