Today in History for 28th September 2022

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Historical Events

1569 - Istanbul experiences its greatest fire of the century after a blaze that starts in a Jewish bakery goes on to destroy 36,000 buildings over eight days

1940 - Bud Brennan, a fan at Memorial Stadium, races out of stands and attempts to tackle Tom Harmon at 3-yard line, Harmon easily evades Brennan

1958 - France adopts constitution

1982 - 1st reports appear of death from cyanide-laced Tylenol capsules

1991 - "Commish" debuts on ABC-TV

1993 - Dennis Martínez is 7th to win 100 games in AL and NL

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Famous Birthdays

1571 - Michael Praetorius [Schultze], German organist and composer (Syntagma; In Dulce Jublio), born in Creuzberg, Saxony (d. 1621) [birthdate approximate]

1698 - Pierre-Louis Moreau de Maupertuis, French mathematician and astronomer (Système de la nature), born in Saint-Malo, France (d. 1759)

1796 - David Walker, African-American abolitionist (Appeal to Colored Citizens), born in Wilmington, North Carolina (d. 1830)

1873 - Julian Coolidge, American mathematician (Study-Segre school), born in Brookline, Massachusetts (d. 1954)

1972 - Dita Von Teese, American burlesque artist

1982 - Dustin Penner, Canadian hockey player

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Famous Deaths

1104 - Pedro I, king of Navarra and Aragon, dies

1781 - William Henry Nassau de Zuylestein, 4th Earl of Rochford, British diplomat and statesman (b. 1717)

1810 - John Archer, American Congressman who received the 1st medical diploma issued on US continent (1768), dies at 69

1942 - Eva Thatcher, American actress, dies at 80

1947 - Francisco Santiago, Filipino pianist, composer (Taga-ilog Symphony), conductor, and pedagogue, dies at 58

1952 - Paul Hastings Allen, American composer, dies at 68

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