Historical Events on this Day in History

Events in History for Monday 1st September 2014

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462 - Possible start of first Byzantine indiction cycle.
891 - Northmen defeated near Louvaine, France
1067 - Baldwin VI becomes Count of Flanders
1181 - Ubaldo Allucingoli replaces Alexander III as Pope Lucius III
1267 - Rabbi Moses Ben Nachman establishes a Jewish community in Jerusalem
1355 - Tvrtko I writes in castro nostro Vizoka vocatum from old town Visoki.
1482 - Tatars plunder Kiev, Ukraine
1511 - Council of Pisa opens
1535 - French navigator Jacques Cartier reaches Hochelaga (Montreal)
1547 - Charles demands creation of Imperial League (German state)
1598 - Spanish king Philip II receives sacraments
1609 - Pieter Both sworn in as 1st governor general of Dutch East Indies
1614 - Vincent Fettmich expels Jews from Frankfurt-on-Main, Germany
French Explorer Jacques CartierFrench Explorer Jacques Cartier 1632 - Battle at Castelnaudary: Henri de Montmorency's rebellion army loses
1638 - -4] French queen-mother Maria de' Medici visits Amsterdam
1647 - French cardinal Mazarin & duke of Modena sign treaty against Milan
1661 - 1st Yacht race, England's King Charles vs his brother James
1689 - Russia began taxing men's beards
1695 - Dutch/English army under king Willem III occupies Names
1715 - King Louis XIV of France dies after a reign of 72 years—the longest of any major European monarch.
1739 - 35 Jews sentenced to life in prison in Lisbon Portugal
1752 - Liberty Bell arrives in Phila
Empress of Russia Catherine the GreatEmpress of Russia Catherine the Great 1763 - Catherine II of Russia endorses Ivan Betskoy's plans for a Foundling Home in Moscow
1772 - Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa forms in California
1785 - Mozart publishes 6th string quartet opus 10 in Vienna
1797 - 2nd National Meeting in Hague
1798 - Britain signs treaty with Nizam of Hyderabad, India
1799 - Bank of Manhattan Company opens in NYC (forerunner to Chase Manhattan)
1804 - Juno, one of the largest main belt asteroids, was discovered by German astronomer Karl Ludwig Harding.
1807 - Aaron Burr acquitted of charges of plotting to set up an empire
1821 - 1st colonies along Santa Fe Trail
1831 - Charles Darwin travels aboard HMS Beagle
Naturalist Charles DarwinNaturalist Charles Darwin 1836 - Reconstruction begins on Synagogue of Rabbi Judah Hasid in Jerusalem
1836 - Narcissa Whitman, one of the first white women to settle west of the Rocky Mountains, arrives at Walla Walla, Washington.
1849 - California Constitutional Convention held in Monterey
1858 - 1st transatlantic cable fails after less than 1 month
1859 - 1st Pullman sleeping car in service
1859 - R C Carrington & R Hodgson make 1st observation of solar flare
1859 - A solar superstorm affects electrical telegraph service.
1861 - Grant assumes command of Federal forces at Cape Girardeau MI
1861 - Skirmishes at Boone Court House WV & Blue Creek WV
1862 - Battle at Chantilly (Ox Hill) Virginia (2100 casualties)
1862 - Federal tax levied on tobacco
1863 - 6th Ohio Cavalry ambush at Barbees Crossroads Virginia
1863 - Federal troops reconquer Fort Smith Arkansas
1863 - Rail & ferry connection between San Francisco & Oakland inaugurated
1864 - 2nd day of battle at Jonesboro Georgia, about 3,000 casualties
1864 - Battle of Petersburg VA
1864 - Skirmish at Hood evacuated confederates from Atlanta GA
1866 - Last Navaho chief Manuelito turns himself in at Fort Wingate
1867 - Robert T Freeman is 1st black to graduate from Harvard Dental School
1870 - Napoleon III captured at Sedan
1873 - Cetshwayo ascends to the throne as king of the Zulu nation following the death of his father Mpande.
1874 - 28th Postmaster General: Marshall Jewell of Conn takes office
1874 - Sydney General Post Office opens in Australia
1875 - A murder conviction effectively forces the violent Irish anti-owner coal miners, the "Molly Maguires", to disband.
1878 - 1st female telephone operator starts work (Emma Nutt in Boston)
1886 - Netherland's New Code of Criminal law enforced
1887 - Dutch Amateur Photography Cooperation established
1888 - Dutch Railway Deventer-Almelo opens
1890 - 1st baseball tripleheader-Boston vs Pittsburgh
1897 - The Boston subway opens, becoming the first underground rapid transit system in North America.
1898 - Dutch soccer team Receiver forms
1898 - Lord Kitchener's troops attack Omdurman, Sudan
1901 - Construction begins on NY Stock Exchange
1902 - Tinker, Evers, & Chance appear together for 1st time
1905 - Alberta & Saskatchewan become 8th & 9th Canadian provinces
Prime Minister of Canada Wilfrid LaurierPrime Minister of Canada Wilfrid Laurier 1905 - Wilfrid Laurier oversees Alberta and Saskatchewan joining the Confederation of Canada
1906 - Alberta adopts Mountain Standard Time
1906 - British New Guinea placed under Australian administration
1906 - Joseph Harris (Boston) & Jack Coombs (A's) pitch complete 24 inn game
1906 - NY Highlanders win 6th game in 3 days from Wash (3 straight DHs)
1906 - The International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys (FICPI) is established.
1911 - M Fourny sets world aircraft distance record of 720 km
1913 - George Bernard Shaw's "Androcles & the Lion" premieres in London
Playwright George Bernard ShawPlaywright George Bernard Shaw 1913 - Yuan Shikai captures Nanjing "2nd Chinese revolution"
1914 - 34th US Men's Tennis: R Norris W III beats M E McLoughlin (6-3 8-6 10-8)
1914 - Lord Kitchener arrives in Paris
1914 - St Petersburg, Russia changes name to Petrograd
1914 - Von Gluck's army meets up with British expeditionary army
1914 - The last passenger pigeon, a female named Martha, dies in captivity in the Cincinnati Zoo.
1915 - The German ambassador to the US pledges again that German submarines will no longer sink liners without warning and providing safety of passengers and crew following the sinking of the British liner \'Arabic\'
1916 - Bulgaria declares war on Romania
1916 - US Keating-Owen Act (child labor banned from interstate commerce)
1918 - Baseball season ends due to WW I
MLB Legend Ty CobbMLB Legend Ty Cobb 1918 - Ty Cobb pitches 2 innings against Browns
1918 - US troops land in Vladivostok, Siberia, stay until 1920
1919 - Frank Wedekind's "Herakles" premieres in Munich
1920 - France creates Greater Lebanon
1920 - New town hall of Rotterdam opens
1921 - Nederlander Theater opens at 208 W 41 St NYC (Billy Rose, Trafalgar)
1922 - NYC law requires all "pool" rooms to change name to "billiards"
1923 - 18th Davis Cup: USA beats Australia in New York (4-1), for their 4th straight Davis Cup
1923 - 7.9 earthquake strikes Tokyo & Yokohama, kills 142,000
1924 - Kenchoji Rinzai temple in Kamakur Japan, heavily damaged by earthquake
1925 - Pierre de Coubertin steps down as chairman of Intl Olympic Committee
1926 - British Columbia Rugby Football Union forms
1926 - Turkey allows civil marriage
1928 - Albania becomes a kingdom, with Zogu I as king
1930 - NY World reports disappearance of supreme court justice Joseph Crater
1931 - Gehrig hits his 3rd grand slam in 4 days & his 6th HR in consec games
1932 - NYC Mayor James J "Gentleman Jimmy" Walker resigns (graft charges)
1933 - Soccer team DVS '33 forms
1934 - Spelling-Marchand Laws enforced
1934 - SMJK Sam Tet was founded by Father Fourgs from the St. Michael Church, Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia.
1936 - Middleweight Staff Roth KOs Heinz Lazek
1937 - 4th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: All-Stars 6, Green Bay 0 (84,560)
1937 - Battle of Gijon in Spain begins
Italian Dictator Benito MussoliniItalian Dictator Benito Mussolini 1938 - Benito Mussolini cancels civil rights of Italian Jews
1939 - Hitler orders extermination of mentally ill
1939 - Last day of 1st-class cricket in England for 6 years
1939 - Physical Review publishes 1st paper to deal with "black holes"
1939 - Switzerland proclaims neutrality
1939 - WW II starts, Germany invades Poland, takes Danzig
1939 - Gen George Marshall sworn in as the United States Army Chief of Staff
1939 - The Wound Badge for Wehrmacht, SS, Kriegsmarine, and Luftwaffe soldiers is instituted. The final version of the Iron Cross was also instituted on this date.
1939 - Switzerland mobilizes its forces and the Swiss Parliament elects Henri Guisan to head the Swiss Army (an event that can happen only during war or mobilization).
Military Leader George MarshallMilitary Leader George Marshall 1941 - Jews living in Germany are required to wear a yellow star of David
1942 - US Federal judge upholds detention of Japanese-Americans
1942 - German troops land on Taman peninsula
1944 - Bulgaria government of Bagrjanow, resigns
1944 - King George VI promotes Montgomery to field marshal
1945 - Japan surrenders ending WW II (US date, 2nd September in Japan)
1945 - Phillies Vince DiMaggio ties NL record with 4th grand slam of season
1946 - 1st US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Patty Berg
1946 - Greece votes for monarchy
1947 - NY Giants 183-185 HR of year breaks Yankee mark of 182 in 1936
1948 - Bradman scores 143 Aust v South of England, 17 fours 1 six
1948 - Communist form North China People's Republic
1948 - UN's World Health Organization forms
1949 - 1st network detective series-Private Eyes-premieres
1949 - KMTV TV channel 3 in Omaha, NB (CBS/NBC) begins broadcasting
1949 - Viljo Heino runs world record 10k (29:27.2)
1950 - 13 North Korean divisions open assault on UN lines
1950 - West Berlin granted a constitution
1951 - PM Ben-Gurion orders establishment of Israeli secret service Mossad
1951 - US, Australia & New Zealand sign ANZUS treaty
1952 - Sutro Baths, SF purchased by George Whitney
1952 - Willem Drees forms new Dutch government
1953 - 101°F highest temperature ever recorded in Cleveland in Sept
1953 - Fokker begins building F-27 Fokker Friendship
1953 - WNOK (now WLTX) TV channel 19 in Columbia, SC (CBS) 1st broadcast
1953 - WTCN (now KARE) TV channel 11 in Minneapolis-St Paul, MN (MET) begins
1954 - Hurricane Carol strikes Long Island and New England, kills 68
1954 - Ted Kluszewski is 1st Cin Red to hit 40 HRs en route to 49
1955 - 2 Egyptian fighters shot down over Israel
1955 - KARD (now KSNW) TV channel 3 in Wichita, KS (NBC) begins broadcasting
1956 - Indian state of Tripura becomes a territory
1956 - KELP (now KCOS) TV channel 13 in El Paso, TX (PBS) begins broadcasting
1957 - Excursion train crashed into a ravine killing 175, injuring 400
1957 - WAVY TV channel 10 in Portsmouth-Norfolk, VA (NBC) begins broadcasting
1957 - WHC (now WPXI) TV channel 11 in Pittsburgh, PA (NBC) 1st broadcast
1957 - WTLV TV channel 12 in Jacksonville, FL (ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting
1958 - Mickey Wright wins LPGA Opie Turner Golf Open
1958 - St Louis Card Vinegar Bend Mizell walks a record 9 men in a shutout
1960 - Mickey Wright wins LPGA Eastern Golf Open
1960 - Robert Bolt's "Man For All Seasons" premieres in London
1961 - 1st conference of neutral countries held in Belgrade
1961 - USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1961 - The Eritrean War of Independence officially begins with the shooting of the Ethiopian police by Hamid Idris Awate
1962 - 12,000 die in an earthquake in western Iran
1962 - KATC TV channel 3 in Lafayette, LA (ABC) begins broadcasting
1962 - UN announces Earth's population has hit 3 billion
1962 - USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
1962 - Channel Television launches to 54,000 households in the Channel Islands.
1963 - Language laws in Belgium goes into effect causing a riot
1963 - St Louis Cards pitcher Curt Simmons steals home plate
1964 - Masanori Murakami is 1st Japanese player in majors (NY Mets)
1965 - India & Pakistan border fights
1966 - KIFW (now KTNL) TV channel 13 in Sitka, AK (CBS) begins broadcasting
1967 - KMNE TV channel 7 in Bassett, NB (PBS) begins broadcasting
1967 - SF Giants beat Cincinnati Reds, 1-0, in 21 innings
1967 - WIRT TV channel 13 in Hibbing, MN (ABC) begins broadcasting
1967 - WJRJ (WTCG, WTBS) TV channel 17 in Atlanta, GA (IND) begins
1968 - Carol Mann wins LPGA Willow Park Ladies Golf Invitational
1968 - Earthquake destroys Ferdows Persia, 2,000 killed
1968 - Pirate Radio Marina (Netherlands) begins transmitting
Comedian Jerry LewisComedian Jerry Lewis 1969 - Jerry Lewis' 4th Muscular Dystrophy telethon
1969 - Libyan revolution, Colonel Moammar Gadhafi deposes King Idris
1970 - Failed assassination attempt on Jordanian king Hussain
1970 - Jose Velasco Ibarra re-elected president of Ecuador
1971 - John Newcombe is 1st top-seed man to lose in 1st round of US Open
1971 - Qatar declares independence from Britain
1971 - Rolling Stones sue manager Allen Klein
1972 - Bobby Fischer (US) defeats Boris Spassky (USSR) for world chess title
1972 - Egypt & Libya form federation
1973 - 74-year-old Hafnia Hotel burns, killing 35 (Copenhagen, Denmark)
Boxing Champ George ForemanBoxing Champ George Foreman 1973 - George Foreman KOs Jose "King" Roman in 1 for heavyweight boxing title
1974 - Dutch law against pirate radio goes into effect
1974 - Jane Blalock/Sue Roberts wins LPGA Southgate Ladies Golf Open
1974 - Train accident at Zagreb Yugoslavia, 121 killed
1974 - The SR-71 Blackbird sets (and holds) the record for flying from New York to London: 1 hour 54 minutes and 56.4 seconds.
1975 - All political parties forbidden in Bangladesh
1975 - Gunsmoke goes off the the air
1975 - Jerry Lewis' 10th Muscular Dystrophy telethon
1975 - KOL-AM in Seattle Wash changes call letters to KMPS
1975 - NY Met Tom Seaver is 1st to strike out 200 in 8 consecutive seasons
1975 - NYC transit fare rises from 35 cents to 50 cents
1976 - NASA launches space vehicle S-197
1976 - New Jersey's Meadowlands racetrack opens
1976 - Wayne L Hays, (Rep-D-Oh), resigns (scandal with Elizabeth Ray)
1977 - 1st TRS-80 Model I computer sold
1977 - USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
1978 - Indians' Sammy Stewart tosses 7 consecutive strikeouts (vs Balt)
1978 - Last broadcast of "Columbo" on NBC TV
1978 - Jacqueline Smith of Great Britain scores 10 straight dead center strikes on a 4" disk in World Parachute Championships in Yugoslavia
1978 - #4655 Marjoriika, #4814 Casacci, #5344 Ryabov, #6262 Javid & #8064
1979 - Debbie Boone & Gabriel Ferrer wed in LA
1979 - LA Court orders Clayton Moore to stop wearing Lone Ranger mask
1979 - Pioneer 11 makes 1st fly-by of Saturn, discovers new moon, rings
1980 - Dutch embassy in Israel moves from Jerusalem to Tel Aviv
1980 - Jerry Lewis' 15th Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $31,103,787
1980 - Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Rail Charity Golf Classic
1980 - Terry Fox's Marathon of Hope ends in Thunder Bay, Ontario.
1981 - Fiona Brothers sets women's propeller boat speed record (116.279 MPH)
1981 - Military coup under general Kolingba in Central African Republic, President Dacko flees
1981 - RKO radio network is 1st to offer 2 separate overnight services
1981 - RKO radio network premieres America Overnight talk show
1982 - Caryl Churchill's "Top Girls" premieres in London
1982 - Max speedometer reading mandated at 85 MPH
1982 - Mexico President Lopez Portillo nationalizes banks
1982 - Palestinian Liberation Organization leaves Lebanon
1982 - The United States Air Force Space Command is founded.
1983 - Korean Boeing 747, flight 007, strays into Siberia & is shot down by a Soviet jet
1983 - US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1983 - WGH-AM in Newport News VA changes call letters to WNSY
1985 - Cyclist Joop Zoetemelk becomes world champion
1985 - US-French expedition locates wreckage of Titanic off Newfoundland
1986 - Betsy King wins LPGA Rail Charity Golf Classic
1986 - Jerry Lewis' 21st Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $34,096,733
Musician & member of the Beatles Paul McCartneyMusician & member of the Beatles Paul McCartney 1986 - Paul McCartney releases "Press to Play" album
1986 - Texas Rangers O McDowell & Porter are 7th to hit consecutive pinch HRs
1987 - 15 yr old Michael Chang is youngest man to win US Tennis Open match
1987 - Smoking forbidden in public buildings in Belgium
1988 - Timberlake Westenbaker's "Our Country's Good" premieres in London
1989 - "Anything Goes" closes at Beaumont Theater NYC after 804 performances
1989 - Princess Anne & Mark Phillips announce their separation
1990 - "Heidi Chronicles" closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 621 perfs
1990 - "Jerome Robbins' Broadway" closes at Imperial NYC after 634 perfs
1990 - Gelindo Bordin sets European marathon record (2:14:02)
1990 - Highest combined CFL score (111), Toronto Argonauts beat BC 68-43
1991 - Hiromi Taniguchi wins 3rd world championship marathon (2:14:57)
1991 - Richard J Kerr, serves as acting director of CIA
1992 - NYC police commisioner Brown resigns
1992 - Tommy Smothers undergoes arthroscopic surgery
1993 - "White Liars/Black Comedy" opens at Criterion NYC for 38 perfs
1993 - Goran Ivanisevic & Daniel Nestor play longest tie-break in US Tennis
1995 - Infinity Radio agrees to voluntarily pay $1.7 million to US Treasury
1995 - NYC reinstates the death penalty
1995 - Rock & Roll Hall of Fame opens in Cleveland Ohio
1996 - Balt Ravens (Cleveland Browns) 1st NFL game, beat Oakland Raiders, 17-14
1997 - "Doll's House" closes at Belasco Theater
1997 - Cartoon Channel premieres in Japan
1997 - Cindy Figg-Currier wins LPGA State Farm Rail Classic
1997 - Jerry Lewis' 32nd Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $50,500,000
2004 - The Beslan school hostage crisis begins when armed terrorists take hundreds of school children and adults hostage in the Russian town of Beslan in North Ossetia.
2005 - Seven members and former members of the AFL-CIO form a new trade union organization, the Change to Win Federation.
Singer Kelly ClarksonSinger Kelly Clarkson 2005 - 22nd MTV Awards: Green Day, Kelly Clarkson & Kanye West wins
2006 - Luxembourg became the first country to complete the move to all digital television broadcasting.
2006 - Roger Goodell begins his tenure as NFL Commissioner
2012 - Islamist rebels seize Douentza, Mali
2012 - Grenade injures 41 festival celebrants in Paquibato, Philippines
2012 - Two suicide bombings kill 12 people and wound 50 in a NATO base in Afghanistan's Sayed Abad district
2012 - US drone strike kills 5 people in North Waristan, Pakistan

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