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Events and People Who Made History on September 14

9th Century

891 - Stephen V ends his reign as Catholic Pope

12th Century

1163 - Pastor Frederik forms convent at Mariengaarde Friesland

16th Century

1515 - Battle at Marignano ends in French/Venetian victory
1544 - Charles and Francois I sign Peace of Crepy

17th Century

1629 - Spanish garrison surrenders to prince Frederik Henry
1662 - Netherlands and England sign peace treaty
1666 - St. Paul's in London destroyed by fire

18th Century

1716 - 1st lighthouse in U.S. lit (Boston Harbor)
1741 - George Frederick Handel finishes "Messiah" oratorio, after working on it non-stop for 23 days
1752 - U.S. and England adopts Gregorian calender (no Sept 3-Sept 13th)
1759 - Austrian troops occupy Dresden

19th Century

1807 - Aaron Burr acquitted of a misdemeanor charge
1812 - Napoleon occupies Moscow and fires start (fire extinguished on the 19th)
1814 - Francis Scott Key inspired to write "Star-Spangled Banner"
1829 - Peace of Adrianopel: ends Russian-Turkish war
1830 - Princess WFLC Marianne marries Albrecht of Prussia
1834 - Charles Darwin's company passes Tagua-tagua-more Chile
1847 - U.S. Marines under General Scott enter Mexico City (halls of Montezuma)
1848 - Alexander Stewart opens 1st U.S. department store
1852 - 18th Postmaster General: Samuel D Hubbard of Connecticut takes office
1854 - Allied armies, including those of Britain and France, land in Crimea
1856 - Battle of San Jacinto, Nicaragua defeats invaders
1862 - Battle at Crampton's Gap: Union troops chases away Confederates
1862 - Battle at South Mountain: Union troops chases away Confederates
1862 - Battle of Munfordsville, Kentucky
1862 - Federal troops escape from beleaguered Harpers Ferry West Virginia
1862 - Skirmish at Mountain MD (Boonesboro, Crampton's Gap, Fox's Gap)
1868 - Golf's 1st recorded hole-in-one (Tom Morris at Prestwick's 8th hole)
1872 - Britain pays U.S. $15 M for damages during Civil War
1876 - Henry Morton Stanley's expedition leaves Rwanda
1876 - Leopold II closes Congo-conference
1882 - British General Wolseley reaches Cairo
1886 - George K Anderson of Memphis, Tennessee patents typewriter ribbon
1891 - "Empire State Express" train goes from New York City to East Buffalo, a distance of 436 miles, in a record 7H6M
1892 - AP Giannini marries Clorinda Cuneo
1894 - Hottentotten uprising in Southwest-Africa fails
1899 - Henry Bliss becomes 1st automobile fatality (NY)

20th Century

1903 - New York Giant Red Ames no-hits St. Louis, 5-0 in a 5 inning game
1905 - Albert Cuypstrat street market in Amsterdam inaugurated
1905 - Dutch AR-politician AWF Idenburg named governor of Suriname
1905 - RAC Tourist Trophy, 1st run, on Isle of Man
1913 - 27th U.S. Womens Tennis: Mary K Browne beats Dorothy Green (62 75)
1913 - Cubs Larry Cheney hurls record 14-hit shutout against Giants (7-0)
1914 - German staff-chief von Moltke replaces von Falkenhayn
1914 - German troops withdraw from Aisne/invent trenches
1916 - Christy Mathewson pitches and wins his final game
1917 - Kerenski regime declares Russian republic
1917 - Provisional government of Russia forms, Republic proclaimed
1919 - British regime forbids Sinn Fein Dail
1923 - Jack Dempsey KOs Luis Firpo in 2 for heavyweight boxing title
1923 - Miguel Primo de Rivera becomes dictator of Spain
1923 - Red Sox 1st baseman George Burns pulls off an unassisted triple play
1924 - Walter Johnson elected AL MVP
1926 - Guido Companions birthplace as a museum opens
1929 - 49th U.S. Mens Tennis: Bill Tilden beats Francis Hunter (36 63 46 62 64)
1929 - A's clinch AL pennant with a 5-0 win over White Sox
1930 - Detroit Lions (as Portsmouth Spartans) play 1st NFL game, win 13-6
1930 - Nazis gain 107 seats in German election
1932 - Military coup in Chile under Arturo Alessandri
1933 - 2 billion board feet of lumber destroyed in Tillamook Oregon fire
1933 - Schaduwproces-Rijksdagbrand opens in London
1936 - Paul Waner ties Rogers Hornsby's NL record of 200 hits for 7 times
1938 - Graf Zeppelin II, world's largest airship, makes maiden flight
1939 - British fleet attacks German U-39 boat
1939 - Minister Winston Churchill visits Scapa Flow
1940 - Congress passes 1st peace-time draft law
1940 - German bomb hits shelter in Chelsea; 100s die
1942 - Battle of Edson's Ridge (Japanese assault) at Guadalcanal
1942 - German troops occupy train station Stalingrad-1
1942 - Yankees clinch pennant #13
1943 - Comedians Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara marries
1943 - Yankees clinch pennant #14
1944 - 6,500 Dutch/Indonesian captives sent to Junyo Maru
1944 - Gulpen, Meerssen and Maastricht freed
1944 - Hurricane hits New England: 389 die
1944 - U.S. 28th Infantry division occupies 1.5 km of Roscheid
1944 - U.S. 4th Ivy League Inf division pushes through Westwall
1947 - 61st U.S. Womens Tennis: A Louise Brough beats M O duPont (86 46 61)
1947 - 67th U.S. Mens Tennis: Jack Kramer beats Frank A Parker (46 26 61 60 63)
1948 - Gerald Ford upsets Rep Bartel J Jonkman in Michigan 5th Dist Representative primary
1948 - Ground breaking ceremony for United Nations world headquarters
1948 - Milton Berle starts his TV career on Texaco Star Theater
1950 - Western allies rearm West Germany
1951 - Giant's Bob Niemans homers on his 1st 2 at bats
1953 - Comedians Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara marry
1953 - Yankees clinch 5th straight pennant with 8-5 win over Indians
1954 - B Britten's opera "Turn of the Screw," premieres in Venice
1954 - Giants' Willie Mays gets 82nd extra-base hit, breaks Mel Ott's record
1954 - Hurricane Edna (2nd of 1954) hits New York City, $50 million damage
1954 - U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test
1955 - Herb Score sets rookie record of 235 strikeouts (en route 245)
1956 - 1st prefrontal lobotomy performed, Washington D.C.
1957 - Great Britain performs nuclear test at Maralinga Australia
1957 - U.N. resolution deplores and condemns U.S.S.R. invasion of Hungary
1957 - U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1958 - Jackie Pung wins LPGA Jackson Golf Open
1958 - WTAE TV channel 4 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (ABC) begins broadcasting
1958 - Yankees win 24th pennant, and 9th under Casey Stengel
1959 - Soviet Union's Luna-2 is 1st spacecraft to land on the Moon
1959 - WQEX TV channel 16 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (PBS) begins broadcasting
1960 - Chubby Checker's "Twist" hits #1
1960 - Coup under Col Joseph-Desire Mobutu in Congo
1960 - Iraq, Iran, Kuwait, Saudi-Arabia and Venezuela form OPEC
1960 - KERA TV channel 13 in Dallas, Texas (PBS) begins broadcasting
1961 - Dmitri Shostakovich becomes member of CP of U.S.S.R.
1961 - U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya U.S.S.R.
1962 - U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1963 - Mary Ann Fischer, Aberdeen, South Dakota, gave birth to America's 1st surviving quintuplets, 4 girls and a boy
1964 - Walt Disney awarded Medal of Freedom at White House
1964 - WCVE TV channel 23 in Richmond, Virginia (PBS) begins broadcasting
1965 - 4th meeting of 2nd Vatican council opened
1965 - "F-Troop" premieres
1967 - Melville Abrams Ball Field in Bronx named
1967 - Thomas Pell Wildlife Refuge and Sanctuary opens in Bronx
1968 - 1st broadcast of 60 Minutes on CBS-TV
1968 - Detroit Tigers' Denny McLain's 30th victory of season
1968 - Dmitri Shostakovich' 12th string quartet, premieres in Moscow
1968 - U.S.S.R.'s Zond 5 is launched on 1st circumlunar flight
1969 - Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Wendell-West Golf Open
1969 - Males of Swiss kanton Schaffhausen rejects female suffrage
1970 - Stevie Miracle marries Rita Wright
1971 - Cleveland Indians and Washington Senators, play 20 innings
1972 - Jason Miller's "That Championship Season," premieres in New York City
1972 - "Waltons" TV program premieres
1972 - West Germany and Poland establish diplomatic relations
1973 - Indianapolis is awarded a WHA franchise
1973 - Israel shoots down 13 Syrian MIG-21s
1973 - President Nixon signed into law a measure lifting pro football's blackout
1974 - Charles Kowal discovers Leda, 13th satellite of Jupiter
1975 - Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Southgate Golf Open
1975 - Pope Paul VI declares Mother Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton 1st U.S. saint
1975 - Rembrandts "Nightwatch" slashed and damaged in Amsterdam
1975 - Robin Yount breaks Mel Ott's record, playing in 242 games as a teen
1977 - Christmas Tinto sentenced to 7 years in Robbeneiland South Africa
1978 - Braves' Jim Bouton, 38, beats Giants, his 1st win since 1970
1978 - Portugal government of Da Costa falls
1979 - Theodore Coombs completes 5,193 mile roller skate from LA to New York City and back to Yates Center, Ks
1979 - U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Semipalitinsk, Eastern Kazakhstan U.S.S.R.
1980 - "Charlie and Algernon" opens at Helen Hayes Theater New York City for 17 performances
1980 - Donna Caponi Young wins LPGA United Virginia Bank Golf Classic
1980 - Dwight Clark begins NFL streak of 105 consecutive game receptions
1981 - Entertainment Tonight premieres on TV
1982 - 36" snow Red Lodge, Montana
1982 - Cindy Nicholas of Canada makes her 19th swim of English Channel
1982 - Trevor Baxter sets skateboard high jump record of 5' 5.7"
1983 - U.S. House of Representatives votes, 416 to 0, in favor of a resolution condemning Russia for shooting down a Korean jetliner
1984 - 1st MTV awards-Bette Midler and Dan Aykroyd host
1985 - Susan Akin (Miss), 21, crowned 59th Miss America 1986
1986 - Bo Jackson's 1st home run - a 475-foot blast (longest at Royal Stadium)
1986 - Bomb attack in Paris, 2 killed
1986 - Bomb explosion on airport Kimpo at Seoul, 5 killed
1986 - Judy Dickinson wins LPGA SAFECO Golf Classic
1986 - Saskatchewan and Hamilton play 1st CFL regular-season overtime game
1987 - 107th U.S. Mens Tennis: Ivan Lendl beats Mats Wilander (67 60 76 64)
1987 - Cal Ripken's streak of 8,243 consecutive innings (908 games) is broken
1987 - Ivan Lendl defeat Mats Wilander to win U.S. Tennis Open in 4 hours 47 minutes
1987 - "Les Miserables," opens at Rock Theatre, Vigzinhaz Budapest
1987 - Toronto Blue Jays hit a record 10 home runs vs Baltimore Orioles
1988 - U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Semipalitinsk, Eastern Kazakhstan U.S.S.R.
1989 - Calgary Flames become 1st NHL team to play in U.S.S.R., win 4-2
1989 - Jeff Reardon is 1st to record 30 saves in 5 consecutive seasons
1989 - U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1990 - Ken Griffey, Sr and, Jr., hit back-to-back home runs in 1st inning
1991 - 386 yards and scored 7 touchdowns as the Aztecs beat Pacific 55-34
1991 - Carolyn Suzanne Sapp (Hawaii), 24, crowned 65th Miss America 1992
1991 - Freshman Marshall Faulk of San Diego State rushed for NCAA record
1991 - Magic Johnson weds Erieatha "Cookie" Kelly
1991 - U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1992 - 1st subway car completed to be exported from U.S. (to Taiwan)
1994 - All 28 baseball owners vote to cancel rest of 1994 season
1996 - A's Mark McGwire is 13th player to hit 50-home runs in a season
1996 - Dean Headley takes 3rd cricket hat-trick of season, Kent vs. Hampshire
1996 - New York Met Todd Huntley sets record of 41 home runs by a catcher
1996 - Tara Dawn Holland (Kansas), 23, crowned 70th Miss America 1997
1997 - 49th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards
1997 - Bank One Senior Golf Classic
1997 - Chicago Whites Sox retire Carlton Fisk's number, 72
1997 - Karrie Webb wins LPGA SAFECO Classic
1997 - Loren Roberts wins CVS Charity Golf Classic with a 266
1998 - Week of Fed Cup


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