Wednesday, September 29, 2021

History for September 29

History for September 29 -
Miguel de Cervantes 1547
  • 1789 - A regular army was established by the U.S. War Department with several hundred men.
  • 1943 - U.S. Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower and Italian Marchal Pietro Badoglio signed an armistice aboard the British ship Nelson.
  • 1951 - The first network football game was televised by CBS-TV in color. The game was between the University of California and the University of Pennsylvania.
  • 1953 - "Make Room for Daddy" premiered on ABC-TV.
  • 1967 - The International Monetary Fund reformed monetary systems around the world.
  • 1982 - In Chicago, IL, seven people died after taking capsules of Extra-Strength Tylenol that had been laced with cyanide. 264,000 bottles were recalled.
  • 1984 - Elizabeth Taylor was voted to be the world's most beautiful woman in a Louis Harris poll. Taylor was at the time in the Betty Ford Clinic overcoming a weight problem.

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