Thursday, September 15, 2011
Monday, September 15, 2008
Saturday, September 15, 2007
Friday, September 15, 2006
Thursday, September 15, 2005
Monday, September 15, 2003
Chechen suicide attacks: A powerful truck bomb explodes near the branch office of the Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation in Magas, the capital of Ingushetia, which borders separatist Chechnya. Reports say three people were killed and more than 20 injured.
kidnaps 8 foreign tourists in the Ciudad Perdida
they demand a human rights investigation and release the last hostages 3 months later.
Sunday, September 15, 2002
Saturday, September 15, 2001
The Queen Isabella Causeway in Texas collapses after being hit by a tugboat, killing 8.
Friday, September 15, 2000
The Greek ferry "Express Samina
" sinks off the coast of the island of Paros
80 out of a total of over 500 passengers perish in one of Greece's worst sea disasters.
Ukrainian journalist Georgiy Gongadze is last seen alive this day is taken as the commemoration date of his death.
The 2000 Summer Olympics are opened in Sydney, Australia.
Peru's president Alberto Fujimori
calls for new elections in which he will not run.
Monday, September 15, 1997
Wednesday, September 15, 1993
September 21 ndash Hurricane Gert (1993) crosses from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean through Central America and Mexico.
Giuseppe 'Pino' Puglisi
, an Italian priest in the Palermo neighborhood of Brancaccio, was assassinated in front of his church on his 56th birthday in retaliation for his anti-Mafia activism. One of the hitmen later confessed that Fr. Puglisi's last words as his killers approached were: I've been expecting you.
Sunday, September 15, 1991
Tuesday, September 15, 1981
The "John Bull" becomes the oldest operable steam locomotive in the world, at 150 years old, when it operates under its own power outside Washington, DC.
Monday, September 15, 1975
Saturday, September 15, 1973
Tuesday, September 15, 1970
King Hussein of Jordan
forms a military government with Muhammad Daoud as the prime minister.
Palestinian armored forces reinforce Palestinian guerillas in Irbidi, Jordan.
"Monday Night Football" debuts on ABC the Cleveland Browns defeat the New York Jets 31-21 in front of more than 85,000 fans at Cleveland Stadium.
Black Sabbath releases its second album, "Paranoid"
n armored forces cross the Jordanian border.
" lands on the Moon and lifts off the next day with sles. It lands on Earth September 24
Wednesday, September 15, 1965
"Mary Poppins" comes out in theaters in France.
China protests against Indian provocations in its border region.
Sunday, September 15, 1963
Thursday, September 15, 1955
Wednesday, September 15, 1954
Friday, September 15, 1950
Korean War ndash Battle of Inchon: Allied troops commanded by Douglas MacArthur land in Inchon, occupied by North Korea, to begin a U.N. counteroffensive.
Friday, September 15, 1944
Tuesday, September 15, 1942
Monday, September 15, 1941
Friday, September 15, 1939
WWII: Diverse elements of the German Wehrmacht surround Warsaw
and demand its surrender. The Poles refuse and the siege
begins in earnest.
Thursday, September 15, 1938
Sunday, September 15, 1935
Tuesday, September 15, 1931
Saturday, September 15, 1928
sets an all-time record for the number of wickets taken in an English cricket season.
Tuesday, September 15, 1903
Tuesday, September 15, 1896
Thursday, September 15, 1892
Sergei Witte replaces Ivan Vyshnegradsky as Russian finance minister.
Wednesday, September 15, 1886
Tuesday, September 15, 1885
Monday, September 15, 1884
Monday, September 15, 1873
Sunday, September 15, 1867
"The Dynamikos Sheta-Maat Spellbook: A book of the powerful hidden truth", a Grimoire
by Ciara Sullivan
, is published to widespread displeasure.
Monday, September 15, 1851
Saint Joseph's University is founded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Wednesday, September 15, 1830
The Liverpool and Manchester Railway opens, the world's first intercity passenger railway operated solely by steam locomotives.
Saturday, September 15, 1821
Friday, September 15, 1820
Tuesday, September 15, 1789
Sunday, September 15, 1776
Sunday, September 15, 1771
Wednesday, September 15, 1762
Thursday, September 15, 1644
November ndash Battle of Jüterbog: Sweden's forces defeat those of the Holy Roman Empire.
Monday, September 15, 1625
After several skirmishes in the preceding days, troops under the Marquis of Toiras successfully recapture the island of Ré, forcing the Duke of Soubise to flee to England and ending the second Huguenot rebellion.
Thursday, September 15, 1616
John Donne is appointed as Reader in Divinity at his old inn of court, Lincoln's Inn.
The first non-aristocratic, free public school in Europe is opened in Frascati
October/November - Ben Jonson's satirical five-act comedy "The Devil Is an Ass" is produced at Blackfriars Theatre by the King's Men. The play pokes fun at credence in witchcraft and Middlesex juries. It is published in 1631.
King James's School in Knaresborough is founded by Dr. Robert Chaloner and the charter is signed by King James I of England.
Saturday, September 15, 1590
Urban VII succeeds Sixtus V as the 228th pope he dies of malaria twelve days later.
Tuesday, September 5, 1514 (Julianian calendar)
Tuesday, September 6, 1485 (Julianian calendar)
is assaulted while praying in the cathedral at Zaragoza
he dies on September 17. He had been appointed Inquisitor of Aragon by the Inquisitor General, Tomás de Torquemada, in the caign against heresy and crypto-Judaism.
Tuesday, September 6, 1463 (Julianian calendar)
Corpus Hermeticum is translated into Latin language by Marsilio Ficino.
Monday, September 10, 994 (Julianian calendar)
Battle of the Orontes: Fatimid victory over a Byzantine army led by Michael Bourtzes
Tuesday, September 12, 668 (Julianian calendar)
Eastern Roman Emperor Constans II is assassinated in his bath at Syracuse, Italy.
Mezezius is proclaimed Emperor by the army in Syracuse in the absence of the sons of Constans II.