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Baton Rouge - Notable Historical Events

Mickey WrightApr 4, 1965

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Baton Rouge - Historical Events
Date Event
1862-05-12

Federal troops occupies Baton Rouge Louisiana

1862-08-05

Battle of Baton Rouge, LA

1863-04-17

R Grierson's: La Grange, TN to Baton Rouge, LA

1922-04-04

WAAB (Baton Rouge La) becomes 1st US radio station with "W" calls

1953-04-19

WAFB TV channel 9 in Baton Rouge, LA (CBS) begins broadcasting

1955-04-14

WBRZ TV channel 2 in Baton Rouge, LA (ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting

1964-04-12

Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Baton Rouge Ladies' Golf Open Invitational

1965-04-04

Mickey Wright wins LPGA Baton Rouge Golf Invitational

1966-05-29

Carol Mann wins LPGA Baton Rouge Ladies Golf Invitational

1969-07-31

National Guard mobilizes in racial disturbances in Baton Rouge, La

2016-07-13

Baton Rouge Police Arrest 3 in Plot to Shoot at Officers

2016-07-18

Baton Rouge shooter identified as ex-Marine Gavin Long

2016-07-18

3 officers shot and killed in Baton Rouge

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Baton Rouge - Notable Birthdays

robert pettitDec 12, 1932

Baton Rouge - Birthdays
Date Event
1932-12-12

robert pettit, Baton Rouge Louisiana, NBA star (St Louis Bombers/1959 MVP)

1941-08-20

William H Gray III, Baton Rouge La, (Rep-D-PA, 1978-1991), (d. 2013)

1947-07-19

André Forcier, The Countess of Baton Rouge

1949-08-27

Douglas Fred Tewell, Baton Rouge LA, PGA golfer (1980 Sea Pines)

1953-05-06

Lynn Whitfield, Baton Rouge, actress (Josephine Baker, Equal Justice)

1964-12-03

Darryl Hamilton, Baton Rouge LA, outfielder (Texas Rangers)

1967-10-11

John Lovell, Baton Rouge LA, tornado yachter (Olympics-8th-1996)

1967-11-24

Ben McDonald, Baton Rouge LA, pitcher (Milwaukee Brewers)

1970-03-24

Shannon Lemora, Baton Rouge Louisiana, 1.5k runner

1971-11-19

Andy Sheets, Baton Rouge LA, infielder (Seattle Mariners)

1972-06-15

Andrew Pettitte, Baton Rouge LA, pitcher (NY Yankees)

1972-10-01

Danielle Scott, Baton Rouge LA, volleyball middle blocker (Oly-96)

1984-02-06

Brandon Hammond, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, American actor (Gregory Hines Show)

Baton Rouge - Deaths
Date Event
1935-09-08

Huey P Long, (Sen-La) assassinated at Baton Rouge Capitol building


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