History September 6th

Discussion in 'History' started by JcMinJapan, Sep 5, 2004.

  1. JcMinJapan

    JcMinJapan Premium Member

    1819 - Thomas Blanchard patented the lathe.

    1920 - The first prizefight was broadcast on radio. Jack Dempsey knocked out Billy Miske in the third round of the bout.

    1959 - The first Barbie Doll was sold.

    1969 - Singer, songwriter David Bowie debuted on U.K. charts with "Space Oddity".

    1997 - The Westminster Abbey funeral for Diana, Princess of Wales.

    Birthdays
    1757 - Marquis de Lafayette

    1860 - Jane Addams : Nobel Peace Prize-winner 1931

    1939 - Susumu Tonegawa : Nobel Prize-winner..1987;

    1947 - Jane Curtin : actress

    1958 - Jeff Foxworthy : comedian