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Notable Historical Events for September 4th

1989Beth Daniel wins LPGA Rail Charity Golf Classic

1978Pat Bradley wins LPGA Rail Charity Golf Classic

1922Paavo Nurmi runs world record 2000m (5:26.3)

1993Mats Wilander defeats Mikael Pernfors 7-6 (7-3), 3-6, 1-6, 7-6 (8-6), 6-4 in 4 hrs 1 min US Open Tennis match concluding at 2:26 AM

1927Charles Lindbergh visits Boise, Idaho, on his cross-country tour

1886Apache Chief Geronimo surrenders ending last major US-Indian war

1862General Lee invades North with 50,000 Confederate troops

1940Nazi collaborator Mussert puts the fate of Netherlands in Hitler's hands

1951US President Harry Truman addresses opening of Japanese Peace Treaty Conference

1893English author Beatrix Potter first writes the story of Peter Rabbit for a 5 year old boy

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Notable Birthdays on September 4th

1981Beyoncé Knowles, Houston Texas, singer (Destiny's Child)

1962Shinya Yamanaka, Higashiōsaka, Osaka, Japanese physician (Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine)

1949Tom Watson, KC Mo, golfer (British Open 1975, 77, 80, 82, 83)

1934Clive Granger, Welsh-born economist, Nobel laureate

1901William Lyons, Blackpool, British industrialist (Jaguar cars), (d. 1985)

1918Paul Harvey, Tulsa Oklahoma, news commentator (Rest of the story)

1942raymond floyd, Fort Bragg North Carolina, American golfer (four-time Major winner)

1909Eduard Wirths, Geroldshausen, German Empire, Nazi physician (Auschwitz), (d. 1945)

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Notable Weddings on September 4th

1834Abolitionist William Lloyd Garrison (28) weds Helen Eliza Benson

1998"Sex and The City" actress Kim Cattrall (42) weds audio designer Mark Levinson

1989Tennis star Bjorn Borg (33) weds rock singer Loredana Berte (39) in a civil wedding

1996Judy Garland's daughter Lorna Luft (44) weds musician and musical director Colin Freeman (30) at Highclere Castle in Hampshire, United Kingdom

September 4th Weddings
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Notable Deaths on September 4th

1986Hank Greenberg, American baseball player (Detroit Tigers) dies aged 75

2006Steve Irwin, Australian naturalist and television personality attacked and killed by a stingray (b. 1962)

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