Historical Events for 1st September 2018

891 – Northmen defeated near Louvaine, France
1695 – French garrison of castle Namur surrenders to the army of the Grand Alliance under the command of King William III of England
1695 – Dutch/English army under king Willem III occupies Names
1763 – Catherine II of Russia endorses Ivan Betskoy’s plans for a Foundling Home in Moscow
1888 – Dutch Railway Deventer-Almelo opens
1902 – Tinker, Evers, and Chance appear together for 1st time
1919 – Frank Wedekind’s “Herakles” premieres in Munich
1958 – St Louis Cardinals pitcher Vinegar Bend Mizell walks a NL record 9 batters in a 1-0 shutout of Cincinnati Reds
1979 – Debbie Boone and Gabriel Ferrer wed in LA
1992 – Tommy Smothers undergoes arthroscopic surgery

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