September 22, 2004

Lottery numbers

The Spokesman-Review
 

Tuesday’s Washington Daily Game: 5-7-1.

Tuesday’s Washington Lucky for Life: 19-28-39-75.

Tuesday’s Washington Keno:6-13-19-20-32-38-39-43-47-50-54-56- 59-60-61-64-68-70-71-80.

Tuesday’s Mega Millions: 1-3-15-19-29.

Mega Ball: 39

Today in history

1776: Nathan Hale was hanged as a spy by the British during the Revolutionary War.

1789: Congress authorized the office of Postmaster-General.

1792: The French Republic was proclaimed.

1927: Gene Tunney successfully defended his heavyweight boxing title against Jack Dempsey in the famous “long-count” fight in Chicago.

1949: The Soviet Union exploded its first atomic bomb.

1950: Omar N. Bradley was promoted to the rank of five-star general, joining an elite group that included Dwight D. Eisenhower, Douglas MacArthur, George C. Marshall and Henry H. “Hap” Arnold.

1964: The musical “Fiddler on the Roof” opened on Broadway, beginning a run of 3,242 performances.

1964: “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.” premiered on NBC television.

1975: Sara Jane Moore attempted to shoot President Ford outside a San Francisco hotel, but missed.

1980: The Persian Gulf conflict between Iran and Iraq erupted into full-scale war.


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