This Day In History
September 10th :
1846 – Elias Howe is granted a patent for the sewing machine.
1955 – "Gunsmoke" premiered on CBS. (It ran for 20 years, longer than any other network prime-time series.)
1963 – Twenty black students entered public schools in Birmingham, Tuskegee and Mobile, Ala., following a standoff between federal authorities and Gov. George C. Wallace.
Celebrity Birthdays Include :
1929 – Arnold Palmer
1950 – Joe Perry
1968 – Big Daddy Kane