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Spokane - Notable Historical Events

Mickey WrightAug 27, 1961

Kathy WhitworthSep 8, 1963

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Spokane - Historical Events
Date Event
1889-05-09

15th Kentucky Derby: Thomas Kiley aboard Spokane wins in 2:34.50

1910-06-19

Father's Day celebrated for 1st time (Spokane, Wash)

1922-02-28

KHQ-AM in Spokane WA begins radio transmissions

1927-02-04

KGA-AM in Spokane WA begins radio transmissions

1944-08-20

26th PGA Championship: Bob Hamilton at Manito G & CC Spokane Wash

1946-07-24

9 Spokane baseball players (Western League) die in a bus crash

1952-12-20

KHQ TV channel 6 in Spokane, WA (NBC) begins broadcasting

1953-01-16

KXLY TV channel 4 in Spokane, WA (ABC/CBS) begins broadcasting

1954-10-31

KREM TV channel 2 in Spokane, WA (CBS/ABC) begins broadcasting

1959-08-23

Beverly Hanson wins LPGA Spokane Golf Open

1961-08-04

108°F, Spokane, WA

1961-08-27

Mickey Wright wins LPGA Spokane Women's Golf Open

1962-09-03

Mickey Wright wins LPGA Spokane Golf Open

1963-09-08

Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Spokane Women's Golf Open

1967-04-26

KSPS TV channel 7 in Spokane, WA (PBS) begins broadcasting

1985-01-07

KHQ-AM in Spokane WA changes call letters to KLSN (now KAQQ)

1985-10-07

KHQ-AM in Spokane Wash's final transmission

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Spokane - Notable Birthdays

John StocktonMar 26, 1962

Spokane - Birthdays
Date Event
1894-11-14

Seena Owen, Spokane WA, silent screen actress (Queen Kelly)

1902-10-15

William Edmundson, Spokane Wash, vocalist (Southernaires)

1907-06-27

John McIntire, Spokane WA, actor (Naked City, Wagon Train, Virginian)

1912-02-07

Jane Ross, Spokane Wash, actress (Audrey-Phyllis, Coed Fever)

1913-08-23

Bob Crosby, Spokane Wa, Bing's brother, orchestra leader (Bob Crosby Show)

1921-05-29

James Clifton, Spokane Wash, actor (Live & Let Die)

1921-07-03

Susan Peters, Spokane WA, actress (Random Harvest, Young Ideas)

1922-05-07

Darren McGavin, Spokane Wash, actor (Night Stalker, Tribes, Turk 182)

1925-05-14

Patrice Munsel, Spokane Wash, soprano (Patrice Munsel Show)

1929-03-06

Tom Foley, Spokane, WA, politician (congress, 1965-1995, speaker of the house, 1989-1995), (d. 2013)

1929-09-28

Marilyn Clark, Spokane WA, actress (House of Party Beach)

1944-04-04

Craig T. Nelson, Spokane, Wash, actor (Poltergeist, Hayden Fox-Coach)

1950-10-09

Gary Frank, Spokane WA, actor (Enemy Territory, Deadly Weapon)

1958-07-22

Sandra Elizabeth Greenberg, Spokane Wash, playmate (June, 1987)

1959-09-18

Ryne Sandberg, Spokane WA, infielder (Chicago Cubs)

1960-08-24

Kris Monaghan, Spokane WA, golfer (1990 Red Robin Kyocera Inamori)

1960-09-06

Michael Winslow, Spokane WA, actor/comedian (Police Academy)

1962-03-26

John Stockton, Spokane Washington, NBA guard (Utah Jazz, Olympics-gold-96)

1966-02-16

Eric Uptagrafft, Spokane Wash, prone rifle (Olympics-1996)

1968-08-21

Barbara Ann Moore, Spokane WA, playmate (Dec, 1992)

1970-01-30

Scott Levins, Spokane, NHL right wing (Ottawa Senators)

1972-01-16

Desiree Leipham, Spokane Wash, WPVA volleyballer (Nationals-17th-1995)

Spokane - Deaths
Date Event
2006-07-22

James E. West, mayor of Spokane, Washington (b. 1950)


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