Tue, September 26, 2017 | 16:26

Today is Tuesday, September 26, the 269th day of 2017. There are 96 days left in the year.

1979 — 1984 summer LA Olympic coverage sold to ABC for $225 million

1980 — Cuban govt closes Mariel Harbor ending "freedom flotilla"

1980 — Soyuz 38 returns to Earth

1981 — Houston Astro Nolan Ryan 5th no-hitter beats LA Dodgers, 5-0

1983 — Ali Haji-Sheikh kicks NY Giant record 56 yard field goal

1983 — Australia II wins America’s Cup yacht race (1st non-US winner)

1984 — Britain & China initial agreement return Hong Kong to China in 1997

1984 — Reagan vetoes sanctions against South Africa

1986 — Antonin Scalia becomes a Supreme Court Justice

1986 — William Rehnquist becomes Chief Justice of the Supreme Court