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Notable Historical Events for September 4th

1978Jerry Lewis' 13th Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $29,074,405

1995Jerry Lewis' 30th Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $47,800,000

1927Charles Lindbergh visits Boise, Idaho, on his cross-country tour

1993Mats Wilander defeats Mikael Pernfors 7-6 (7-3), 3-6, 1-6, 7-6 (8-6), 6-4 in 4 hrs 1 min US Open Tennis match concluding at 2:26 AM

1807Robert Fulton begins operating his steamboat

1978Pat Bradley wins LPGA Rail Charity Golf Classic

1862General Lee invades North with 50,000 Confederate troops

1951US President Harry Truman addresses opening of Japanese Peace Treaty Conference

1970George Harrison releases "My Sweet Lord" single

1989Jerry Lewis' 24th Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $42,737,219

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Notable Birthdays on September 4th

1901William Lyons, Blackpool, British industrialist (Jaguar cars), (d. 1985)

1909Eduard Wirths, Geroldshausen, German Empire, Nazi physician (Auschwitz), (d. 1945)

1942raymond floyd, Fort Bragg North Carolina, American golfer (four-time Major winner)

1918Paul Harvey, Tulsa Oklahoma, news commentator (Rest of the story)

1962Shinya Yamanaka, Higashiōsaka, Osaka, Japanese physician (Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine)

1981Beyoncé Knowles, Houston Texas, singer (Destiny's Child)

1934Clive Granger, Welsh-born economist, Nobel laureate

1949Tom Watson, KC Mo, golfer (British Open 1975, 77, 80, 82, 83)

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Notable Weddings on September 4th

1989Tennis star Bjorn Borg (33) weds rock singer Loredana Berte (39) in a civil wedding

1998"Sex and The City" actress Kim Cattrall (42) weds audio designer Mark Levinson

1834Abolitionist William Lloyd Garrison (28) weds Helen Eliza Benson

1930Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall (21) weds Vivien Burey at First African Baptist Church in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

September 4th Weddings
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Notable Deaths on September 4th

1986Hank Greenberg, American baseball player (Detroit Tigers) dies aged 75

2006Steve Irwin, Australian naturalist and television personality attacked and killed by a stingray (b. 1962)

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