History September 10th

Discussion in 'History' started by JcMinJapan, Sep 9, 2004.

  1. JcMinJapan

    JcMinJapan Premium Member

    0422 - St Celestine I begins his reign as Catholic Pope

    1349 - Jews who survived a massacre in Constance Germany are burned to death

    1510 - Bishop Frederik of Bathe recaptures Oldenzaal

    1547 - Battle at Pinkie, Midlothian: English beat the Scots

    1823 - Simon Bolivar named president of Peru

    1845 - King Willem II opens Amsterdam Stock exchange

    1846 - Elias Howe patents sewing machine

    1846 - Japan invents the rickshaw

    1847 - 1st theater opens in Hawaii

    1858 - John Holden hits 1st recorded HR (Bkln vs NY)

    1919 - Treaty of St Germain: Austria ends incorporation with Germany

    1923 - Irish Free state joins League of Nations

    1926 - Germany joins League of Nations

    1939 - Canada declares war on Germany

    1943 - German troops occupied Rome and took over the protection of Vatican City

    1953 - Swanson sells it's 1st "TV dinner"

    1972 - 20th Olympic games close at Munich, German FR

    1974 - Portugal recognizes independence of Rep of Guinea-Bissau

    1976 - 5 Croatian terrorists capture TWA-plane at La Guardia Airport, NY

    1993 - Israel and PLO sign joint recognition statements
     
  2. JcMinJapan

    JcMinJapan Premium Member

    Birthdays and Deaths found

    Birthdays

    1487 - Julius III, Counter-Reformation pope (1550-55)

    1751 - Bartolomeo Campagnoli, Italian violinist/composer/conductor

    1887 - Giovanni Gronchi, president of Italy

    1888 - Ian Fleming, Melbourne Australia, author (James Bond)

    1929 - Arnold Palmer, PGA golfer

    1933 - Yevgeny Vassilyevich Khrunov, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 5)

    1941 - Pyotr I Klimuk, Poland, cosmonaut (Soyuz 13, 18B, 30)

    1980 - Timothy Goebel, Evanston Ill, figure skater (1996 National Jr champ)

    Deaths

    0954 - Louis IV, King of France, dies

    1305 - Nicholas van Tolentino, Italian saint, dies

    1382 - Louis I, the Great, King of Hungary/Poland, dies

    1419 - John the Fearless, Burgundy/French warrior, murdered at 48

    1990 - Samuel Kanyon Doe, president of Liberia (1980-90), assassinated

    1997 - Burgess Meredith, actor (Penguin-Batman, Rocky), dies at 88