Today is Monday, Sept. 7, the 250th day of 2015. There are 115 days left in the year.

Today is Monday, Sept. 7, the 250th day of 2015. There are 115 days left in the year.


On this date in:

1533: England’s Queen Elizabeth I is born in Greenwich.

1927: American television pioneer Philo T. Farnsworth, 21, succeeds in transmitting the image of a line through purely electronic means with a device called an “image dissector.”

1940: Nazi Germany begins its eight-month blitz of Britain during World War II with the first air attack on London.

1936: Rock legend Buddy Holly was born Charles Hardin Holley in Lubbock, Texas.

1957: The original animated version of the NBC-TV peacock logo, used to denote programs “brought to you in living color,” debuts at the beginning of “Your Hit Parade.”

1963: The National Professional Football Hall of Fame is dedicated in Canton.

1980: The 32nd annual Emmy Awards takes place with “Taxi,” Ed Asner and Barbara Bel Geddes winning major awards. The ceremony is notable for going on because 51 of the 52 nominated performers boycotted the event due to a strike by members of the Screen Actors Guild.


1990: A series of intense thunderstorms lashes the Mahoning and Shenango valleys causing one death and scattered power outages.

Kenneth Morelli of Warren wants to restore the abandoned Warren Sanitary Milk Co. building into a “Dairy Square” retail showplace on the order of Akron’s Quaker Square, Cleveland’s Tower City and Pittsburgh’s Station Square.

The Youngstown Park and Recreation Commission awards a $26,395 contract to United Excavating Co. to tear down the Chase Park pool house on the city’s North Side, fill in the pool and landscape the area.

1975: A committee of Warren City Council members and trustees from Bazetta and Howland townships continues to negotiate terms for redistribution of funds if the annexation of the 1,060 “Golden Triangle” from the townships to the city is approved.

The 130-day strike by area construction tradesmen moves toward total settlement as unions representing roofers and lathers accept terms with the Builders Association of Eastern Ohio and Western Pennsylvania. Only bricklayers and plasterers unions haven’t reached an agreement.

Claudia Morrison, a 17-year-old senior at Ursuline High School, returns from five weeks in Ecuador where she helped vaccinate children in remote villages.

1965: Bentley Lenhoff, founder and operator of a professional theater in Petosky, Mich., for 11 years, takes over as executive director of the Youngstown Playhouse.

The 119th Canfield Fair sets an attendance record of 308,533 for a five-day fair, Fair Board President Robert A. Rose says.

George R. Handel of Boardman receives the Sheriff Ray T. Davis safe-driving award.

1940: A growing shortage of skilled labor on WPA is delaying construction of the hangar and administration building at the new Youngstown Municipal Airport at Vienna.

Marie Barrett, Robert D. Smith, William Cooper and Russell Hill are the first of 30 college students being trained under the Civil Aeronautics Authority’s civilian pilot training program to win their pilot licenses in Youngstown.

The Girard High School football team will be outfitted with new uniforms for its Oct. 20 game at Struthers after a group of citizens, civic and business associations and church groups pledge the $500 needed for the uniforms.

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