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Sept. 30 is International Translation Day, a day to acknowledge the vital work done by translators and interpreters around the world. The date was selected by the International Federation of Translators to coincide with the Christian Feast of St. Jerome, the patron saint of translators.
Also on this Day:
1947: First Televised World Series
The New York Yankees played the Brooklyn Dodgers in the first televised baseball World Series. The Yankees won the first game 5-3, and went on to win the series.
1955: James Dean Dies
U.S. film actor James Dean dies at age 24 from a car accident in California. “Rebel Without a Cause” and “Giant” had yet to be released at the time of his death.
1962: James Meredith Challenges Segregation
After multiple attempts, African-American student James Meredith successfully registers for classes at the University of Mississippi in Oxford. The move toward desegregation on campus sparked a series of riots.
1982: Tylenol Poisoning
Outside of Chicago, Tylenol laced with cyanide causes at least seven deaths.
2005: Bird Flu Fears
As the H5N1 bird flu spreads through Asia, United States starts preparing for outbreak.
1882 Hans Geiger
1924 Truman Capote
1928 Elie Wiesel
1945 Ehud Olmert
1957 Fran Drescher
1982 Kieran Culkin
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