The deadliest attack by Indians on a white town took place in this state.

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Today in History: Born on September 17

1743

Marquis Marie Jean de Condorcet, French mathematician and philosopher, a leading thinker in the Enlightenment.

1879

Andrew "Rube" Foster, father of the Negro baseball leagues.

1883

William Carlos Williams, poet, playwright, essayist and writer who won a Pulitzer prize for Pictures from Brueghel and Other Poems.

1907

Warren E. Burger, chief justice of the Supreme Court.

1923

Hank Williams, Sr., influential Country singer, songwriter and guitarist ("Lonesome Blues," "Your Cheatin' Heart".)

1935

Ken Kesey, author (One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Sometimes a Great Notion).

1947

Jeff MacNelly, political cartoonist, creator of the comic strip Shoe.

1948

John Ritter, actor, comedian (Three's Company TV series).

1953

Altaf Hussain, founder and leader of Pakistan's Muttahida Qaumi Movement.

1953

Steve Williams, drummer and songwriter with influential Welch heavy metal group Budgie.

1968

Marie-Chantal, Crown Princess of Greece.