Historical Events for 21st September 2018

1192 – English King Richard I the Lion hearted, captured by Leopold V, Duke of Austria
1913 – 1st aerobatic maneuver, sustained inverted flight, performed in France
1942 – 116 hostages executed by Nazis in Paris
1953 – KRDO TV channel 13 in Colorado Spgs-Pueblo, CO (ABC) 1st broadcast
1979 – Stephen Jay Gould and Richard Lewontin publish influential paper (cited more than 4,000 times) “The Spandrels of San Marco and the panglossian paradigm”, introducing idea of “spandrels” into evolutionary biology
1980 – Kerry GAA beat Roscommon GAA in Croke Park during the All-Ireland Football Final by 1-9 to 1-6 thus winning the championship and a three-in-a-row.
1980 – Richard Todd of NY Jets completes 42 passes in a game (NFL record)
1991 – USA Basketball announces “Dream Team” for the 1992 Olympics
2004 – The Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) People’s War and the Maoist Communist Centre of India merge to form the Communist Party of India (Maoist).
2008 – The final home game is played at Yankee Stadium against the Baltimore Orioles.

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