Historical Events on 4th September

Events 1 - 182 of 182

422 - St Boniface I ends his reign as Catholic Pope
476 - Romulus Augustulus, last Western Roman Emperor, is deposed by Odoacer, ending the Roman Empire in Western Europe
1024 - Conrad II the Sailor chosen German king
1260 - Battle at Montaperti-Guelfen vs Ghibellijnen
1282 - King Pedro III of Aragonorth annexes Sicily
1414 - Peace of Atrecht: John the fearless & Armagnacs
1479 - King Alfonso I of Portugal recognizes Isabella as queen of Castile
1571 - Catholic coup in Scotland
1609 - Navigator Henry Hudson discovers island of Manhattan [or Sep 11]
1618 - "Rodi" avalanche destroys Plurs Switzerland, 1,500 killed
1682 - English astronomer Edmund Halley sees his namesake comet
1695 - French garrison of castle Names surrenders for Willem III
1778 - City of Amsterdam signs trade agreement with US rebels
1781 - Los Angeles founded by 44 in Bahia de las Fumas, (Valley of Smokes)
1786 - -5] Orange troops plunder Hattem/Elburg
1805 - 1st edition of Batavian State-Current published
Commercial Steamboat Inventor Robert FultonCommercial Steamboat Inventor Robert Fulton 1807 - Robert Fulton begins operating his steamboat
1813 - 1st US relig newspaper (Religious Remembrancer (Christian Observer))
1833 - 1st newsboy hired (Barney Flaherty, 10 years old-NY Sun)
1842 - Work on Koln cathedral recommences after 284-year hiatus
1854 - English/French assault on Petropavlovsk Kamchatka
1862 - General Lee invades North with 50,000 Confederate troops
1862 - North Beach & Mission Railway Company organized in SF
1862 - Maryland Campaign (Antietam Campaign)
1864 - Bread riots in Mobile, Alabama
1866 - 1st Hawaiian daily newspaper published
Confederate General Robert E. LeeConfederate General Robert E. Lee 1870 - 3rd French republic proclaimed as French overthrow their king
1882 - 1st large-scale test of Thomas Edison's light bulb - lighting of NY's Pearl Street Station
1884 - Britain ends its policy of penal transportation to New South Wales in Australia.
1885 - 1st cafeteria opens (NYC)
1886 - Apache Chief Geronimo surrenders ending last major US-Indian war
1888 - George Eastman patents 1st roll-film camera & registers "Kodak"
1893 - English author Beatrix Potter 1st tells the story of Peter Rabbit
1894 - In NYC, 12,000 tailors went on strike protesting sweat shops
Children's Author Beatrix PotterChildren's Author Beatrix Potter 1894 - Soccer team Veendam 1894 forms
1899 - 8.3 earthquake shakes Yakutat Bay Alaska
1904 - Dali Lama signs treaty allowing British commerce in Tibet
1906 - NY Highlanders win 5th straight doubleheader
1908 - Caledonia & Hillhurst Football Clubs play for Central Alberta Rugby Football League championship
1911 - Garros sets world altitude record of 4,250 m (13,944 ft)
1912 - 1st accident (collision) in Londoner Underground: 22 injured person
1914 - British, French & Russian government sign Pact of London, against Germany
1914 - General von Moltke ceases German advance in France
1916 - Christy Mathewson & Mordecai Brown final baseball game
1918 - Jhr Ch Ruys de Beerenbrouck becomes 1st Dutch Catholic premier
1918 - US troops land in Archangel, Russia, stay 10 months
1919 - 39th US Mens Tennis: William M Johnston beats Wm T Tilden (6-4 6-4 6-3)
1919 - British intervene in Petrograd
1919 - Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, who founded the Republic of Turkey, gathers a congress in Sivas to make decisions as to the future of Anatolia and Thrace.
1920 - Last day of Julian civil calendar (in parts of Bulgaria)
1922 - Paavo Nurmi runs world record 2000m (5:26.3)
1923 - A Charlot & N Cowards revue "London Calling," premieres in London
1923 - NY Yankee Sad Sam Jones no-hits Phila A's, 2-0
1923 - Maiden flight of the first U.S. airship, the USS Shenandoah.
Aviator Charles LindberghAviator Charles Lindbergh 1927 - Charles Lindbergh visits Boise, Idaho, on his cross-country tour
1930 - Cambridge Theater opens in London
1932 - 15th PGA Championship: Olin Dutra at Keller GC St Paul Minn
1933 - 1st airplane to exceed 300 mph (483 kph), JR Wendell, Glenview, Il
1933 - Coup on Cuban president De Cespedes by Fulgencio Batista
1934 - Bradman scores 149* Aust v Eng XI, 104 mins, 17 fours 4 sixes
1936 - Franco troops conquer Irun & Talavera de la Reina Spain
1936 - Largo Caballero becomes Spanish premier
Spanish Dictator and General Francisco FrancoSpanish Dictator and General Francisco Franco 1937 - Doris Kopsky, becomes 1st NABA woman cycling champion (4:22.4)
1938 - Vainio Muinonen wins 2nd European marathoner (2:37:28.8)
1939 - Dutch 2nd Chamber affirms Neth's in a State of War
1939 - German submarine U-30 sinks British passenger ship Athenia
1939 - German troops move into Danzig
1939 - Netherlands & Belgium declare neutrality
1939 - Mir, a Nazi ghetto in occupied Poland, is exterminated
1939 - RAF bombs Wilhelmshafen
1940 - CBS begins broadcasting TV as station W2XAB
1940 - Gerbrandy becomes premier of Dutch government in exile
1940 - Nazi collaborator Mussert puts the fate of Neth in Hitler's hands
Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf HitlerDictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler 1941 - NY Yankees, win earliest AL pennent (full season)
1941 - US destroyer Greer fires on German submarine U-652
1941 - Yanks beat Red Sox 6-3 & clinch their 12th & earliest pennant
1942 - Transport nr 28 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany
1943 - British 8th army lands at Taranto South Italy
1944 - 2,087 Jews transported for Westerbork to KZ-Lower Theresienstadt
1944 - 64th US Mens Tennis: Frank Parker beats Wm F Talbert (6-4 3-6 6-3 6-3)
1944 - British 11th Armoured Division frees Antwerp during WWII
1944 - Finland breaks diplomatic contact with nazi-Germany
1944 - US 1st Army frees Namen
1945 - Ruben Fine wins 4 simultaneous rapid chess games blindfolded
1945 - US regains possession of Wake Island from Japan
1948 - "Angel in the Wings" closes at Coronet Theater NYC after 308 perfs
1948 - Queen Wilhelmina abdicates Dutch throne
1949 - Marie Robie sinks 393 yd hole-in-one (1st hole in Furnace Brook)
1950 - 1st helicopter rescue of American pilot behind enemy lines
1950 - D McI Hodgson of St Ann Bay, Nova Scotia catches a 997 lb tuna
1950 - Heavy typhoon strikes Japan, kills about 250
1950 - Darlington Raceway is the site of the inaugural Southern 500, the first 500-mile NASCAR race.
1951 - 1st transcontinental TV broadcast, by Pres Harry Truman
1951 - 71st US Mens Tennis: F A Sedgman beats Elias V Seixas Jr (6-4 6-1 6-1)
1951 - NBC extends to become a 61 station coast-to-coast network
33rd US President Harry Truman33rd US President Harry Truman 1951 - Pres Harry Truman addresses opening of Japanese Peace Treaty Conference
1953 - WATR (now WTXX) TV channel 20 in Waterbury, CT (NBC) begins
1953 - WGEM TV channel 10 in Quincy-Hannibal, IL (NBC) begins broadcasting
1953 - Yanks become 1st team to win 5 consecutive championship
1954 - 1st passage of McClure Strait, fabled Northwest Passage completed
1954 - Peter B Cortese of US achieves a one-arm deadlift of 370 lbs; 22 lbs over triple his body weight, at York, Pennsylvania
1956 - The IBM RAMAC 305 is introduced, the first commercial computer that used magnetic disk storage.
1957 - Ford Motor Co introduces Edsel
1957 - Governor of Arkansas, Orval Faubus, calls out National Guard to stop 9 black students from entering a Little Rock high school
1960 - -12] Hurricane Donna, kills 148 in Caribbean & US
1961 - Carol Burnette-Richard Hayes Show premieres on CBS radio
1961 - US authorizes Agency for International Development
1962 - Beatles record "How Do You Do It" at EMI
1962 - French president De Gaulle visits German FR
1963 - Swissair Flight 306 crashes near Dürrenäsch, Switzerland, killing all 80 people on board.
1964 - Eduardo Frei elected president of Chile
1964 - Scottish Forth Road Bridge opens (then the longest in Europe)
1964 - NASA launches its 1st Orbital Geophysical Observatory (OGO-1)
1965 - Beatles' "Help!," single goes #1 & stays #1 for 3 weeks
1965 - KREZ TV channel 6 in Durango, CO (CBS/NBC) begins broadcasting
1965 - Rock group Who's wan is vandalized with $10,000 in equipment stolen
1966 - Houston Oilers holds Denver Broncos to no 1st downs winning 45-7
1966 - Jim Hogan wins Europe marathon (2:20:04.6)
1967 - 6.5 earthquake of Kolya Dam India, kills 200
Comedian Jerry LewisComedian Jerry Lewis 1967 - Jerry Lewis' 2nd Muscular Dystrophy telethon
1967 - Train crash at Arnhem Neth, kills 5
1968 - Nigerian troops conquer Aba Biafra
1970 - -5) 29.0 cm rainfall at Workman Creek, Arizona (state record)
1970 - George Harrison releases "My Sweet Lord" single
1970 - Russian ballerina Natalia Makarova gets political asylum
1970 - Salvador Allende wins presidential election in Chile
1971 - Alaskan 727 crashes into Chilkoot Mountain, kills 109 (Alaska)
1972 - US swimmer Mark Spitz becomes 1st athlete to win 7 olympic gold medals
Singer-Songwriter George HarrisonSinger-Songwriter George Harrison 1972 - USSR performs underground nuclear test
1972 - Thieves steal 18 paintings from the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts in what was at the time the largest art theft in North America.
1973 - William E Colby, becomes 10th director of CIA
1974 - Emmy News & Documentaries Award presentation
1975 - The Sinai Interim Agreement relating to the Arab-Israeli conflict is signed.
1976 - Palestinians hijack KLM DC-9 to Cyprus
1977 - "Godspell" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 527 performances
1977 - Hollis Stacy wins LPGA Rail Muscular Dystrophy Golf Classic
1978 - Jerry Lewis' 13th Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $29,074,405
1978 - NY Yankee pitcher Ron Guidry wins his 20th (on way to 25-3 season)
1978 - Pat Bradley wins LPGA Rail Charity Golf Classic
1979 - India need 438 to win v England, game ends at 8-429
1979 - Iran army conquerors Baneh
1980 - Yes performs its last concert (Madison Square Garden)
1981 - Longest game at Fenway Park completed in 20, Mariners-8, Red Sox-7
1981 - Newscaster David Brinkley is released by NBC
1981 - Seattle Mariners beat Boston Red Sox, 8-7, in 20 inn (started 9/3)
1981 - US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1982 - Arson fire engulfs apt-hotel in LA, 25 die
1982 - USSR performs underground nuclear test
1983 - "Joseph & the Amazing Dreamcoat" closes at Royale NYC after 747 perfs
1983 - 83rd US Golf Amateur Championship won by Jay Sigel
1983 - Greg LeMond becomes only American to win cycling's Road Championship
1983 - Scott Michael Pellaton sets barefoot waterski speed rec (119.36 mph)
1984 - Nigerian singer Fela Kuti sentenced to 2 years
1985 - Igor Paklin of USSR set a new high jump world record at 7-11 12
1985 - NY Mets Gary Carter's 2 HRs ties record of 5 HRs in 2 games
1986 - 189.42 million shares traded in NY Stock Exchange
1986 - Claude Brochu becomes CEO of Montreal Expos
1988 - Mike Tyson crashes a silver BMW into a tree near Catskills NY
1988 - Phoenix Cardinals play 1st regular-season NFL game
1989 - Beth Daniel wins LPGA Rail Charity Golf Classic
1989 - Jerry Lewis' 24th Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $42,737,219
1991 - "Most Happy Fella" opens at NY State Theater NYC
1991 - Rte 35 Theater in Hazlit, last drive-in in NJ, closes
American Baseball Player Roger MarisAmerican Baseball Player Roger Maris 1991 - Panel of 8 baseball experts vote to drop asterisk next to Roger Maris HR record & determine an official no hitter must go at least 9 innings
1992 - "Scared Silent" is 1st non news program to be seen on 3 networks simultaneously. (CBS, NBC & PBS), about child abuse hosted by Oprah
1993 - Jim Abbott pitches 4-0, no-hit win over Indians at Yankee Stadium
1993 - Miklos Horthy appointed Hungarian admiral
1993 - Mats Wilander defeats Mikael Pernfors 7-6 (7-3), 3-6, 1-6, 7-6 (8-6), 6-4 in 4 hrs 1 min US Open Tennis match concluding at 2:26 AM
1994 - Bulgarian government of Berov falls
1994 - Cleveland Browns is 1st team in NFL to score a 2-point conversion
1994 - Kansai International airport officially opens
1995 - Jerry Lewis' 30th Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $47,800,000
1995 - Mary Beth Zimmerman wins LPGA State Farm Rail Golf Classic
1995 - The Fourth World Conference on Women opens in Beijing with over 4,750 delegates from 181 countries in attendance.
1996 - 13th MTV Awards: Alanis Morrisett & Smashing Pumpkins wins
1997 - Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Louisville KY on WTFX 100.5 FM
1997 - 14th MTV Awards: Jamiroquai, Jewel & Beck wins
2010 - Canterbury earthquake: a 7.1 magnitude earthquake which struck the South Island of New Zealand at 4:35 am causing widespread damage and several power outages.
2012 - 42 people are killed and 25 injured as a passenger bus falls down a ravine in Morocco
2012 - 25 people are killed at a funeral suicide bombing in Nangarhar, Pakistan
2012 - Pauline Marois becomes the first female premier of Quebec
2012 - Carpet that can help prevent falls in elderly by warning them after detecting unusual footsteps is developed

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