Historical Events for 25th September 2021

1492 – Crewman on Pinta sights “land”-a few weeks early
1911 – French battleship Liberte explodes at Toulon Harbor, 285 killed
1926 – International slavery convention signed by 20 states
1941 – Brooklyn Dodgers win their 1st pennant in 21 years
1959 – Hammer horror film “The Mummy” starring Christopher Lee and Peter Cushing is first released in the UK
1961 – KTPS TV channel 62 in Tacoma, WA (PBS) begins broadcasting
1981 – Rolling Stones begin their 6th US tour (JFK Stadium, Philadelphia)
1992 – “Barry Manilow’s Showstoppers” opens at Paramount NYC
2003 – A magnitude-8.0 earthquake strikes just offshore of Hokkaidō, Japan.
2020 – Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg becomes the 1st woman to lie in state in the US Capitol in Washington D.C.

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