On This Day in History, September 25

Here is a list of historical events that took place on September 25. Let’s get to it

  • 1340 – England & France signed a disarmament treaty.
  • 1690 – One of America’s earliest newspapers, The “Publik Occurrences Both Foreign and Domestik” published its first and last edition.
  • 1789 – US Congress proposed the Bill of Rights.
  • 1804 – The US Constitution was amended for the twelfth time, establishing the procedure for electing the President and Vice President.
  • 1844Canada defeated the USA by 23 runs in the first cricket international match in Manhattan, NYC.
  • 1867 – Congress created the first all-black university, Howard U in Washington, D.C.
  • 1890 – The United States Congress established Sequoia National Park.
  • 1897 –  The 1st British bus service opened.
  • 1919 – American President Woodrow Wilson collapsed after a speech in Pueblo, CO.
  • 1926Ford Motor Company Founder Henry Ford announced an 8 hour, 5-day workweek.
  • 1926 – 20 States signed the International slavery convention.
  • 1956 – A transatlantic telephone-cable system began operation between Newfoundland and Scotland. The children had been forced to withdraw 2 days earlier because of unruly white mobs.
  • 1957 – 300 U.S. Army troops stood guard as nine black students were escorted to class at Central High School in Little Rock, AR.
  • 1962 – The People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria was officially created.
  • 1981 – Sandra Day O’Connor became the first female justice of the U.S. Supreme Court when she was sworn in as the 102nd justice.
  • 1988Pope John Paul II beatified Friar Junípero Serra.
  • 1990 – The United Nations Security Council voted to impose an air embargo against Iraq.
  • 2008China launched  Shenzhou spacecraft with 3 astronauts.
  • 2018 – US fashion company Michael Kors bought the Italian brand Versace for $2.1 billion.
  • 2019 – Australia’s Capital Territory became the 1st state in Australia to legalize recreational marijuana.


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