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Wednesday, September 14, 2011

More than twenty people are killed and scores injured in attacks in Iraq, including 16 people killed in a car bombing in Babil Province. //www.washingtonpost.com/world/13-killed-in-iraq-restaurant-bombing/2011/09/14/gIQAfvUWRK_story.html (AP via "Washington Post")

Monday, September 14, 2009

A large area of Toronto, Canada, is evacuated after a Pipe bomb was found in a truck, but the bomb is neutralized by the Toronto bomb squad. //www.cp24.com/servlet/an/local/CTVNews/20090914/090914_evacuation/20090914/?hub=CP24Home (CP24)

Sunday, September 14, 2008

Nigerian Oil Crisis: Nigeria's main rebel group declared an oil war in the west African nation in response to what it said were unprovoked attacks by Nigerian government forces a day earlier. //edition.cnn.com/2008/WORLD/africa/09/14/nigeria.oil.war/index.html (CNN)
Accusations of witchcraft cause football riots in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, resulting in 13 dead and 36 injured. //www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/africaandindianocean/democraticrepublicofcongo/2962727/Eleven-dead-in-Congo-football-riot-after-use-of-witchcraft.html (The Daily Telegraph)
Lehman Brothers files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy after British bank Barclays and Bank of America pull out of emergency talks on a buyout. //afp.google.com/article/ALeqM5hxEeaW4uGo086bAifTpKwz-qW1Cw (AFP via Google News) //dealbook.blogs.nytimes.com/2008/09/15/lehman-says-it-will-file-for-bankruptcy-2/ ("The New York Times")
Russian forces have pulled out of the Black Sea port of Poti and are preparing to withdraw from positions in western Georgia. Russian forces are to withdraw completely from Georgia proper to an October 10 deadline. EU foreign policy chief Javier Solana said he was confident this deadline would be met. //www.reuters.com/article/topNews/idUSLD28294220080913?feedType=RSSfeedName=topNews (Reuters) //www.iht.com/articles/reuters/2008/09/13/europe/OUKWD-UK-GEORGIA-OSSETIA-PULLOUT.php ("The International Herald Tribune") //news.sky.com/skynews/Home/World-News/Russian-Troops-Said-To-Be-Withdrawing-From-Georgian-Black-Sea-Port-Of-Poti-And-Other-Areas/Article/200809215098711?lpos=World%2BNews_9lid=ARTICLE_15098711_Russian%2BTroops%2BSaid%2BTo%2BBe%2BWithdrawing%2BFrom%2BGeorgian%2BBlack%2BSea%2BPort%2BOf%2BPoti%2BAnd%2BOther%2BAreas (Sky News)
2008 Thai political crisis: The Acting Prime Minister of Thailand Somchai Wongsawat lifts a state of emergency in place since September 2. //www.nytimes.com/2008/09/14/world/asia/14bangkok.html ("The New York Times")

Friday, September 14, 2007

The Russian State Duma confirms Viktor Zubkov as new Prime Minister of Russia. //www.interfax.ru/r/B/themeday1/16.html?id_issue=11858086 (Interfax)
The SELENE spacecraft launches. JAXA has called the mission, the largest lunar mission since the Apollo program.
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency successfully launches SELENE, the largest lunar mission since the Apollo program, on a mission to explore the moon. //news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/6994272.stm (BBC)

Wednesday, September 14, 2005

114 people die when a car bomb explodes in a Shia district of Baghdad called Kadhimiya. //news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/4244068.stm (BBC)
UN High Commissioner for Refugees and World Food Programme appeal for more funds to provide food for two million refugees in Africa, in countries such as Tanzania, Central African Republic, Liberia and Kenya. //www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/UNHCR/440b085f1f32d6276575f08462fdecdb.htm (Reuters)
September 16 ndash The largest UN World Summit in history is held in New York City.
Frances Newton is executed by lethal injection by the U.S. state of Texas for the murder of her ex-husband and two children. She is the first African American woman executed in Texas since 1858. //olympics.reuters.com/news/newsArticle.aspx?type=topNewsstoryID=2005-09-15T005316Z_01_YUE503140_RTRIDST_0_NEWS-CRIME-EXECUTION-TEXAS-DC.XML (Reuters)

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

Kiribati, Nauru and Tonga join the United Nations.

Thursday, September 14, 1989

An agreement of cooperation between Leningrad oblast (Russia) and Nordland County (Norway) is signed in Leningrad, by chairmen Lev Kojkolainen and Sigbjørn Eriksen.
The Catholic Church calls for removal of the Carmelite convent located near the former Auschwitz concentration c, whose presence had offended some Jewish leaders.
September 17–22 ndash Hurricane Hugo devastates the Caribbean and the southeastern United States, causing at least 71 deaths and $8 billion in damage.
Explosion of UTA Flight 772 over Niger, killing all 171 people on board. The Islamic Jihad Organization claims responsibility.

Friday, September 14, 1984

P. W. Botha is inaugurated as the first executive State President of South Africa.

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

The fourth and final period of the Second Vatican Council opens.

Thursday, September 14, 1961

The new military government of Turkey sentences 15 members of the previous government to death.
The Focolare Movement opens its first North American center in New York.

Monday, September 14, 1959

Luna 2 becomes the first man-made object to crash on the Moon.

Sunday, September 14, 1958

Two rockets designed by German engineer Ernst Mohr (the first German post-war rockets) reach the upper atmosphere.

Saturday, September 14, 1957

Olav V becomes King of Norway on the death of his father Haakon VII.
"Have Gun, Will Travel" premieres on CBS.
The sailing ship "Pamir" sinks off the Azores in a hurricane.

Wednesday, September 14, 1955

Pope Pius XII elevates many of the Apostolic Vicariates in Africa to Metropolitan Archdioceses

Thursday, September 14, 1944

The Great Atlantic Hurricane makes landfall in the New York City area

Sunday, September 14, 1941

The State of Vermont declares war on Germany, by defining the United States to be in armed conflict in order to extend a wartime bonus to Vermonters in the service.//articles.boston.com/2011-09-14/lifestyle/30156127_1_actor-adam-lamberg-actor-walter-koenig-danielle-peck Boston.com

Sunday, September 14, 1930

National Socialists win 107 seats in the German Parliament (18.3% of all the votes), making them the second largest party.

Wednesday, September 14, 1927

An underwater earthquake in Japan kills over 100 people.

Tuesday, September 14, 1926

Locarno Treaties of 1925 are ratified in Geneva and come into effect.

Friday, September 14, 1917

Russia is declared a republic by the Provisional Government.

Monday, September 14, 1903

Joseph Chamberlain resigns as British Colonial Secretary, in order to caign publicly for Imperial Preference.

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

U.S. general Winfield Scott enters Mexico City, marking the end of organized Mexican resistance in the US-Mexican War.

Monday, September 14, 1812

Napoleon's troops enter Moscow, which is deliberately set on fire by Muscovites on orders of Fyodor Rostopchin.
October ndash The capital of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, United States is permanently moved from Lancaster to Harrisburg.

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

Seven Years' War ndash French and Indian War: Battle of Fort Duquesne: A British attack on Fort Duquesne (present day Pittsburgh) is defeated.

Tuesday, September 14, 1745

Madame de Pompadour is officially presented in the court of Louis XV of France.

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

Diego de Vargas leads Spanish colonists in retaking the city of Santa Fe, New Mexico, after a 12-year exile following the Pueblo Revolt of 1680.

Monday, September 14, 1682

Bishop Gore School in Swansea, Wales is founded.

Friday, September 14, 1629

Eighty Years\\\' War: After a 5 month long siege, \'s-Hertogenbosch surrenders to Frederick Henry. As a result of the capture of this key fortress, Spain's situation along the Spanish-Dutch border worsens greatly.

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 rescues him.
Missionary Juan Fonte establishes the first Jesuit mission among the Tarahumara, in the Sierra Madre Mountains of Northwest Mexico.
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.
In the Midland Revolt against Enclosures in England, the term Levellers is first used.
Spain is effectively bankrupt.
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.
Yaqob is defeated in battle and deposed by his cousin Susenyos, who then becomes Emperor of Ethiopia.

Saturday, September 14, 1591

Hulst is captured by Maurice.

Tuesday, September 5, 1402 (Julianian calendar)

King Jogaila of the PolandLithuania union answers the rumblings against his rule of Poland by marrying Anna of Celje, a granddaughter of Casimir III of Poland.
After Serbia is freed from Ottoman rule, Stefan Lazarević is crowned as Despot of Serbia.
The Genoese regain control of Monaco.
The Great Comet of 1402 is sighted.
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.
King Henry III of Castile sends French explorer Jean de Béthencourt to colonize the Canary Islands ( Conquest of the Canary Islands ). Béthencourt receives the title King of the Canary Islands, but recognizes King Henry III as his overlord. This marked the beginning of the Spanish Empire.
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.
Battle of Homildon Hill: Northern English nobles led by Sir Henry Hotspur Percy defeat a Scottish raiding army under the Earl of Douglas.
Conchobar an Abaidh mac Maelsechlainn O Cellaigh succeeds Maelsechlainn mac William Buidhe O Cellaigh as King of Hy-Many in present day County Galway and County Roscommon in Ireland.
After the death of Queen Maria of Sicily, her husband Martin I of Sicily becomes sole ruler.
David Stewart, Duke of Rothesay, heir to the throne of Scotland, dies while being held captive by his uncle, Robert Stewart, 1st Duke of Albany.
The University of Würzburg, Germany is founded.
The White Sheep Turkmen Empire, in present-day northern Iraq and Iran, moves its capital from Amida to Diyarbakır.{{Citation needed|date=March 2010}}

Sunday, September 7, 1264 (Julianian calendar)

Thomas Aquinas completes his theological work "Summa contra Gentiles".
Walter de Merton formally completes the foundation of the House of Scholars of Merton (later Merton College, Oxford) to provide education in Malden and the University of Oxford.
Pope Urban IV creates the festivity of Corpus Domini.
In Barcelona, 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{{cite encyclopedia | last = Robinson | first = Paschal | title = St. Francis of Assisi | encyclopedia = The Catholic Encyclopedia | volume = VI | publisher = Robert Appleton Company | place = New York | date = 09/01/1909 | url = //www.newadvent.org/cathen/06221a.htm | accessdate = 2008-01-21}}

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)

Harun al-Rashid becomes the Abbasid Caliph in Baghdad upon the death of his brother al-Hadi, and appoints Salim Yunisi as the Abbasid governor of Sindh and the Indus Valley. Harun al-Rashid rules until 809.
Beatus of Liébana, Spanish monk, publishes his "Commentary on the Apocalypse".

Tuesday, September 13, 326 (Julianian calendar)

Helena of Constantinople discovers the so-called True Cross and the Holy Sepulchre (Jesus's tomb) in Jerusalem. (traditional date)
Construction begins on the churches of Golgotha.
Helena, mother of Constantine I, tells him that he must atone for executing his son and wife by building churches.
The first church is built on the site of Vatican City, traditional place of Saint Peter's tomb.
Christianity is introduced to the republic of Georgia by Saint Nino.
Source: Wikipedia