(Saturday, September 10, 1955, 10:00 p.m. EDT ) — U.S. Marshal Matt Dillon of Dodge City must deal with fast trigger-happy outlaw Dan Grat on tonight’s premiere of the long-running TV Western series Gunsmoke on CBS.
Video: 'Ken Burns' America Huey Long' (early Sept. 1935, at 1:14:21)
(Tuesday, September 10, 1935, 4:06 a.m. local time/6:06 a.m. EDT) — U.S. Senator Huey Long, the “Kingfish” of Louisiana politics, died today in Baton Rouge, two days after being shot in the state Capitol, allegedly by Dr. Carl Weiss.
(Thursday, September 9, 1965, evening PDT) — Sandy Koufax of the Los Angeles Dodgers pitched a perfect game tonight in a 1-0 victory over the Chicago Cubs at Dodger Stadium and became the first pitcher in baseball history to pitch four no-hitters in his career.