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Notable Historical Events for September 21st

1986Miami Dan Marino passes for 6 touchdowns vs NY Jets (51-45)

1955Rocky Marciano KOs Archie Moore in 9 for heavyweight boxing title

1823Moroni 1st appears to Joseph Smith, according to Smith

1955Heavyweight champ Rocky Mariano KOs Archie Moore in round 9

2007"Into the Wild", starring Emile Hirsch, is released

1936Spanish fascist junta names Franco to generalissimo/supreme commander

1937J. R. R. Tolkien's 'The Hobbit' is published

2007"Into the Wild", starring Emile Hirsch, is released

1969Donna Caponi Young wins LPGA Lincoln-Mercury Golf Open

1986Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Konica San Jose Golf Classic

September 21st Historical Events
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Notable Birthdays on September 21st

1909Kwame Nkrumah, communist/premier Gold Coast/president Ghana (1960-66)

1962Grant Fuhr, Spruce Grove Alberta, NHL goalie (Oilers)

1950Bill Murray, Evanston Ill, Wilmette, Illinois, actor/comedian (Saturday Night Live, Ghostbusters)

1934Leonard Cohen, Montreal, singer/songwriter (Death of Ladies Man)

1866H. G. Wells, Bromley, Kent, English writer (War of the Worlds, Kipps), (d. 1946)

1947Stephen King, Portland, Maine, sci-fi/horror author (Carrie, Shining, Kujo)

September 21st Birthdays
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Notable Weddings on September 21st

1945Publisher Malcolm Forbes (26) weds Roberta Remsen Laidlaw

1996Elder son of U.S. President John F. Kennedy and magazine publisher John F. Kennedy Jr. (35) weds Caroline Bisset (30) at the wood-frame Brack Chapel of the First African Baptist Church in Cumberland Island, Georgia

September 21st Weddings
Date Event
Notable Deaths on September 21st

1974Jacqueline Susann, author (Valley of the Dolls), dies of cancer at 53

19 BCVirgil, Roman poet, dies at 50

September 21st Deaths
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