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Notable Historical Events for September 16th

1990Patty Sheehan wins LPGA SAFECO Golf Classic

1997Apple Computer Inc names co-founder Steve Jobs temporary CEO

1984Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA SAFECO Golf Classic

1997Mark McGwire signs with the St Louis Cardinals for $26M

1990Iraq televises an 8 minute uncensored speech from George Bush

19516th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Betsy Rawls

1940FDR signs Selective Training & Service Act (1st peacetime draft)

1990Dennis Quaid & Meg Ryan wed

1959French President Charles de Gaulle recognizes Algerian right of self determination

1979Nancy Lopez/JoAnn Washam wins Portland- Ping Team Golf Championship

September 16th Historical Events
Date Event
Notable Birthdays on September 16th

1959Tim Raines, Sanford Florida, American baseball player (Montreal Expos)

1934Elgin Baylor, Washington D.C., NBA star (1958-59 Rookie of Year-Lakers)

1948Rosemary Casals, San Francisco California, tennis doubles (5X Wimbledon)

1891Karl Dönitz, German naval leader (d. 1980)

1875James Cash Penney, Hamilton Missouri, department store founder (J C Penney), (d. 1971)

1956David Copperfield, [Kotkin], Metuchen, New Jersey, magician

September 16th Birthdays
Date Event
Notable Weddings on September 16th

2000Jeopardy game show winner Ken Jennings (26) weds Mindy Boam

1991Country singer Willie Nelson (58) weds Annie D'Angelo in Nashville, Tennessee

1995Theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking (53) weds nurse Elaine Mason

1989Tennis player Ivan Lendl (29) weds Samantha Frankel in Greenwich, Connecticut

September 16th Weddings
Date Event
Notable Deaths on September 16th

2009Mary Travers, American singer (Peter, Paul, and Mary) (b. 1936)

1824Louis XVIII SX, earl of Province/king of France (1814-24), dies

September 16th Deaths
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