The Daily News | September 20

First meeting of the US National Research Council, 1916
QEII launched, 1966
Walter Payton got his record 107th rushing touchdown, 1987
Jim Croce, singer, died, 1973
News of daguerreotype photography first brought to US, 1839
Prince of Wales visited Detroit, 1860
Fiorello Henry La Guardia, former New York mayor, died, 1947
Roxy Theater (Los Angeles) opened, 1973
First person to hit 60 homeruns in a season (Babe Ruth), 1927
Battle of Chickamauga (Tennessee), 1863
Mike Schmidt hit 526th home run (vs. Saint Claire - Expos), 1987
Clara Ford, wife of Henry Ford, died, 1950
Jim Morrison convicted of indecent exposure during a Miami show, 1969
Malta gained independence from Britain, 1964
Jacob Ludwig Karl Grimm, folklore and fairy tale collector, died, 1863
First FORTRAN program run (Harlan Herrick), 1954
Ferdinand Magellan left Spain on the first round-the-world passage, 1519
New York Stock Exchange closed for ten days, 1873
Equal Rights Party formed (nominated Belva Lockwood for US president), 1884
Pyotr Simon Pallas, natural historian, died, 1811
Jimmy Carter admitted he’d “looked on a lot of women with lust”, 1976
Radio KDKA (Pittsburgh) began daily news program, 1921
First meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1848
George Harrison visited India for the first time, 1966
Elisha Otis demonstrated “safety elevator” (won’t fall even when its cable is cut), 1853
Billie Jean King beat Bobby Riggs (6-4, 6-3, 6-3), 1973