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MOMENTS IN TIME

 

Last updated 9/6/2022 at 2:56pm



The History Channel

* On Sept. 7, 1936, Charles Harden Holley is born in Lubbock, Texas. Performing under the name Buddy Holly, he left behind a rock ‘n’ roll legacy that includes “That’ll Be the Day” and “Maybe Baby” after his death in 1959 at the age of 22.

* On Sept. 8, 1965, the five-year Delano Grape Strike begins as over 2,000 Filipino American farmworkers refuse to go to work picking grapes near Bakersfield, California. Over the next five years, even American households stopped buying grapes in support of the farmworkers.

* On Sept. 9, 1942, in the first and only air at...



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