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Notable Historical Events for September 4th

1862General Lee invades North with 50,000 Confederate troops

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

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

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

1995Jerry Lewis' 30th Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $47,800,000

1888George Eastman patents 1st roll-film camera & registers "Kodak"

1991Panel of 8 baseball experts vote to drop asterisk next to Roger Maris HR record & determine an official no hitter must go at least 9 innings

1933Coup on Cuban president De Cespedes by Fulgencio Batista

1934Bradman scores 149* Aust v Eng XI, 104 mins, 17 fours 4 sixes

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

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Notable Birthdays on September 4th

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

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

1934Clive Granger, Welsh-born economist, Nobel laureate

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

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

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

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

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

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Notable Weddings on September 4th

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

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

1930Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall (21) weds Vivien Burey at First African Baptist Church in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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

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Notable Deaths on September 4th

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

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

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