Next Show Sept 5: Day in History

1698

In an effort to Westernize his nobility, Tsar Peter I of Russia imposes a tax on beards for all men except the clergy and peasantry.

1877

Little Big Horn battle leader and Oglala Sioux chief Crazy Horse is bayoneted by a United States soldier after resisting confinement in a guardhouse at Fort Robinson in Nebraska.

1945

Iva Toguri D’Aquino, a Japanese-American suspected of being wartime radio propagandist Tokyo Rose, is arrested in Yokohama.

1946

Freddy Mercury born in Tanzania.

1972

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

1975

Lynette Fromme attempts to assassinate U.S. President Gerald Ford.

1997

Mother Teresa Died

Birthdays

85

Paul Volker

81

Bob Newhart

76

Bill Mazeroski

Former Senator John Danforth

Jonathan Kozol – author of Death at an Early Age

73

George Lazenby former James Bond star

72

Raquel Welch

60

Michael Keaton

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