Historical Events on 13th September

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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
MLB Legend Ty CobbMLB Legend Ty Cobb 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)
Runner nicknamed the Runner nicknamed the "Flying Finn" Paavo Nurmi 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
1933 - Elizabeth McCombs becomes the first New Zealand woman Member of Parliament
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)
Mobster Louis BuchalterMobster Louis Buchalter 1936 - Acting on the orders of Louis Buchalter, Murder Inc. killers gun down Joseph Rosen, a Brooklyn candy store owner
1938 - Alexander Cartwright selects to Baseball's Hall of Fame
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
Aviator Igor SikorskyAviator Igor Sikorsky 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)
Tennis Player Roy EmersonTennis Player Roy Emerson 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
MLB Legend Willie MaysMLB Legend Willie Mays 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
Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion Ken RosewallTennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion Ken Rosewall 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
1971 - Nikita Khrushchev, Soviet premier, buried in Moscow
1971 - WIIQ TV channel 41 in Demopolis, AL (PBS) begins broadcasting
1971 - World Hockey Association forms
1971 - Two North Ireland Loyalists are mortally injured when the bomb they were preparing exploded prematurely in a house in Bann Street, Belfast
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
First Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union Nikita KhrushchevFirst Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union Nikita Khrushchev 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
1974 - OPEC instructs its Secretary General to "carry out a study of supply and demand in relation to possible production controls"
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
MLB Outfielder Rickey HendersonMLB Outfielder Rickey Henderson 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
LPGA Golfer Nancy LopezLPGA Golfer Nancy Lopez 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
MLB Outfielder Joe CarterMLB Outfielder Joe Carter 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
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
Tennis Player Pete SamprasTennis Player Pete Sampras 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

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