Monday, September 22, 2008
Wednesday, September 22, 2004
The TV series "Lost
" airs its pilot.
Sunday, September 22, 2002
Sunday, September 22, 1996
Friday, September 22, 1995
American millionaire Steve Forbes announces his candidacy for the 1996 Republican presidential nomination.
Wednesday, September 22, 1993
Big Bayou Canot train disaster: A bridge collapses as the "Sunset Limited" crosses it, killing 47.
Sunday, September 22, 1991
Friday, September 22, 1989
Thursday, September 22, 1988
Sunday, September 22, 1985
Saturday, September 22, 1979
Monday, September 22, 1975
Saturday, September 22, 1973
Monday, September 22, 1969
September 25 ndash An Islamic conference in Rabat, Morocco, following the al-Aqsa Mosque fire (August 21), condemns the Israeli claim of ownership of Jerusalem.
Wednesday, September 22, 1965
The British governor of Aden
cancels the constitution and takes direct control of the protectorate, due to the bad security situation.
Radio Peking announces that Indian troops have dismantled their equipment on the Chinese side of the border.
Thursday, September 22, 1960
, the sole remaining member of the Mali
Federation following the withdrawal of Senegal
one month earlier, declares its full independence as the "Republic of Mali
Thursday, September 22, 1955
Friday, September 22, 1950
Monday, September 22, 1947
Monday, September 22, 1941
Friday, September 22, 1939
Saturday, September 22, 1934
A trial for the custody of young Gloria Vanderbilt
begins it lasts seven weeks and ends with a compromise.
Tuesday, September 22, 1931
October ndash The Caltech Department of Physics Faculty and graduate students meet with Albert Einstein as a guest.
Wednesday, September 22, 1920
Monday, September 22, 1919
Tuesday, September 22, 1896
Queen Victoria surpasses her grandfather King George III as the longest reigning monarch in British history.
Saturday, September 22, 1866
Paraguay successfully defends Curupaity
against the Triple Alliance in the Paraguayan War
, killing more than 5,000 with just about 50 casualties.
Saturday, September 22, 1827
Joseph Smith, Jr. clamied in 1838 that on this day he had taken the Golden plates from the place where they were stored, and that he began writing down the Book of Mormon from them the following December.
Monday, September 22, 1823
Joseph Smith, Jr. clamied in 1838 that on this day he had first come to the place where the Golden plates were stored, having been directed there by God through an angel.
Sunday, September 22, 1822
approves its first Constitution.
Saturday, September 22, 1792
Tuesday, September 22, 1789
Russo-Turkish War, 1787-1792 ndash Battle of Rymnik: Alexander Suvorov roundly defeats 100,000 Turks.
Wednesday, September 22, 1784
Sunday, September 22, 1776
Tuesday, September 22, 1761
George III of the United Kingdom and Queen Charlotte are crowned.
Tuesday, September 22, 1711
Tuscarora War: Tuscarora natives under the command of Chief Hancock raid settlements along the south bank of the Pamlico River within the Province of Carolina (present day North Carolina), killing around 130 people. This action begins the Tuscarora War.
Monday, September 22, 1586
Battle of Zutphen: Spanish troops defeat the Dutch rebels and their English allies.
Saturday, September 12, 1573 (Julianian calendar)
Saturday, September 12, 1562 (Julianian calendar)
Maximilian, son of the Emperor Ferdinand I, succeeds as King of Bohemia.
Friday, September 12, 1544 (Julianian calendar)
Tuesday, September 12, 1531 (Julianian calendar)
Wednesday, September 12, 1520 (Julianian calendar)
October ndash Cuitláhuac, Aztec ruler of Tenochtitlan, dies from smallpox. He is succeeded by his nephew Cuauhtémoc.
Thursday, September 12, 1504 (Julianian calendar)
A settled engagement is arranged between Karel of Luxembourg and Claudia the Beaujeu.
Tuesday, September 12, 1503 (Julianian calendar)
Pope Pius III (Francesco Todeschini Piccolomini) succeeds Alexander VI as the 215th pope, but dies on October 18.
Friday, September 13, 1499 (Julianian calendar)
Treaty of Basel
: Maximilian is forced to grant the Swiss "de facto" independence.
Monday, September 15, 1236 (Julianian calendar)
in England turns into a battle between northerners and southerners, but peace is restored by the papal legate
.David Hey, "Medieval South Yorkshire"
Friday, September 20, 530 (Julianian calendar)
Wednesday, September 24, 66 (Julianian calendar)
The Zealots lay siege on Jerusalem and annihilate the Roman garrison (a cohort of Legio III).
writes his "De Materia Medica", a treatise on the methodical treatment of disease by use of medicine.
Gallus arrives in Caesarea
, with six thousand men and numerous standards, including the eagle
of Legio XII.
November ndash Gallus succeeds in conquering Beit She\'arim
the new city, but is unable to take the Temple in Jerusalem
. He retreats to the coast, but is surrounded at Beth-Horon
and nearly wiped out by the Zealots.