History September 23rd

Discussion in 'History' started by JcMinJapan, Sep 22, 2004.

  1. JcMinJapan

    JcMinJapan Premium Member

    0951 - Otto I the Great becomes king of Italy

    1122 - Concord of Worms

    1642 - Harvard College in Cambridge, Mass, 1st commencement

    1719 - Liechtenstein declares independence from German empire

    1739 - Russia and Turkey sign Peace of Belgrade

    1780 - Brit Maj John Andr‚ reveals Benedict Arnold's plot to betray West Pt

    1806 - Lewis and Clark return to St Louis from Pacific Northwest

    1845 - 1st baseball team, NY Knickerbockers organize, adopt rule code

    1846 - Johann Gottfried Galle and Heinrich d'Arrest find Neptune

    1879 - Richard Rhodes invented a hearing aid called the Audiophone

    1880 - Jules Ferry forms French govt

    1908 - University of Alberta opens

    1911 - Earl Ovington becomes 1st air mail pilot

    1920 - Alexander Millerand elected president of France

    1961 - 1st movie to become a TV series-How to Marry a Millionaire

    1962 - 1st color TV series-Jetsons

    1970 - Abdul Razak bin Hussain becomes premier of Malaysia

    1973 - Largest known prime, 2 ^ 132,049-1, is discovered

    1976 - Soyuz 22 returns to Earth

    1977 - 3rd test of Space Shuttle Enterprise

    1979 - Somali constitution approved by president

    1982 - Amin Gemayel sworn in as president of Lebanon

    1983 - Columbia moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating in preparation of STS-9

    1986 - Congress selects the rose as US national flower

    1988 - Fiji's new constitution is proposed

    1993 - "Les Miserables," opens
     
  2. JcMinJapan

    JcMinJapan Premium Member

    Birthdays

    1712 - Ferdinand VI, the wise, King of Spain (1746-59)

    1768 - William Wallace, Scottish mathematician (Rights of Wallace)

    1791 - Johann F Encke, German astronomer (Encke Comet)

    1863 - Alexandre EJ Yersin, Swiss/French bacteriologist (bacteria plague)

    1910 - Soulima Stravinsky, Lausanne Switz, Russian pianist (Igor's son)

    1926 - John Coltrane, jazz saxophonist (Round Midnight)

    1930 - Pyotr Ivanovich Kolodin, cosmonaut (Soyuyz 7, 10, 11 backup)

    1943 - Julio Iglesias, Spain, singer (Of All the Girls I Loved Before)

    1944 - Loren J Shriver, Iowa, astronaut (STS 51-C, STS 31, STS 46)

    1947 - Don Grolnick, jazz musician

    1949 - Bruce Springsteen, [Boss], NJ, rock musician (Born in the USA)

    1959 - Jason Alexander, [Greenspan], Newark NJ, actor (George-Seinfeld)

    1967 - Harry Connick Jr, New Orleans Louisiana, singer (We Are in Love)