Today in History for 17th September 2022

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Sep 17, 2022, 3:41:43 PMSep 17
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Historical Events

1957 - KETV TV channel 7 in Omaha, NB (ABC) begins broadcasting

1978 - 30th Emmy Awards: "All in the Family"; Ed Asner and Sada Thompson win

1980 - South Korea opposition leader Kim Dae-jung sentenced to death

1988 - Jeff Reardon becomes 1st to record 40 or more saves in both AL and NL

1989 - Hurricane Hugo begins 4 day sweep through Caribbean, killing 62

2019 - Indonesia raises the female marriage age to 19, in line with males, to curb child marriages

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Famous Birthdays

1834 - Edouard Pailleron, French attorney, poet and stage writer, born in Paris, France (d. 1899)

1859 - Frank Dawson Adams, Canadian geologist, born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 1942)

1908 - Franz Grothe, German composer, born in Berlin (d. 1982)

1922 - Ursula Howells, British actress (Hard Times, Girly, Murder is Announced), born in London, England (d. 2005)

1963 - Amy Roloff, American reality star (Little People, Big World), born in Michigan

1995 - Patrick Mahomes, American NFL quarterback (Super Bowl MVP 2020; KC Chiefs), born in Tyler, Texas

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Famous Deaths

1604 - Lucas Osiander, German composer, dies at 69

1621 - Roberto Bellarmino, Italian saint (Doctor of the Church), dies at 78

1986 - Patricia "Pat" Phoenix, British actress (Coronation Street, L Shaped Room), dies of lung cancer at 62

1994 - Vitas Gerulaitis, Lithuanian/American tennis player (Australian Open 1977; Wimbledon doubles 1975), dies of carbon monoxide poisoning at 40

1996 - Spiro Agnew, American politician (Vice President, 1969 until resignation over corruption allegations in 1973), dies of leukemia at 77

2019 - Harold Mabern Jr., American post-bop jazz pianist and composer, dies at 83

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