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Birthdates which occurred on September 04:

1736 Robert Raikes England, Sunday school pioneer
1768 Fran‡ois Ren‚ de Chateaubriand France, poet/novelist/statesman
1802 Marcus Whitman missionary, led to US securing Oregon
1803 Sarah Childress Polk 1st lady
1810 Donald McKay US naval architect, built fastest clipper ships
1824 Anton Bruckner Austria, Wagner disciple & monumental bore
1824 Phoebe Cary Cincinnati, American poet (Poems of Alice & Phoebe Cary)
1825 Dadabhai Naoroji 1st Indian in British parliament
1846 Daniel Burnham US, architect/built skyscrapers
1872 Darius Milhaud Aix-en-Provence France, composer (Maximilien)
19-- Kim Thayll Wash, rock guitarist (Soundgarden-Badmotorfinger)
19-- Mark Tapscott actress (Young & Restless)
1901 Paul Osborn playwright (Mornings at 7)
1902 Lorna Johnstone England, equestrian dressage (Olympic-13th-1968)
1904 Hjordis T”pel Sweden, diving/4 X 100m relay (Olympic-bronze-1924)
1907 Leo Castelli Trieste, American art dealer
1908 Richard Wright US, author (Native Son, Uncle Tom's Children)
1912 Alexander Liberman editor/painter/photographer (639)
1915 Dick Thomas Phila Pa, TV host (Village Barn)
1917 Henry Ford II automaker (Ford)
1918 Gerald Wilson Shelby Miss, orch leader (Redd Foxx)
1918 Paul Harvey Tulsa Okla, news commentator (The rest of the story)
1918 William Talbert tennis doubles champ (US 1942, 45, 46, 48)
1919 Howard Morris NYC, comedic actor (High Anxiety)
1920 Craig Claiborne food columnist (NY Times Cookbook)
1926 Robert J Lagomarsino (Rep-R-Ca)
1928 Dick York Fort Wayne Ind, actor (Darrin-Bewitched, Inherit the Wind)
1928 Donald E Petersen Minn, exec (Ford Motors)
1929 Thomas Eagleton (Sen-D-Mo, Dem VP candidate 1972)
1933 Richard Castellano Bronx, actor (Godfather, Lovers & Other Strangers)
1937 Dawn Fraser Australia, 100m freestyle (Olympic-gold-1956, 60, 64)
1938 Leonard Frey Bkln NY, actor (Best of West, Mr Smith)
1942 Ray Floyd Fort Bragg NC, PGA golfer (Masters 1976)
1943 Giuseppi Gentile Italy, triple jumper (Olympic-bronze-1968)
1944 Jennifer Salt LA Calif, actress (Sisters, Soap, Wedding Party)
1947 Alan Greisman Sally Field's husband/producer (Fletch, Surrender)
1949 Tom Watson KC Mo, PGA golfer (British Open 1975,77,80,82)
1951 Judith Ivey El Paso Texas, actress (Lady in Red, Hello Again)
1953 Lawrence-Hilton Jacobs NYC, actor (Freddie-Welcome Back Kotter)
1959 Armin Kogler Austria, skier (2-time winner of jumping World Cup)
1959 William Kennedy Smith Kennedy accused of rape in Florida (1991)
1960 Peter Virgile soap actor
1965 Terri Lynn Doss Chicago Ill, playmate (Jul, 1988)
1966 Debra Lewin South Burlington Vermont, Miss Vermont-America (1991)
1968 John Preston Utah, actor (Greg-General Hospital)
1970 Ione Skye (Leitch) Hertfordshire England, actress (Say Anything)
1970 Jennifer Nakken Cedar City Utah, Miss Utah-America (1991)
1972 Danny Ponce Waltham Mass, actor (Willie-Valerie/Hogan Family)
1972 Merald Knight Atlanta Ga, singer (Gladys Knights & Pips)
2179 Nyota Uhura Nairobi Kenya, communications officer (Star Trek)


Deaths which occurred on September 04:

1553 Cornelia da Nomatalcino monk converted to Judaism, burned at stake
1965 Albert Schweitzer dies
1975 Walter Tetley voice (Sherman-Bullwinkle Show), dies at 60
1981 Verne Rowe actor (Verne-Fernwood 2 Night), dies at 59
1985 George O'Brien actor, dies of a stroke at 85
1985 Isabel Jeans actress, dies at 93
1990 Irene Dunne actress (5 oscars), dies of heart failure at 91
1991 Charlie Barnet saxophonist, dies of pneumonia at 77
1991 Dottie West country singer, dies at 58 in a car crash
1991 Thomas Tryon actor (Cardinal)/writer (Other), dies at 65

Reported: MISSING in ACTION

( Expanded with full Bios, history, & MIA report )
 1965    BRANCH           JAMES A.          PARK FOREST           IL     SURVIVAL UNLIKELY   REMAINS RET 03/92 ID'D 06/18/93
1965 JEWELL EUGENE M. TOPEKA KS CRASH EXPLODE NO PARA SEEN
1966 BLISS RONALD G. SAN DIEGO CA 03/04/73 RELEASED BY DRV ALIVE IN 98
1966 MC NISH THOMAS M. NASHVILLE TN 03/73 RELEASED BY DRV ALIVE AND WELL IN 98
1966 NASMYTH JOHN H. SAN GABRIEL CA 02/18/73 RELEASED BY DRV ALIVE AND WELL 98
1966 SALZARULO RAYMOND P. FALLANSHEE WV NVN TOLD SUBJ BODY IN ACFT REMAINS IDENTIFIED 11 JAN 91

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On this day...

422 St Boniface I ends his reign as Catholic Pope
476 Romulus Augustulus, last Roman emperor in west, is deposed
1609 Navigator Henry Hudson discovers island of Manhattan (or 0911)
1618 "Rodi" avalanche destroys Plurs Switzerland, 1,500 killed
1781 Los Angeles founded in Bahia de las Fumas by 44 settlers, (Valley of Smokes)
1833 1st newsboy hired (Barney Flaherty-NY Sun)
1842 Work on K”ln cathedral recommences after 284-year hiatus
1862 North Beach & Mission Railway Company organized in SF
1864 Bread riots in Mobile, Alabama
1866 1st Hawaiian daily newspaper published
1870 3rd French republic proclaimed as they overthrow their king
1882 1st district lit by electricty (NY's Pearl Street Station)
1885 1st cafeteria opens (NYC)
1886 Geronimo is captured, ending last major US-Indian war
1888 George Eastman patents 1st roll-film camera & registers "Kodak"
1911 Garros sets world altitude record of 4,250 m (13,944 ft)
1916 Christy Mathewson & Mordecai Brown final baseball game
1918 US troops land in Archangel, Russia, stay 10 months
1920 Last day of Julian civil calendar (in parts of Bulgaria)
1923 NY Yankee Sad Sam Jones no-hits Phila A's, 2-0
1927 Charles Lindbergh visits Boise, Idaho, on his cross-country tour
1933 1st airplane to exceed 300 mph (483 kph), JR Wendell, Glenview, Il
1937 Doris Kopsky, becomes 1st NABA woman cycling champion (4:22.4)
1939 The Polish ghetto of Mir is exterminated
1941 Yanks beat Red Sox 6-3 & clinch their 12th & earliest pennant
1945 Ruben Fine wins 4 simultaneous rapid chess games blindfolded
1945 US regains possession of Wake Island from Japan
1948 Queen Wilhelmina of Netherlands abdicates
1949 Marie Robie sinks 393 yd hole-in-one (1st hole in Furnace Brook)
1950 1st helicopter rescue of American pilot behind enemy lines
1950 D McI Hodgson of St Ann Bay, Nova Scotia catches a 997 lb tuna
1951 1st transcontinental TV broadcast, by Pres Truman
1951 NBC extends to become a 61 station coast-to-coast network
1953 Yanks become 1st team to win 5 consecutive championships
1954 1st passage of McClure Strait, fabled Northwest Passage completed
1954 Peter B Cortese of the US achieves a one-arm deadlift of 370 lbs; 22 lbs over triple his body weight, at York, Pennsylvania
1957 Ford Motor Co introduces the Edsel
1961 US authorizes Agency for International Development
1962 Beatles record "How Do You Do It"
1964 Forth Road Bridge opens in England over the "Firth of Forth"
1964 NASA launches its 1st Orbital Geophysical Observatory (OGO-1)
1965 Beatles' "Help!," single goes #1 & stays #1 for 3 weeks
1966 Houston Oilers holds Denver Broncos to no 1st downs winning 45-7
1967 6.5 earthquake of Kolya Dam India, kills 200
1970 George Harrison releases "My Sweet Lord" single
1971 Alaskan 727 crashes into Chilkoot Mountain, kills 109 (Alaska)
1972 US swimmer Mark Spitz becomes 1st athlete to win 7 olympic gold medals
1978 NY Yankee pitcher Ron Guidry wins his 20th (on way to 25-3 season)
1981 Longest game at Fenway Park completed in 20, Mariners-8, Red Sox-7
1981 Newscaster David Brinkley is released by NBC
1981 Seattle Mariners beat Boston Red Sox, 8-7, in 20 inn (started 9/3)
1983 Greg LeMond becomes only American to win cycling's Road Championship
1983 Scott Michael Pellaton sets barefoot waterski speed rec (119.36 mph)
1985 Igor Paklin of the USSR set a new high jump world record at 7-11 12
1985 NY Mets Gary Carter's 2 HRs ties record of 5 HRs in 2 games
1986 189.42 million shares traded in NY Stock Exchange
1988 Mike Tyson crashes a silver BMW into a tree near Catskills NY
1988 Phoenix Cardinals play 1st regular-season NFL game
1990 Jerry Lewis' 25th Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $44,172,186
1991 Rte 35 Theater in Hazlit, the last drive-in in NJ, closes





Holidays

Note: Some Holidays are only applicable on a given "day of the week"

Namibia, South Africa : Settlers' Day - - - - - ( Monday )
US, Canada, Guam, Virgin Islands : Labor Day (1894) - - - - - ( Monday )

Religious Observances

RC-Vatican City : Triumph of the Cross
Luth : Commemoration of Albert Schweitzer, missionary

Religious History

1645 The first Lutheran church building erected in America was dedicated at Easton (near Bethlehem), Pennsylvania.
1802 Birth of Marcus Whitman, American Presbyterian and pioneer medical missionary. In 1836 his family became the first whites to reach the Pacific coast by wagon train. Whitman and his wife Narcissa were murdered by the Cayuse Indians in present-day Washington state in 1847.
1813 "The Religious Remembrancer" (later renamed "The Christian Observer") was first published in Philadelphia. It was the first weekly religious newspaper in the U.S., and in the world.
1847 Anglican clergyman Henry Francis Lyte, 54, suffering from asthma and consumption, penned the words to his hymn, "Abide With Me," before preaching his last sermon in Devonshire, England. (Lyte died 2-1/2 months later.)
1973 The Assemblies of God opened its first theological graduate school in Springfield, MO, making it the second Pentecostal denomination to establish its own school of theology. (The first such school was opened by Oral Roberts in Tulsa.)

Source: William D. Blake. ALMANAC OF THE CHRISTIAN CHURCH. Minneapolis: Bethany House, 1987.
Additional information supplied by the author. Contact via E-mail: William D. Blake. (pilgrimwb@aol.com)

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