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Saturday, September 25, 2021.

World events on this day in the Menzies Era
  • 1949 - 4th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Louise Suggs
  • 1949 - Despite 71 injuries, Yankees have been in 1st place all season until Red Sox move into a tie for 1st place
  • 1952 - Hal Newhouser of Tigers wins his 200th game
  • 1954 - Fran‡ois "Doc" Duvalier wins Haitian presidential election
  • 1954 - Indians win AL record 111 games
  • 1954 - WCBD TV channel 2 in Charleston, SC (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1955 - Detroit outfielder Al Kaline, 20, is youngest batting champ
  • 1955 - Patty Berg wins LPGA Clock Golf Open
  • 1956 - 1st transatlantic telephone cable goes into operation (Scot-Canada)
  • 1956 - Brooklyn Dodger Sal Maglie no-hits Phila Phillies, 5-0
  • 1956 - Transatlantic telephone cable (Newfoundland-Oban) is used
  • 1957 - 300 US Army troops guard 9 black kids return to Central HS in Ark
  • 1957 - Great Britain performs nuclear test at Maralinga Australia
  • 1957 - Soviet 7 year plan (1959-1965) announced
  • 1959 - Cosmopolitan editor Helen Gurley (37) & David Brown (43) wed
  • 1960 - 1st Atomic powered aircraft carrier (Enterprise) launched (US)
  • 1960 - Chubby Checker's "Twist," hits #1
  • 1960 - For 1st time since 1927, Pirates clinch NL pennant
  • 1960 - NY Yankees clinch AL pennant
  • 1960 - Phillies beat Reds 7-1, ending 16 consecutive Sunday loses
  • 1961 - KTPS TV channel 62 in Tacoma, WA (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1962 - Black church is destroyed by fire in Macon Georgia
  • 1962 - Sonny Liston KOs Floyd Patterson in 1st round for heavyweight title
  • 1962 - USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
  • 1962 - Weatherly (US) beats Gretel (Aust) in 19th running of America's Cup
  • 1962 - Yankees clinch AL pennant
  • 1964 - Jens Otto Krag forms minority govt in Denmark
  • 1965 - "Do I Hear a Waltz?" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 220 perfs
  • 1965 - 60 year old Satchel Paige of KC A's pitches 3 scoreless innings
  • 1965 - Beatle cartoon show begins in US
  • 1965 - Children find trunk with corpse in Amsterdam canal
  • 1966 - 12th LPGA Championship won by Gloria Ehret
  • 1966 - Dmitri Shostakovitch's 2nd Cello Concert premieres in Moscow
  • 1966 - Smallest Yankee stadium crowd, 413 see White Sox win 4-1
  • 1967 - WGBX TV channel 44 in Boston, MA (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1970 - Ringo releases his "Beaucoups of Blues" album
  • 1972 - Dutch air force drives away Russian Tupolev-bomber
  • 1972 - KAVT (now KSMQ) TV channel 15 in Austin, MN (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1972 - Norway votes to join common market
  • 1972 - Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Lincoln-Mercury Golf Open