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Events and People Who Made History on September 21

11th Century

1066 - Battle at Fulford: Norway king Harald III Hardrada beats British militia

12th Century

1192 - English king Richard I the Lion hearted, captured

14th Century

1348 - Jews in Zurich Switzerland are accused of poisoning wells

15th Century

1435 - Treaty of Atrecht: Philip of Bourgondy vs French king Charles II
1451 - Cardinal Nicholas of Cusa orders Jews of Holland to wear a badge

16th Century

1589 - Battle at Arques: French king Henri IV beats Catholic League
1591 - French bishops recognize Henri IV as king of France

17th Century

1621 - King James of England gives Canada to Sir Alexander Sterling
1648 - Battle at Pilawce: Bohdan Chmielricki's beats John Casimir
1676 - Benedetto Odescalchi elected as Pope Innocent XI
1677 - John and Nicolaas van der Heyden patents fire extinguisher

18th Century

1745 - Battle at Preston Pans: Bonnie Prince Charles beats English army
1746 - French expeditionary army occupies Labourdonnais and Dupleix Madras
1776 - Nathan Hale, spied on British for American rebels, arrested
1780 - Benedict Arnold gives British Major Andre plans to West Point
1784 - 1st daily newspaper in America (Penns Packet and General Advertiser)
1784 - Pennsylvania Packet and Daily Advertiser 1st success U.S. daily newspaper
1792 - 1st French Republic forms
1792 - Proposal by Collot D'Herbois, to abolish the monarchy in France

19th Century

1814 - "Star Spangled Banner" published as a poem
1815 - King Willem I takes oath in Brussels
1823 - Moroni 1st appears to Joseph Smith, according to Smith
1837 - Charles Tiffany founded his jewelry and china stores
1863 - Union forces retreat to Chattanooga after defeat at Chickamauga
1872 - John Henry Conyers of South Carolina becomes 1st black student at Annapolis
1883 - 1st direct U.S. - Brazil telegraph connection
1885 - Dutch demonstrate for general voting right
1893 - Frank Duryea drives 1st U.S. made gas propelled vehicle (car)
1895 - 1st auto manufacturer opens-Duryea Motor Wagon Company
1896 - General Kitcheners army occupies Dongola Sudan
1897 - New York Sun runs famous "Yes, Virginia there is a Santa Claus," editorial
1898 - China's empress-mother Ci Xi and emperor De Zong arrested

20th Century

1903 - 1st cowboy film "Kit Carson," premieres in U.S.
1906 - Yankee 1st baseman Hal Chase's 22 put-outs ties record
1913 - 1st aerobatic maneuver, sustained inverted flight, performed in France
1913 - Turkey and Bulgaria sign peace treaty in Constantinople
1915 - CH Chubb buys Stonehenge for 6,600 pounds
1915 - Emanuel Querido ("Kerido") begins publishing Querido
1919 - 33rd U.S. Womens Tennis: Hazel H Wightman beats M Zinderstein (61 62)
1921 - Gas explodes at Bradishe Aniline chemical works in Germany, 565 die
1921 - Pope Benedictus XV donates 1 million lire to feed Russians
1922 - President Warren G Harding signs a joint resolution of approval to establish a Jewish homeland in Palestine
1928 - "My Weekly Reader" magazine made its debut
1929 - 1st legal pass in Canada was thrown by Gerry Seiberling and 1st reception by Ralph Losie of Calgary Altomah-Tigers against Edmonton
1930 - Johann Ostermeyer patents flashbulb
1931 - Britain abandons gold standard/pound devalues 20%
1933 - Trial against Marinus der Lubbe opens
1934 - St. Louis Card Paul Dean no-hits Brooklyn Dodgers, 3-0
1934 - Typhoon strikes Honshu Island Japan, kills 4,000
1936 - Spanish fascist junta names Franco to generalissimo/supreme commander
1937 - J R R Tolkien, publishes "Hobbit"
1938 - Hurricane (183 MPH winds) in New England kills 700
1938 - Winston Churchill condemns Hitler's annexation of Czechoslovakia
1939 - Reinhard Heydrich meets in Berlin to discuss final solution of Jews
1941 - U.S. launches its 1st Liberty-ship, "Patrick Henry"
1942 - 116 hostages executed by Nazis in Paris
1942 - Transport nr 35 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany
1943 - Arundel (Solomon Island) in U.S. hands
1943 - Lynch Triangle (Square) in Bronx named
1943 - Russian 13th/61st Army reconquer Chyernigov
1943 - Soviet forces reach Dnjepr
1944 - Last British paratroopers at bridge of Arnhem surrenders
1946 - Indians play their final game in League Park, ending a 55-year stay
1948 - "Texaco Star Theater" with Milton Berle premieres on NBC-TV
1949 - Chinese Communist leaders proclaims People's Republic of China
1949 - Federal Republic of [West] Germany created under 3-power occupation
1951 - Emil Zatopek runs 15,000m in record 44 min, 54.6 sec
1953 - Allied forces form West Germany
1953 - KRDO TV channel 13 in Colorado Spgs-Pueblo, CO (ABC) 1st broadcast
1954 - 1st nuclear submarine, USS Nautilus, commissioned
1954 - Kleffens appointed chairman of General Meeting U.N.
1955 - Last allied occupying troops leave Austria
1955 - Rocky Marciano KOs Archie Moore in 9 for heavyweight boxing title
1955 - U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test
1956 - Yankees set dubious record, stranding 20 men on base Mantle hits a 500' plus homer but Red Sox win 13-9 in Fenway
1957 - German sailing school ship Pamir sails Atlantic Ocean
1957 - Olav V, becomes king of Norway
1957 - "Perry Mason" with Raymond Burr premieres on CBS-TV
1957 - Pote Sarasin forms government in Thailand
1958 - 1st airplane flight exceeding 1200 hours, lands, Dallas, Texas
1958 - U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1959 - 600 Indian Dutch emigrate to US
1961 - Antonio Abertondo swims English Channel round trip (44 miles)
1964 - Constellation (U.S.) beats Sovereign (England) in 20th America's Cup
1964 - Malta gains independence from Britain
1964 - Reds Chico Ruiz steals home, beats Phillies 1-0. Phillies start a 10 game losing streak that gives Cards the pennant
1965 - O Kommissarova (U.S.S.R.) sets women's longest parachute jump (46,250')
1966 - 5" of rain falls on New York City
1966 - Jimmy Hendrix changes spelling of his name to Jimi
1967 - U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1969 - 58th Davis Cup: USA beats Romania in Cleveland (5-0)
1969 - Donna Caponi Young wins LPGA Lincoln-Mercury Golf Open
1969 - New York Jet Steve O'Neal punts 98 yards against Denver Broncos
1969 - Ron Hill wins European marathon (2:16:47.8)
1970 - KAPP TV channel 35 in Yakima, WA (ABC) begins broadcasting
1970 - Luna 16 leaves Moon
1970 - "Monday Night Football" premieres on ABC - Browns 31, Jets 21
1970 - Oakland A's Vida Blue no-hits Minnesota Twins, 6-0
1971 - AL OKs Washington Senator move to Arlington (Texas Rangers)
1971 - John Lennon and Yoko Ono are Dick Cavett's only guest
1972 - Marcos declares martial law in Philippines
1972 - U.S.S.R. performs underground nuclear test
1973 - Jackson Pollocks painting "Blue Poles" sold for $2,000,000
1973 - Nate Archibald signs 7 yr contract with NBA Kansas City Kings for $450,000
1973 - New York Mets go into 1st place (at .500) after trailing 12 games
1974 - U.S. Mariner 10 makes 2nd fly-by of Mercury
1975 - Jo Ann Washam wins LPGA Portland Ladies Golf Classic
1976 - Wings performs in Zagreb Yugoslavia
1977 - U.S. minister of Foreign affairs Cyrus Vance dismissed
1980 - Donna Caponi Young wins LPGA ERA Real Estate Golf Classic
1980 - LA Ram Johnnie Johnson scores a 99 yard interception
1980 - Richard Todd of New York Jets completes 42 passes in a game (NFL record)
1981 - Belize (British Honduras) gains independence from U.K.
1981 - Sandra Day O'Conner becomes 1st female Supreme Court Justice
1981 - Steve Carlton strikes out NL record 3,118th (Andre Dawson)
1982 - 2,251 turn out to see Expos play New York Mets at Shea Stadium
1982 - Devils beat Rangers 3-2 in exhibition; 1st hockey in Meadowlands (NJ)
1982 - NFL players begin a 57 day strike
1982 - STS-5 vehicle moves to launch pad
1983 - 11 killed in anti Marcos demonstrations in Manila
1983 - David Mamet's "Glengarry Glen Ross," premieres in London
1983 - U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1984 - NASA launches Galaxy-C
1985 - Michael Spinks beats Larry Holmes in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
1986 - 38th Emmy Awards: Golden Girls, Cagney and Lacey and Michael J Fox win
1986 - Miami Dan Marino passes for 6 touchdowns vs New York Jets (51-45)
1986 - New Orleans Saints Mel Gray returns kickoff 101 yards for a touchdown
1986 - New York Jets beat Miami Dolphins 51-45 in OT; record 884 passing yards
1986 - Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Konica San Jose Golf Classic
1986 - San Diego Padre Jimmy Jones pitchs 1-hitter in his major league debut
1987 - 3 Belgian minesweepers depart to Persians Gulf
1988 - Mike Tyson smashes TV camera outside his Bernardsville New Jersey home
1989 - Poland's Sejm (National Assembly) approves prime minister Mazowiecki
1990 - Faye Vincent turns down White Sox bid to reinstate Minnie Minoso, 68,
1990 - Oakland A's Bob Welch becomes 1st 25 game winner in 10 years
1990 - Pirate Bobby Bond is 2nd to hit 30 home runs and steal 50 bases in a season (so he can play in 6 decades) because it is a publicity stunt
1991 - Armenia votes on whether to remain in Soviet Union
1991 - USA Basketball announces "Dream Team" for the 1992 Olympics
1993 - Ukraine government of Kutshma resigns
1994 - Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Ft. Lauderdale / Miami, Florida on WBGG 105.9 FM
1996 - Christie Brinkey gets married for 4th time, she marries Peter Cook
1996 - John F. Kennedy, Jr. marries Caroline Bisset
1997 - Brickyard Crossing Senior Golf Championhsip
1997 - Liselotte Neumann wins LPGA PING Welch's Championship
1997 - Mike Piazza is 2nd to hit a home run out of Dodger Stadium
1997 - New York Yankee Cecil Fielder hits his 300th home run
1997 - Tim Herron wins Texas Golf Open shooting a 271
1999 - Earthquake kills 2,295 in central Taiwan


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