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 of Burgundy & Maximilian I & Louis XII
1529 - Cardinal Thomas Wolsey stripped of office as Lord Chancellor of England
1586 - Battle at Zutphen: Dutch army, assisted by the English, against the Spanish
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)
1665 - Moliere's "L'amour Medecin" premieres in Paris
1692 - Last (8) people hanged for witchcraft in US (Salem Mass) 20 hanged overall
Playwright and Poet Ben JonsonPlaywright and Poet Ben Jonson 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 first British "Prime Minister" (actually First Lord of the Treasury) 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.
1772 - 1st Partition of Poland is ratified by Austria, Prussia and Russia
1784 - Russian trappers established a colony on Kodiak Island, AK
1789 - Congress established the Postal Service, initially requiring the first Postmaster General to report to the President through the Secretary of the Treasury
1792 - French First Republic formed by the National Convention, stripping French King of his powers
6th US President John Quincy Adams6th US President John Quincy Adams 1817 - John Quincy Adams becomes US 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
1869 - Richard Wagner's opera "Rhine Gold" premieres in Munich
1877 - Rudolf Virchow delivers an anti-Darwinian speech to the Congress of German Naturalist and Physicians, Munich where he spoke against the teaching of the theory of evolution in schools
1885 - Lord Randolph Churchill makes a speech in Ulster in opposition to Home Rule e.g. "Ulster will fight and Ulster will be right".
Queen of the United Kingdom VictoriaQueen of the United Kingdom Victoria 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
1906 - In New Zealand, Domestic workers call for a 68-hour working week
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
Baseball Legend Eddie CollinsBaseball Legend Eddie Collins 1913 - George Cohan's "Seven Keys to Baldpate" premieres in NYC
1913 - The first batch of Indian passive resisters, consisting of 12 men and 4 women (including Mrs. Kasturba Gandhi) are arrested at Volksrust and imprisoned in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
1914 - 1 German submarine sinks 3 British ironclads, 1,459 die
1914 - Louis Botha, premier of the Union of South Africa, assumes command of the armed forced after having dismissed General Beyers because of his resistance to aiding British in the war against Germany
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 - The League of Nations accepts membership of independent Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania
1921 - Music Box Theater opens at 239 W 45th St NYC
1922 - US Congress passes the Cable Act, under which an American women who marries an 'alien' will not lose citizenship; neither will a women marrying an American automatically become a citizen
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 for the 2nd time in 10 for heavyweight boxing title
1927 - Yanks Earle Coombs hits 3 triples
1931 - In New Zealand, the Coalition Government forms to combat the Depression (their lack of success led to the election of the First Labour Government in 1935)
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
3rd President of the Philippines José P. Laurel3rd President of the Philippines José P. Laurel 1944 - President Jose P. Laurel declared the country under martial law in 1944 through Proclamation No. 29
1946 - Evelyn Dick charged with butchering husband
1947 - Brooklyn Dodgers clinch NL pennant defeating St. Louis Cardinals 94-60
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 UK; meanwhile on BBC radio Grace Archer is killed in a barn fire on Brookfield Farm - the BBC denied that this was a spoiler!
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 subne 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, ending Indo-Pakistani War
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
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
Playwright Edward AlbeePlaywright Edward Albee 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 - OPEC directs members to negotiate price increases to offset the devaluation of the US dollar
1971 - US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1972 - Dictator Idi Amin expels 8,000 Asians from Uganda
MLB Legend Willie MaysMLB Legend Willie Mays 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
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
1976 - "Charlie's Angels" starring Farrah Fawcett debuts
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
Israeli Prime Minister Menachem BeginIsraeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin 1979 - Larry Parrish (Expos) HRs off Rawly Eastwick (Phillies) in DH
1980 - Iraq invades Iran in an attempt to control the Shatt al-Arab waterway
1980 - John & Yoko sign a recording contract with Geffen Records
1981 - Sandra Day O'Connor appointed to Supreme Court
1982 - Sitcom "Family Ties starring Michael J. Fox premieres on NBC
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
The Rainbow Warrior sunk in Auckland harbourThe Rainbow Warrior sunk in Auckland harbour

1985 - French Prime Minister Laurent Fabius appears on TV to confess "Agents of the DGSE sank this boat [Rainbow Warrior]. They acted on orders.”
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
Actor David HasselhoffActor David Hasselhoff 1989 - "Baywatch", starring David Hasselhoff and Pamela Anderson, debuts on NBC
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.
1999 - "The West Wing" created by Alan Sorkin and starring Martin Sheen, Rob Lowe and Richard Schiff, debuts on NBC
1999 - 33rd Country Music Association Award: Shania Twain, Martina McBride & Tim McGraw wins
Singer Shania TwainSinger Shania Twain 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.
2004 - "Lost" created by J.J. Abrams and starring Matthew Fox and Evangeline Lilly debuts on ABC in the US
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
Chancellor of Germany Angela MerkelChancellor of Germany Angela Merkel 2013 - Angela Merkel and the Christian Democrats win a third term with their best result since 1990 in German Federal elections
2014 - NASA's MAVEN space probe successfully arrives in orbit over Mars

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