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September 7th Trivia

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September 7th In Pop Culture History

1251 BC - A solar eclipse marked the birth of legendary man-god Hercules.

1800 - The Zion AME Church was founded.

1895 - The first game of rugby league football was played, in England.

1901 - The Boxer Rebellion in Qing dynasty China officially ended with the signing of the Boxer Protocol.

1923 - Interpol was founded in Vienna.

1927 - The first fully electronic television system was completed by Philo Farnsworth.

1943 - A fire at the Gulf Hotel in Houston, Texas killed 55 people.

1963 - The Pro Football Hall of Fame opened in Canton, Ohio.

1968 - Starring Bingo, Drooper, Fleegle, and Snorky, the Banana Splits Adventure Hour debuted on NBC. It only lasted 31 episodes, but lives in our hearts forever.

1979 - The Entertainment and Sports Programming Network (ESPN) debuted.

1979 - The Chrysler Corporation asked the United States government for $1.5 billion to avoid bankruptcy. It was granted, but was a very unusual step for the governement at the time, as was $1,500,00,00.

1981 - The People's Court debuted with Judge Joseph Wapner

1985 - #1 Hit September 7, 1985 - September 20, 1985: John Parr - St. Elmo's Fire (Man in Motion)

1985 - Star Wars: Ewoks and Star Wars: Droids premiered on ABC.


1986 - Desmond Tutu became the first black man to lead the Anglican Church in South Africa.

1993 - The Chevy Chase Show debuted on Fox. Cancelled six weeks later.

1998 - Google was founded by Stanford University students Larry Page and Sergey Brin.

2004 - Hurricane Ivan, a Category 5 hurricane hit Grenada, killing 39 people.

2008 - True Blood premiered on HBO

September 7th
Celebrity Birthdays

Famous Last Words:

Julie Kavner (1950)
Grandma Moses (1860)
Corbin Bernsen (1954)
Queen Elizabeth I (1533)
Shannon Elizabeth (1973)
Elia Kazan (1909)
Buddy Holly (1936)
Peter Lawford (1923)
Chrissie Hynde (1951)
Gloria Gaynor (1949)
Evan Rachel Wood (1987)
Eazy-E (1963)

I can do it.
I've seen this done on TV.

"Life is what we make it, always has been, always will be."
- Grandma Moses

 



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