In 1977, Reba McEntire makes her Opry debut, as did Lorretta Lynn did 17 years earlier on this same day.
-The Customs House, located in Clarksville is dedicated in 1877.
-Tennessee's First Commuter Rail Service, Music City Star, began on September 18, 2006.
In 2004, Opry Star Skeeter Davis passes away in Nashville after a long battle with cancer.
Professional Baseball Player, George Albert Archie was born on April 21st, 1946 in Nashville and died on September 20th, 2001.
Mayor Bill Purcell, takes oath of office for the first time on September 21st, 1999 at Hume-Fogg High School.
-On Thursday, September 22nd, 2005, the historic 200-year-old Evergreen home, that formally housed the Jim Reeves Museum, is torn down hours after the Metro Codes Department issued a demolition permit, supposedly by accident shocking the entire community.
-The Maxwell House opens in Nashville on September 22nd, 1869.
-Olympic cyclist, Phyllis Hines was born in Nashville on September 23rd, 1961.
-Local Politician and Sheriff, Lafayette Christopher Thomas, also known as Fate C. Thomas, was born in Nashville on September 23, 1926.Fate was indicted in 1990 on 54 counts of abusing his power as sheriff and was sentenced to five years in prison. Fate died in Nashville in July of 2000 following heartbypass surgery.
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