On this day in History, September 21

Here is a list of the events that happened on September 21 and made it to the books of history. Read on!

  • 46 BC -Julius Caesar celebrated the first of four triumphal processions in Rome.
  • 1192 – English King Richard I, captured by Leopold V, Duke of Austria.
  • 1217 – The Estonian leader Lembitu was murdered in a battle against Teutonic Knights.
  • 1348 – Jews in Zurich got accused of poisoning wells.
  • 1451Cardinal Nicholas orders Jews of Holland to wear a badge.
  • 1538– As part of the English Reformation, the Shrine of Saint Swithun smashed up in the middle of the night.
  • 1558 – The death of Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor
  • 1591 – Henry IV was recognized as the King of France by French Bishops.
  • 1648 -Battle at Pilawce: Bohdan Chmielricki’s beats John Casimir
  • 1676 -Benedetto Odescalchi, elected as Pope Innocent XI
  • 1677 – The fire hose got patent by Jan and Nicolaas van der Heyden
  • 1745 -Bonnie Prince Charles beats British government army in the battle of Preston Pans
  • 1746 – The Labourdonnais and Dupleix Madras got occupied by the French expeditionary army.
  • 1765 – Antoine de Beauterne announces to have killed the Beast of Gévaudan but was later proved wrong by more attacks.
  • 1776 – Nathan Hale, got arrested for spying on the British for American Rebels.
  • 1780 – Benedict Arnold gave British Major John André plans to West Point.
  • 1784 Pennsylvania Packet and Daily Advertiser became USA 1st successful daily newspaper.
  • 1792 – French National Convention passed a proclamation announcing the formal abolition of the French monarchy.
  • 1794 – French National Convention orders the remains of Comte de Mirabeau be removed from the Panthéon.
  • 1794 – Jean-Paul Marat’s remains were transferred to the Panthéon in Paris.
  • 1815 – King Willem I takes oath in Brussels
  • 1823 –  According to Joseph Smith, Moroni first appears to him.
  • 1827 – According to Joseph Smith, Angel Moroni gave him a record of gold plates, one-third of which he translated into The Book of Mormon.
  • 1832 – Scottish novelist and poet, Walter Scott, dies.
  • 1860 – An Anglo-French force defeats Chinese troops at the second opium war.
  • 1860 – German philosopher, Arthur Schopenhauer dies.
  • 1863 –  After getting defeated at Chickamauga, Union forces retreat to Chattanooga.
  • 1866 – English author; H. G. Wells was born.
  • 1867 –  American statesman, lawyer and politician; Henry L. Stimson was born.
  • 1872 – John Henry Conyers becomes first black student at Annapolis.
  • 1883 – First US-Brazil direct telegraph connection.
  • 1885 – Dutch demonstration for general voting rights.
  • 1893 – Frank Duryea drives the 1st American-made gas-propelled vehicle.
  • 1895 – Duryea Motor Wagon Company, was founded by Charles and J. Frank Duryea.
  • 1897 – NY Sun runs a famous editorial: “Yes, Virginia there is a Santa Claus”“.
  • 1898 – Empress Dowager Cixi seizes power and ends the Hundred Days’ Reform in China.
  • 1903 – First cowboy film “Kit Carson” premieres in the U.S.
  • 1904 – The Socialist Party’s general strike ends.
  • 1905 – The formation of Atlanta Life Insurance Company
  • 1906 – New York Highlanders 1st baseman Hal Chase scores 22 put-outs to tie MLB record in a 6-3 win over Chicago White Sox.
  • 1911 – Canadian Prime Minister Wilfrid Laurier loses the election to Robert Bordon.
  • 1913 – 1st aerobatic maneuver, sustained inverted flight, performed in France.
  • 1913 –  In Constantinople, Turkey and Bulgaria signed a peace treaty.
  • 1915 – Emanuel Querido begins publishing the Querido.
  • 1921 – Pope Benedictus XV donated 1 million lire meant to feed Russians.
  • 1921 – BASF fertilizer producing plant explodes in Oppau, Germany, killing hundreds of people.
  • 1922 – President Warren G. Harding signed a joint resolution to establish a Jewish homeland in Palestine.
  • 1928 – The “My Weekly Reader” magazine made its debut.
  • 1929 – 1st legal pass in Canada was thrown by Gerry Seiberling & 1st reception by Ralph Losie of Calgary Altomah
  • 1930 – The flashbulb got patented by Johann Ostermeyer.
  • 1931 – The pound devalues by 20% after Britain abandons the gold standard.
  • 1933 – The opening of the Trial against Marinus der Lubbe.
  • 1934 – St Louis Cardinals pitching Dean brothers shut-out Brooklyn Dodgers in a doubleheader.
  • 1934 – The Typhoon struck Honshu Island in Japan, killing 4,000 people.
  • 1936 – Spanish fascist Junta named Francisco Franco as the Generalissimo and Supreme Commander.
  • 1937–  J. R. R. Tolkien’s “The Hobbit” got published by George Allen and Unwin in London.
  • 1938Winston Churchill condemned Hitler’s annexation of Czechoslovakia.
  • 1938 – The Great Hurricane made landfall on Long Island in New York killing  500-700 people.
  • 1939 –  Reinhard Heydrich met in Berlin to discuss the final solution for Jews.
  • 1942 – 116 hostages got executed by Nazis in Paris.
  • 1942 – Transport #35 departed with French Jews to Germany.
  • 1943– Arundel Islands captured by the U.S.
  • 1943 – The Lynch Triangle (Square)  was named.
  • 1943 – Soviet 13th/61st Army reconquer Chyernigov.
  • 1943 – Soviet forces reach Dnjepr.
  • 1944– Last British paratroopers at Arnhem Bridge surrender after several days of fighting.
  • 1944 -Polish paratroopers land at Driel due to bad weather and shortage of planes.
  • 1946 – To end a 55-year stay, Indians play their final game in League Park.
  • 1948 – Milton Berle became the permanent host on “Texaco Star Theater” NBC TV Show.
  • 1949 – Chinese Communist leaders proclaimed the People’s Republic of China.
  • 1950 – George Marshall was sworn in as the 3rd U.S. Secretary of Defense.
  • 1951 – Emil Zatopek ran 15,000m in a record of 44 min, 54.6 sec.
  • 1953 – 1st broadcast of KRDO TV channel 13 in Colorado.
  • 1954 – Eelco Van Kleffens, was appointed President of the ninth session of the UN General Assembly.
  • 1955 – Last allied occupying troops left Austria.
  • 1955 – Boxing champion Rocky Marciano KOs light heavyweight Archie Moore in the 9th round at Yankee Stadium.
  • 1955 –  USSR performed a nuclear test.
  • 1956 – New York Yankees set MLB record when Mickey Mantle hit a 500′ plus homer but Boston Red Sox won 13-9 at Fenway Park.
  • 1957 –  “Perry Mason” TV series based on the character of author Erle Stanley Gardner, starred by Raymond Burr, premiered on CBS-TV.
  • 1957 – German training ship Pamir, sailed on the Atlantic Ocean.
  • 1957 – Olav V became the king of Norway.
  • 1957 – Pote Sarasin formed the government in Thailand
  • 1958 – 1st airplane flight exceeding 1200 hours, landed in Dallas Tx.
  • 1958 – The US performed nuclear test at Nevada’s Test Site.
  • 1959 – 600 Indian Dutch emigrated to the US.
  • 1961 – Antonio Abertondo swam both ways of the English Channel.
  • 1961 – Maiden flight of the CH-47 Chinook transportation helicopter.
  • 1964Malta got its independence, from the United Kingdom.
  • 1964 – The North American XB-70 Valkyrie, made its maiden flight from Palmdale, California.
  • 1965 –  Russia’s O Kommissarova sets women’s longest parachute jump (46,250′).
  • 1965Singapore got admitted as part of the United Nations.
  • 1966 – Five inches of rainfall poured in NYC.
  • 1966 – Jimmy Hendrix changed the spelling of his name to Jim.
  • 1968 – Soviet spacecraft Zond 5  landed in the Indian ocean after a six-day flight with two onboard tortoises surviving.
  • 1968Police drama “Adam-12” debuted on NBC.
  • 1969 – NY Jet Steve O’Neal punted 98 yards against Denver Broncos.
  • 1969 – Ron Hill won the European marathon (2:16:47.8).
  • 1970 – “Monday Night Football” was created by Roone Arledge and premiered on ABC.
  • 1970 – KAPP TV channel 35 in Yakima, WA began its broadcasting.
  • 1970 – Soviet space probe Luna 16 left the Moon.
  • 1970 – Oakland A’s Vida Blue no-hits Minnesota Twins, 6-0
  • 1970 – New York Times started its first modern op-ed page.
  • 1971 – AL OKs, Washington Senator, moved to Arlington (Texas Rangers).
  • 1996 – John F. Kennedy Jr. married Carolyn Bessette in a secret ceremony on Cumberland Island, GA.
  • 2013 – The Westgate Mall was attacked in Nairobi, Kenya

 

 

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