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Today in History for 22nd September 2022

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Sep 22, 2022, 4:22:50 AM9/22/22
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Historical Events

1905 - US Open Men's Golf, Myopia Hunt GC: Willie Anderson wins his 3rd consecutive Open title, and his record 4th overall, 2 strokes ahead of runner-up Alex Smith

1910 - Saskatchewan Rugby Football Union forms with an initial 9 team competition

1958 - KTVK TV channel 3 in Phoenix, AZ (ABC) begins broadcasting

1969 - China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC

2002 - Solheim Cup Women's Golf, Interlachen CC: US regains Cup 15½-12½; Rosie Jones gains winning point in her 3 and 2 victory over Karine Icher

2004 - "Lost" created by J.J. Abrams and starring Matthew Fox and Evangeline Lilly debuts on ABC in the US

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Famous Birthdays

1864 - Lodewijk van Deyssel, Dutch writer (A Love Affair), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1952)

1870 - Charlotte Cooper, British tennis player (1st female Olympic champion 1900; Wimbledon 1895-96, 98, 1901, 08), born in Ealing, England (d. 1966)

1953 - Richard Fairbrass, English singer and bassist (Right Said Fred), born in Kingston upon Thames, England

1956 - Debby Boone, American singer (You Light Up My Life), born in Hackensack, New Jersey

1961 - Catherine Oxenberg, American actress (Dynasty; Overexposed), born in NYC, New York

1969 - Marian Chlad, Czech soccer player (FC Groningen), born in Teplice, Czechoslovakia

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Famous Deaths

1840 - Anne Lister, English diarist 'the 1st modern lesbian', dies of a fever at 49

1956 - Frederick Soddy, English chemist, Nobel Prize laureate, dies at 79

1975 - Patricia Doyle, actress (Wuthering Heights), dies at 60

1994 - Leonard Feather, British jazz critic and musician, dies at 80

1997 - Eric William Hunter Christie, barrister, dies at 77

2021 - Orlando Martínez, Cuban boxer (Olympic gold bantamweight 1972), dies at 77

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