TO­DAY IN HIS­TORY

Daily Freeman (Kingston, NY) - - NEWS -

TO­DAY’S HIGH­LIGHT Sept. 30, 1791

Mozart’s opera “The Magic Flute” pre­miered in Vi­enna, Aus­tria.

ALSO ON THIS DATE 1777

The Con­ti­nen­tal Congress — forced to flee in the face of ad­vanc­ing Bri­tish forces — moved to York, Penn­syl­va­nia.

1938

Af­ter co-sign­ing the Mu­nich Agree­ment al­low­ing Nazi an­nex­a­tion of Cze­choslo­vakia’s Sude­ten­land, Bri­tish Prime Min­is­ter Neville Cham­ber­lain said, “I be­lieve it is peace for our time.”

1955

Ac­tor James Dean, 24, was killed in a two-car col­li­sion near Cho­lame, Cal­i­for­nia.

1972

Roberto Cle­mente hit a dou­ble against John Mat­lack of the New York Mets dur­ing Pitts­burgh’s 5-0 vic­tory at Three Rivers Sta­dium; the hit was the 3,000th and last for the Pi­rates star.

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