Today in History for 30th September 2022

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Historical Events

1846 - Anesthetic ether used for 1st time by American dentist Dr William Morton who extracts a tooth

1927 - Yankees slugger Babe Ruth smacks his MLB record 60th home run off Tom Zachary in 8th inning of New York's 4-2 win over Washington Senators at Yankee Stadium

1935 - George Gershwin's opera "Porgy and Bess" premieres in Boston

1962 - NY Mets lose record 120th game as Cubs turn triple play and beat NY 5-1

1997 - Microsoft releases Internet Explorer 4

1997 - Hooters agrees to pay $2 million in discrimination suits

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Famous Birthdays

1824 - Peter Milne, Scottish composer and violinist, born in Kincardine O'Neil (d. 1908)

1883 - Bernhard Rust, Nazi education minister (d. 1945)

1887 - Lil Dagover [Marta-Maria Lillits], Dutch-born German actress (Spiders), born in Madioen, Dutch East Indies (d. 1980)

1952 - Darrell Hair, Australian cricketer (Australian Test umpire since 1993-94)

1957 - Fran Drescher, American actress (Cadillac Man, The Nanny), born in Queens, New York

1965 - Kathleen Madigan, American comedian, born in Florissant, Missouri

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Famous Deaths

1819 - Nicolas Roze, French composer, dies at 74

1884 - Louis Lacombe, French pianist and composer, dies at 65

1958 - Niels Bjerrum, Danish chemist (ph-stipulation), dies at 79

1974 - Carlos Prats, Chilean Constitutionalist General, assassinated in the frame of Operation Condor

1997 - Richard Selwyn Francis Schiling, British professor of occupational health, dies at 86

2010 - Stephen J. Cannell, American TV producer (The Rockford Files, The A-Team, 21 Jump Street) and writer, dies of melanoma at 69

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