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    What happened on September 22

    • September 22, 0066 Emperor Nero creates the legion I Italica.

    • September 22, 1236 The Lithuanians and Semigallians defeat the Livonian Brothers of the Sword in Battle of iauliai.

    • September 22, 1499 Switzerland became an independent state.

    • September 22, 1586 The battle of Zutphen occurs.

    • September 22, 1598 Ben Jonson is indicted for manslaughter.

    • September 22, 1656 All female jury hears case of woman who killed her child (acquit her)

    • September 22, 1692 Last people hanged for witchcraft in the United States.

    • September 22, 1692 Last person hanged for witchcraft in US

    • September 22, 1756 Nassau Hall opens at Princeton University

    • September 22, 1776 "American patriot, captain Nathan Hale executed for spying"

    • September 22, 1776 Nathan Hale is hanged for spying during American Revolution.

    • September 22, 1784 "Russia establishes a colony at Kodiak, Alaska."

    • September 22, 1784 "Russian trappers established a colony on Kodiak Island, AK"

    • September 22, 1789 Office of Postmaster General of the US established by Congress

    • September 22, 1789 The position of United States Postmaster General established.

    • September 22, 1791 "Michael Faraday (chemist, physicist) born"

    • September 22, 1792 Origin of French Republican Era

    • September 22, 1792 primidi Vendmiaire of year 1 of the French Republican Calendar

    • September 22, 1792 primidi Vendémiaire of year 1 of the French Republican Calendar

    • September 22, 1817 John Quincy Adams becomes secretary of State

    • September 22, 1823 "Joseph Smith, Jr. stated that he was directed by God through the Angel Moroni to the place where the Golden plates were stored."

    • September 22, 1851 "The city of Des Moines, Iowa was incorporated as Fort Des Moines."

    • September 22, 1862 Slavery in the United States: A preliminary version of the Emancipation Proclamation is released.

    • September 22, 1863 President Lincoln makes his Emancipation Proclamation speech

    • September 22, 1866 Decisive battle of Curupaity in the War of the Triple Alliance.

    • September 22, 1868 Race riots in New Orleans La

    • September 22, 1869 Richard Wagner's opera Das Rheingold debuts in Munich.

    • September 22, 1869 "The opera ""Das Rheingold"" is produced (Munich)"

    • September 22, 1885 "Lord Randolph Churchill makes a speech in Ulster in opposition to Home Rule e.g. ""Ulster will fight and Ulster will be right""."

    • September 22, 1888 The first issue of National Geographic Magazine is published

    • September 22, 1893 "The first American-built automobile, built by the Duryea Brothers, is displayed."

    • September 22, 1896 Queen Victoria surpasses her grandfather King George III as the longest reigning monarch in British history.

    • September 22, 1903 Italo Marchiony granted patent for the ice cream cone

    • September 22, 1908 The independence of Bulgaria is recognised.

    • September 22, 1910 "The Duke of York's Cinema opened in Brighton. It is still operating today, making it the oldest continually operating cinema in Britain."

    • September 22, 1911 "Cy Young at 44, wins his 511th & final game"

    • September 22, 1914 "German U-Boat, the U-9, sunk three British cruisers in the North Sea"

    • September 22, 1915 Southern Methodist University (Dallas Texas) holds its first class

    • September 22, 1919 Steel strike begins in US

    • September 22, 1927 "Famous ""Long count"" fight (Dempsey loses boxing title to Tunney)"

    • September 22, 1927 Jack Dempsey loses the Long Count boxing match to Gene Tunney.

    • September 22, 1934 "An explosion takes place at Gresford Colliery in Wales, leading to the deaths of 266 miners and rescuers."

    • September 22, 1937 Forest fire kills 14 & injures 50 in Cody Wyoming

    • September 22, 1937 Spanish Civil War: Peña Blanca is taken; the end of the Battle of El Mazuco.

    • September 22, 1937 Spanish Civil War: Pea Blanca is taken; the end of the Battle of El Mazuco.

    • September 22, 1941 "On Jewish New Year Day, German SS murder 6,000 Jews in Vinnytsya, Ukraine. Those were the survivors of the previous killings that took place a few days earlier in which about 24,000 Jews were executed."

    • September 22, 1943 "U.S. destroyers and landing craft land Australian troops at Finschhafen, New Guinea."

    • September 22, 1944 Boulogne reoccupied by Allies

    • September 22, 1944 "World War II, Red Army enters Tallinn."

    • September 22, 1946 Evelyn Dick charged with butchering husband

    • September 22, 1949 USSR detonates its first atomic bomb

    • September 22, 1950 Omar N Bradley promoted to rank of 5-star general

    • September 22, 1951 "The first live sporting event seen coast-to-coast in the United States, a college football game between Duke and the University of Pittsburgh, is televised on NBC."

    • September 22, 1955 Commercial TV begins in England

    • September 22, 1955 Heavyweight champ Rocky Marciano KOs Archie Moore in 9

    • September 22, 1955 "In Britain, the television channel ITV goes live for the first time."

    • September 22, 1959 "In Chicago, air raid sirens are sounded at 10:30 PM for five minutes, causing many residents to fear the start of a nuclear war. The Chicago White Sox had just won the American League pennant, their first pennant in 40 years, and city officials had ordered the sounding in celebration."

    • September 22, 1960 Mali (without Senegal) gains independence from France (National Day)

    • September 22, 1960 The Sudanese Republic is renamed Mali after the withdrawal of Senegal from the Mali Federation.

    • September 22, 1961 Peace Corps established

    • September 22, 1964 The Broadway musical Fiddler on the Roof first opens.

    • September 22, 1965 The Indo-Pakistani War of 1965 between India and Pakistan over Kashmir ends after the UN calls for a cease-fire.

    • September 22, 1966 Number one hit on UK music charts - Jim Reeves - Distant Drums

    • September 22, 1966 Only 413 show up at a Yankee Stadium game

    • September 22, 1970 "Pres Nixon requests 1,000 new FBI agents for college campuses"

    • September 22, 1973 """A Little Night Music"" opens at the Majestic Theater on Broadway"

    • September 22, 1973 "Henry Kissinger, sworn in as America's first Jewish Secretary of State"

    • September 22, 1973 Number one hit on UK music charts - Wizzard - Angel Fingers

    • September 22, 1975 Sara Jane Moore tries to assassinate President Ford in SF Calif

    • September 22, 1979 Number one hit on UK music charts - Gary Numan - Cars

    • September 22, 1979 "The South Atlantic Flash or Vela Incident is observed near Bouvet Island, thought to be a nuclear weapons test."

    • September 22, 1980 Iraq invades Iran.

    • September 22, 1980 Iraqi troops seize part of Iran in a border dispute; war begins

    • September 22, 1980 John & Yoko sign a recording contract with Geffen Records

    • September 22, 1980 USS Eisenhower and Midway continued contingency operations in the northern Arabian Sea as war erupted between Iraq and Iran.

    • September 22, 1983 NASA launches Galaxy-B

    • September 22, 1983 "Zhu Jianhau (China) sets high jump record at 7'9 3/4"""

    • September 22, 1985 "Rock & country musicians participate in FarmAid in Champaign, Ill"

    • September 22, 1985 The Plaza Accord was signed in New York City.

    • September 22, 1987 "Full House premiered its pilot episode, Our Very First Show (Full House Episode), on the American Broadcasting Company network (ABC Studios). It aired on the ABC Family program."

    • September 22, 1988 "South Korean coaches attack the New Zealand referee after disputing his decision, the Olympic Korean boxer stages a 67 minute sit-in"

    • September 22, 1989 "After Hurricane Hugo, Sailors and Marines provide assistance to Charleston, SC, through 10 October."

    • September 22, 1990 Saudi Arabia expells many Jordanian & Yemeni envoys

    • September 22, 1991 Calif University makes the Dead Sea Scrolls public

    • September 22, 1991 "The Dead Sea Scrolls are made available to the public for the first time, by the Huntington Library."

    • September 22, 1993 "A Transair Georgian Airlines Tu-154 is shot down by a missile in Sukhumi, Georgia."

    • September 22, 1995 "E-3B AWACS crashed outside of Elmendorf AFB, Alaska after multiple bird strikes to two of the four engines soon after takeoff; all 24 on board killed"

    • September 22, 1997 Bentalha massacre in Algeria; over 200 villagers killed.

    • September 22, 2002 Armagh win their first All-Ireland.

    • September 22, 2003 "David Hempleman-Adams becomes the first person to cross the Atlantic Ocean in an open-air, wicker-basket hot air balloon."

    • September 22, 2006 "A German maglev train crashes, killing 23."

    • September 22, 2006 "Hezbollah claims ""Divine Victory"" over Israel in a massive demonstration in Beirut."

    • September 22, 2006 The F-14 Tomcat retires from the United States Navy.







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