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It happened on a… September 5

2019

Erramatti Mangamma becomes the world’s oldest living mother giving birth to twins aged 74 in Hyderabad, India.

2017

Hurricane Irma becomes the most powerful hurricane ever recorded in the Atlantic Basin region with winds of 185mph (280km/h).

1976

“The Muppet Show” premieres on television with Mia Farrow as the guest star.

1972

Munich massacre: A Palestinian terrorist group called “Black September” attack and take hostage 11 Israeli athletes at the Munich Olympic Games. 2 die in the attack and 9 die the following day.

1971

TVA opens stations in Montreal, Quebec City and Chicoutimi; Canada’s first French-language private television network.

1968

Gene Mauch appointed first Head Coach of Montreal’s new baseball team, to be called The Expos.

1960

Cassius Clay [Muhammad Ali] beats 3-time European champion Zbigniew Pietrzykowski of Poland by unanimous points decision to win Olympic light heavyweight boxing gold medal at the Rome Games.

1958

“The Huckleberry Hound Show” by Hanna-Barbera featuring Yogi Bear premieres on US TV.

1957

Jack Kerouac’s “On the Road” was first published.

1901

The National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues was formed in Chicago, IL. It was the first organized baseball league.

1666

Great Fire of London ends, leaving 13,200 houses destroyed and 8 dead.

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