September 25 in Pop Culture History

September 25 in Pop Culture History
Today is 9 months after Christmas. And 3 months before Christmas.

1954 – #1 Hit September 25, 1954 – November 5, 1954: Rosemary ClooneyHey There

1957 – United States Troops were called to escort nine Black students to the all-white Little Rock Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas.

1965 – #1 Hit September 25, 1965 – October 1, 1965: Barry McGuireEve Of Destruction

1970 …

September 24 in Pop Culture History

September 24 in Pop Culture History

1789 – The United State’s Post Office was formed.

1869 – Stock market panic due to crashing gold prices caused by an attempt to corner the market by Gould and Fisk.

1948 – The Honda Motor Company was founded in Japan.

1954 – Tonight Show premiered on NBC, hosted by Steve Allan.

1957 – MLB’s Brooklyn Dodgers played their last game at Ebbets Field.

1964 – The Munsters premiered …

September 23 in Pop Culture History

September 23 in Pop Culture History

1551 (Tornado) Grand Harbour at Valletta, Malta

1642 – Harvard College in Cambridge, Massachusettes, had its first graduating class.

1846 – German astronomer Johann Gottfried Galle discovered the planet Neptune.

1913 – Mark Sennet presented the first Keystone Cops film, although some say it was Hoffmeyer’s Legacy, in 1912.

1938 – A time capsule, to be opened in 6939, was buried at World’s Fair in …

September 22 in Pop Culture History

September 22 in Pop Culture History

1776 – Nathan Hale was hanged by the British as a spy for the colonies during the Revolutionary War. In fairness to the British, this war hero was spying on them.

1789 – The U.S. Post Office was established by congress.

1911 – Pitcher Cy Young beat Pittsburgh 1-0 for his final career victory – number 511.

1920 – A Chicago Grand Jury convened to investigate charges that 8 …

September 21 in Pop Culture History

September 21 in Pop Culture History

1776 – Nathan Hale was captured by the British and accused of spying.

1897 – The New York Sun published it’s editorial – Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus.

1915 – Cecil Chubb bought Stonehenge for £6,600 as a gift for his wife. He donated to the UK in 1918 because she didn’t like it. His wife, Mary Chubb wanted curtains.

1937 – J. R. R. Tolkien’s The

September 20 in Pop Culture History

September 20 in Pop Culture History

1498 (Earthquake & Tsunami) Nankaido, Japan

1960 – The Flintstones debuted on ABC

1969 – #1 Hit September 20, 1969 – October 17, 1969: The ArchiesSugar, Sugar

1973 – An estimated 90 million people watched ‘The Battle of the Sexes.’ Billie Jean King defeated Bobby Riggs in a televised tennis match at the Astrodome in Houston, Texas.

1975 – #1 Hit September 20, 1975 – September 26, …

September 19 in Pop Culture History

September 19 in Pop Culture History

1876 – Melville Bissell patented the first carpet sweeper.

1921 – The greatest rainfall recorded in United States history during 18 consecutive hours (measured at an unofficial weather-monitoring site) fell at Thrall, Williamson County, Texas, 36.40 inches fell from a Hurricane.

1928 – Mickey Mouse’s first screen appearance – Steamboat Willie at the Colony Theater NYC.

1934 – Bruno Haptmann was arrested for kidnapping Charles Lindbergh’s baby.

1952 – …

September 18 in Pop Culture History

September 18 in Pop Culture History

844 (Earthquake) Damascus, Syria

1793 – George Washington laid the cornerstone for the Capitol building in Washington D.C.

1848 – Baseball ruled that a 1st baseman can tag base for out instead of the runner

1850 – Congress passed the Fugitive Slave Act, which required the return of escaped slaves to their owners.

1851 – The first edition of The New York Daily Times (now The New York Times) …

September 17 in Pop Culture History

September 17 in Pop Culture History

1303 (Earthquake) China

1849 – Harriet Tubman escaped from slavery in Maryland.

1859 – Joshua Norton declared himself “Emperor of these United States” and subsequently “Protector of Mexico”, renaming himself Norton!

1895 – The second U.S. battleship, but first named after a state, the USS Maine was commissioned.

1908 – Thomas Selfridge, a passenger in a plane piloted by Orville Wright, became the first airplane fatality when the craft …

September 16 in Pop Culture History

September 16 in Pop Culture History

1620 – The Mayflower set sail from Plymouth, England with 102 Pilgrims.

1630 – The Massachusetts village of Shawmut changed its name to Boston.

1908 – William C. Durant. founded General Motors.

1953 – 20th Century-Fox released The Robe, using its new wide-screen stereophonic film process.

1964 – Shindig (a pop music show) premiered on ABC.

1972 – #1 Hit September 16, 1972 – September 22, 1972: Three

September 15 in Pop Culture History

September 15 in Pop Culture History

1949 – The Lone Ranger premiered on ABC-TV, starring Clayton Moore.

1959 – Soviet Premier Khrushchev arrived in the U.S. for an unprecedented visit.

1962 – #1 Hit September 15, 1962 – October 19, 1962: The Four SeasonsSherry

1963 – A church bombing in Birmingham, Alabama, killed four young black girls, 14-year-olds Addie Mae Collins, Carole Robertson and Cynthia Wesley and 11-year-old Denise McNair. After decades of …

September 14 in Pop Culture History

September 14 in Pop Culture History

1752 – Yesterday was September 2nd, in Great Britain and the American Colonies, but with the switchover from the Julian to Gregorian calendar, it became September 14 in all of western civilization.

1814 – Francis Scott Key wrote The Star Spangled Banner which later became the United States’ national anthem.

1868 – Tom Morris, at Prestwick’s 8th hole, was credited with Golf’s 1st recorded hole-in-one.

1901 – The first …