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Notable Historical Events for September 4th

1970George Harrison releases "My Sweet Lord" single

1886Apache Chief Geronimo surrenders ending last major US-Indian war

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

1933Coup on Cuban president De Cespedes by Fulgencio Batista

1978Pat Bradley wins LPGA Rail Charity Golf Classic

1888George Eastman patents 1st roll-film camera & registers "Kodak"

1893English author Beatrix Potter first writes the story of Peter Rabbit for a 5 year old boy

1991Panel of 8 baseball experts vote to drop asterisk next to Roger Maris HR record & determine an official no hitter must go at least 9 innings

1862General Lee invades North with 50,000 Confederate troops

1807Robert Fulton begins operating his steamboat

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Notable Birthdays on September 4th

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

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

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

1934Clive Granger, Welsh-born economist, Nobel laureate

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

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

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

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

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Notable Weddings on September 4th

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

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

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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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