Sunday, September 9, 2012
Thursday, September 9, 2010
Tuesday, September 9, 2008
Tuesday, September 9, 2003
2004 U.S. presidential election: The nine Democrats competing for the Democratic Party nomination for President of the United States clashed in a live televised debate, which was co-sponsored by the Congressional Black Caucus and the Fox News Channel. The debate was held at the historic Morgan State University in Baltimore, Maryland. //www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,96889,00.html
Monday, September 9, 2002
Sunday, September 9, 2001
Ahmed Shah Massoud, leader of the Afghan Northern Alliance, is assassinated in Afghanistan.
Thursday, September 9, 1999
was released in North America as well as Sonic Adventure.
Monday, September 9, 1991
declares its independence from the Soviet Union.
The Soviet Union announces plans to withdraw Soviet military and economic aid to Cuba
Sunday, September 9, 1979
Thursday, September 9, 1976
Osamu Tezuka begins serialising "MW", a manga inspired by the 1974 Kakuei Tanaka government scandal.
Zagreb mid-air collision: A British Airways Trident and a Yugoslav DC-9 collide near Zagreb, Yugoslavia (now Croatia), killing all 176 aboard.
Tuesday, September 9, 1975
Riverfront Coliseum opens in Cincinnati.
Elizabeth Seton is canonized, becoming the first American Roman Catholic saint.
Thursday, September 9, 1971
Tuesday, September 9, 1969
Allegheny Airlines Flight 853 DC-9 collides in flight with a Piper PA-28, and crashes near Fairland, Indiana killing all 83 persons in both aircraft.
Monday, September 9, 1968
US Army Maj. Gen. Keith L. Ware, WWII Medal of Honor recipient, is killed when his helicopter is shot down in Vietnam. He is posthumously awarded the Distinguished Service Cross.
French General René Cogny and 94 others die in an Air France Caravelle jetliner crash near Nice in the Mediterranean.
regorio Vazquez Jr is born
officially retreats from the Warsaw Pact upon the Soviet Union-led Warsaw Pact invasion of Czechoslovakia, having already ceased to participate actively in Pact activity since 1962.
Saturday, September 9, 1967
Fashion Island, one of California's first outdoor shopping malls, opens in Newport Beach.
Friday, September 9, 1966
NATO decides to move SHAPE headquarters to Belgium.
Monday, September 9, 1957
Sunday, September 9, 1956
Elvis Presley appears on "The Ed Sullivan Show" for the first time.
Thursday, September 9, 1954
An earthquake centered on the city of Orléansville
kills 1,500 and leaves thousands homeless.
Sunday, September 9, 1951
Chinese communist forces move into Lhasa, the capital of Tibet.
Saturday, September 9, 1950
The U.S. state of California
celebrates its centennial anniversary.
Thursday, September 9, 1948
The Democratic People's Republic of Korea is formally declared, with Kim Il-sung as prime minister.
Sunday, September 9, 1945
The first case of a computer bug
is found: a moth
lodged in a relay
of a Harvard Mark II
computer at the Naval Weapons Center in Dahlgren, Virginia.
Saturday, September 9, 1944
WWII: An insurrection breaks out in Sofia
Thursday, September 9, 1943
Wednesday, September 9, 1942
Saturday, September 9, 1939
WWII: Troops of the Polish Poznan Army under the command of General Kutrzeba open the Battle of the Bzura, the largest and best organized counter-attack mounted by the Polish forces in the caign of 1939. For the first few days all goes well and the Germans are forced to retreat but quick reaction by mechanized units and the Luftwaffe soon take their toll and the operation bogs down.
Friday, September 9, 1938
U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt
disallows the popular interpretation of Bullitt's speech at a press conference at the White House. Roosevelt states it is 100% wrong the U.S. would join a stop-Hitler bloc under any circumstances, and makes it quite clear that in the event of German aggression against Czechoslovakia, the U.S. would remain neutral.
Tuesday, September 9, 1924
September 11 ndash The Kohat riots break out in India.
Sunday, September 9, 1923
Saturday, September 9, 1922
Seaport Construction Act is passed by the Polish
The highest temperature in recorded history is taken in at 136.4 degrees F (58 degrees C), in El Aziziyah, Libya in the shade.
Tuesday, September 9, 1913
Thursday, September 9, 1886
Monday, September 9, 1839
Tuesday, September 9, 1783
Wednesday, September 9, 1739
Sunday, September 9, 1714
Thursday, September 9, 1632
Saturday, August 30, 1567 (Julianian calendar)
Tuesday, August 30, 1513 (Julianian calendar)
Saturday, August 31, 1493 (Julianian calendar)
Sunday, August 31, 1488 (Julianian calendar)
Friday, August 31, 1487 (Julianian calendar)
Hongzhi becomes Emperor of China (Ming dynasty).
Aztec emperor Auitzotl dedicates the Great Temple Pyramid of Tenochtitlán with thousands of human sacrifices.
Thursday, September 1, 1379 (Julianian calendar)
Tuesday, September 2, 1298 (Julianian calendar)
Friday, September 3, 1087 (Julianian calendar)
Tuesday, September 3, 1000 (Julianian calendar)
Wednesday, September 7, 533 (Julianian calendar)
The Byzantine army lands at Caput Vada (modern Tunisia). Belisarius marches his army northwards, towards Carthage (over 140 miles), following the coast, accompanied by the fleet and shadowed by Gelimer. During the march, the Vandal towns fall without a fight.Bury (1923), Vol. II, p. 130–131
Thursday, September 8, 337 (Julianian calendar)
September ndash A number of descendants of Constantius Chlorus
and officials of the Roman Empire, are executed. Responsible for a purge
against the sons of Constantine I.
Shapur II besieged the Roman fortress of Nisibis
), but is repulsed by the forces under Lucilianus.