Wednesday, September 14, 2011
Monday, September 14, 2009
Sunday, September 14, 2008
Friday, September 14, 2007
Wednesday, September 14, 2005
Sunday, September 14, 2003
Yetunde Price, sister of Venus Williams and Serena Williams was shot down during a gang shootout in Compton.
Sweden rejects adopting the euro in a referendum.
Sweden and the euro: Swedish voters reject joining the Economic and Monetary Union of the European Union and adopting the Euro, with 56.1 percent of voters voting no.
Some of the severe wildfires in British Columbia have been contained, including the one threatening Kelowna. The one near Kamloops is still threatening structures. This has been the worst wildfire season in BC in fifty years. //www.cbc.ca/stories/2003/09/14/wto030914
Saturday, September 14, 2002
In both San Francisco and Los Angeles, California, hundreds of anti-war protesters marched and spoke out against the U.S. plan to invade Iraq.
Tuesday, September 14, 1999
Thursday, September 14, 1989
September 17–22 ndash Hurricane Hugo devastates the Caribbean and the southeastern United States, causing at least 71 deaths and $8 billion in damage.
Friday, September 14, 1984
Tuesday, September 14, 1982
Lebanese President-elect Bachir Gemayel is assassinated in Beirut.
Thursday, September 14, 1972
West Germany and Poland renew diplomatic relations.
Tuesday, September 14, 1965
Thursday, September 14, 1961
The new military government of Turkey sentences 15 members of the previous government to death.
Monday, September 14, 1959
becomes the first man-made object to crash on the Moon
Sunday, September 14, 1958
Saturday, September 14, 1957
The sailing ship "Pamir
" sinks off the Azores
in a hurricane.
Wednesday, September 14, 1955
Thursday, September 14, 1944
Sunday, September 14, 1941
Sunday, September 14, 1930
Wednesday, September 14, 1927
An underwater earthquake in Japan kills over 100 people.
Tuesday, September 14, 1926
Friday, September 14, 1917
Russia is declared a republic by the Provisional Government.
Monday, September 14, 1903
Monday, September 14, 1891
The first penalty kick is awarded in a football (soccer) match John Heath scores it for the Wolverhton Wanderers.
Tuesday, September 14, 1847
Monday, September 14, 1812
Napoleon's troops enter Moscow, which is deliberately set on fire by Muscovites on orders of Fyodor Rostopchin.
Friday, September 14, 1759
Carrington Bowles publishes "A Journey Through Europe", a board game designed by John Jefferys
, the earliest board game whose designer's name is known.
Thursday, September 14, 1758
Tuesday, September 14, 1745
Monday, September 14, 1711
Tuscarora natives capture John Lawson, Christoph von Graffenried and their expeditionary party and bring them to Catechna (approximate date).
Sunday, September 14, 1692
Monday, September 14, 1682
Friday, September 14, 1629
Friday, September 14, 1607
The rule of Andorra passes jointly to the king of France and the Bishop of Urgell.
December (early) ndash Captain John Smith of the Jamestown Colony is captured by Opechancanough
and then sent to Chief Powhatan for execution Pocahontas
Flight of the Earls: Hugh O'Neill, 2nd Earl of Tyrone, and Rory O'Donnell, 1st Earl of Tyrconnell, flee Ireland for Spain with ninety followers to avoid capture by the English crown, never to return.
Saturday, September 14, 1591
is captured by Maurice.
Tuesday, September 5, 1402 (Julianian calendar)
After Serbia is freed from Ottoman rule, Stefan Lazarević is crowned as Despot of Serbia.
After the Christian Knights of Saint John, who are ruling Smyrna, refuse to convert to Islam or pay tribute, Timur has the entire population massacred. The Knights of Saint John subsequently begin building Bodrum Castle in Bodrum to defend against future attacks.
Moldavia becomes a vassal of Poland in order to protect itself from an invasion by Hungary.
Maria II Zaccaria succeeds Peter of Saint Superan as ruler of the Principality of Achaea (now southern Greece).
The Kangnido map of the world is completed in Joseon Dynasty Korea.
Sunday, September 7, 1264 (Julianian calendar)
Thomas Aquinas completes his theological work "Summa contra Gentiles".
Pope Urban IV
creates the festivity of Corpus Domini.
, a commission of Dominicans
censors portions of the Talmud
for the first time, by ordering the cancellation of passages found reprehensible from a Christian
point of view.
Saturday, September 7, 1224 (Julianian calendar)
St. Francis of Assisi, while praying on the mountain of Verna, during a 40-day fast, is said to have had a vision, as a result of which he received the stigmata (approximate date). Brother Leo, who had been with Francis at the time, left a clear and simple account of the event, the first definite account of the phenomenon of stigmata.ref name=cefa
Wednesday, September 7, 1211 (Julianian calendar)
Sunday, September 7, 1141 (Julianian calendar)
Rout of Winchester
: Empress Matilda returns to the throne after Robert is captured by loyalist forces.
Sunday, September 10, 786 (Julianian calendar)
Tuesday, September 13, 326 (Julianian calendar)
Construction begins on the churches of Golgotha
, mother of Constantine I, tells him that he must atone
for executing his son and wife by building churches.