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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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Irving Berlin
(May 11, 1888 – September 22, 1989)


Irving Berlin was a American composer, songwriter
and lyricist. His music forms a great part of the
Great American Songbook.

He wrote hundreds of songs, many becoming major
hits, which made him famous before he turned thirty.

During his 60-year career he wrote an estimated 1,500
songs, including the scores for 20 original Broadway
shows and 15 original Hollywood films, with his songs
nominated eight times for Academy Awards.

Many songs became popular themes and anthems,
including "Alexander’s Ragtime Band", "Easter Parade",
"
Puttin’ on the Ritz", "Cheek to Cheek", and 
"
White Christmas",


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CHESS MATCH WON ON THIS DAY IN 1972

Bobby Fischer becomes the first American to win the World Chess Championship - HISTORY
From Left: Boris Spassky and Bobby Fischer

 

On September 1, 1972, in what’s billed as the “Match of the Century,”
American chess grandmaster Bobby Fischer defeated Russian the
World Chess Boris Spassky during Championship in Reykjavik,
Iceland.

In the world’s most publicized title match ever played, Fischer,
a 29-year-old Brooklynite, became the first American to win
the competition since its inception in 1866. The victory also
marked the first time a non-Russian had won the event in 24
years.

 

Bobby Fischer - Chess, IQ & Death - Biography

 

Refuting Fischer - ChessOK.com


Bobby Fischer’s grave in Reykjavik.

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WORLD’S YOUNGEST CHESS GRANDMASTER

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The 12-year-old chess prodigy from New Jersey, Abhimanya Mishra (above), broke the world record on June 30 when he won first place
at the
Vezérképző GM Mix 2021, a 10-round Swiss chess tournament
that took place in Budapest, Hungary.

Mishra defeated grandmaster Leon Luke Mendonca, 15, of India,
seconds before the match ended.

“It feels amazing,” Mishra told Fox & Friends Saturday. “All my
years of hard work, everything, finally paid off.”

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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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CAMILE
BOHANNON

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Irving Berlin
(May 11, 1888 – September 22, 1989)

Composer and lyricist Irving Berlin is widely
considered one of the greatest songwriters
in American history.

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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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