Historical Events on 13th September

Events 1 - 200 of 215

509 BC - The temple of Jupiter on Rome's Capitoline Hill is dedicated on the ides of September.
122 - Building begins on Hadrian's Wall
533 - General Belisarius of the Byzantine Empire defeats Gelimer and the Vandals at the Battle of Ad Decimium, near Carthage, North Africa.
604 - Sabinian begins his reign as Pope replacing Pope Gregory the Great
1125 - Duke Lotharius of Supplinburg crowned as German king Lotharius III
1224 - Francis of Assisi is afflicted with stigmata.
1440 - Gilles de Rais is finally taken into custody upon an accusation brought against him by the Bishop of Nantes.
1503 - Michelangelo begins work on his statue of David.
1504 - Queen Isabella and King Ferdinand issue a Royal Warrant for the construction of a Royal Chapel (Capilla Real) to be built.
1515 - -14] Battle at Marignano: France beats Habsburgers & Pope Leo X
Pope Leo XPope Leo X 1549 - Pope Paul III signs Council of Bologna
1553 - English bishop Hugh Latimer arrested
1556 - Charles V & Maria of Hungary march into Spain
1574 - Turkish fleet recaptures Tunis
1579 - Breda forms Union of Utrecht
1625 - 16 Rabbis (including Isiah Horowitz) are imprisoned in Jerusalem
1631 - Admiral Tholen conquerors 30+ Spanish frigates
1663 - 1st serious slave conspiracy in colonial America (Virginia)
1743 - Britain, Austria & Savoye-Sardinia sign Treaty of Worms
1751 - Britain signs Austrian & Russian alliance
1759 - British beat French forces at Plains of Abrahams (Quebec)
1775 - Gotthold Lessing's "Die Juden," premieres in Frankfurt-am-Main
1787 - Prussian army moves into Netherlands
1788 - NY City becomes 1st capital of US
1789 - 1st loan to US government (from NYC banks)
1791 - France's King Louis XVI accepts constitution
1800 - Curacao in British hands (until Jan 1803)
1808 - Finnish War: In the Battle of Jutas, Swedish forces under Lieutenant General Georg Carl von Döbeln beat the Russians, making von Döbeln a Swedish war hero.
1847 - American-Mexican war: US Gen Winfield Scott captures Mexico City
1849 - 1st US prize fight fatality (Tom McCoy)
1858 - Hamburg-US ship Austria catches fire & sinks, 471 die
1861 - 1st naval battle of Civil War, Union frigate "Colorado" sinks privateer "Judah" off Pensacola, Fla
1867 - Gen E R S Canby orders SC courts to impanel blacks jurors
1869 - Jay Gould & James Fisk attempt to control US gold market
1881 - Lewis Latimer invents & patents electric lamp with a carbon filament
1882 - Battle at Count el-Kebir: British troops invade Egypt
1883 - Hugh Daily, a one-armed pitcher for Cleveland (Forest City), tosses 1-0 no-hitter against Philadelphia
1890 - Cecil Rhodes' colonies hoist Union Jack in Mashonaland & Salisbury
1898 - 20,000 Paris construction workers go on strike
1898 - Hannibal Goodwin patents celluloid photographic film
1899 - Mackinder, Ollier and Brocherel make the first ascent of Batian (5,199m - 17,058 ft), the highest peak of Mount Kenya.
1900 - Filipino resistance fighters defeat a small American column in the Battle of Pulang Lupa, during the Philippine-American War.
1906 - 1st airplane flight in Europe
1907 - Canadian Interprovincial Rugby Football union (Big Four) forms with Hamilton Tigers, Toronto Argonauts, Ottawa Rough Riders & Montreal Foot Ball
1909 - Ty Cobb clinches AL HR title with his 9th HR (all inside-the-park)
1910 - Regina Rugby Club forms
1918 - Train accident at Weesp Neth, kills 42
1919 - Guy Bolton & George Middleton's "Adam & Eve," premieres in NYC
1922 - 136.4°F (58°C), El Aziziyah, Libya in shade (world record)
1923 - With Spain's king Alfonso XIII assist, army coup under de Rivera
1924 - 19th Davis Cup: USA beats Australia in Philadelphia (5-0)
1925 - 1st US University for Blacks, Xavier University, opens in New Orleans
1925 - Bkln Dodger Dazzy Vance no-hits Phillies, 10-1
1927 - Yanks clinch pennant, Ruth hits 2 HRs (52 en route to 60)
1927 - Waite Hoyt became only 20 game winner of 1927 Yankees
1928 - KOH-AM in Reno NV begins radio transmissions
1930 - 50th US Mens Tennis: J H Doeg beats Francis Shields (10-8 1-6 6-4 16-14)
1930 - Paavo Nurmi runs world record 20,000m (1:04:38.4)
1930 - Tommy Armour wins PGA golf tournament
1930 - Winnipeg Rugby Football Club 1st game, loses to St John's Rugby, 7-3
1931 - Capt G H Stainworth flies world speed record (655 kph)
1931 - Right-radical coup of Dr Pfrimer fails in Austria
1932 - NY Yankees clinch their 7th AL pennant
1934 - Judge Landis sells World Series broadcast rights to Ford for $100,000
1935 - Rockslide near Whirlpool Rapids Bridge ends the Great Gorge and International Railway.
1936 - Cleve Bob Feller strikes out then record 17 in a game (vs Phila A's)
1938 - Alexander Cartwright selects to Baseball's Hall of Fame
Aviator Igor SikorskyAviator Igor Sikorsky 1939 - First (tethered) flight of the Vought-Sikorsky VS-300, one of the first viable American helicopters, flown by Igor Sikorsky
1940 - Buckingham Palace damaged by German bombs
1940 - Italian troops under Marshal Graziani attack Egypt
1942 - Battle of Edson's Ridge (2nd Japanese assault) at Guadalcanal
1942 - Cubs shortstop Leonard Merullo makes 4 errors in 1 inning
1942 - German forces attack Stalingrad
1943 - Chiang Kai-shek became president of China
1943 - German counter attack at Salerno
1943 - Having been Generalissimo since 1928, Chiang Kai-shek elected pres
1943 - The Municipal Theatre of Corfu is destroyed during an aerial bombardment by Luftwaffe.
1944 - 30th Infantry division of US 1st Army frees Margraten
1944 - Last transport out camp Westerbork to Bergen Belsen
1944 - US 28th Infantry division opens assault on Siegfried line/Westwall
1946 - Boston Red Sox clinch AL pennant
1947 - WPVI TV channel 6 in Philadelphia, PA (ABC) begins broadcasting
1948 - Margaret Chase Smith (R-Me) elected senator, 1st woman to serve in both houses of Congress
1949 - Ladies Pro Golf Association of America formed in NYC
1951 - St Louis Cards beat NY Giants 6-4 (rescheduled from 9/12) then at night lose to Boston Braves 2-0
1952 - Adolfo Ruiz Cortinez elected president of Mexico
1953 - Pitcher Bob Trice is 1st black to play on Phila A's
1954 - Reds Ted Kluszewski scores a run in record 17 consecutive games
1954 - WPBN TV channel 7 in Traverse City, MI (NBC) begins broadcasting
1956 - Dike around Dutch polder Eastern Flevoland closes
1956 - Stravinsky's "Canticum Sacrum," premieres in Venice
1956 - IBM introduces the first computer disk storage unit, the RAMAC 305.
1958 - Braves Warren Spahn is 1st lefty to win 20 or more games 9 times
1958 - Queen Juliana christens passenger ship Rotterdam
1959 - 73rd US Womens Tennis: Maria Fraser beats Christine Truman (61 64)
1959 - 79th US Mens Tennis: Neale Fraser beats Alejandro Olmedo (63 57 62 64)
1959 - Marilynn Smith wins LPGA Memphis Golf Open
1959 - USSR's Luna 2 becomes 1st probe to contact another celestial body
1960 - Dutch 1st Chamber condemns soccer-law
1961 - "Car 54 Where are You?" premieres on TV
1961 - Battles between UN & Katanga troops in Congo
1961 - USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1961 - USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
1961 - Unmanned Mercury-Atlas 4 launched into Earth orbit
1963 - "Outer Limits" premieres on ABC TV
1963 - Jim Bouton's 20th win clinches Yanks 28th pennant
1963 - US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1964 - 3rd sitting of 2nd Vatican council opens in Rome
1964 - 78th US Womens Tennis: Maria Fraser beats Carole Graebner (61 60)
1964 - 84th US Mens Tennis: Roy Emerson beats Frederick S Stolle (64 62 64)
1964 - Mary Mills wins LPGA Eugene Ladies' Golf Open
1964 - St Louis is 1st NL to score runs in every game since 1923, win 15-2
1964 - WKEF TV channel 22 in Dayton, OH (NBC) begins broadcasting
1965 - Beatles release "Yesterday"
1965 - Beatles win 1st Grammy, for Best Group of 1964
1965 - Today Show's 1st totally color broadcast
1965 - Willie Mays's 500th HR (off Don Nottebart), Giants 11th straight win
1966 - Johannes Balthazar Vorster sworn in as premier of South Africa
1968 - Albania leaves Warsaw pact
1969 - Baltimore Orioles, win earliest AL Eastern division title
1969 - Bobby Bonds is baseballs 4th 30-HR, 30-steal player
1969 - Plastic Ono Band's (John, Yoko & Eric Clapton) 1st live performance
1970 - 1st NYC Marathon won by Gary Muhrcke in 2:31:38
1970 - 84th US Womens Tennis: M Smith Court beats Rosemary Casals (62 26 61)
1970 - 90th US Mens Tennis: Ken Rosewall beats Tony Roche (26 64 76 63)
1970 - IBM announces System 370 computer
1970 - Joanne Carner wins LPGA Wendell-West Golf Open
1970 - Palestine guerillas conquer Irbid Jordania
1971 - 11 guards & 31 prisoners die in take over at Attica State Prison
1971 - Frank Robinson hits his 500th HR
First Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union Nikita KhrushchevFirst Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union Nikita Khrushchev 1971 - Nikita Khrushchev, Soviet premier, buried in Moscow
1971 - WIIQ TV channel 41 in Demopolis, AL (PBS) begins broadcasting
1971 - World Hockey Association forms
1972 - 1st TV broadcast of "Waltons" on CBS
1973 - ABC announces it obtained TV rights for 1976 Olympics
1973 - Congress passes & sends a bill to Nixon to lift football's blackout
1973 - Syrian/Israeli dogfight over Mediterranean Sea
1974 - -17] 3 Japanese kidnap French ambassador in Hague
1974 - 1st broadcast of "Rockford Files" on NBC-TV
1974 - Phillies set NL record, using 27 players in a game, St Louis uses 24, tying record of 51. Phils win 7-3 in 17
1974 - USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1975 - -27] Hurricane Eloise, kills 71 in Caribbean & US
1976 - 2nd Enterprise, approach & lands Test Cricket (ALT) flight (5m28s)
1977 - 1st TV viewer discretion warning-Soap
1977 - 2nd Test Cricket of Space Shuttle Enterprise
1977 - General Motors introduces 1st US diesel auto (Oldsmobile 88)
1978 - 1st flight of McDonnell Douglas F-18A Hornet
1978 - NY Yanks win to gain sole possession of 1st place from 14 games back
1979 - China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC
1979 - South Africa grants Venda independence (Not recognized out of S Afr)
1980 - 1st United Negro College Fund
Tennis Player John McEnroeTennis Player John McEnroe 1981 - 101st US Mens Tennis: John McEnroe beats Bjorn Borg (4-6 6-2 6-4 6-3)
1981 - 33rd Emmy Awards: Taxi, Hill St Blue, Judd Hirsh & Isabel Sanford win
1981 - April Moon sets women's handbow distance record of 1,039 yds & 13"
1981 - Atlanta Falcons tie record of 31 points in 4th quarter (vs Green Bay)
1981 - Jan Stephenson wins LPGA United Virginia Bank Golf Classic
1981 - USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1982 - 50 die in Spantax Airlines DC-10 on takeoff from Malaga, Spain
1982 - Joe Lefevre gets 6 hits in one baseball game
1983 - Dan Quisenberry record 39th season save
1983 - Emmy Creative Arts Award presentation
1983 - Oakland's Rickey Henderson 3rd straight 100 steals for season
1983 - Steve O'Shaughnessy scores 100 in 35 mins, Lancs v Leics
1983 - US mint strikes 1st gold coin in 50 years (Olympic Eagle)
1984 - STS 41-G launch vehicle moves to launch pad
1984 - Simon Peres forms Israeli government with Likoed
1985 - 2nd MTV Awards: Bruce Springsteen
1985 - John Williams introduces new Today Show theme
1986 - Bert Blyleven gives up a record 44 HRs in a season
1986 - Kellye Cash (Tenn), 21, crowned 60th Miss America 1987
1987 - Cesium-137 stolen from abandoned hospital in Rio de Janeiro
1987 - Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Cellular One-Ping Golf Championship
1987 - Paul Lynch of Great Britain does 32,573 push-ups in 24 hours
1988 - 10th time, 4 players hit baseball major-league record grand slams
1988 - 9 hard/software manufacturers announce EISA computer bus in NY
1988 - Gilbert is strongest (26.13 barometer) hurricane in Western Hemisphere
1989 - "Les Miserables" opens at Fisher Theatre, Detroit
1989 - Desmond Tutu leads biggest anti-apartheid protest march in South Africa
1989 - Fay Vincent elected baseball's 8th commissioner
1990 - Commuter train at Johannesburg South Africa attacked, 36 die
1990 - Iraqi troops storm residence of French ambassador in Kuwait
1990 - Robert E Nederlander appointed NY Yankee managing general partner
1990 - Senate Judiciary Com opens hearing on confirmation of David Souter
1991 - 55 ton concrete beam falls in Montreal's Olympic Stadium
1991 - Joe Carter 1st baseball player with 3 consecutive 100 RBI seasons with 3 different teams (Indians, Padres, Blue Jays)
1991 - Kim Zmeskal is 1st American to win a medal at World Gymnastics Championships, she wins the gold with 39.848 pts
Tennis Player Pete SamprasTennis Player Pete Sampras 1992 - 112th US Mens Tennis: Stefan Edberg beats Pete Sampras (36 64 76 62)
1992 - NY Giants trailing Dallas Cowboys 34-0 in 3rd, lose 34-28
1992 - Nancy Lopez wins Ping-Cellular One LPGA Golf Championship
1992 - Steffan Edberg beats Pete Sampress to win US Open
1993 - Israeli min of Foreign affairs Peres & PLO-Abu Mazen sign peace accord
1993 - Junxia Cheek runs ladies world record 3000m (8:06.11)
1993 - Queens NY begins required recycling
1993 - Public unveiling of the Oslo Accords, an Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement initiated by Norway.
1994 - George Burns, undergoes surgery to drain fluid from his brain
1994 - Space probe Ulyssus passes south pole of Sun
1996 - Phil Simmons scores 171 & takes 6-14 for Leics v Durham
1997 - Carolina Hurricane's 1st exhibition game beat NY Islanders 4-1
1997 - Katherine Shindle (Ill), 24, crowned 71st Miss America 1998
Catholic Missionary Mother TeresaCatholic Missionary Mother Teresa 1997 - Mother Teresa's State Funeral held in India

<< 12th September

— Historical Events on this Day —

14th September >>


Search Historical Events in History

Day  Month  Year  Type

Keyword(s)