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Monday, September 19, 2011

A bomb explodes outside the home of a senior police officer in Karachi, Pakistan, killing at least eight people. //news.ninemsn.com.au/world/8303997/karachi-bomb-kills-4 (AP via NineMSN) //www.dawn.com/2011/09/19/heavy-bomb-blast-in-karachi.html (AFP via "Dawn")
The United Nations launches an appeal for US$357 million (€307 million) of international aid for victims of the 2011 Sindh floods in Pakistan. //www.rferl.org/content/un_appeals_for_millions_to_help_pakistan_flood_victims/24332575.html (Radio Free Europe)
The death toll from the flooding of Cambodia's Mekong River and attendant flash floods reaches 207.
With 434 dead, the United Nations launches a $357 million appeal for victims of the 2011 Sindh floods in Pakistan.

Saturday, September 19, 2009

An earthquake measuring 5.8 on the Richter scale occurs off the coast of Bali in Indonesia. //news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8264169.stm (BBC)

Friday, September 19, 2008

September 25Typhoon Hagupit kills 17 in China, eight in the Philippines, one in Taiwan, and 41 in Vietnam.

Tuesday, September 19, 2006

Prime MinisterThaksin Shinawatra of Thailand declares a state of emergency in Bangkok as members of the Royal Thai Army stage a coup d'état. The army announces the removal of Prime MinisterThaksin Shinawatra from power.
Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra of Thailand declares a state of emergency in Bangkok as members of the Royal Thai Army stage a coup d'état. The army announces the removal of Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra from power.

Monday, September 19, 2005

North Korea agrees to drop all nuclear weapons programs and return at an early date to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty. //news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=storyu=/ap/20050919/ap_on_re_as/koreas_nuclear (Yahoo News/AP) (Link dead as of 21:23, 14 January 2007 (UTC)) //today.reuters.com/News/newsArticle.aspx?type=worldNewsstoryID=2005-09-19T050401Z_01_YUE579659_RTRUKOC_0_US-KOREA-NORTH.xml (Reuters)
North Korea agrees to stop building nuclear weapons in exchange for aid and cooperation.
One person dies following an apparent grenade explosion at the Kuwait information office in the Lebanese capital Beirut. //news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/4259544.stm (BBC)

Thursday, September 19, 2002

Civil war starts in Côte d'Ivoire.
U.S. plan to invade Iraq: The Bush administration pressures US Congress to pass a resolution giving Bush authority to use all means he determines to be appropriate, including force to oust Saddam Hussein and disarm Iraq.
An attempted coup by disaffected former soldiers of Côte d'Ivoire was put down, with the death of the alleged coup leader, General Robert Guéï, a former military dictator of the country. Guéï was killed when his car refused to stop at a roadblock in downtown Abidjan. Rebels continue in control of the cities of Bouaké and Korhogo.

Friday, September 19, 1997

53 are killed in the Guelb El-Kebir massacre in Algeria.

Thursday, September 19, 1996

The scoreboard at Buffalo's $127.5 million dollar HSBC Arena falls to the ice just hours before a National Hockey League game no one is injured.

Tuesday, September 19, 1995

The "Washington Post" and "The New York Times" publish the Unabomber's manifesto.

Monday, September 19, 1994

American troops stage a bloodless invasion of Haiti in order to restore the legitimate elected leader, Jean-Bertrand Aristide, to power.

Sunday, September 19, 1993

Polish parliamentary election, 1993: A coalition of the Democratic Left Alliance and the Polish People's Party led by Waldemar Pawlak comes into power.

Thursday, September 19, 1991

Ötzi the Iceman is found in the Alps.

Wednesday, September 19, 1990

The Provisional Irish Republican Army tries to assassinate Air Chief Marshal Sir Peter Terry at his home near Stafford, England. Hit by at least 9 bullets, the former Governor of Gibraltar survives.

Thursday, September 19, 1985

An 8.1 Richter scale earthquake strikes Mexico City. Around 10,000 people are killed, 30,000 injured, and 95,000 left homeless.

Monday, September 19, 1983

Violence erupts in New Caledonia between native Kanaks and French expatriates. The French government withdraws the promise of independence.
Saint Kitts and Nevis becomes an independent state.
Gulf Air Flight 771 crashes in the United Arab Emirates after a bomb exploded in the baggage compartment, killing 117.

Sunday, September 19, 1982

The first emoticons are posted by Scott Fahlman.

Saturday, September 19, 1981

Simon Garfunkel perform The Concert in Central Park, a free concert in New York in front of approximately half a million people.

Tuesday, September 19, 1978

Police in the West Midlands of England launch a massive murder hunt, when 13-year-old newspaper boy Carl Bridgewater is shot dead after disturbing a burglary.

Monday, September 19, 1977

Friday, September 19, 1975

General Vasco Goncalves is ousted as Prime Minister of Portugal.

Tuesday, September 19, 1972

A parcel bomb sent to the Israeli Embassy in London kills 1 diplomat.

Sunday, September 19, 1971

The electric tram system closes in the city of Ballarat, Victoria, Australia.

Wednesday, September 19, 1962

"New Musical Express", a British music magazine, publishes a story about two 13-year-old schoolgirls, Sue and Mary, releasing a disc on Decca and adds A Liverpool group, The Beatles, have recorded 'Love Me Do' for Parlophone Records, set for October 5 release.
//www.atlanticcollege.org Atlantic College opens it doors for the first time, marking the birth of the pioneering UWC educational movement.
A border conflict between China and India erupts into fighting.

Monday, September 19, 1955

Hurricane Hilda kills about 200 people in Mexico.
September 21 ndash The President of Argentina, Juan Peron, is ousted in a military coup.

Tuesday, September 19, 1950

West Germany decides to purge communist officials.

Monday, September 19, 1949

The United Kingdom government devalues the pound sterling from $4.03 to $2.80, leading to many other currencies being devalued.

Tuesday, September 19, 1944

WWII: An armistice between Finland and the Soviet Union is signed, ending the Continuation War.

Tuesday, September 19, 1939

WWII: The Poznan pocket collapses, and the Germans capture, according to many sources, over 150,000 men. Many elements of General Kutrzeba's forces work their way into Warsaw under extreme difficulty.
Radio station WJSV in Washington, D.C. records an entire broadcast day for preservation in the National Archives.
Reinhard Heydrich, chief of the Security Police, sent a directive, the Schnellbrief, explaining that Jews living in towns and villages in the Polish occupation zones were to be transferred to ghettos, and Jewish councils – Judenräte – would be established to carry out the German authorities’ orders.//www1.yadvashem.org/yv/en/holocaust/about/02/occupation.asp?WT.mc_id=wiki The Conquest of Poland and the Beginnings of Jewish Persecution on the Yad Vashem website

Sunday, September 19, 1937

Swiss professional ice hockey club HC Ambrì-Piotta founded.

Tuesday, September 19, 1899

Alfred Dreyfus is pardoned.

Friday, September 19, 1890

The Turkish frigate "Ertogrul" founders off Japan 540 lives are lost.ref name=The New York Times/

Monday, September 19, 1881

U.S. President James A. Garfield dies eleven weeks after being shot. Vice President Chester A. Arthurbecomes the 21st President of the United States.

Saturday, September 19, 1863

September 20 ndash American Civil War: Confederate forces turn back a Union invasion of Georgia in the Battle of Chickamauga.

Friday, September 19, 1862

American Civil War: Preliminary announcement of the Emancipation Proclamation by President Abraham Lincoln
American Civil War ndash Battle of Iuka: Union troops under Major General William Rosecrans defeat a Confederate force commanded by Major General Sterling Price at Iuka, Mississippi.
Otto von Bismarck becomes prime minister of Prussia.

Monday, September 19, 1853

Hudson Taylor first leaves for China.

Saturday, September 19, 1846

The Virgin Mary is said to have appeared to two children in La Salette, France.

Saturday, September 19, 1835

William Lloyd Garrison publishes Angelina Grimké's anti-slavery letter in "The Liberator".

Saturday, September 19, 1778

The Continental Congress passes the first budget of the United States.

Friday, September 19, 1777

American Revolution ndash First Battle of Saratoga: Battle of Freeman's Farm: Patriot forces withstand a British attack at Saratoga, New York

Saturday, September 19, 1761

The slave trade to and within Portugal is forbidden.

Saturday, September 19, 1676

Jamestown is burned to the ground by the forces of Nathaniel Bacon during Bacon's Rebellion.

Wednesday, September 19, 1657

Wednesday, September 19, 1618

Saturday, September 9, 1559 (Julianian calendar)

Just weeks after arrival at Pensacola, the Spanish missionary colony is decimated by a hurricane that kills hundreds, sinks five ships, with a galleon, and grounds a caravel the 1,000 survivors divide to relocate/resupply the settlement, but suffer famine attacks, and abandon the effort in 1561.

Sunday, September 11, 1356 (Julianian calendar)

Battle of Poitiers: The English, commanded by the Prince of Wales, Edward, otherwise known as the Black Prince, defeats the French in the Hundred Years' War, capturing the King, John II of France, in the process.

Friday, September 12, 1119 (Julianian calendar)

Robert Bruce, 1st Lord of Cleveland and Annandale, grants and confirms the church of St. Hilda of Middleburg (Middlesbrough) to Whitby.
Severe Earthquake in GloucestershireWarwickshire, England.

Thursday, September 18, 335 (Julianian calendar)

Flavius Dalmatius is raised to the rank of Caesar, with control of Thracia and Macedonia.
Hannibalianus, nephew of Constantine I, is made "Rex Regum" (King of Kings of the Pontic people).
Source: Wikipedia