Friday, September 16, 2011
Thursday, September 16, 2010
Tuesday, September 16, 2008
Sunday, September 16, 2007
Saturday, September 16, 2006
A Delta Air Lines flight makes an emergency landing at Shannon Airport in Ireland. The flight was en route to New York from Shannon itself, and had 276 passengers on board. It was reported that there was smoke in the cabin. //www.rte.ie/news/2006/0916/shannon.html?rss
Friday, September 16, 2005
Thursday, September 16, 2004
Mexico and Japan finish 2-year-long negotiations and sign a Free Trade Agreement in Mexico City.
Hurricane Jeanne causes mudslides in Haiti, killing 3006.
Tuesday, September 16, 2003
Two suicide bombers
drive an explosive-filled truck into a government security services building near Chechnya
, killing 3 and injuring 25.
Same-sex marriage in Canada: A House of Commons motion brought by the Canadian Alliance reiterating the heterosexual definition of marriage is narrowly defeated. This motion is preparatory to the government's introduction of a bill to extend the Federal marriage law to include same-sex couples, expected within the next few months. //www.cbc.ca/news/background/samesexrights/mpvotes.html
Monday, September 16, 2002
U.S. plan to invade Iraq: Colin Powell meets with the U.N. Security Council to push for stronger resolutions against Iraq. In a surprise reversal, Iraq tells the UN it will allow weapons inspectors immediately and without condition.
Monday, September 16, 1996
Friday, September 16, 1994
Danish tour guide Louise Jensen is abducted, raped and murdered by three British soldiers in Cyprus.
Wednesday, September 16, 1992
Monday, September 16, 1991
Judge Gerhard Gesell of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia issues a ruling clearing Col. Oliver North of all charges brought against him in the Iran–Contra affair.
Friday, September 16, 1988
Tom Browning of the Cincinnati Reds pitches the 12th perfect game in baseball history against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Riverfront Stadium.
Friday, September 16, 1983
Ronald Reagan announces that the Global Positioning System (GPS) would be made available for civilian use.
Sunday, September 16, 1979
Saturday, September 16, 1978
General Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq officially assumes the post of President of Pakistan.
Friday, September 16, 1977
Glam rock pioneer Marc Bolan dies in a car crash in Barnes, London.
Tuesday, September 16, 1975
Wednesday, September 16, 1964
"Shindig!" premieres on the "ABC", featuring the top musical acts of the Sixties.
Sunday, September 16, 1956
Thursday, September 16, 1943
Tuesday, September 16, 1941
Monday, September 16, 1940
WWII: The Selective Training and Service Act of 1940 is signed into law by Franklin D. Roosevelt, creating the first peacetime draft in U.S. history.
Saturday, September 16, 1939
A ceasefire ends the undeclared Border War between The Soviet Union (and Mongolian allies) and Japan.
Wednesday, September 16, 1931
Sunday, September 16, 1928
Thursday, September 16, 1926
Philip Dunning and George Abbott's play "Broadway" premieres in New York City.
Thursday, September 16, 1920
Tuesday, September 16, 1873
Wednesday, September 16, 1863
Saturday, September 16, 1848
Wednesday, September 16, 1840
Wednesday, September 16, 1829
Thursday, September 16, 1824
Monday, September 16, 1822
George Canning is appointed British Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs.
Sunday, September 16, 1810
Wednesday, September 16, 1795
British forces capture Cape Town from the Netherlands.ref name=CBH/
Monday, September 16, 1776
Tuesday, September 16, 1732
The magnitude 5.8 Montreal earthquake occurs in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Wednesday, September 16, 1711
Tuscarora natives kill John Lawson. Christoph von Graffenried and one African American slave are known to have been set free (approximate date).
Thursday, September 16, 1666
Friday, September 7, 1408 (Julianian calendar)
Thorstein Olafssøn marries Sigrid Bjørnsdatter in Hvalsey Church
, in the last recorded event of the Norse
history of Greenland.
Tuesday, September 7, 1400 (Julianian calendar)
Owain Glyndŵr is proclaimed Prince of Wales by his followers and begins attacking English strongholds in north-east Wales.
is reported to have around 52 million inhabitants.
Newcastle-upon-Tyne created County Corporate by Henry IV.
Five year old Trần An
is forced to abdicate as ruler of Đại Việt
) in favour of his maternal grandfather Hồ Quý Ly, ending the Trần Dynasty and starting the Hồ Dynasty
. Hồ Quý Ly subsequently changes the country's name to Đại Ngu.
Saturday, September 8, 1380 (Julianian calendar)
Sunday, September 9, 1100 (Julianian calendar)
Friday, September 13, 681 (Julianian calendar)
The Sixth Ecumenical Council (opened on November 12, 680 in Constantinople) concludes.
Thursday, September 13, 675 (Julianian calendar)
Monday, September 15, 307 (Julianian calendar)
Severus II is captured and imprisoned at Tres Tabernae. After Emperor Galerius unsuccessfully invades Italy to suppress Maxentius, he is executed (or forced to commit suicide).