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1978Israeli PM Menachem Begin returns home after Camp David summit

1991Miami Dolphins coach Don Shula records his 300th career NFL victory

1962Bob Dylan plays NYC Carnegie Hall

1968Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Kings River Golf Open

1973Henry Kissinger, sworn in as America's 1st Jewish Secretary of State

1877Rudolf Virchow delivers an anti-Darwinian speech to the Congress of German Naturalist and Physicians, Munich where he spoke against the teaching of the theory of evolution in schools

66Emperor Nero creates the Legion I Italica.

1993Supreme Soviet dismisses president Boris Yeltsin

19752nd assassination attempt on US President Gerald Ford by Sara Jane Moore fails in San Francisco

1869Richard Wagner's opera "Rhine Gold" premieres in Munich

1991Pat Bradley wins LPGA SAFECO Golf Classic

199933rd Country Music Association Award: Shania Twain, Martina McBride & Tim McGraw wins

1990Andre Dawson steals his 300th base & is only player other than Willie Mays to have 300 HRs, 300 steals & 2,000 hits

1966Edward Albee's "Delicate Balance" premieres in NYC

1993Nolan Ryan, 46, pitches his last game

1969SF Giant Willie Mays, becomes second player to hit 600 home runs

1976"Charlie's Angels" starring Farrah Fawcett debuts

1817John Quincy Adams becomes secretary of State

1997Elton John releases Diana tribute "Candle in the Wind 1997"

1598Playwright and poet Ben Jonson is indicted for manslaughter as the result of a duel.

1989"Baywatch", starring David Hasselhoff and Pamela Anderson, debuts on NBC

1927Gene Tunney beats Jack Dempsey in 10 for heavyweight boxing title

September 22nd Historical Events
Date Event
66
Emperor Nero creates the Legion I Italica. 
530
Boniface II begins his reign as Catholic Pope 
530
St Felix IV reign as Catholic Pope ends 
530
Discorus begins his reign as Catholic anti-Pope 
1236
The Lithuanians and Semigallians defeat the Livonian Brothers of the Sword in Battle of Šiauliai. 
1499
Switzerland became an independent state. 
1504
Settled engagement of Karel of Luxembourg & Claudia the Beaujeu 
1504
Treaty of Blois: Philip van Bourgondie & Maximilian I & Louis XII 
1529
Cardinal Thomas Wolsey stripped of office as Lord Chancellor of England 
1586
Battle at Zutphen: English vs Dutch army 
1598
Playwright and poet Ben Jonson is indicted for manslaughter as the result of a duel. 
1656
All female jury hears case of woman who killed her child (acquit her) 
1665
Molieres "L'amour Medecin," premieres in Paris 
1692
Last (8) people hanged for witchcraft in US (Salem Mass) 20 hanged overall 
1699
People of Rotterdam strike over high cost of butter 
1711
French troops occupy Rio de Janeiro 
1733
Polish King Lesczynski flees to Danzig 
1735
Robert Walpole is 1st British PM to live at 10 Downing Street 
1745
Bonnie Prince Charlie's army returns to Edinburgh 
1753
Pangeran Gusti installed as sultan of Banten 
1756
Nassau Hall opens at Princeton University 
1761
Coronation of George III of the United Kingdom and Queen Charlotte. 
1784
Russian trappers established a colony on Kodiak Island, AK 
1789
US Office of Postmaster General is created under the Treasury Department 
1792
French First Republic formed by the National Convention, stripping French King of his powers 
1817
John Quincy Adams becomes secretary of State 
1851
The city of Des Moines, Iowa was incorporated as Fort Des Moines. 
1861
Fort Fauntleroy (Wingate), rapes Navaho Indians 
1862
President Lincoln, says he will free slaves in all states on Jan 1 
1864
Battle of Fisher's Hill VA-Gen Early Retreats to Brown's Gap 
1864
Sheridan sets up camp in Harrisonburg VA 
1866
Decisive battle of Curupaity in the War of the Triple Alliance. 
1868
Race riots in New Orleans La 
1869
Richard Wagner's opera "Rhine Gold" premieres in Munich 
1877
Rudolf Virchow delivers an anti-Darwinian speech to the Congress of German Naturalist and Physicians, Munich where he spoke against the teaching of the theory of evolution in schools 
1885
Lord Randolph Churchill makes a speech in Ulster in opposition to Home Rule e.g. "Ulster will fight and Ulster will be right". 
1893
1st auto built in US (by Duryea brothers) runs in Springfield 
1896
Queen Victoria surpasses her grandfather King George III as the longest reigning monarch in British history. 
1903
Italo Marchiony granted patent for ice cream cone 
1905
11th US Golf Open: Willie Anderson shoots a 314 at Myopia Club Mass 
1905
Race riot in Atlanta Georgia (10 blacks & 2 whites killed) 
1906
Race riot in Atlanta Georgia, kills 21 
1906
In New Zealand, Domestic workers call for a 68-hour working week 
1908
Bulgaria declares independence from Ottoman Empire (Turkey) 
1910
Saskatchewan Rugby Football Union forms 
1910
The Duke of York's Cinema opened in Brighton. It is still operating today, making it the oldest continually operating cinema in Britain. 
1911
Cy Young beats Pitts 1-0 for his final career victory, number 511 
1912
Eddie Collins repeats record of stealing 6 bases in a game (9/7/12) 
1913
Coal mine explosion kills 263 at Dawson New Mexico 
1913
George Cohan's "Seven Keys to Baldpate" premieres in NYC 
1913
The first batch of Indian passive resisters, consisting of 12 men and 4 women (including Mrs. Kasturba Gandhi) are arrested at Volksrust and imprisoned in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa 
1914
1 German submarine sinks 3 British ironclads, 1,459 die 
1914
Louis Botha, premier of the Union of South Africa, assumes command of the armed forced after having dismissed General Beyers because of his resistance to aiding British in the war against Germany 
1915
Red Sox ask Braves for use of their larger park for World Series 
1915
Southern Methodist University (Dallas Texas) holds its 1st class 
1915
Xavier University, 1st Black Catholic College in US, opens in NO LA 
1919
-Jan 20] Steel strike in the US 
1920
Chicago grand jury convenes to investigate charges that 8 White Sox players conspired to fix the 1919 World Series 
1921
Estonia & Lithuania admitted to League of Nations 
1921
Music Box Theater opens at 239 W 45th St NYC 
1925
Yank Ben Paschal hits 2 inside-the-park-homers 
1926
Belgian crown prince Leopold & Swedish princess Astrid get engaged 
1927
Famous "Long count" fight (Dempsey loses to Tunney) 
1927
Gene Tunney beats Jack Dempsey in 10 for heavyweight boxing title 
1927
Yanks Earle Coombs hits 3 triples 
1931
In New Zealand, the Coalition Government forms to combat the Depression (their lack of success led to the election of the First Labour Government in 1935) 
1932
Hungarian government of Károlyi falls 
1934
An explosion takes place at Gresford Colliery in Wales, leading to the deaths of 266 miners and rescuers. 
1935
Boston Braves lose NL record 110th game of year en route to 115 
1937
Forest fire kills 14 & injures 50 in Cody Wyoming 
1937
Spanish Civil War: Peña Blanca is taken; the end of the Battle of El Mazuco. 
1941
British signal officer Bill Hudson lands in Montenegro 
1942
Meulenberg robs of church bells 
1943
British dwarf submarines attack Tirpitz 
1943
Destroyer HMS Itchen torpedoed & sinks 
1943
Destroyer HMS Keppel sinks U-229 
1944
Boulogne reoccupied by Allies 
1944
Operation Market Garden: Polish paratroopers land at Driel 
1944
US troops land on Ulithi 
1944
President Jose P. Laurel declared the country under martial law in 1944 through Proclamation No. 29 
1946
Evelyn Dick charged with butchering husband 
1947
Dodgers clinch NL pennant 
1949
WFMY TV channel 2 in Greensboro-High Point, NC (CBS) 1st broadcast 
1950
Nobel peace prize awarded to Ralph J Bunche (1st black winner) 
1950
Omar N Bradley promoted to rank of 5-star general 
1953
Islamic uprising in Atjeh at Indonesia 
1954
Bkln Dodger Karl Spooner strikes out 15 NY Giants in his 1st game 
1955
(ITV) Commercial TV begins in UK; meanwhile on BBC radio Grace Archer is killed in a barn fire on Brookfield Farm - the BBC denied that this was a spoiler! 
1955
-28] Hurricane Janet, kills 500 in Caribbean 
1957
"Maverick" premieres 
1957
Duke Snider's 39th & 40th home runs are last hit at Ebbets Field 
1958
KTVK TV channel 3 in Phoenix, AZ (ABC) begins broadcasting 
1958
US nuclear subne USS Skate remains 31 days under Pole (record) 
1959
Chicago White Sox clinch AL pennant 
1960
Mali (formerly French Sudan) declares independence from France 
1961
Antonio Albertondo (Argentina) at 42, completes 1st "double" crossing swim of English Channel in 43 hrs 10 min 
1961
Jim Gentile's ties record of 5 grand slams in a year 
1962
Bob Dylan plays NYC Carnegie Hall 
1963
Czechoslovakian premier Široký deposed by Josef Lenart 
1963
Mickey Wright wins LPGA Visalia Ladies' Golf Open 
1964
"Fiddler on the Roof" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 3242 perfs 
1964
"Man from U.N.C.L.E," premieres on NBC-TV 
1965
India & Pakistan ceases-fire goes into effect 
1966
Edward Albee's "Delicate Balance" premieres in NYC 
1966
KMEB TV channel 10 in Wailuku, HI (PBS) begins broadcasting 
1966
Only 413 show up at a Yankee Stadium game 
1966
Orioles beat A's 6-1 to clinch their 1st AL pennant 
1966
Surveyor 2 crashes on Moon 
1967
Phillies release pitcher Dallas Green, their future manager 
1967
USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR 
1968
Iraq adopts constitution 
1968
KMTC (now KDEB) TV channel 27 in Springfield, MO (IND) 1st broadcast 
1968
Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Kings River Golf Open 
1968
Twins' Cesar Tovar pitched a hitless inning & plays all 9 positions 
1968
Zond 5 completes flight 
1969
"Music Scene" debuts on ABC-TV 
1969
China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC 
1969
SF Giant Willie Mays, becomes second player to hit 600 home runs 
1970
Pres Nixon requests 1,000 new FBI agents for college campuses 
1971
OPEC directs members to negotiate price increases to offset the devaluation of the US dollar 
1971
US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site 
1972
Dictator Idi Amin expels 8,000 Asians from Uganda 
1973
"Little Night Music" opens at Majestic Theater on Broadway 
1973
20th Ryder Cup: US, 19-13 at Muirfield, Scotland 
1973
Balt Oriole Al Bumbry hits 3 triples vs Milwaukee Brewers 
1973
Henry Kissinger, sworn in as America's 1st Jewish Secretary of State 
1975
World Football League folds 
1975
2nd assassination attempt on US President Gerald Ford by Sara Jane Moore fails in San Francisco 
1976
"Charlie's Angels" starring Farrah Fawcett debuts 
1977
Minn Twin Bert Blyleven no-hits California Angels, 9-0 
1977
Preston Jones' "Texas Trilogy" premieres in NYC 
1977
West German Red Army Faction terrorist kills policeman in Utrecht 
1978
Israeli PM Menachem Begin returns home after Camp David summit 
1979
Israel performs nuclear test at Indian Ocean 
1979
Larry Parrish (Expos) HRs off Rawly Eastwick (Phillies) in DH 
1980
Iraq invades Iran in an attempt to control the Shatt al-Arab waterway 
1980
John & Yoko sign a recording contract with Geffin Records 
1981
Sandra Day O'Connor appointed to Supreme Court 
1982
Duleep Mendis completes twin cricket tons for Sri Lanka v India 
1982
SF's cable cars made a final run before closing down for 20-month 
1983
Everly Brothers reunite after 10 years (Royal Albert Hall) 
1983
NASA launches Galaxy-B 
1983
USSR performs underground nuclear test 
1983
Zhu Jianhau (China) sets high jump record at 7'9 3/4" 
1985
37th Emmy Awards: Cagney & Lacey, Cosby Show & Tyne Daly win 
1985
Billy Martin's right arm is broken by pitcher Ed Whitson 
1985
Earthquake strikes Mexico, 2,000 killed 
1985
France premier confesses on attack of Rainbow Warrior 
1985
Rock and country musicians participate in FarmAid in Champaign, Illinois 
1985
Val Skinner wins LPGA Konica San Jose Golf Classic 
1985
St Louis Cardinals set an unusual streak record by winning 9 of 10 games, each pitched by a different man 
1985
The Plaza Accord was signed in New York City. 
1986
35 countries signs disarmament accord in Stockholm 
1986
India v Australia Test Cricket at Madras finishes in a tie 
1986
LA Dodger Fernando Valenzuela is 1st Mexican to win 20 games 
1987
2nd regular-season National Football League player strike begins 
1987
Dow-Jones index rises record 75.23 points 
1987
Janet B Evans swims female world record 400m freestyle (4:03.85) 
1987
NFL players go on strike for 24 days 
1987
Red Sox Wade Boggs ties AL record of 200 hits for 5 straight seasons 
1988
Canada begins production of a $5 silver Maple Leaf bullion coin 
1988
South Korean coaches attack NZ referee after disputing his decision, Olympic Korean boxer stages a 67 minute sit-in 
1989
Cards outfielder Leon Durham suspended for 60 days due to drugs 
1989
IRA-bomb kills 10 British marines in Kent 
1989
"Baywatch", starring David Hasselhoff and Pamela Anderson, debuts on NBC 
1990
Saudi Arabia expels many Jordanian & Yemeni envoys 
1990
Andre Dawson steals his 300th base & is only player other than Willie Mays to have 300 HRs, 300 steals & 2,000 hits 
1991
ABN & AMRO Dutch banks merge 
1991
California University makes Dead Sea Scrolls public 
1991
Harry Gant wins NSACAR Goody's 500 
1991
Miami Dolphins coach Don Shula records his 300th career NFL victory 
1991
NY MTA yanks 6,000 ads for "Dr Tusch" (Dr Jeffrey Lavigne) 
1991
Pat Bradley wins LPGA SAFECO Golf Classic 
1992
Heavy storm in South France, 34 die 
1993
Nolan Ryan, 46, pitches his last game 
1993
STS-51 (Discovery) lands 
1993
Supreme Soviet dismisses president Boris Yeltsin 
1993
A Transair Georgian Airlines Tu-154 is shot down by a missile in Sukhumi, Georgia. 
1994
Rasmussen government in Denmark, resigns 
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 
1996
4th Solheim Cup: US beats Europe 17-11 at St Pierre Wales 
1997
Elton John releases Diana tribute "Candle in the Wind 1997" 
1997
Marv Albert pleads not guilty to sexual charges 
1997
Bentalha massacre in Algeria; over 200 villagers killed. 
1999
33rd Country Music Association Award: Shania Twain, Martina McBride & Tim McGraw wins 
2002
54th Emmy Awards: The West Wing, Friends, Michael Chiklis & Allison Janney win 
2003
David Hempleman-Adams becomes the first person to cross the Atlantic Ocean in an open-air, wicker-basket hot air balloon. 
2006
A German maglev train crashes, killing 23. 
2006
The F-14 Tomcat retires from the United States Navy. 
2006
Hezbollah claims "Divine Victory" over Israel in a massive demonstration in Beirut. 
2011
CERN scientists announce their discovery of neutrinos breaking the speed of light 
2012
7 pedestrians are killed by a drunk driver who hit a bus stop at 200km an hour in Moscow 
2013
78 people are killed in a church suicide bombing in Peshawar, Pakistan 
2013
65th Prime time Emmy Awards: Breaking Bad and Modern Family win 
2013
Angela Merkel and the Christian Democrats win a third term with their best result since 1990 in German Federal elections 
2014
NASA's MAVEN space probe successfully arrives in orbit over Mars 
2016
French actress Cotillard denies role in Jolie, Pitt split 
2016
State of Emergency: Charlotte protests continue for second night 
2016
Man fatally shot in Charlotte protests over US police shooting 
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