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Events and People Who Made History on September 19

14th Century

1356 - English defeat French at Battle of Poitiers

16th Century

1523 - Emperor Charles I and England sign anti-French covenant
1559 - 5 Spanish ships sinks in storm off Tampa, about 600 die
1580 - Treaty of Plessis-lez-Tours (Anjou/Dutch States-General)

17th Century

1602 - Grave surrenders to earl Mauritius
1642 - Perpignan surrenders to French troops
1656 - Treaty of Labiau: Sweden gives Prussia, Brandenburg
1657 - Brandenburg and Poland sign Treaty of Wehlau
1668 - Polish king John II Kazimierz resigns/goes to France
1676 - Rebels under Nathaniel Bacon set Jamestown Virginia on fire

18th Century

1755 - England and Russia sign military agreement
1777 - Battle of Freeman's Farm (Bemis Heights) or 1st Battle of Saratoga
1795 - Tula, leader of Curacao slave opposition, imprisoned
1796 - George Washington's farewell address as president
1799 - English and Russian invasion army conquerors Receiver

19th Century

1833 - Charles Darwin visits Guardia del Monte, Argentina
1838 - Ephraim Morris patents railroad brake
1846 - Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning elopes
1848 - Hyperion, moon of Saturn, discovered by Bond (U.S.) and Lassell (England)
1854 - Henry Meyer patents sleeping rail car
1862 - Battle at Blackford's Ford Virginia
1862 - Battle at Iuka Mississippi (1,700 casualties)
1863 - Battle of Chickamauga Georgia (near Chattanooga) begins; Union retreat
1864 - 3rd Battle of Winchester Virginia (Opequon, 3rd Winchester)
1865 - Atlanta University forms
1870 - Siege of Paris begins
1873 - Black Friday: Jay Cooke and Co fails, causing a securities panic
1876 - 1st carpet sweeper patented (Melville Bissell of Grand Rapids, Michigan)
1876 - Talks begin to set up a football club in Ottawa
1879 - Thomas Ray becomes youngest to break a world track and field record pole-vaulting 11' 2" at age 17 years and 198 days
1888 - World's 1st beauty contest (Spa Belgium)
1890 - Turkish frigate "Ertogrul" burns off of Japan, kills 540
1893 - New Zealand is 1st country to grant all its women the right to vote

20th Century

1901 - 11 baseball games canceled due to funeral of President William McKinley
1903 - King Leopold II deny Belgian cruelty in Congo
1904 - General Nogi's assault on Port Arthur: 16,000 Japanese casualties
1908 - Gustav Mahler's 7th Symphony, premieres in Prague
1910 - George Cohan's "Get-Rich-Quick Wallingford," premieres in New York City
1911 - Red Tuesday-20,000 protest for universal rights
1912 - Pius X encyclical Singular quadam, against interconfess unions
1912 - Soccer team NAC (Noad Advendo Combination) forms in Breda
1914 - Brooklyn's Ed Lafitte no-hits Kansas City (Federal League), 6-2
1916 - 1st landing on Schiphol (Farman F-22 of Soesterberg)
1916 - Belgian troops conquer Tabora, German East Africa
1921 - 41st U.S. Mens Tennis: William T Tilden beats Wm M Johnston (61 63 61)
1922 - Queen Wilhelmina's takes Dutch throne with 119 word speech
1923 - Ernst Tollers "Hinkemann," premieres in Leipzig
1925 - 45th U.S. Mens Tennis: Wm T Tilden beats Wm M Johnston (46 119 63 46 63)
1926 - 80,000 demonstrate for democratic peace in Hague
1928 - Mickey Mouse's screen debut (Steamboat Willie at Colony Theater New York City)
1931 - 14th PGA Championship: Tom Creavy at Wannamoisett CC Rumford RI
1931 - Japanese troops conquer Mukden, South Manchuria
1931 - Lefty Grove wins his 30th game of season over White Sox, 2-1
1933 - New York Giants clinch the pennant
1934 - Bruno Hauptmann arrested for kidnapping Lindbergh baby
1939 - British Expeditionary Force reaches France
1939 - Lord Haw-Haw becomes radio host of Reichsrundfunk Berlin
1939 - Wehrmacht (German regular army) murders 100 Jews in Lukov Poland
1940 - Nazi decree forbids gentile woman to work in Jewish homes
1941 - 1st meeting of partizans Tito and Draza Mihailovic in Yugoslavia
1941 - German army conquerors Kiev
1941 - Nazi's force German Jews, 6 and over to wear Jewish stars
1943 - Fanny Whiteers-Koen breaks jumping world record
1943 - Liberator bombers sinks U-341
1944 - Finland and Russia agree to cease fire
1944 - Luftwaffe bombs Eindhoven: 200 killed
1945 - Kim Il Sung arrives in harbor of Wonsan, Korea
1945 - Lord Haw Haw (William Joyce) sentenced to death in London
1947 - Jackie Robinson is named 1947 "Rookie of Year"
1948 - 62nd U.S. Womens Tennis: M Osborne duPont beats A L Brough (46 64 15-13)
1948 - 68th U.S. Mens Tennis: "Pancho" Gonzales beats E Sturgess (62 63 14-12)
1948 - Richard A Gonzales wins U.S. Tennis Open
1950 - European Payment Union forms in Paris
1950 - Great Three acknowledge Bond government as only German government
1950 - U.N. reject membership of China's People Republic
1951 - 1st broadcast of "Search for Tomorrow" on CBS-TV
1951 - Italian civil servants strike for pay increase
1953 - "Hazel Flagg" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater New York City after 190 performances
1954 - Beverly Hanson wins LPGA Wichita Golf Open
1955 - Argentine president Juan Peron, resigns and flees
1955 - Cubs slugger Ernie Banks hits record 5th grand slam of season
1955 - Hurricane Hilda, kills 200 in Mexico
1956 - 1st International conference of black writers and artists meets (Sorbonne)
1957 - 1st underground nuclear explosion at Las Vegas, Nevada
1958 - U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1959 - Nikita Khrushchev is denied access to Disneyland
1960 - Chubby Checkers' "Twist" reaches #1
1962 - U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya U.S.S.R.
1965 - Clifford Ann Creed wins LPGA Visalia Golf Open
1965 - Erhards CDU wins West German parliament elections
1967 - Nigeria begins offensive against Biafra
1968 - Denny McLain's 31st win and Mickey Mantle's 535th home run
1970 - "Mary Tyler Moore" show premieres
1971 - 1st New York City Women's Marathon won by Beth Bonner in 2:55:22
1971 - 2nd New York City Marathon won by Norman Higgins in 2:22:54
1973 - Carl XVI Gustaf, becomes King of Sweden
1973 - Frank Robinson homers in record 32nd ML park in Arlington, Texas
1973 - NL refuses to allow San Diego Padres move to Washington D.C.
1973 - U.S.S.R. performs underground nuclear test
1974 - Hurricane Fifi hits coast of Honduras; about 5,000 die
1975 - Indonesia sends troops to Portuguese East Timor
1976 - Donna Caponi Young wins LPGA Portland Golf Classic
1976 - "Going Up" opens at John Golden Theater New York City for 49 performances
1979 - No Nukes Concert at MSG includes Springsteen and Crosby, Stills and Nash
1981 - Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel perform a reunion concert in Central Park
1981 - Satellites China 10 and 11 launched into Earth orbit by B-1 rocket
1981 - Simon and Garfunkel reunite for a New York City Central Park concert
1982 - 34th Emmy Awards: Hill St. Blue, Barney Miller, Alan Alda and Carol Kane
1982 - New Orleans Saints 1st road shutout victory beating Chicago Bears 10-0
1982 - Sandra Haynie/Kathy McMullen wins Portland Ping Team Golf Championship
1982 - Streetcars stop running on Market St. after 122 years of service
1983 - St. Kitts and Nevis declares independence from U.K.
1984 - Britain and China complete a proposed agreement to transfer Hong Kong to China by 1997
1985 - 12,000 die and 40,000 injured in Mexico's earthquake (8.1)
1986 - "Captain EO" with Michael Jackson premieres
1986 - Chicago White Sox Joe Crowley no-hits California Angels, 7-1
1986 - Dean Jones scores 210 vs. India at Madras
1986 - Federal health officials announce AZT will be available to AIDS patients
1987 - Kaye Lani Rae Rafko (Michigan), 24, crowned 61st Miss America
1988 - Israel launches 1st satellite, for secret military reconnaissance
1988 - U.S. Olympic diver Greg Louganis hits his head on diving board
1989 - Appeals court restores America's Cup to U.S. after New York Supreme Court gave it to New Zealand (New Zealand protested US's use of a catamaran)
1989 - Chase Manhattan Discovery Center at Brooklyn Botanic Garden opens
1989 - French DC-10 crashes near Niger, 171 die
1991 - Precious Bunny wins the 46th Little Brown Jug
1992 - Barry Bonds joins Willie Mays, Howard Johnson and Ron Gant as having (2) 30-home run/30-steal seasons
1992 - Sergei Boebka pole vaults world record (6.13m)
1992 - U.N. Security Council votes 12-0 (3 abstentions) to dump Yugoslavia
1993 - 45th Emmy Awards: Seinfeld, Picket Fences and Ted Danson wins
1993 - Actress Michele Phillips (Knots Landing) is robbed at gunpoint
1993 - Brandie Burton wins LPGA SAFECO Golf Classic
1993 - Kimberly Clarice Aiken, 18, Miss South Carolina wins 67th Miss America
1993 - Parliamentary election in Poland
1993 - Tom Glavine wins 20 games in 3 straight years
1994 - 3000 U.S. militia lands on Haiti
1994 - Swedish government of Bildt resigns
1995 - Andres Galarraga is 4th to hit 30 home runs for Rockies in 1995
1995 - Padres Ken Caminiti switch hits home runs in 3rd of 4 games
1996 - "Skylight" opens at Royale Theater New York City


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