This Week in History: 9/25/16

The Chicago Cubs, winners of the National League pennant for 1945, are shown Sept. 28, 1945. From left to right, front row are: Stan Hack, Reggie Otero, Hank Borowy, Peanuts Lowrey, Roy Johnson, Charlie Grimm, Milt Stock, Hy Vandenberg, Claude Passeau, Roy Hughes, Johnny Ostrowski, Bill Schuster; Second row: Johnny Moore, Lennie Merullo, Phil Cavarretta, Andy Pafko, Bill Nicholson, Heinz Becker, Mickey Livingston, Bob Chipman, Lon Warneke, Cy Block. Third row: Paul Gillespie, Clyde McCullough, Ed Sauer, Len Rice, Dewey Williams, Bobby Sturgeon, Paul Erickson, Frank Secory, and Hank Wyse. (AP Photo)

In 1452 the first book was published, the introduction of the sewing machine, the song ‘Happy Birthday to You’ was copyrighted, the Chicago Staleys play the Chicago Bears, the Cubs clinch the NL Pennant in 1938 and 1945, ‘Little Golden Books’ debuts and TV shows ‘The Dick Van Dyke Show’, ‘The Lucy Show and ‘Cheers’ premiere, OJ Simpson is found not guilty and the Sox clinch the division title in 2005.

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