Sep 8, 2018
September 8. In 1664, the Dutch surrendered New Amsterdam to the British, who then renamed it New York. In 1866, the first recorded birth of sextuplets took place in Chicago. In 1945, Bess Myerson became the first Jewish woman crowned Miss America. In 1966, the first "Star Trek" was broadcast. In 1974, President Ford pardoned President Nixon. Happy Birthday, Antonin Dvorak, Sid Caesar, Patsy Cline, Ann Beattie, Aimee Mann. It's World Physical Therapy Day. Mission: Ummmm. Don't even think about it (see fact #5).