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this day in Herstory
9/5/2011 - DB Metzger

First Labor day Parade takes place in NYC. No mattress sales back then. Jack Keroucís On the Road is Published as is Pasternakís Dr. Zhivago (In US). Squeeky Fromme attempts to assassinate POTUS G. Ford. Begin and Sadat open peace talks at Camp Begin as does the trial of Panamanian Manuel Noriega. His time as a CIA spy ran out. As did that of Mother Theresa. Birthdays include Daryl F. Zanuck, Arthur Nielson (the ratings), Raquel Welch and Bob Newhart

1882 10,000 workers march in 1st Labor Day parade in NYC

1885 the first gasoline pump is delivered to a gasoline dealer in Ft. Wayne Indiana.

1898  Sarah Emma Edmons Seelve died (Civil War nurse, soldier and spy) http://www.civilwarhome.com/edmondsbio.htm 

1947 Jack Kerouacís On The Road is published. The Beat Poets are here.  http://www.poets.org/viewmedia.php/prmMID/5646

1958 Boris Pasternakís Doctor Zhivago is published for the first time in the U.S.

1972 Eleven Israeli athletes and five Arab guerrillas who took them hostage are killed in a shoot out with the West German police at the summer Olympics. Hereís a military paper detailing the attack and the Israeli response by Mossad against Black September.

1975 Lynette Squeeky Fromme attempts to assassinate President Gerald Ford. Oh, those Manson Women and she was just released from prison..

1977 Voyager 1 is launched for a fly by of Saturn and Jupiter Back on earth Cleveland holds the 1st "I hate the Yankees" Hanky night.

1978 Menacham Begin and Anwar Sadat open peace talks at Camp David

1991 the trial of former Panamanian strongman Manuel Noriega begins. What didnít come out at the trial was more interesting then what did: Working for the CIA and their taking a blind eye to his activities. .

1997 Mother Teresa (born Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu) died in Calcutta (headed order of nuns, internationally famous for her charity work)

Notable Birthdays

1548 :Catherine Parr died (wife of Henry VIII) (or September 7?) http://tudorhistory.org/parr/

1867 : Amy Cheney Beach(Mrs. H. H. Beach) born (composer)

1892 : Irene Lewisohn born (philanthropist, social worker: Henry Street Settlement)

1902-1979 Darryl F. Zanuck Hollywood producer

1923 Arthur C. Nielsen, market researcher. Includes an explanation how it works.

1929 Actor Bob Newhart

1935 Werner Erhard EST founder is born. http://skepdic.com/est.html Now heís part of Landmark Forum. The allow more visits to the bathroom

1942 Raquel Welch came into this world. For $2.95 you get to see Raquel (and other babes) naked for three days The internet takes popular culture to increasingly lower heights.

1898 Sarah Emma Edmonds Seelye died (Civil War nurse, soldier and spy)

Quote for Today

Do not wait for leaders. Do it alone, person to person.

ó Mother Teresa


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