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Famous birthdays for Sept. 30: Martina Hingis, Johnny Mathis

Famous birthdays for Sept. 30: Martina Hingis, Johnny Mathis

Entertainment
Sept. 30 (UPI) -- Those born on this date are under the sign of Libra. -- They include Persian poet Rumi in 1207 Advertisement -- Pope Nicholas IV in 1227 -- Chewing gum magnate William Wrigley Jr. in 1861 -- German physicist Hans Geiger, co-inventor of the Geiger counter, in 1882 -- Film director Lewis Milestone in 1895 -- Novelist Truman Capote in 1924 -- Actor Deborah Kerr in 1921 -- Actor Angie Dickinson in 1931 (age 89) -- Nobel Peace Prize laureate Elie Wiesel in 1928 -- Singer Johnny Mathis in 1935 (age 85) File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI -- Actor Len Cariou in 1939 (age 81) -- Singer Marilyn McCoo in 1943 (age 77) -- Actor Victoria Tennant in 1950 (age 70) -- Actor Barry Williams in...
On This Day: Hingis becomes youngest Wimbledon champ in 100 years

On This Day: Hingis becomes youngest Wimbledon champ in 100 years

World
July 5 (UPI) -- On this date in history:In 1865, William Booth founded the Salvation Army in London.In 1916, children under 16 were banned from New York City theaters, many of which were already closed, due to a summer outbreak of polio.In 1935, U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the National Labor Relations Act.In 1937, Hormel Foods introduced the canned meat product SPAM.In 1945, U.S. Army Gen. Douglas MacArthur announced the liberation of the Philippines as World War II approached its end.In 1946, French designer Louis Reard introduced the bikini swimsuit.In 1947, Larry Doby became the first African-American player in Major League Baseball's American League, joining the Cleveland Indians 11 weeks after Jackie Robinson broke the sport's color barrier with the Brooklyn Dodgers of...