Historical Events for 9th September 2018

1830 – Charles Durant, 1st US aeronaut, flies a balloon from Castle Garden, NYC to Perth Amboy, NJ
1898 – Ottawa Football Club re-organizes into the Rough Riders
1955 – Louise Suggs wins LPGA St Louis Golf Open
1963 – Alabama Governor George Wallace served a federal injunction to stop orders of state police to bar black students from enrolling in white schools
1979 – Sally Little wins LPGA Columbia Savings Golf Classic
1982 – Columbia mated with SRBs and external tank in preparation for STS-5
1987 – Largest US Tennis Open single night session (total) 21,016
1990 – US Open Men’s Tennis: 19 year old Pete Sampras wins his first Grand Slam title; beats Andre Agassi 6-4, 6-3, 6-2; Sampras youngest male US Open winner
2004 – Bomb explodes outside the Australian embassy in Jakarta, killing 10 people
2010 – A court in the Philippines orders Imelda Marcos to repay the government almost $280,000 for funds taken from the National Food Authority by Ferdinand Marcos in 1983

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