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Thursday, September 24, 2009

2009 G-20 Pittsburgh summit:
Police use a lachrymatory agent to disperse a riot at the 2009 G-20 Pittsburgh summit. //www.fox11online.com/dpp/news/national/northeast/nat_ap_pittsburgh_g20_march_turns_chaotic_on_streets_of_pittsburgh_200909221547_2899208 (AP via Fox News)
The 2009 G-20 Pittsburgh summit commences with two dozen world leaders in attendance.
Leaders of the world converge on Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania for the opening of the G-20 Summit. //www.post-gazette.com/pg/09267/1000458-482.stm ("Pittsburgh Post-Gazette")

Monday, September 24, 2007

India win the inaugural 2007 ICC World Twenty20 Cup, beating Pakistan in the final.
The India national cricket team wins the 2007 ICC World Twenty20 beating arch rival Pakistan by 5 runs. //www.rediff.com/cricket/2007/sep/24india.htm (Rediff.com)

Friday, September 24, 2004

Major League Baseball announces that the Montreal Expos will move to Washington D.C. in 2005.

Tuesday, September 24, 2002

Côte d'Ivoire: Côte d'Ivoire rebel soldiers, still attempting to overthrow the government, have invested a compound containing over 100 American citizens and other foreigners. 200 United States Marines have entered the country to rescue the foreigners.
Technology: Motorola has announced a single-chip satellite navigation receiver, opening the possibility of the addition of location-specific functions to low cost ubiquitous computing devices. The chip combines RF processing, analog signal processing, digital signal processing and a CPU on a single chip.

Tuesday, September 24, 1996

U.S. President Bill Clinton signs the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty at the United Nations.

Friday, September 24, 1993

The Cambodian monarchy is restored, with Norodom Sihanouk as king.
PoSAT-1 (the first Portuguese satellite) is launched on board French rocket Ariane 4.
The first mission in Biosphere 2 ends after 2 years.

Tuesday, September 24, 1991

Lebanese kidnappers release Jack Mann, 77, after more than two years of captivity.

Monday, September 24, 1990

The Supreme Soviet of the Soviet Union grants Gorbachev special powers for 18 months to secure the Soviet Union's transition to a market economy.

Saturday, September 24, 1988

September 26 – Large, militant protests against the 1988 World Bank and IMF meetings take place in West Berlin.

Saturday, September 24, 1983

The Red Hot Chili Peppers launch their first, self-titled, album.

Friday, September 24, 1976

Patricia Hearst is sentenced to 7 years in prison for her role in a 1974 bank robbery (an executive clemency order from U.S. President Jimmy Carter will set her free after only 22 months).

Sunday, September 24, 1972

An F-86 fighter aircraft leaving an air show at Sacramento Executive Airport fails to become airborne and crashes into a Farrell's Ice Cream Parlor, killing 12 children and 11 adults.ref name=titleCrash at Farrells

Friday, September 24, 1971

Britain expels 90 KGB and GRU officials 15 are not allowed to return.

Wednesday, September 24, 1969

The "Chicago Eight" trial begins in Chicago, Illinois.

Tuesday, September 24, 1968

"60 Minutes" debuts on CBS and remains on the air as of 2012.

Thursday, September 24, 1964

The Warren Commission Report, the first official investigation of the assassination of United States President John F. Kennedy, is published.

Tuesday, September 24, 1963

The U.S. Senate ratifies the nuclear test ban treaty.

Tuesday, September 24, 1957

U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower sends federal troops to Arkansas to provide safe passage into Central High School for the Little Rock Nine.

Saturday, September 24, 1955

Monday, September 24, 1951

MGM releases Show Boat musical movie.

Saturday, September 24, 1949

Iva Toguri D'Aquino is found guilty of broadcasting for Japan as Tokyo Rose during World War II.
Laszlo Rajk, ex-foreign minister of Hungary, is sentenced to death.
The First Plenary Session of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference approves a design for the Flag of the People's Republic of China.

Tuesday, September 24, 1946

Cathay Pacific Airways is founded by Roy C Farrell and H de Kantzow.

Sunday, September 24, 1944

WWII: The U.S. Army 45th Infantry Division takes the strongly defended city of Epinal before crossing the Moselle River and entering the western foothills of the Vosges.

Thursday, September 24, 1942

Andrée Borrel and Lise de Baissac become the first female SOE agents to be parachuted into occupied France.

Tuesday, September 24, 1935

Earl Bascom and his brother Weldon Bascom produce the first night rodeo held outdoors under electric lights at Columbia, Mississippi.

Monday, September 24, 1923

Second hurricane of the season, a major hurricane north of Hispaniola.

Thursday, September 24, 1903

Edmund Barton steps down as Prime Minister of Australia and is succeeded by Alfred Deakin.

Friday, September 24, 1869

Black Friday: The Fisk-Gould Scandal causes a financial panic in the United States.

Thursday, September 24, 1868

Croatian–Hungarian Settlement (

Monday, September 24, 1860

Battle of Guayaquil: Ecuadorian forces led by Juan José Flores and Gabriel García Moreno take the port of Guayaquil from Supreme Chief Guillermo Franco, who is backed by Peruvian forces.
October ndash John Hanning Speke and James Augustus Grant leave Zanzibar to search for the source of the Nile River.

Friday, September 24, 1852

French engineer Henri Giffard makes the first airship trip from Paris to Trappes.

Friday, September 24, 1841

The Britain annexes Sarawak from Brunei James Brooke is appointed rajah.

Thursday, September 24, 1789

The Judiciary Act of 1789 establishes the federal judiciary and the United States Marshals Service.

Monday, September 24, 1787

Washington Academy (now Washington Jefferson College) was chartered by the Pennsylvania General Assembly.

Friday, September 24, 1762

October 5 ndash Battle of Manila: Troops of the British East India Company take Manila from the Spanish, leading to the British occupation of Manila and its being made an open port.

Tuesday, September 24, 1748

Shah Rukh becomes ruler of Greater Khorasan.

Monday, September 24, 1657

The first autopsy and coroner's jury verdict are recorded in the Colony of Maryland.

Sunday, September 24, 1645

English Civil War ndash Battle of Rowton Heath: Parliamentarians defeat the Royalist cavalry.

Tuesday, September 24, 1630

The first ship of de Sauce's emigrants arrive at Southton Hundred on the James River in Virginia.

Wednesday, September 24, 1625

A Dutch fleet attacks San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Monday, September 16, 1331 (Julianian calendar)

Edward Balliol is enthroned as King of Scotland.

Sunday, September 16, 1302 (Julianian calendar)

Charles II of Naples makes peace with Frederick III of Sicily under the Treaty of Caltabellotta, ending the War of Sicilian Vespers.

Tuesday, September 17, 1230 (Julianian calendar)

The Kingdoms of León and Galicia unite with the Kingdoms of Castile and Toledo under Ferdinand III.
The Teutonic Knights are invited into Prussia to forcibly convert the Prussians and Yatvags to Christianity.
The "Carmina Burana" poetry and song collection is created (approximate date)."Carmina Burana. Die Lieder der Benediktbeurer Handschrift. Zweisprachige Ausgabe," hg. u. übers. v. Carl Fischer und Hugo Kuhn, dtv, München 1991 wenn man dagegen z. B. CB 211 und 211a jeweils als zwei Lieder zählt, kommt man auf insgesamt 315 Texte in der Sammlung, so auch Dieter Schaller, "Carmina Burana", in: Lexikon des Mittelalters, Bd. 2, Artemis Verlag, München und Zürich 1983, Sp. 1513

Friday, September 17, 1210 (Julianian calendar)

Pope Innocent III gives oral permission to St. Francis to begin the Order of the Friars Minor.
Venus occults Jupiter, the last such occurrence until 1570.

Wednesday, September 17, 1180 (Julianian calendar)

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