Historical Events on 19th September

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335 - Dalmatius is raised to the rank of Caesar by his uncle Constantine I.
1356 - English forces under The Black Prince defeat French at Battle of Poitiers and capture the French King during the Hundred Years War
1523 - Emperor Charles I & England sign anti-French covenant
1559 - 5 Spanish ships sinks in storm off Tampa, about 600 die
1580 - Treaty of Plessis-lez-Tours (Anjou/Dutch States-General)
1602 - Grave surrenders to earl Mauritius
1642 - Perpignan surrenders to French troops
1656 - Treaty of Labiau: Sweden gives Prussia, Brandenburg
1657 - Brandenburg & Poland sign Treaty of Wehlau
1668 - Polish king John II Kazimierz resigns/goes to France
1676 - Rebels under Nathaniel Bacon set Jamestown Va on fire
1755 - Great Britain & Russia sign military agreement
1777 - Battle of Freeman's Farm (Bemis Heights) or 1st Battle of Saratoga
1778 - The Continental Congress passes the first budget of the United States.
1795 - Tula, leader of Curacao slave opposition, imprisoned
First US President George WashingtonFirst US President George Washington 1796 - George Washington's farewell address as president
1799 - English & Russian invasion army conquerors Receiver
1833 - Charles Darwin visits Guardia del Monte, Argentina
1838 - Ephraim Morris patents railroad brake
1848 - Hyperion, moon of Saturn, discovered by Bond (US) & Lassell (England)
1849 - 1st commercial laundry established, in Oaklan, California
1854 - Henry Meyer patents sleeping rail car
1862 - -20] Battle at Blackford's Ford Virginia
1862 - Battle at Iuka Mississippi (1,700 casualties)
1863 - Battle of Chickamauga GA (near Chattanooga) begins; Union retreat
1864 - 3rd Battle of Winchester Virginia (Opequon, 3rd Winchester)
Naturalist Charles DarwinNaturalist Charles Darwin 1865 - Atlanta University forms
1870 - Siege of Paris by Prussian Forces begins (lasts until January 28 1871)
1876 - 1st carpet sweeper patented (Melville Bissell of Grand Rapids, Mich)
1876 - Talks begin to set up a football club in Ottawa
1879 - Thomas Ray becomes youngest to break a world track & field record pole-vaulting 11' 2½" at age 17 years & 198 days
1888 - World's 1st beauty contest (Spa Belgium)
1890 - Turkish frigate "Ertogrul" burns off of Japan, kills 540
1893 - New Zealand is first country to grant all its women the right to vote
1901 - 11 baseball games canceled due to funeral of Pres William McKinley
1903 - King Leopold II denies Belgian cruelty in Congo
1904 - Gen Nogi's assault on Port Arthur: 16,000 Japanese casualties
1908 - Gustav Mahler's 7th Symphony premieres in Prague
1910 - George Cohan's "Get-Rich-Quick Wallingford" premieres in NYC
1911 - Red Tuesday-20,000 protest for universal rights
1912 - Pius X encyclical Singular quadam, against interconfess unions
1912 - Soccer team NAC (Noad Advendo Combination) forms in Breda
1914 - Brooklyn's Ed Lafitte no-hits KC (Federal League), 6-2
1916 - First landing at Schiphol Airport, Netherlands (Farman F-22 of Soesterberg)
1916 - Belgian troops conquer Tabora, German East Africa
1921 - 41st US Men's Tennis: William T Tilden beats Wm M Johnston (6-1 6-3 6-1)
1922 - Queen Wilhelmina assumes Dutch throne with 119 word speech
1923 - Ernst Tollers "Hinkemann," premieres in Leipzig
1925 - 45th US Men's Tennis: Wm T Tilden beats Wm M Johnston (4-6 11-9 6-3 4-6 6-3)
1926 - 80,000 demonstrate for democratic peace in Hague
1926 - The San Siro is inaugurated with a match between AC Milan and Inter.
1928 - Mickey Mouse's screen debut (Steamboat Willie at Colony Theater NYC)
1929 - Latvia dictator A Woldemaras chased out
1931 - 14th PGA Championship: Tom Creavy at Wannamoisett CC Rumford RI
1931 - Japanese troops conquer Mukden, South Manchuria
1931 - Lefty Grove wins his 30th game of season over White Sox, 2-1
1933 - NY Giants clinch the pennant
1934 - Bruno Haptmann arrested for kidnapping Lindbergh baby
1939 - British Expeditionary Force reaches France
1939 - Lord Haw-Haw (William Joyce) becomes radio host of Reichsrundfunk Berlin
1939 - Wehrmacht (German regular army) murders 100 Jews in Lukov Poland
1940 - Nazi decree forbids gentile woman to work in Jewish homes
1940 - Witold Pilecki is voluntarily captured and sent to Auschwitz in order to smuggle out information and start a resistance.
1941 - 1st meeting of partisan leaders Tito & Draza Mihailovic in Yugoslavia
1941 - German army conquerors Kiev
1941 - Nazis force German Jews, 6 & over to wear Jewish stars
1943 - Fanny Whiteers-Koen breaks jumping world record
1943 - Liberator bombers sinks U-341
1944 - Luftwaffe bombs Eindhoven: 200 killed
1944 - Armistice between Finland and Soviet Union is signed. (End of the Continuation War).
1945 - Kim Il Sung arrives in harbor of Wonsan, Korea
1945 - Lord Haw Haw (William Joyce) sentenced to death in London
Baseball Player Jackie RobinsonBaseball Player Jackie Robinson 1947 - Jackie Robinson is named 1947 "Rookie of Year"
1948 - 62nd US Women's Tennis: M Osborne duPont beats A L Brough (4-6 6-4 15-13)
1948 - 68th US Men's Tennis: "Pancho" Gonzales beats E Sturgess (6-2 6-3 14-12)
1948 - Richard A Gonzales wins US Tennis Open
1950 - European Payment Union forms in Paris
1950 - Great Three acknowledge Bond government as only German government
1950 - UN reject membership of China's People Republic
1951 - 1st broadcast of "Search for Tomorrow" on CBS-TV
1951 - Italian civil servants strike for pay increase
1952 - The United States bars Charlie Chaplin from re-entering the country after a trip to England.
Comedian/Actor/Filmaker Charlie ChaplinComedian/Actor/Filmaker Charlie Chaplin 1953 - "Hazel Flagg" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 190 perfs
1954 - Beverly Hanson wins LPGA Wichita Golf Open
1955 - Argentine president Juan Peron, resigns & flees
1955 - Cubs slugger Ernie Banks hits record 5th grand slam of season
1955 - Hurricane Hilda, kills 200 in Mexico
1956 - 1st international conference of black writers & artists meets (Sorbonne)
1957 - 1st underground nuclear explosion at Las Vegas Nevada
1957 - Dalida is the first artist to be awarded a gold record in France for 300,000 sales of "Bambino".
1959 - Nikita Khrushchev is denied access to Disneyland
1960 - Chubby Checkers' "Twist" reaches #1
First Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union Nikita KhrushchevFirst Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union Nikita Khrushchev 1961 - Betty and Barney Hill claim that they saw a mysterious craft in the sky and that it tried to abduct them.
1962 - USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
1963 - Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc. is founded at Morgan State University in Baltimore, Maryland.
1965 - Clifford Ann Creed wins LPGA Visalia Golf Open
1965 - Erhards CDU wins West German parliament elections
1966 - Mike Burke named Yankees pres
1967 - Nigeria begins offensive against Biafra
1968 - Denny McLain's 31st win & Mickey Mantle's 535th HR
1970 - "Mary Tyler Moore" show premieres
1971 - 1st NYC Women's Marathon won by Beth Bonner in 2:55:22
1971 - 2nd NYC Marathon won by Norman Higgins in 2:22:54
1972 - A parcel bomb sent to Israeli Embassy in London kills one diplomat.
Actress Mary Tyler MooreActress Mary Tyler Moore 1973 - Carl XVI Gustaf, becomes King of Sweden
1973 - Frank Robinson homers in record 32nd ML park (Arlington Tx)
1973 - NL refuses to allow San Diego Padres move to Washington DC
1973 - Pirate Radio Free America (off Cape May NJ) forms
1973 - USSR performs underground nuclear test
1974 - -20] Hurricane Fifi hits coast of Honduras; about 5,000 die
1975 - Indonesia sends troops to Portuguese East Timor
1976 - "Going Up" opens at John Golden Theater NYC for 49 performances
1976 - Donna Caponi Young wins LPGA Portland Golf Classic
1979 - No Nukes Concert at Madison Square Garden includes Springsteen & Crosby, Stills & Nash
1980 - Titan II missile explosion (Damascus, AR)
1981 - Satellites China 10 & 11 launched into Earth orbit by B-1 rocket
1981 - Simon & Garfunkel reunite for a NYC Central Park concert
1982 - 34th Emmy Awards: Hill St Blue, Barney Miller, Alan Alda & Carol Kane win
1982 - New Orleans Saints 1st road shutout victory beating Chic Bears 10-0
1982 - Sandra Haynie/Kathy McMullen wins Portland Ping Team Golf Championship
1982 - Streetcars stop running on Market St after 122 years of service
1983 - David Slowinski on 2 CRAY-1 comp's find 2^132049-1 prime #
1983 - St Kitts & Nevis declares independence from UK
1984 - Britain & China complete a proposed agreement to transfer Hong Kong to China by 1997
1985 - 12,000 die & 40,000 injured in Mexico's earthquake (8.1)
1986 - "Captain EO" with Michael Jackson premieres
1986 - Chicago White Sox Joe Crowley no-hits California Angels, 7-1
1986 - Dean Jones scores 210 v India at Madras
1986 - Fed health officials announce AZT will be available to AIDS patients
1987 - Kaye Lani Rae Rafko (Mich), 24, crowned 61st Miss America
1988 - Israel launches 1st satellite, for secret military reconnaissance
1988 - US Olympic diver Greg Louganis hits his head on diving board
1989 - Chase Manhattan Discovery Center at Brooklyn Botanic Garden opens
1989 - French DC-10 crashes near Niger, 171 die
1989 - Appeals court restores America's Cup to US after NY Supreme Court gave it to NZ (NZ protested US's use of a catamaran)
1991 - Precious Bunny wins the 46th Little Brown Jug
1991 - Ötzi the Iceman is discovered by German tourists.
1992 - Sergei Boebka pole vaults world record (6.13m)
1992 - UN Security Council votes 12-0 (3 abstentions) to dump Yugoslavia
1992 - Barry Bonds joins Willie Mays, Howard Johnson & Ron Gant as having (2) 30-HR/30-steal seasons
Comedian Jerry SeinfeldComedian Jerry Seinfeld 1993 - 45th Emmy Awards: seinfeld, Picket Fences & Ted Danson win
1993 - Actress Michele Phillips (Knots Landing) is robbed at gunpoint
1993 - Brandie Burton wins LPGA SAFECO Golf Classic
1993 - Kimberly Clarice Aiken, 18, Miss SC wins 67th Miss America
1993 - Parliamentary election in Poland
1993 - Tom Glavine wins 20 games in 3 straight years
1994 - 3,000 US militia lands on Haiti
1994 - Swedish government of Bildt resigns
1995 - Andres Galarraga is 4th to hit 30 HRs for Rockies in 1995
1995 - Padres Ken Caminiti switch hits HRs in 3rd of 4 games
1995 - The Washington Post and The New York Times publish the Unabomber's manifesto.
1996 - "Skylight" opens at Royale Theater NYC
1997 - Guelb El-Kebir massacre in Algeria; 53 killed.
2000 - Ken Griffey, Jr. pinch-hits his 400th home run. The first major leaguer to reach the mark as a pinch-hitter
2004 - 56th Emmy Awards: The Sopranos, Arrested Development, James Spader & Allison Janney win
2006 - The Thai military stages a coup in Bangkok. The Constitution is revoked and martial law is declared.
2012 - 9 people are killed and 20 wounded by a car bombing in Peshawar, Afghanistan

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