Events, September 12th

September 12th:

1873 – The first practical typewriter was sold to customers.

1922 – The Episcopal Church removed the word “Obey” from the bride’s section of wedding vows.

1953 – U.S. Senator John F. Kennedy married Jacqueline Lee Bouvier.

1954 – “Lassie” made its television debut on CBS. The last show aired on September 12th, 1971. 

1963 – The last episode of “Leave it to Beaver” was aired. The show had debuted on October 4th, 1957. 

1966 – “Family Affair” premiered on CBS television.

1966 – The Monkees TV show premiered on NBC. (Source: allmusic.com)

1979 – Carl Yastrzemski of the Boston Red Sox became the first American League player to get 3,000 career hits and 400 career home runs.

1983 – Arnold Schwarzenegger became a U.S. citizen. He had emigrated from Austria 14 years earlier.

(Source: on-this-day.com)

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