The Daily News | September 9

Prisoners’ rebellion at Attica state prison, 1971
J.S. Copley died, 1815
Sandy Koufax pitched a no-hitter vs. Chicago Cubs, 1965
NBC created (by RCA), 1926
Mao Tse-Tung, Chinese Communist Party Chairman, died, 1976
Viking 2 (US) launched, 1975
John Howard Griffin, US author and photographer, died, 1980
Boston Police force went on strike, 1919
Pope John Paul II became the first pontiff to visit Canada, 1984
California became the 31st US state, 1850
First rocket to reach 700 miles per hour launched (Staten Island), 1934
“Family Circle” first published, 1932
William I, The Conqueror, King of England, and Duke of Normandy, died, 1087
Ethel Waters, singer and actress, died, 1977
Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet, founder of the first school for the deaf, died, 1851
Battle of Eutau Springs, South Carolina, 1781
Elvis Presley first appeared on US national TV (“The Ed Sullivan Show”), 1956
United Colonies renamed the United States, 1776