TO­DAY IN HIS­TORY

TO­DAY’S HIGH­LIGHT

New Haven Register (Sunday) (New Haven, CT) - - KICKOFF -

Oct. 7, 1991

Univer­sity of Ok­la­homa law pro­fes­sor Anita Hill pub­licly ac­cused Supreme Court nom­i­nee Clarence Thomas of mak­ing sex­u­ally in­ap­pro­pri­ate com­ments when she worked for him; Thomas de­nied Hill’s al­le­ga­tions.

ON THIS DATE

1916

In the most lop­sided vic­tory in col­lege foot­ball his­tory, Ge­or­gia Tech de­feated Cum­ber­land Univer­sity 222-0 in At­lanta.

1954

Mar­ian An­der­son be­came the first black singer hired by the Met­ro­pol­i­tan Opera Com­pany in New York.

1982

The An­drew Lloyd Web­ber-Tim Rice mu­si­cal “Cats” opened on Broad­way. (The show ended its orig­i­nal run on Sept. 10, 2000, af­ter a then-record 7,485 per­for­mances.)

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