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1970"Mary Tyler Moore" show premieres

1833Charles Darwin visits Guardia del Monte, Argentina

1955Cubs slugger Ernie Banks hits record 5th grand slam of season

335Dalmatius is raised to the rank of Caesar by his uncle Constantine I.

1992Barry Bonds joins Willie Mays, Howard Johnson & Ron Gant as having (2) 30-HR/30-steal seasons

1989"Doogie Howser, M.D.", starring Neil Patrick Harris as a teenage physician, debuts on ABC

1796George Washington's farewell address as president

1959Nikita Khrushchev is denied access to Disneyland

199345th Emmy Awards: seinfeld, Picket Fences & Ted Danson win

1947Jackie Robinson is named 1947 "Rookie of Year"

2008Greg Maddux pitches his 5,000th career inning against the San Francisco Giants

1990"Goodfellas", starring Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci, and Ray Liotta, is released

1976Donna Caponi Young wins LPGA Portland Golf Classic

1974The KGB begin a large-scale operation to discredit Russian novelist Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn and cut his communications with Soviet dissidents

1952The United States bars Charlie Chaplin from re-entering the country after a trip to England.

2011Ashton Kutcher debuts on "Two and a Half Men", replacing Charlie Sheen

September 19th Historical Events
Date Event
335
Dalmatius is raised to the rank of Caesar by his uncle Constantine I. 
1356
English forces under The Black Prince defeat French at Battle of Poitiers and capture the French King during the Hundred Years War 
1523
Emperor Charles I & England sign anti-French covenant 
1559
5 Spanish ships sinks in storm off Tampa, about 600 die 
1580
Treaty of Plessis-lez-Tours (Anjou/Dutch States-General) 
1602
Grave surrenders to earl Mauritius 
1642
Perpignan surrenders to French troops 
1656
Treaty of Labiau: Sweden gives Prussia, Brandenburg 
1657
Brandenburg & Poland sign Treaty of Wehlau 
1668
Polish king John II Kazimierz resigns/goes to France 
1676
Rebels under Nathaniel Bacon set Jamestown Va on fire 
1755
Great Britain & Russia sign military agreement 
1777
Battle of Freeman's Farm (Bemis Heights) or 1st Battle of Saratoga 
1778
The Continental Congress passes the first budget of the United States. 
1795
Tula, leader of Curacao slave opposition, imprisoned 
1796
George Washington's farewell address as president 
1799
English & Russian invasion army conquerors Receiver 
1833
Charles Darwin visits Guardia del Monte, Argentina 
1838
Ephraim Morris patents railroad brake 
1848
Hyperion, moon of Saturn, discovered by Bond (US) & Lassell (England) 
1849
1st commercial laundry established, in Oaklan, California 
1854
Henry Meyer patents sleeping rail car 
1862
-20] Battle at Blackford's Ford Virginia 
1862
Battle at Iuka Mississippi (1,700 casualties) 
1863
Battle of Chickamauga GA (near Chattanooga) begins; Union retreat 
1864
3rd Battle of Winchester Virginia (Opequon, 3rd Winchester) 
1865
Atlanta University forms 
1870
Siege of Paris by Prussian Forces begins (lasts until January 28 1871) 
1876
1st carpet sweeper patented (Melville Bissell of Grand Rapids, Mich) 
1876
Talks begin to set up a football club in Ottawa 
1879
Thomas Ray becomes youngest to break a world track & field record pole-vaulting 11' 2½" at age 17 years & 198 days 
1879
The Blackpool Illuminations are switched on for the first time. 
1888
World's 1st beauty contest (Spa Belgium) 
1890
Turkish frigate "Ertogrul" burns off of Japan, kills 540 
1893
New Zealand is first country to grant all women the right to vote 
1901
11 baseball games canceled due to funeral of Pres William McKinley 
1903
King Leopold II denies Belgian cruelty in Congo 
1904
Gen Nogi's assault on Port Arthur: 16,000 Japanese casualties 
1908
Gustav Mahler's 7th Symphony premieres in Prague 
1910
George Cohan's "Get-Rich-Quick Wallingford" premieres in NYC 
1911
Red Tuesday-20,000 protest for universal rights 
1912
Pius X encyclical Singular quadam, against interconfess unions 
1912
Soccer team NAC (Noad Advendo Combination) forms in Breda 
1914
Brooklyn's Ed Lafitte no-hits KC (Federal League), 6-2 
1916
First landing at Schiphol Airport, Netherlands (Farman F-22 of Soesterberg) 
1916
Belgian troops conquer Tabora, German East Africa 
1921
41st US Men's Tennis: William T Tilden beats Wm M Johnston (6-1 6-3 6-1) 
1922
Queen Wilhelmina assumes Dutch throne with 119 word speech 
1923
Ernst Tollers "Hinkemann," premieres in Leipzig 
1925
45th US Men's Tennis: Wm T Tilden beats Wm M Johnston (4-6 11-9 6-3 4-6 6-3) 
1926
80,000 demonstrate for democratic peace in Hague 
1926
The San Siro is inaugurated with a match between AC Milan and Inter. 
1928
Mickey Mouse's screen debut (Steamboat Willie at Colony Theater NYC) 
1929
Latvia dictator A Woldemaras chased out 
1931
14th PGA Championship: Tom Creavy at Wannamoisett CC Rumford RI 
1931
Japanese troops conquer Mukden, South Manchuria 
1931
Lefty Grove wins his 30th game of season over White Sox, 2-1 
1933
NY Giants clinch the pennant 
1934
Bruno Haptmann arrested for kidnapping Lindbergh baby 
1939
British Expeditionary Force reaches France 
1939
Lord Haw-Haw (William Joyce) becomes radio host of Reichsrundfunk Berlin 
1939
Wehrmacht (German regular army) murders 100 Jews in Lukov Poland 
1940
Nazi decree forbids gentile woman to work in Jewish homes 
1940
Witold Pilecki is voluntarily captured and sent to Auschwitz in order to smuggle out information and start a resistance. 
1941
1st meeting of partisan leaders Tito & Draza Mihailovic in Yugoslavia 
1941
German army conquerors Kiev 
1941
Nazis force German Jews, 6 & over to wear Jewish stars 
1943
Fanny Whiteers-Koen breaks jumping world record 
1943
Liberator bombers sinks U-341 
1944
Luftwaffe bombs Eindhoven: 200 killed 
1944
Armistice between Finland and Soviet Union is signed. (End of the Continuation War). 
1945
Kim Il Sung arrives in harbor of Wonsan, Korea 
1945
Lord Haw Haw (William Joyce) sentenced to death in London 
1947
Jackie Robinson is named 1947 "Rookie of Year" 
1948
62nd US Women's Tennis: M Osborne duPont beats A L Brough (4-6 6-4 15-13) 
1948
68th US Men's Tennis: "Pancho" Gonzales beats E Sturgess (6-2 6-3 14-12) 
1948
Richard A Gonzales wins US Tennis Open 
1950
European Payment Union forms in Paris 
1950
Great Three acknowledge Bond government as only German government 
1950
UN reject membership of China's People Republic 
1951
1st broadcast of "Search for Tomorrow" on CBS-TV 
1951
Italian civil servants strike for pay increase 
1952
The United States bars Charlie Chaplin from re-entering the country after a trip to England. 
1953
"Hazel Flagg" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 190 perfs 
1954
Beverly Hanson wins LPGA Wichita Golf Open 
1955
Argentine president Juan Peron, resigns & flees 
1955
Cubs slugger Ernie Banks hits record 5th grand slam of season 
1955
Hurricane Hilda, kills 200 in Mexico 
1956
1st international conference of black writers & artists meets (Sorbonne) 
1957
1st underground nuclear explosion at Las Vegas Nevada 
1957
Dalida is the first artist to be awarded a gold record in France for 300,000 sales of "Bambino". 
1959
Nikita Khrushchev is denied access to Disneyland 
1960
Chubby Checkers' "Twist" reaches #1 
1961
Betty and Barney Hill claim that they saw a mysterious craft in the sky and that it tried to abduct them. 
1962
USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR 
1963
Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc. is founded at Morgan State University in Baltimore, Maryland. 
1965
Clifford Ann Creed wins LPGA Visalia Golf Open 
1965
Erhards CDU wins West German parliament elections 
1966
Mike Burke named Yankees pres 
1967
Nigeria begins offensive against Biafra 
1968
Denny McLain's 31st win & Mickey Mantle's 535th HR 
1970
"Mary Tyler Moore" show premieres 
1971
1st NYC Women's Marathon won by Beth Bonner in 2:55:22 
1971
2nd NYC Marathon won by Norman Higgins in 2:22:54 
1972
A parcel bomb sent to Israeli Embassy in London kills one diplomat. 
1973
Carl XVI Gustaf, becomes King of Sweden 
1973
Frank Robinson homers in record 32nd ML park (Arlington Tx) 
1973
NL refuses to allow San Diego Padres move to Washington DC 
1973
Pirate Radio Free America (off Cape May NJ) forms 
1973
USSR performs underground nuclear test 
1974
-20] Hurricane Fifi hits coast of Honduras; about 5,000 die 
1974
The KGB begin a large-scale operation to discredit Russian novelist Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn and cut his communications with Soviet dissidents 
1975
Indonesia sends troops to Portuguese East Timor 
1976
"Going Up" opens at John Golden Theater NYC for 49 performances 
1976
Donna Caponi Young wins LPGA Portland Golf Classic 
1979
No Nukes Concert at Madison Square Garden includes Springsteen & Crosby, Stills & Nash 
1980
Titan II missile explosion (Damascus, AR) 
1981
Satellites China 10 & 11 launched into Earth orbit by B-1 rocket 
1981
Simon & Garfunkel reunite for a NYC Central Park concert 
1982
34th Emmy Awards: Hill St Blue, Barney Miller, Alan Alda & Carol Kane win 
1982
New Orleans Saints 1st road shutout victory beating Chic Bears 10-0 
1982
Sandra Haynie/Kathy McMullen wins Portland Ping Team Golf Championship 
1982
Streetcars stop running on Market St after 122 years of service 
1983
David Slowinski on 2 CRAY-1 comp's find 2^132049-1 prime # 
1983
St Kitts & Nevis declares independence from UK 
1984
Britain & China complete a proposed agreement to transfer Hong Kong to China by 1997 
1985
12,000 die & 40,000 injured in Mexico's earthquake (8.1) 
1986
"Captain EO" with Michael Jackson premieres 
1986
Chicago White Sox Joe Crowley no-hits California Angels, 7-1 
1986
Dean Jones scores 210 v India at Madras 
1986
Fed health officials announce AZT will be available to AIDS patients 
1987
Kaye Lani Rae Rafko (Mich), 24, crowned 61st Miss America 
1988
Israel launches 1st satellite, for secret military reconnaissance 
1988
US Olympic diver Greg Louganis hits his head on diving board 
1989
Chase Manhattan Discovery Center at Brooklyn Botanic Garden opens 
1989
French DC-10 crashes near Niger, 171 die 
1989
Appeals court restores America's Cup to US after NY Supreme Court gave it to NZ (NZ protested US's use of a catamaran) 
1989
"Doogie Howser, M.D.", starring Neil Patrick Harris as a teenage physician, debuts on ABC 
1990
"Goodfellas", starring Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci, and Ray Liotta, is released 
1991
Precious Bunny wins the 46th Little Brown Jug 
1991
Ötzi the Iceman, 3,300 BCE old mummy discovered by German tourists. 
1992
Sergei Boebka pole vaults world record (6.13m) 
1992
UN Security Council votes 12-0 (3 abstentions) to dump Yugoslavia 
1992
Barry Bonds joins Willie Mays, Howard Johnson & Ron Gant as having (2) 30-HR/30-steal seasons 
1993
45th Emmy Awards: seinfeld, Picket Fences & Ted Danson win 
1993
Actress Michele Phillips (Knots Landing) is robbed at gunpoint 
1993
Brandie Burton wins LPGA SAFECO Golf Classic 
1993
Kimberly Clarice Aiken, 18, Miss SC wins 67th Miss America 
1993
Parliamentary election in Poland 
1993
Tom Glavine wins 20 games in 3 straight years 
1994
3,000 US militia lands on Haiti 
1994
Swedish government of Bildt resigns 
1995
Andres Galarraga is 4th to hit 30 HRs for Rockies in 1995 
1995
Padres Ken Caminiti switch hits HRs in 3rd of 4 games 
1995
The Washington Post and The New York Times publish the Unabomber's manifesto. 
1996
"Skylight" opens at Royale Theater NYC 
1997
Guelb El-Kebir massacre in Algeria; 53 killed. 
2000
Ken Griffey, Jr. pinch-hits his 400th home run. The first major leaguer to reach the mark as a pinch-hitter 
2004
56th Emmy Awards: The Sopranos, Arrested Development, James Spader & Allison Janney win 
2006
The Thai military stages a coup in Bangkok. The Constitution is revoked and martial law is declared. 
2008
Greg Maddux pitches his 5,000th career inning against the San Francisco Giants 
2011
Ashton Kutcher debuts on "Two and a Half Men", replacing Charlie Sheen 
2012
9 people are killed and 20 wounded by a car bombing in Peshawar, Afghanistan 
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