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Events and People Who Made History on September 30

12th Century

1199 - Rambam (Maimonides) authorizes Samuel Ibn Tibbon to translate Guide of Perplexed from Arabic into Hebrew

14th Century

1399 - King Richard II of England abdicates throne

15th Century

1452 - 1st book published, Johann Guttenberg's Bible

16th Century

1520 - Suleiman I succeeds his father Selam I as sultan of Turkey
1544 - King Henry VIII draws his armies out of France
1555 - Oxford Bishop Nicholas Ridley sentenced to death as a heretic

17th Century

1619 - Remonstrant Society forms in Antwerp
1626 - Battle between king Bethlen Gabor and earl Mansfeld-Wallenstein ends
1649 - Last Swedish troops vacate Prague
1659 - Peter Stuyvesant of New Netherlands forbids tennis playing during religious services (1st mention of tennis in U.S.)
1659 - Robinson Crusoe is shipwrecked (according to Defoe)
1681 - Netherlands and Sweden sign treaty

18th Century

1730 - Duke Victor Amadeus XI of Savoye resigns
1777 - Congress, flees to York Pa, as British forces advance
1787 - 1st U.S. voyage around the world - Columbia leaves Boston
1791 - Mozart's opera "Magic Flute" premieres in Vienna

19th Century

1805 - Napoleons army draws into the Rhine
1808 - Covent Garden Theatre Royal destroyed by fire
1818 - Congress of Aken: Russia, Austria, Prussia, France and England
1841 - Samuel Slocum patented the stapler
1846 - Anesthetic ether used for 1st time (Dr. Wm Morton extracts a tooth)
1857 - U.S. occupies Sand, Baker, Howland and Jarvis Is south of Hawaii
1864 - Battle of Preble's Farm Virginia (Poplar Springs Church)
1864 - Black Soldiers given Medal of Honor
1867 - Midway Islands formally declared a U.S. possession
1868 - Spain's Queen Isabella is deposed, flees to France
1877 - 1st U.S. amateur swim meet (New York Athletic Club)
1878 - 1st Portuguese immigrants arrive in Hawaii
1880 - Henry Draper takes that 1st photograph of Orion Nebula
1885 - Bechuanaland becomes a British protectorate
1887 - Start of Sherlock Holmes Adventure "Five Orange Pips"
1887 - Volunteer (U.S.) beats Thistle (Scotland) in 8th America's Cup
1888 - "Jack the Ripper" butchers 2 more women, Liz Stride and Kate Eddowes
1895 - France proclaims a protectorate over Madagascar
1898 - City of New York established

20th Century

1904 - White Sox lefty Doc White, pitches his 5th shutout in 18 days
1907 - Cards Ed Konetchy steals home twice and Joe Delahanty also steals home for record 3 steals of home (vs Boston)
1908 - Maurice Maeterlinck's "L'oiseau Blue," premieres in Moscow
1915 - Red Sox clinch AL pennant by beating Detroit
1916 - Giants lose to Braves 8-3, ends 26 consecutive win streak
1919 - Avery Hopwood's "Gold Diggers," premieres in New York City
1920 - Time Square Theater opens at 217 W 42nd St. New York City
1922 - Government of Alexandros Zaimis forms in Greece
1922 - New York Yankees clinch pennant #2, beating Boston 3-1
1923 - Canton Bulldogs win 1st on way to 17-0 season
1924 - Allies stop checking on German navy
1925 - General Pangulos disbands Greek parliament
1926 - German/French/Belgian/Luxembourg steel cartel closes
1927 - Babe Ruth hits record setting 60th home run, off Tom Zachary
1928 - Le Sifflet publishes 1st precursor of Kuifje (Tintin)
1928 - Leon Vanderstuyft of Belgium cycles record 76 miles 604 yards in 1 hour
1929 - 1st manned rocket plane flight (by auto maker Fritz von Opel)
1933 - Berlin/Hart/Heyman/Myers ballet "As Thousands Cheer," premieres in New York City
1934 - Babe Ruth's final game as a Yankee, goes 0 for 3
1934 - Franklin D. Roosevelt dedicates Boulder Dam (Hoover Dam)
1934 - St. Louis Card clinch pennant as Dizzy Dean wins his 30th of year
1935 - Gershwin's "Porgy and Bess" premieres in Boston
1936 - International Commission of Straits (Dardanelles and Bosphorus) ends
1936 - Pinewood Studios opens in Buckinghamshire, England
1937 - 6th Ryder Cup: U.S., 8-4 at Southport and Ainsdale, England
1938 - British premier Chamberlain arrives in Munich
1938 - Munich Agreement-forced Czechoslovakia to give territory to Germany
1939 - 1st televised college football game (Fordham vs Waynesburg at New York City)
1939 - 41 U-boats sunk this month (153,000 ton)
1939 - Germany and Russia agree to partition Poland
1939 - White Sox reliever Clint Brown sets record of 61st relief appearance
1940 - 47 German aircrafts shot down above England
1940 - 59 U-boats sunk this month (295,000 tons)
1941 - 3,721 Jews are buried alive at Babi Yarravine (near Kiev) Ukraine
1941 - 53 U-boats sunk this month (202,000 tons)
1941 - German assault on Moscow: operation-Taifun, begins
1942 - 98 U-boats sunk this month (485,000 tons)
1942 - Admiral Nimitz' B-17 finding Guadalcanal using National Geographic map
1942 - SS exterminates 3,500 Jews in Zelov Lodz Poland in 6 week period
1943 - Pope Pius XII encyclical on Divine spirit
1944 - Calais reoccupied by Allies
1944 - Dutch General Mine Workers Union (ABWM) forms
1945 - Hank Greenberg's final day home run wins pennant for Tigers
1946 - 22 Nazi leaders found guilty of war crimes at Nuremberg
1946 - Von Ribbentrop and Goering sentence to death by Nuremberg trial
1947 - New York Yankees beat Dodgers 5-3-largest WS crowd 73,365-1st WS televised
1949 - Berlin Airlift ends after 277,000 flights
1949 - Pirates Ralph Kiner hits his 54th home run and NL record 16th in September
1950 - 1st congress of International Astronautical Federation opens in Paris
1950 - Radio's "Grand Ole Opry" is broadcasted on TV for 1st time
1950 - WSM TV channel 4 in Nashville, Tennessee (NBC) begins broadcasting
1953 - Auguste/Jacques Piccard dives with bathosphere to 3150 m (record)
1953 - Earl Warren appointed Chief Justice of the Supreme Court
1953 - Robert Anderson's "Tea and Sympathy," premieres in New York City
1953 - WICS TV channel 20 in Springfield, IL (NBC) begins broadcasting
1953 - WMT (now KGAN) TV channel 2 in Cedar Rapids-Waterloo, IA (CBS) begins
1954 - "Boy Friend" opens at Royale Theater New York City for 483 performances
1954 - Nautilus, 1st atomic-powered vessel (sub), commissioned by the Navy
1956 - Phillies Robin Roberts gives up a major league record 46th home run
1956 - White Sox Jim Derrington, 16, is youngest to start a game (he loses)
1957 - French government of Mauroy, resigns due to Algeria
1957 - WKYT TV channel 27 in Lexington, Kentucky (CBS) begins broadcasting
1958 - French Guinee becomes independent republic Guinea
1958 - U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya U.S.S.R.
1960 - Flintstones premieres, 1st prime time animation show
1960 - On Howdy Doody's last show Clarabelle finally talks "Goodbye Kids"
1960 - West Germany signs trade agreement with East Germany
1962 - A's Bill Fischer ends 84 1/3 consec innings pitched without a walk
1962 - James Meredith registers for classes at University of Mississippi
1962 - John F. Kennedy routes 3,000 federal troops to Mississippi
1962 - KCRL TV channel 4 in Reno, NV (NBC) begins broadcasting
1962 - KMEX TV channel 34 in Los Angeles, California (IND) begins broadcasting
1962 - Mickey Wright wins LPGA San Diego Golf Open
1962 - New York Mets lose record 120th game as Cubs turn triple play and beat New York 5-1
1963 - 56th Postmaster General: John A Gronouski of Wis takes office
1963 - "Student Gypsy" opens at 84th St. Theater New York City for 16 performances
1964 - "Oh What a Lovely War" opens at Broadhurst Theater New York City for 125 performances
1965 - Donovan's 1st U.S. TV appearance (Shindig)
1965 - Los Angeles Dodger Don Drysdale (23-12) wins 13th straight game, 7 by shutouts
1966 - Botswana (Bechuanaland) gains independence from Britain (National Day)
1966 - U.S.S.R. performs underground nuclear test
1967 - BBC starts their own popular music radio station
1967 - Palace of Fine Arts reopens (1st time during 1915 exposition)
1967 - U.S.S.R.'s Kosmos 186 and 188 complete 1st automatic docking
1968 - 1st Boeing 747 rolls out
1968 - AL and NL umpires form a new Association of Major League Umpires
1968 - Sharon Miller wins LPGA Seven Lakes Golf Invitational
1968 - Supremes release "Love Child"
1969 - Atlanta's 10th straight win, clinches NL West pennant
1970 - New American Bible published
1971 - Last Washington Senator home game, New York Yankees win career 5th forfeit game Yankees trailing 4-2 in 9th with 2 outs, fans rush field
1972 - Passenger train derails killing 48 (Rust Stasie South Africa)
1972 - Roberto Clemente, is 11th to get 3,000 hits
1973 - 3rd New York City Women's Marathon won by Nina Kuscsik in 2:57:07
1973 - 4th New York City Marathon won by Tom Fleming in 2:21:54
1973 - Mel Gray begins NFL streak of 121 consecutive game receptions
1973 - New York Yankees close 50th year at Yankee Stadium losing 8-5, Ralph Houk
1973 - Sandra Palmer wins LPGA Cameron Park Golf Open
1973 - U.S.S.R. performs underground nuclear test
1974 - General Francesco da Costa Gomez succeeds General Spinola as President of Portugal
1975 - 5 drown in flash flood of sewer and water tunnel (Niagara Falls New York)
1977 - Dutch Antillean government-Evertsz resigns
1977 - Ringo releases "Ringo the 4th" album
1977 - U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya U.S.S.R.
1978 - Cleveland, Houston, New York, Philadelphia and Pittsburgh Phillies win 3rd consecutive NL East Division title
1978 - Major Indoor Soccer League grants 1st 6 franchises to Cincinnati,
1978 - Phillies clinch NL East title
1979 - Milwaukee Brewers lose 5-0 ending 213 straight games without a shutout
1979 - Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Mary Kay Golf Classic
1980 - 1,754 turn out to see Phillies play New York Mets at Shea Stadium
1980 - A's Rickey Henderson sets AL stolen base record at 98 en route to 100
1980 - Iran rejects a truce call from Iraqi President Saddam Hussein
1980 - U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Semipalitinsk, Eastern Kazakhstan U.S.S.R.
1981 - Last game at Minn's Metropolitan Stadium, lose to Kansas City 5-2
1981 - Seoul, South Korea is selected to host 1988 Summer Olympics
1982 - National railroad strike in Belgium
1984 - Bowie Kuhn ends career as Baseball Commissioner
1984 - Browns set a team record for allowing most sacks (11), Kansas City wins 10-6
1984 - California Angel Mike Witt, pitches a perfect game over Texas Rangers, 1-0
1984 - New York Yankee Don Mattingly wins AL batting crown with .343 avg
1985 - Howard Stern gets fired from WNBC AM in New York
1986 - U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1986 - U.S. releases soviet spy Gennadiy Zakharov
1987 - Suriname constitution ratified
1988 - Andrei Gromyko retires
1988 - Dave Stieb, loses 2nd consecutive no hitter bid with 2 outs in 9th
1988 - IBM announces shipment of 3 millionth PS/2 personal computer
1988 - Los Angeles Dodger Orel Herschiser breaks former Dodger Don Drysdale mark by pitching 59 consecutive scoreless innings
1988 - Louise Ritter, U.S., jumps 6'8" to win Olympic gold medal
1988 - Robin Givens and Mike Tyson appear on Barbara Walter's Show
1989 - NASA closes down tracking stations in Hawaii and Ascension
1989 - Nolan Ryan's perfect game broken in 8th, but gets his 300th strikeout
1989 - Senegambia separates back into Gambia and Senegal
1989 - Toronto Blue Jays wins AL East title
1990 - Chicago White Sox beat Seattle 2-1 in last game at Comiskey Park
1990 - Pittsburgh Pirates wins NL East title
1991 - Reverend Jean Betrand Aristide ousted as president of Haiti
1992 - 26th Country Music Association Award: Garth Brooks wins
1992 - Kansas City Royal George Brett gets 4 hits to become 18th to get 3,000 hits
1992 - Mariel Hemmingway appears nude on TV show Civil Wars
1993 - 6.4 earthquake at Latur, India, 28,000 killed
1993 - General Colin Powell retires at 56
1994 - NHL goes on strike
1994 - Space shuttle STS-68 (Endeavour 7), launches into orbit
1994 - Sylvestre Ntibantunganya elected president of Burundi
1994 - Vladimir Meciars HZDDS wins Slovakia parliamentary election
1995 - Cleveland Indian Albert Belle hits his 50th home run of season
1997 - 1st time 3 cons home runs in post season-Raines, Jeter, O'Neill (New York Yankees)
1997 - Hooters agrees to pay $2 million in discrimination suits
1997 - Microsoft Corp releases Internet Explorer 4.0
1997 - Yankees Tim Raines, Derek Jeter and Paul O'Neill are 1st to hit 3 consecutively homers in post season (Yankees beat Indians 8-6)


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