Thursday, September 29, 2011
Tuesday, September 29, 2009
Monday, September 29, 2008
The DOW loses 777 points, the biggest one-day point decline ever. The drop came after the House of Representatives voted down a $700 billion bank bailout plan.
Friday, September 29, 2006
Wednesday, September 29, 2004
Monday, September 29, 2003
International relations: Former US Secretary of State, Madeleine Albright (commenting on European Union relations to the United States), says that current transatlantic relations are in a dangerous vicious circle. She states that the European Union is not a counterweight to American power in the world. She also states that there is an American "catch-22", and that America is criticized no matter which foreign policy it adopts. //www.euobserver.com/index.phtml?sid=9aid=12837
Friday, September 29, 2000
Tuesday, September 29, 1992
Sunday, September 29, 1991
Nadine Gordimer, whose work was once suppressed because of its scatching criticism of Apartheid in South Africa, is awarded the 1991 Nobel Prize in Literature.
Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide is removed from power.
Arkansas Governor Bill Clinton announces he will seek the 1992 Democratic nomination for President of the United States.
A tornado destroys parts of Itu
, a city in southeastern Brazil
, killing 16 and leaving 176 injured.
Saturday, September 29, 1990
Washington, D.C.'s National Cathedral is finished.
Thursday, September 29, 1988
Thousands riot in Algiers, Algeria against the National Liberation Front government by October 10 the army has killed and tortured about 500 people in crushing the riots.
"STS-26": NASA resumes space shuttle flights, grounded after the "Challenger" disaster, with Space Shuttle "Discovery".
In Omaha, Nebraska, in the only vice presidential debate of the 1988 U.S. presidential election, the Republican vice presidential nominee, Senator Dan Quayle of Indiana, insists he has as much experience in government as John F. Kennedy did when he sought the presidency in 1960. His Democratic opponent, Senator Lloyd Bentsen of Texas, replies, Senator, I served with Jack Kennedy. I knew Jack Kennedy. Jack Kennedy was a friend of mine. Senator, you're no Jack Kennedy.
Wednesday, September 29, 1982
Sony launches the first consumer compact disc (CD) player (model CDP-101).
Monday, September 29, 1980
Thursday, September 29, 1977
Friday, September 29, 1972
October – The government of former President of Somalia Mohamed Siad Barre formally introduces the Somali alphabet as Somalia's official writing script.Economist Intelligence Unit (Great Britain), "Middle East annual review", (1975), p.229
The first publication reporting the production of a recombinant DNA
molecule marks the birth of modern molecular biology
methodology.Jackson, David A. Symons, Robert H. and Berg, Paul. (1972). //www.pnas.org/cgi/content/abstract/69/10/2904
Biochemical Method for Inserting New Genetic Information into DNA
of Simian Virus 40: Circular SV40 DNA
Molecules Containing Lambda Phage Genes and the Galactose Operon of Escherichia coli. "Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)" "'69"'(10), 2904–2909.
Wednesday, September 29, 1971
A cyclone in the Bay of Bengal, in Orissa State in India, kills 10,000.
Sunday, September 29, 1968
A referendum in Greece
gives more power to the military junta.
Saturday, September 29, 1962
Sunday, September 29, 1957
Wednesday, September 29, 1948
Laurence Olivier's "Hamlet" opens in the United States.
Monday, September 29, 1941
Friday, September 29, 1939
Gerald J. Cox, speaking at an American Water Works Association meeting, becomes the first person to publicly propose the fluoridation of public water supplies in the United States.
Sunday, September 29, 1935
U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt dedicates Hoover Dam.
Saturday, September 29, 1934
Friday, September 29, 1922
Sunday, September 29, 1918
Bulgaria requests an armistice in WWI.
October ndash Mammy Lou becomes the oldest person to ever star in a film, at age 114.
Monday, September 29, 1913
Second Balkan War: A peace treaty is signed in Constantinople between the Ottoman Empire and the Kingdom of Bulgaria.
Friday, September 29, 1911
Tuesday, September 29, 1903
October ndash Frank Nelson Cole
proves that 2sup67/sup-1 is composite by factoring it as 193,707,721 761,838,257,287 after trying every Sunday for 3 years.
Saturday, September 29, 1883
A consortium of flour mill operators in Minneapolis, Minnesota forms the Minneapolis, Sault Ste. Marie and Atlantic Railway as a means to get their product to the Great Lakes ports but avoid the high tariffs of Chicago.
Monday, September 29, 1879
Monday, September 29, 1862
Prussian prime minister Otto von Bismarck delivers his "Blood and Iron" speech to the Prussian Landtag.
Sunday, September 29, 1850
Sunday, September 29, 1833
Monday, September 29, 1828
Thursday, September 29, 1808
A truce is declared between Swedish and Russian troops in Finland it ends on October 19
Tuesday, September 29, 1789
October ndash Some 7,000 women march from Paris
to demand action.
The U.S. Department of War establishes the nation's first regular army
, with a strength of several hundred men.
Wednesday, September 29, 1717
A 7.4 magnitude earthquake
strikes Antigua Guatemala
, destroying much of the city and making authorities consider moving the capital of Guatemala to a different city.
December ndash Blackbeard teams up with Stede Bonnet
but later takes his ship and demotes Bonnet to guest. The "Queen Anne's Revenge
" and "Revenge" take several ships as prizes in the Caribbean. Blackbeard eventually adds 2 more ships to his party and sails north to the North American coast.
November ndash Crews on two ships commanded by Benjamin Hornigold and Edward Teach attack and capture the British-built French guineyman Concorde in the eastern Caribbean. Hornigold soon accepts a British amnesty for all pirates, but Teach rejects it and subsequently becomes known as Blackbeard.
Thursday, September 29, 1650
Sunday, September 19, 1568 (Julianian calendar)
Friday, September 19, 1567 (Julianian calendar)
The Second War of Religion begins in France when the Prince of Condé and Gaspard de Coligny fail in an attempt to capture King Charles IX and his mother at Meaux. The Huguenots do capture several cities (including Orleans), and march on Paris.
Thursday, September 19, 1560 (Julianian calendar)
Friday, September 20, 1493 (Julianian calendar)
Sunday, September 20, 1439 (Julianian calendar)
r October 1 ndash Eric of Pomerania, King of Sweden, Denmark and Norway is declared deposed in Sweden. Karl Knutsson Bonde continues to serve as Regent of Sweden.
Friday, September 21, 1397 (Julianian calendar)
The Ottomans capture the Vidin Empire, the only remaining independent Bulgarian state. Emperor Ivan Sratsimir of Vidin is taken prisoner and later disappears.
Sretensky Monastery is founded in Moscow.
is crowned as the Khan of Golden Horde
with the help of general Edigu. Although, Edigu continues to hold the real power.
Establishment of the Università, a form of local government, in Malta
Creation of the first hospital of al-Andalus, in Granada
Saturday, September 21, 1364 (Julianian calendar)
Rana Kshetra Singh succeeds Rana Hamir Singh as ruler of Mewar
(now part of western India
The Ava Dynasty establish rule in present-day northern Burma
Thursday, September 22, 1278 (Julianian calendar)
The earliest known written copy of the "Avesta
", a collection of ancient sacred PersianZoroastrian
texts previously passed down orally, is produced.
Peter III of Aragon takes the Muslim stronghold of Montesa putting an end to two years of Mudejar rebellion. The defeated Muslims are expelled from the realm and go into exile.ref name=negotiating
End of the so-called War of the Cow in what will become Wallonia (it had begun in 1275).
Giles of Lessines
writes his "De usuris". He estimates that some credit contracts need not to be usurious as future things are not estimated to be of such value as those collected in the instant. The prevalence of this view in the usury debate allows for the development of the financial industry in Catholic Europe.
Friday, September 22, 1273 (Julianian calendar)
Rudolph I of Germany is elected King of Germany over rival candidate King Otakar II of Bohemia, ending the Interregnum Otakar refuses to acknowledge Rudolph as the new king, leading to the outbreak of war in 1276. Rudolph is the first of many Habsburgs to hold the throne.
Wednesday, September 25, 855 (Julianian calendar)
Thursday, September 27, 518 (Julianian calendar)
Saturday, September 28, 440 (Julianian calendar)
Winter ndash Leo I sends a letter to Valentinian III, stating by the Holy Spirit's
inspiration the emperor needs no human instruction and is incapable of doctrinal