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Notable Historical Events for September 5th

1995Cal Ripken Jr ties Gehrig's record of playing in 2,130 straight games

1994Jerry Lewis' 29th Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $47,100,000

1966Jerry Lewis' 1st Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $15,000

192529th US Golf Amateur Championship won by Bobby Jones

19863rd MTV Awards: Whitney Houston wins

196882nd US Women's Tennis: Virginia Wade beats Billie Jean King (6-4 6-4)

1990Pete Sampras ends Ivan Lendl's bid for 9th straight US Open final

1987John McEnroe is fined $17,500 for tirades at US Tennis Open

1988Jerry Lewis' 23rd Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $41,132,113

1816Louis XVIII has to dissolve the Chambre introuvable ("Unobtainable Chamber").

September 5th Historical Events
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Notable Birthdays on September 5th

1951Michael Keaton, Pitts Pa, actor (Gung Ho, Batman, Beetlejuice)

1847Jesse James, Missouri, outlaw, son of a clergyman, (d. 1882)

1940Raquel Welch, Chicago Illinois, (Myra Breckenridge, 1,000,000 BC, 100 Rifles)

1638Louis XIV, Saint-Germain-en-Laye, King of France (1643-1715), (Sun King), (d. 1715)

September 5th Birthdays
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Notable Weddings on September 5th

1970Producer Dick Wolf (23) weds Susan Scranton

1968Author Ken Follett (19) weds Mary Emma Ruth Elson

1959Motorcycle daredevil Evel Knievel (20) weds Linda Joan Bork

1980Lawyer Kathleen St. Johns divorces best-selling author Michael Crichton (37) after nearly 2 years of marriage

September 5th Weddings
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Notable Deaths on September 5th

1877Crazy Horse [Tashunka Witko], last great Sioux war chief, dies at 37

1902Rudolf Virchow, German pathologist and politician, dies at 80

September 5th Deaths
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