Historical Events on 22nd September

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66 - Emperor Nero creates the Legion I Italica.
530 - Boniface II begins his reign as Catholic Pope
530 - St Felix IV reign as Catholic Pope ends
530 - Discorus begins his reign as Catholic anti-Pope
1236 - The Lithuanians and Semigallians defeat the Livonian Brothers of the Sword in Battle of Šiauliai.
1499 - Switzerland became an independent state.
1504 - Settled engagement of Karel of Luxembourg & Claudia the Beaujeu
1504 - Treaty of Blois: Philip van Bourgondie & Maximilian I & Louis XII
1529 - Cardinal Thomas Wolsey stripped of office as Lord Chancellor of England
1586 - Battle at Zutphen: English vs Dutch army
1598 - Playwright and poet Ben Jonson is indicted for manslaughter as the result of a duel.
1656 - All female jury hears case of woman who killed her child (acquit her)
Playwright and Poet Ben JonsonPlaywright and Poet Ben Jonson 1665 - Molieres "L'amour Medecin," premieres in Paris
1692 - Last (8) people hanged for witchcraft in US (Salem Mass) 20 hanged overall
1699 - People of Rotterdam strike over high cost of butter
1711 - French troops occupy Rio de Janeiro
1733 - Polish King Lesczynski flees to Danzig
1735 - Robert Walpole is 1st British PM to live at 10 Downing Street
1745 - Bonnie Prince Charlie's army returns to Edinburgh
1753 - Pangeran Gusti installed as sultan of Banten
1756 - Nassau Hall opens at Princeton University
1761 - Coronation of George III of the United Kingdom and Queen Charlotte.
1784 - Russian trappers established a colony on Kodiak Island, AK
1789 - US Office of Postmaster General is created under the Treasury Department
1792 - French First Republic formed by the National Convention, stripping French King of his powers
1817 - John Quincy Adams becomes secretary of State
1851 - The city of Des Moines, Iowa was incorporated as Fort Des Moines.
1861 - Fort Fauntleroy (Wingate), rapes Navaho Indians
1862 - President Lincoln, says he will free slaves in all states on Jan 1
1864 - Battle of Fisher's Hill VA-Gen Early Retreats to Brown's Gap
1864 - Sheridan sets up camp in Harrisonburg VA
1866 - Decisive battle of Curupaity in the War of the Triple Alliance.
1868 - Race riots in New Orleans La
Composer Richard WagnerComposer Richard Wagner 1869 - Richard Wagner's opera "Rhine Gold," premieres in Munich
1885 - Lord Randolph Churchill makes a speech in Ulster in opposition to Home Rule e.g. "Ulster will fight and Ulster will be right".
1893 - 1st auto built in US (by Duryea brothers) runs in Springfield
1896 - Queen Victoria surpasses her grandfather King George III as the longest reigning monarch in British history.
1903 - Italo Marchiony granted patent for ice cream cone
1905 - 11th US Golf Open: Willie Anderson shoots a 314 at Myopia Club Mass
1905 - Race riot in Atlanta Georgia (10 blacks & 2 whites killed)
1906 - Race riot in Atlanta Georgia, kills 21
1908 - Bulgaria declares independence from Ottoman Empire (Turkey)
1910 - Saskatchewan Rugby Football Union forms
1910 - The Duke of York's Cinema opened in Brighton. It is still operating today, making it the oldest continually operating cinema in Britain.
1911 - Cy Young beats Pitts 1-0 for his final career victory, number 511
1912 - Eddie Collins repeats record of stealing 6 bases in a game (9/7/12)
1913 - Coal mine explosion kills 263 at Dawson New Mexico
1913 - George Cohan's "7 Keys to Baldpate," premieres in NYC
1914 - 1 German submarine sinks 3 British ironclads, 1,459 die
1915 - Red Sox ask Braves for use of their larger park for World Series
1915 - Southern Methodist University (Dallas Texas) holds its 1st class
1915 - Xavier University, 1st Black Catholic College in US, opens in NO LA
1919 - -Jan 20] Steel strike in the US
1920 - Chicago grand jury convenes to investigate charges that 8 White Sox players conspired to fix the 1919 World Series
1921 - Estonia & Lithuania admitted to League of Nations
1921 - Music Box Theater opens at 239 W 45th St NYC
1925 - Yank Ben Paschal hits 2 inside-the-park-homers
1926 - Belgian crown prince Leopold & Swedish princess Astrid get engaged
1927 - Famous "Long count" fight (Dempsey loses to Tunney)
Heavyweight Boxing Champion Jack DempseyHeavyweight Boxing Champion Jack Dempsey 1927 - Gene Tunney beats Jack Dempsey in 10 for heavyweight boxing title
1927 - Yanks Earle Coombs hits 3 triples
1932 - Hungarian government of Károlyi falls
1934 - An explosion takes place at Gresford Colliery in Wales, leading to the deaths of 266 miners and rescuers.
1935 - Boston Braves lose NL record 110th game of year en route to 115
1937 - Forest fire kills 14 & injures 50 in Cody Wyoming
1937 - Spanish Civil War: Peña Blanca is taken; the end of the Battle of El Mazuco.
1941 - British signal officer Bill Hudson lands in Montenegro
1942 - Meulenberg robs of church bells
1943 - British dwarf submarines attack Tirpitz
1943 - Destroyer HMS Itchen torpedoed & sinks
1943 - Destroyer HMS Keppel sinks U-229
1944 - Boulogne reoccupied by Allies
1944 - Operation Market Garden: Polish paratroopers land at Driel
1944 - US troops land on Ulithi
1946 - Evelyn Dick charged with butchering husband
1947 - Dodgers clinch NL pennant
1949 - WFMY TV channel 2 in Greensboro-High Point, NC (CBS) 1st broadcast
1950 - Nobel peace prize awarded to Ralph J Bunche (1st black winner)
1950 - Omar N Bradley promoted to rank of 5-star general
1953 - Islamic uprising in Atjeh at Indonesia
1954 - Bkln Dodger Karl Spooner strikes out 15 NY Giants in his 1st game
1955 - (ITV) Commercial TV begins in England
1955 - -28] Hurricane Janet, kills 500 in Caribbean
1957 - "Maverick" premieres
1957 - Duke Snider's 39th & 40th home runs are last hit at Ebbets Field
1958 - KTVK TV channel 3 in Phoenix, AZ (ABC) begins broadcasting
1958 - US nuclear sub USS Skate remains 31 days under Pole (record)
1959 - Chicago White Sox clinch AL pennant
1960 - Mali (formerly French Sudan) declares independence from France
1961 - Antonio Albertondo (Argentina) at 42, completes 1st "double" crossing swim of English Channel in 43 hrs 10 min
1961 - Jim Gentile's ties record of 5 grand slams in a year
Singer-Songwriter Bob DylanSinger-Songwriter Bob Dylan 1962 - Bob Dylan plays NYC Carnegie Hall
1963 - Czechoslovakian premier Široký deposed by Josef Lenart
1963 - Mickey Wright wins LPGA Visalia Ladies' Golf Open
1964 - "Fiddler on the Roof" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 3242 perfs
1964 - "Man from U.N.C.L.E," premieres on NBC-TV
1965 - India & Pakistan ceases-fire goes into effect
1966 - Edward Albee's "Delicate Balance," premieres in NYC
1966 - KMEB TV channel 10 in Wailuku, HI (PBS) begins broadcasting
1966 - Only 413 show up at a Yankee Stadium game
1966 - Orioles beat A's 6-1 to clinch their 1st AL pennant
Playwright Edward AlbeePlaywright Edward Albee 1966 - Surveyor 2 crashes on Moon
1967 - Phillies release pitcher Dallas Green, their future manager
1967 - USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1968 - Iraq adopts constitution
1968 - KMTC (now KDEB) TV channel 27 in Springfield, MO (IND) 1st broadcast
1968 - Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Kings River Golf Open
1968 - Twins' Cesar Tovar pitched a hitless inning & plays all 9 positions
1968 - Zond 5 completes flight
1969 - "Music Scene" debuts on ABC-TV
1969 - China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC
1969 - SF Giant Willie Mays, becomes second player to hit 600 home runs
1970 - Pres Nixon requests 1,000 new FBI agents for college campuses
1971 - US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1972 - Dictator Idi Amin expels 8,000 Asians from Uganda
1973 - "Little Night Music" opens at Majestic Theater on Broadway
1973 - 20th Ryder Cup: US, 19-13 at Muirfield, Scotland
1973 - Balt Oriole Al Bumbry hits 3 triples vs Milwaukee Brewers
Politician, statesman Henry KissingerPolitician, statesman Henry Kissinger 1973 - Henry Kissinger, sworn in as America's 1st Jewish Secretary of State
1975 - World Football League folds
1975 - 2nd assassination attempt on US President Gerald Ford by Sara Jane Moore fails in San Francisco
1977 - Minn Twin Bert Blyleven no-hits California Angels, 9-0
1977 - Preston Jones' "Texas Trilogy," premieres in NYC
1977 - West German Red Army Faction terrorist kills policeman in Utrecht
1978 - Israeli PM Menachem Begin returns home after Camp David summit
1979 - Israel performs nuclear test at Indian Ocean
1979 - Larry Parrish (Expos) HRs off Rawly Eastwick (Phillies) in DH
Israeli Prime Minister Menachem BeginIsraeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin 1980 - Iraq invades Iran in an attempt to control the Shatt al-Arab waterway
1980 - John & Yoko sign a recording contract with Geffin Records
1981 - Sandra Day O'Connor appointed to Supreme Court
1982 - Duleep Mendis completes twin cricket tons for Sri Lanka v India
1982 - SF's cable cars made a final run before closing down for 20-month
1983 - Everly Brothers reunite after 10 years (Royal Albert Hall)
1983 - NASA launches Galaxy-B
1983 - USSR performs underground nuclear test
1983 - Zhu Jianhau (China) sets high jump record at 7'9 3/4"
1985 - 37th Emmy Awards: Cagney & Lacey, Cosby Show & Tyne Daly win
1985 - Billy Martin's right arm is broken by pitcher Ed Whitson
1985 - Earthquake strikes Mexico, 2,000 killed
1985 - France premier confesses on attack of Rainbow Warrior
1985 - Rock and country musicians participate in FarmAid in Champaign, Illinois
1985 - Val Skinner wins LPGA Konica San Jose Golf Classic
1985 - St Louis Cardinals set an unusual streak record by winning 9 of 10 games, each pitched by a different man
1985 - The Plaza Accord was signed in New York City.
1986 - 35 countries signs disarmament accord in Stockholm
1986 - India v Australia Test Cricket at Madras finishes in a tie
1986 - LA Dodger Fernando Valenzuela is 1st Mexican to win 20 games
1987 - 2nd regular-season National Football League player strike begins
1987 - Dow-Jones index rises record 75.23 points
1987 - Janet B Evans swims female world record 400m freestyle (4:03.85)
1987 - NFL players go on strike for 24 days
1987 - Red Sox Wade Boggs ties AL record of 200 hits for 5 straight seasons
1988 - Canada begins production of a $5 silver Maple Leaf bullion coin
1988 - South Korean coaches attack NZ referee after disputing his decision, Olympic Korean boxer stages a 67 minute sit-in
1989 - Cards outfielder Leon Durham suspended for 60 days due to drugs
1989 - IRA-bomb kills 10 British marines in Kent
1990 - Saudi Arabia expels many Jordanian & Yemeni envoys
1990 - Andre Dawson steals his 300th base & is only player other than Willie Mays to have 300 HRs, 300 steals & 2,000 hits
1991 - ABN & AMRO Dutch banks merge
1991 - California University makes Dead Sea Scrolls public
1991 - Harry Gant wins NSACAR Goody's 500
1991 - Miami Dolphins coach Don Shula records his 300th career NFL victory
1991 - NY MTA yanks 6,000 ads for "Dr Tusch" (Dr Jeffrey Lavigne)
1991 - Pat Bradley wins LPGA SAFECO Golf Classic
1992 - Heavy storm in South France, 34 die
1993 - Nolan Ryan, 46, pitches his last game
1993 - STS-51 (Discovery) lands
Russian President Boris YeltsinRussian President Boris Yeltsin 1993 - Supreme Soviet dismisses president Boris Yeltsin
1993 - A Transair Georgian Airlines Tu-154 is shot down by a missile in Sukhumi, Georgia.
1994 - Rasmussen government in Denmark, resigns
1995 - E-3B AWACS crashed outside of Elmendorf AFB, Alaska after multiple bird strikes to two of the four engines soon after takeoff; all 24 on board killed
1996 - 4th Solheim Cup: US beats Europe 17-11 at St Pierre Wales
1997 - Elton John releases Diana tribute "Candle in the Wind 1997"
1997 - Marv Albert pleads not guilty to sexual charges
1997 - Bentalha massacre in Algeria; over 200 villagers killed.
Singer Shania TwainSinger Shania Twain 1999 - 33rd Country Music Association Award: Shania Twain, Martina McBride & Tim McGraw wins
2002 - 54th Emmy Awards: The West Wing, Friends, Michael Chiklis & Allison Janney win
2003 - David Hempleman-Adams becomes the first person to cross the Atlantic Ocean in an open-air, wicker-basket hot air balloon.
2006 - A German maglev train crashes, killing 23.
2006 - The F-14 Tomcat retires from the United States Navy.
2006 - Hezbollah claims "Divine Victory" over Israel in a massive demonstration in Beirut.
2011 - CERN scientists announce their discovery of neutrinos breaking the speed of light
2012 - 7 pedestrians are killed by a drunk driver who hit a bus stop at 200km an hour in Moscow
2013 - 78 people are killed in a church suicide bombing in Peshawar, Pakistan
2013 - 65th Prime time Emmy Awards: Breaking Bad and Modern Family win
2013 - Angela Merkel and the Christian Democrats win a third term with their best result since 1990 in German Federal elections

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