History September 22nd

Discussion in 'History' started by JcMinJapan, Sep 21, 2004.

  1. JcMinJapan

    JcMinJapan Premium Member

    0530 - Boniface II begins his reign as Catholic Pope

    1692 - Last (8) person hanged for witchcraft in US (Salem Mass)

    1784 - Russian trappers established a colony on Kodiak Island, AK

    1862 - President Lincoln, says he will free slaves in all states on Jan 1

    1903 - Italo Marchiony granted patent for ice cream cone

    1908 - Bulgaria declares independence from Ottoman Empire (Turkey)

    1921 - Estonia and Lithuania admitted to League of Nations

    1955 - Commercial TV begins in England

    1957 - "Maverick" premieres

    1964 - "Man from U.N.C.L.E," premieres on NBC-TV

    1966 - Surveyor 2 crashes on Moon

    1968 - Iraq adopts constitution

    1983 - NASA launches Galaxy-B

    1993 - STS-51 (Discovery) lands

    1993 - Supreme Soviet dismisses president Boris Yeltsin
     
  2. JcMinJapan

    JcMinJapan Premium Member

    Birthdays

    0130 - Claudius Galenus, Italian physician/scholar

    1694 - Lord Chesterfield, letter writer; introduced Gregorian calendar (1752)

    22/09/1729 - George Wilhelm Gruber, composer

    1741 - Peter S Pallas, German geologist/zoologist (Siberia/Krim)

    1791 - Michael Faraday, discovered principle of electric motor

    1878 - Shigeru Yoshida, Japanese PM (most of 1946-54)

    1914 - Martha Scott, Jamesport Mo, actress (Dallas, Bionic Woman, Our Town)

    1922 - Chen Ning Yang, China, US physicist/disproved parity (Nobel 1957)

    1939 - Junko Tabei, Japan, 1st woman to climb Mount Everest

    1942 - William C Nelson, astronaut (STS 24)

    1949 - David Coverdale, England, rock vocalist (Whitesnake, Deep Purple)

    1950 - Meryl Streep, actress (Silkwood)

    1956 - Debby Boone, singer (You Light Up My Life)

    1958 - Vasili Yuriyevich Lukiyanyuk, Russian cosmonaut

    1960 - Joan Jett, Phila, singer (Blackhearts-I Love Rock 'n Roll)

    1960 - Scott Baio, Bkln, (Joanie Loves Chachi, Charles in Charge, Zapped)

    1964 - Bonnie Hunt, actress/comedian (Jumanji, Jerry Maguire)