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    What happened on September 21

    • September 21, 1217 An Estonian tribal leader Lembitu of Lehola was killed in a battle against Teutonic Knights.

    • September 21, 1745 "Battle of Prestonpans: A Hanoverian army under the command of Sir John Cope is defeated, in ten minutes, by the Jacobite forces of Prince Charles Edward Stuart"

    • September 21, 1745 "Hanovarian army under the command of John Cope were surprised and overwhelmingly defeated, in ten minutes, by the Jacobite forces of Prince Charles Edward Stewart in the Battle of Prestonpans"

    • September 21, 1765 "Antoine de Beauterne announces he had killed the Beast of Gvaudan, but was later proved wrong by more attacks."

    • September 21, 1780 Benedict Arnold gives British Major Andr‚ plans to West Point

    • September 21, 1784 The first daily newspaper in America is published in Philadelphia.

    • September 21, 1792 The French National Convention votes to abolish the monarchy.

    • September 21, 1827 "According to Joseph Smith, Jr., the angel Moroni gave him a record of gold plates, one-third of which Joseph translated into The Book of Mormon."

    • September 21, 1860 "In the Second Opium War, an Anglo-French force defeats Chinese troops at the battle of Baliqiao."

    • September 21, 1863 Union forces retreat to Chattanooga after defeat at Chickamauga

    • September 21, 1872 John Henry Conyers of SC becomes first black student at Annapolis

    • September 21, 1893 Frank Duryea drives first US made gas propelled vehicle (car)

    • September 21, 1895 The first auto manufacturer opens-Duryea Motor Wagon Company

    • September 21, 1896 British force under Horatio Kitchener takes Dongola in the Sudan.

    • September 21, 1897 """Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus,"" begins the famous editorial response to 8-year-old Virginia O'Hanlon's letter in the New York Sun."

    • September 21, 1897 "NY Sun runs famous ""Yes, Virginia there is a Santa Claus,"" editorial"

    • September 21, 1897 "The ""Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus"" letter is published in the New York Sun."

    • September 21, 1898 Empress Dowager Cixi seizes power and ends the Hundred Days' Reform in China.

    • September 21, 1898 "Tzu-Hsi, dowager Empress of China, seizes power and revokes reforms"

    • September 21, 1913 "The first aerobatic maneuver, sustained inverted flight, performed in France"

    • September 21, 1915 "Stones at Stonehenge, England, sold at auction for ś6,600"

    • September 21, 1921 Gas generator explodes at Bradishe Aniline chemical works in Germany

    • September 21, 1921 "Oppau explosion, a storage silo at a fertilizer producing plant exploded in Oppau, Germany, 500600 killed."

    • September 21, 1922 Pres Warren G Harding signs a joint resolution of approval to establish a Jewish homeland in Palestine

    • September 21, 1930 Johann Ostermeyer patents the flashbulb

    • September 21, 1931 Britain goes off the gold standard

    • September 21, 1931 England goes off the gold standard.

    • September 21, 1934 "Typhoon strikes Honshu Island Japan, kills 4,000"

    • September 21, 1937 J. R. R. Tolkien's The Hobbit is published.

    • September 21, 1937 "J.R.R. Tolkien, publishes ""The Hobbit"""

    • September 21, 1938 Hurricane (winds 183 MPH) in New England kills 700

    • September 21, 1938 More than 600 people are killed as a hurricane batters New England.

    • September 21, 1939 "Heydrich orders ghettos established in occupied Poland, under ""Judenrats""."

    • September 21, 1939 Romanian Prime Minister Armand Calinescu is assassinated by pro-Nazi members of the Iron Guard.

    • September 21, 1942 "In Dunaivtsi, Ukraine, Nazis murder 2588 Jews."

    • September 21, 1942 "On Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur, Nazis sent over 1.000 Jews of Pidhaytsi (west Ukraine) to Belzec extermination camp."

    • September 21, 1942 "On the end of Yom Kippur, the Germans ordered Konstantynow Jews (Poland) to permanently evacuate Konstantynow and move to the Ghetto - established in Biala Podlaska, meant to assemble Jews from nearby 7 towns among them: Konstantynow, Janw Podlaski, Rossosz, Terespol, and 3 more."

    • September 21, 1942 The B-29 Superfortress makes its maiden flight.

    • September 21, 1948 """Texaco Star Theater"" with Milton Berle premieres on NBC-TV"

    • September 21, 1948 Comedian Milton Berle is named as permanent host of The Texaco Star Theater on NBC-TV.

    • September 21, 1949 China's Communist leaders officially declare the country as The People's Republic of China.

    • September 21, 1950 George Marshall sworn in as the 3rd Secretary of Defense of United States.

    • September 21, 1953 Allied forces form West Germany

    • September 21, 1954 "Nuclear submarine ""Nautilus"" is commissioned"

    • September 21, 1957 "Perry Mason, starring Raymond Burr as Erle Stanley Gardner's persistent attorney, debuts on CBS-TV."

    • September 21, 1961 "Antonio Abertondo swims the English Channel, both ways, in 24 hours, 25 minutes."

    • September 21, 1961 Maiden flight of the CH-47 Chinook transportation helicopter.

    • September 21, 1961 Number one hit on UK music charts - Shirley Bassey - Reach For The Stars / Climb Ev'ry Mountain

    • September 21, 1964 Constellation (US) beats Sovereign (England) in 20th America's Cup

    • September 21, 1964 Malta becomes independent from the United Kingdom.

    • September 21, 1964 Malta gains independence from Britain

    • September 21, 1964 "The North American XB-70 Valkyrie, the world's first Mach 3 bomber, made its maiden flight from Palmdale, California."

    • September 21, 1965 "O Kommissarova (USSR) sets women's longest paracute jump (46,250')"

    • September 21, 1965 Singapore admitted as a part of the United Nations.

    • September 21, 1966 "5"" of rain falls on NYC"

    • September 21, 1970 """Monday Night Football"" on ABC premiers (Browns beat Jets 31-21)"

    • September 21, 1970 Luna 16 leaves the Moon

    • September 21, 1970 "Monday Night Football, with Howard Cosell, Don Meredith and Keith Jackson calling the plays, makes its debut on ABC-TV."

    • September 21, 1970 New York Times starts first modern op-ed page.

    • September 21, 1970 The Cleveland Browns beat the New York Jets at Cleveland Municipal Stadium 31-20 on the first edition of Monday Night Football.

    • September 21, 1972 Marcos declares martial law in the Philippines

    • September 21, 1973 Dr. Henry Kissinger is confirmed by the US Senate as Secretary of State.

    • September 21, 1974 "Jacqueline Susann author of Valley of the Dolls, dies at 53 of cancer"

    • September 21, 1974 Number one hit on UK music charts - Carl Douglas - Kung Fu Fighting

    • September 21, 1974 US Mariner 10 makes 2nd fly-by of Mercury

    • September 21, 1974 "Walter Brennan actor, dies at 80"

    • September 21, 1975 "Thirteen die in coalmine gas explosion at Mt Kianga-Moura, Queensland."

    • September 21, 1976 "Orlando Letelier is assassinated in Washington, D.C. He was a member of the Chilean socialist government of Salvador Allende, overthrown in 1973 by Augusto Pinochet."

    • September 21, 1979 "Two RAF Hawker Siddeley Harrier jump-jets from RAF Wittering collide over the UK. Both pilots ejected safely. One of the jets broke up in midair and fell harmlessly into a field but the other dropped onto the centre of Wisbech in Cambridgeshire, destroying two houses and a bungalow. Several people were injured in the accident - including a mother and her baby - and three people were killed."

    • September 21, 1981 Belize gains independence from Britain (National Day)

    • September 21, 1981 Belize is granted full independence from the United Kingdom.

    • September 21, 1981 Sandra Day O'Connor is confirmed by the US Senate as the first female Supreme Court Justice.

    • September 21, 1982 SF cable cars cease operations for 2 years of repairs

    • September 21, 1982 STS-5 vehicle moves to launch pad

    • September 21, 1984 NASA launches Galaxy-C

    • September 21, 1985 "Michael Spinks becomes first light heavyweight to defeat the reigning heavyweight champion, he defeats Larry Holmes"

    • September 21, 1988 Mike Tyson threatens a TV reporter in NJ

    • September 21, 1989 "Hurricane Hugo bashes Charleston, SC, with winds of up to 135 miles per hour, causing an estimated $8 billion in damage."

    • September 21, 1989 Poland's Sejm (National Assembly) approves prime minister Mazowiecki

    • September 21, 1991 Armenia is granted independence from Soviet Union.

    • September 21, 1991 Armenia votes on whether to remain in the Soviet Union

    • September 21, 1995 "The Hindu milk miracle occurs, in which statues of the Hindu God Ganesh began drinking milk when spoonfuls were placed near their mouths."

    • September 21, 1996 "John F. Kennedy, Jr. marries Carolyn Bessette on Cumberland Island, GA."

    • September 21, 1997 A volcanic avalanche buries Montserrat's airport and flows into the Atlantic Ocean 5.5km away.

    • September 21, 1999 "Chi-Chi earthquake occurs in central Taiwan, leaving about 2,400 people dead."

    • September 21, 2001 "AZF chemical plant explodes in Toulouse, France, killing 29 people"

    • September 21, 2001 "Deep Space 1 flies within 2,200 km of Comet Borrelly."

    • September 21, 2001 "University of Roorkee, becomes India's 7th Indian Institute of Technology, rechristened as IIT Roorkee"

    • September 21, 2003 "Galileo mission terminated by sending the probe into Jupiter's atmosphere, where it is crushed by the pressure at the lower altitudes."

    • September 21, 2004 Construction of the Burj Dubai starts.







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