On This Day: September 26th

This is 270th day of the year and 96 days remain in the year.

in history
Thomas Jefferson was appointed America's first Secretary of State.
Frontiersman, Daniel Boone, died in Missouri.
The Federal Trade Commission was established.
United Nations troops recaptured Seoul, the capital of South Korea, from the North Koreans.
Richard M. Nixon and John F. Kennedy took part in the first televised presidential debate.
William H. Rehnquist was sworn as the 16th chief justice of the Supreme Court.
September 26 Birthdays
John Chapman1774–1845, American pioneer, more familiarly known as Johnny Appleseed, born in Massachusetts.
George Gershwincomposer
Olivia Newton-Johnsinger
Christine Todd Whitmanpublic official
Ivan Pavlovexperimental psychologist
T. S. Eliotpoet
Martin Heideggerphilosopher
Serena Williamstennis player

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