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Notable Birthdays for September 22

Those born on this date include:

- English statesman and wit Philip Dormer Stanhope, earl of Chesterfield, in 1694
- English chemist and physicist Michael Faraday in 1791
- Austrian filmmaker Erich von Stroheim in 1885
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Astronomy

Today is Monday, Sept. 22, the 265th day of 2014 with 100 to follow.

The moon is waning. Morning stars are Jupiter, Uranus and Venus. Evening stars are Mars, Mercury, Neptune and Saturn.

Other Notable Events for September 21

On this date in history:

In 1780, American Gen. Benedict Arnold gave plans to the British for the surrender of West Point, N.Y. (Arnold's name was forever after associated with the word traitor.)

In 1792, the Legislative ...

Notable Birthdays for September 21

Those born on this date include:

- Louis Joliet, French-Canadian explorer of the Mississippi River, in 1645
- British author and historian H.G. Wells in 1866
- British composer Gustav Holst in 1874
- British publisher ...

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