On This Day in History

On This Day in History…Number One Songs on September 20th
1998 … “I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing” by Aerosmith
1988 … “Don’t Worry, Be Happy” by Bobby McFerrin
1978 … “Boogie Oogie Oogie” by A Taste of Honey
1968 … “Harper Valley P.T.A.” by Jeannie C. Riley
1958 … “Volare (Nel Blu Dipinto di Blu)” by Domenico Modugno

Births
September 20, 1928 Joyce Brothers, New York City, pop psychiatrist

Deaths
September 20, 1973 Jim Croce, vocalist (Time in a Bottle), dies in a plane crash at 30

On This Day in History
September 20, 1985 Walt Disney World receives its 200-millionth guest
September 20, 1984 “Cosby Show” premieres on NBC-TV
September 20, 1976 Playboy releases Jimmy Carter’s interview that he lusts for women
September 20, 1973 Billy Jean King beats Bobby Riggs in battle-of-sexes tennis match
September 20, 1967 Hurricane Beulah hits Texas-Mexican border, kills 38
September 20, 1960 WFSU TV channel 11 in Tallahassee, Fl. (PBS) begins broadcasting
September 20, 1933 Pittsburgh Steelers (as Pirates) play 1st NFL game, lose 23-2
September 20, 1881 Chester A. Arthur sworn in as 21st president
September 20, 1859 George Simpson patents electric range
September 20, 1565 Spaniards capture Fort Caroline Florida and massacre the French
September 20, 1519 Ferdinand Magellan starts 1st known successful circumnavigation of world

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