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Notable Historical Events for September 5th

196888th US Men's Tennis: Arthur Ashe beats Tom Okker (1412 57 63 36 63)

1994San Francisco 49ers Jerry Rice catches NFL record 127th touchdown pass

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

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

1991Nelson Mandela chosen as president of African National Congress

1915Tsar Nicholas II, distressed by increasing Russian losses, assumes personal command of his nation's military forces; clearly a symbolic act and devastating for his leadership

1961JFK begins underground nuclear testing

19863rd MTV Awards: Whitney Houston wins

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

1975First Assassination attempt on US President Gerald Ford in Sacramento by Lynette Fromme in Sacramento

September 5th Historical Events
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Notable Birthdays on September 5th

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

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

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

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

September 5th Birthdays
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Notable Weddings on September 5th

1970Producer Dick Wolf (23) weds Susan Scranton

1987Actor Steven Seagal (36) weds actress Kelly LeBrock (27) in Beverly Hills, California

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

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

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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