Historical Events for 18th September 2023

1929 – Pirates loss to Braves and clinch NL pennant for the Cubs
1934 – St Louis Brown Bobo Newsom loses no-hitter to Boston in 10, 2-1
1934 – USSR admitted to League of Nations
1938 – Chicago Bears beat Green Bay Packers 2-0
1938 – Despite losing a double header (4-3, 8-7) to the St. Louis Browns at Sportsman’s Park III, the New York Yankees clinch their 10th AL pennant
1965 – Mel Brooks and Buck Henry’s spy spoof sitcom “Get Smart” starring Don Adams, Barbara Feldon, and Edward Platt, debuts on NBC-TV
1997 – Seve Ballesteros and Nick Faldo elected to World Golf Hall of Fame
1998 – “Rush Hour” directed by Brett Ratner, starring Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker released – Jackie Chan’s Hollywood breakthrough
2005 – Federation Cup Women’s Tennis, Paris, France: Russian pair Elena Dementieva and Dinara Safina win deciding doubles rubber 6-4, 1-6, 6-3 over Amélie Mauresmo and Mary Pierce of France; clinches Russia’s 2nd consecutive title, 3-2
2019 – Boarding school fire kills at least 27 in Monrovia, Liberia

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