The Battle of the Teutoburg Forest ends.
The bishops of Visigothic Gaul meet in the Council of Agde.
Charles the Great crowns Louis I emperor
Isaac II Angelus kills Stephanus Hagiochristophorites and then appeals to the people, resulting in the revolt that deposes Andronicus I Comnenus and places Isaac on the throne of the Byzantine Empire.
The Roman Catholic practice of public adoration of the Blessed Sacrament outside of Mass spreads from monasteries to parishes.
Battle at Stirling Bridge, Scottish rebel William Wallace beats English
Willem III becomes earl of Holland
Lithuanian Civil War (1389-1392): the Teutonic Knights begin a five-week siege of Vilnius.
Santiago, Chile, is destroyed by indigenous warriors, lead by Michimalonko.
Catholic & Lutheran theology debated in Worms
Expulsion order announced against the Moriscos of Valencia; beginning of the expulsion of all Spain's Moriscos.
Thomas Fairfax's 'New Model Army' occupies Bristol
-13] Battle at Pilawce: Bohdan Chmielricki's beats John Casimir [OS]
Massacre of Drogheda, Ireland - Oliver Cromwell kills 3,000 royalists
Battle of Zenta: Prince Eugen of Savoye beats Turks, ending Ottoman control of large parts of Central Europe
Charles XII of Sweden stops his march to conquer Moscow outside Smolensk, marking the turning point in the Great Northern War. The army is defeated nine months later in the Battle of Poltava, and the Swedish empire is no longer a major power.
Battle at Malplaquet during War of the Spanish Succession: Engl/Aust/Dutch Great Alliance beat France
French & Spanish troops under Duke of Berwick occupy Barcelona
Queen Maria Theresa addresses Hungarian Parliament
Battle of Saint Cast France repels British invasion during the Seven Year's War.
Benjamin Franklin writes "There never was a good war or bad peace"
Battle of Brandywine, Pa; Americans lose to British
Annapolis Convention to determine interstate commerce
Alexander Hamilton appointed 1st Secretary of Treasury
The Hope Diamond is stolen with other crown jewels when six men break into house used to store the jewels.
France annexes the Kingdom of Piedmont.
Begun on the 6th Sept, Americans defeat British at Battle of Plattsburgh during War of 1812
Battle of Lake Champlain, NY; American Navy defeats British
Charles Darwin meets with capt Fitzroy at Plymouth
1st Canadian track & field meet held (Caer Howell Grounds)
1st singing of Stephen Foster's "Susanna" (in Pittsburgh)
"Swedish Nightingale" Jenny Lind gives 1st US concert
Olympia Columbian is 1st newspaper published north of Columbia R
1st electric telegraph used (Merchant's Exchange to Pt Lobos)
Mountain Meadows Massacre, Mormons dressed as Indians murder 120 colonists in Utah
1st newspaper cartoon strip
Rijkslandbouwhoge school opens in Wageningen
Triple landslides bury Elm Switz
James Cutler patents postal mail chute
Moses Hopkins, named minister to Liberia
Mayflower (US) beats Galatea (England) in 7th America's Cup
Death of the Argentine politician Domingo Sarmiento, after whom the Latin American Teacher's Day is chosen.
Start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Crooked Man" (BG)
The Jewish Colonization Association is established by Baron Maurice de Hirsch.
Bronx Gas & Electric Company opens on Frisby & Tremont Ave
Shaku Soen is 1st Zen teacher to visit the West (Chicago)
First conference of the World Parliament of Religions is held.
FA Cup stolen in Birmingham
After months of pursuit, generals of Menelik II of Ethiopia capture Gaki Sherocho, the last king of Kaffa, bringing an end to that ancient kingdom.
President Paul Kruger crosses border into Mozambique
The first race at The Milwaukee Mile in West Allis, Wisconsin is held. It is the oldest major speedway in the world.
Mahatma Gandhi coins the term "Satyagraha" to characterize the Non-Violence movement in South Africa.
Max Wolf rediscovers Halley's comet
1st commercially successful electric bus line opens (Hollywood)
Netherland Olympic Committee forms
Phila A's Eddie Collins steals 6 bases in 1 game
William Christopher Handy publishes "St Louis Blues"
Australia invades New Britain, defeating a German contingent there.
German troops conquer Kavalla Greece
The Quebec Bridge's central span collapses during reconstruction, killing 11 men, following initially total collapsed on August 29, 1907.
Boston Red Sox beat Chicago Cubs, 4 games to 2 in 15th World Series
US marines invade Honduras
Nahalal, the first moshav in Israel, is settled.
British mandate of Palestine begins
Yankees play their farewell home game in Polo Grounds win doubleheader
The Treaty of Kars is ratified in Yerevan, Armenia.
One of the Herald Sun of Melbourne, Australia's predecessor papers The Sun News-Pictorial is founded.
After a single, Red Sox Howard Ehmke retires next 27 Yanks
Bernie Neis, hits the 1,000th Dodger home run
ZR-1 (biggest active dirigible) flies over NY's tallest skyscraper, Woolworth Tower
21st Davis Cup: USA beats France in Philadelphia (4-1), for their 7th straight championship
Aloha Tower dedicated in Honolulu
Spain leaves League of Nation due to Germany joining
Yanks' Bob Meusel ties record with 3 sacrifice flies
After losing 21 in a row to NY, the Browns win their last meeting, 6-2
Babe Ruth hits 50th of 60 homers
1st TV drama-WGY's Queens Messenger
Ty Cobb last hitting appearance, pops out against Yankees
SF Mayor Rolph inaugurates new pedestrian traffic light system
Stromboli volcano (Sicily) throws 2-ton basaltic rocks 2 miles
Salvatore Maranzano is murdered by Charles Luciano's hitmen.
Franciszek Żwirko and Stanisław Wigura, Polish Challenge 1932 winners, are killed in a plane crash when their RWD 6 crashes into the ground during a storm.
Britain's Fred Perry thwarts Australian Jack Crawford's bid for a Grand Slam by defeating him at US Tennis championship
49th US Womens Tennis: H H Jacobs beats Sarah H Palfrey Fabyan (6-2 6-4)
US captures Davis Cup for 7th straight year
A's pitcher Horace Lisenbee gives up 26 hits in a game
FDR dedicates Boulder Dam, now known as Hoover Dam
51st US Women's Tennis: Anita Lizana beats Jadwiga Jedrzejowska (6-4 6-2)
57th US Men's Tennis: J D Budge beats G v Cramm (6-1 7-9 6-1 3-6 6-1)
Battle of Kutno-pocket: Germans advance to Warsaw
British submarine Triton torpedoes British submarine Oxley
Iraq & Saudi Arabia declare war on nazi-Germany
-12] Buckingham Palace damaged by German bombs
54th US Postmaster General: Frank C Walker of Pa takes office
Anton Mussert establishes Dutch SS
Hitler begins operation Seelöwe (Sealion - aborted invasion England)
George Stibitz pioneers the first remote operation of a computer.
FDR orders any Axis ship found in American waters be shot at on sight
Charles Lindbergh, charges "British, Jewish & Roosevelt administration" are trying to get US into WW II
World War II: The U.S. Navy is ordered to attack German U-boats.
Construction of the Pentagon begins (completed 15 Jan 1943)
Transport nr 31 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany
Allied arm forces conquerors Salerno
Jewish ghettos of Minsk & Lida Belorussia liquidated
Last German Q/pirate ship sinks near Easter Island
US & Australian troops join in Salamaua, New Guinea
FDR & Churchill meet in Canada at 2nd Quebec Conference
US 5th Armored Division is 1st allied force to enter nazi-Germany
Physician Willem J Kolff performs the first successful kidney dialysis using his artificial kidney machine, the Netherlands
1st mobile long-distance car-to-car telephone conversation
"Beetle Bailey" comic strip debuts
1st typesetting machine to dispense with metal type exhibited
33 die in a train crash in Coshocton Ohio
Dick Tracy TV show sparks uproar concerning violence
Stravinsky's opera "Rake's Progress," premieres in Venice
Florence Chadwick becomes 1st woman to swim English Channel from England to France. It takes 16 hours & 19 minutes
West German Chancellor Adenauer signs a reparation pact for Jews
KSBW TV channel 8 in Salinas-Monterey, CA (NBC) begins broadcasting
WEHT TV channel 25 in Evansville, IN (CBS) begins broadcasting
1st Miss America TV broadcast
20.4 cm rainfall at Brunswick, Maine (state record)
KXJB TV channel 4 in Valley City (Fargo) (NBC) begins broadcasting
Lee Meriwether (California), 19, crowned 27th Miss America 1955 (1st on TV)
69th US Womens Tennis: Doris Hart beats Patricia Ward (6-4 6-2)
75th US Mens Tennis: Tony Trabert beats Ken Rosewall beats (9-7 6-3 6-3)
KTVT TV channel 11 in Fort Worth-Dallas, TX (IND) begins broadcasting
Dedication of the first Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Europe, the Bern Switzerland Temple.
Cin Red Frank Robinson ties rookie record with his 38th HR
Vladimir Kuts runs world record 10k (28:42.8)
Yanks Yogi Berra ties career record for HRs (236) by a catcher
Great Britain performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island
"Duke" Ellington wins Springarn Medal for his musical achievements
Congress passes a bill authorizing food stamps for poor Americans
Elroy Face's 22 game win streak ends as Dodgers beat Pirates 5-4
Oriole Jerry Walker pitches 16 inn beating White Sox 1-0
17th Olympic games close in Rome Italy
74th US Womens Tennis: Darlene R Hard beats Maria Fraser (64 1012 64)
80th US Mens Tennis: Neale A Fraser beats Rodney G Laver (64 64 97)
The Young Americans for Freedom, meeting at home of William F. Buckley, Jr., promulgate the Sharon Statement.
Foundation of the World Wildlife Fund.
Beatles cut "Love Me Do" & "PS I Love You" with Andy White on drums
Drummer Ringo Starr replaces Pete Best of the Beatles
KVCR TV channel 24 in San Bernardino, CA (PBS) begins broadcasting
Typhoon Gloria strikes Taiwan killing 330, with $17.5 million damage
George Harrison forms Mornyork Ltd music publishing company
Gillette's 20 year contract with Madison Square Garden & ABC to televise fights for free ends as Dick Tiger defeats Don Fullmer at Cleve Auditorium
Beatles' "Help!," album goes #1 & stays #1 for 9 weeks
Braves 2nd straight one-hitter against the Mets
The 1st Cavalry Division of the United States Army arrives in Vietnam.
80th US Womens Tennis: M Esther Bueno-Fraiser beats N Richey (63 61)
86th US Mens Tennis: Fred Stolle beats John Newcombe (46 12-10 63 64)
France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
Johnny Miller becomes 1st Yank to hit a HR on his 1st at bat
Mickey Wright wins LPGA Pacific Ladies' Golf Classic
Rolling Stones perform on Ed Sullivan Show
A's drop grievance filed with Natl Labor Relations against C Finley
Beatles' Magical Mystery Bus driven around England
French president De Gaulle visits Poland
Indian/Chinese border fights
US Surveyor 5 makes 1st chemical analysis of lunar material
WSRE TV channel 23 in Pensacola, FL (PBS) begins broadcasting
WUNE TV channel 17 in Linville, NC (PBS) begins broadcasting
WUNF TV channel 33 in Asheville, NC (PBS) begins broadcasting
WUNG TV channel 58 in Concord, NC (PBS) begins broadcasting
Air France Flight 1611 crashes off Nice, France, killing 89 passengers and 6 crew.
USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
88 of the hostages from the Dawson's Field hijackings are released. The remaining hostages, mostly Jews and Israeli citizens, are held until September 25.
The Ford Pinto is introduced.
"2 by 2" closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 343 performances
Egypt adopts its constitution
Laurel Lea Schaefer (Ohio), 22, crowned 44th Miss America 1972
BART begins service with a 26-mi (42-km) line from Oakland to Fremont
Chile's President Salvador Allende deposed in a military coup
Cards beat Mets, 4-3, in 25 (7h4m), record 202 plate appearances, Félix Millán & John Milner come to bat 12 times each
Dorothy Kathleen Benham (Minn), 20, crowned 49th Miss America 1977
Minnie Minoso bats for White Sox after a 12-year hiatus (hitless)
90th US Women's Tennis: C E L Mills beats E Goolagong Cawley (63 60) Evonne Goolagong loses her 4th straight US Open Final (Evert wins)
29th Emmy Awards: Mary Tyler Moore Show, Carroll O'Conner & Bea Arthur win
97th US Men's Tennis: Guillermo Vilas beats Jimmy Connors (26 63 75 60)
Joanne Carner wins LPGA National Jewish Hospital Golf Open
TV's Rhoda gets divorced
Chile adopts its constitution
Ron LeFlore (91st) & Rodney Scott (58th), set teammate steal record
2nd government of Van Agt forms in Netherlands
96th US Womens Tennis: C E L Mills beats Hana Mandlikova (63 61)
Debbie Maffett (California), 25, crowned 55th Miss America 1983
Chris Evert wins her 6th & final US Open Tennis match at West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills NY
103rd US Men's Tennis: Jimmy Connors beats Ivan Lendl (63 67 75 60)
Franco Harris becomes 3rd NFL to rush 11,000 yards
Joanne Carner wins LPGA Portland Ping Golf Championship
USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
Intl Cometary Explorer (ISEE 3) passes Giacobini-Zinner by 7900 km
Sri Lanka score their 1st Test Cricket victory, by 149 runs v India
Pres Mubarak receives Israeli premier Peres
US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
Dow Jones Industrial Avg suffered biggest 1-day decline ever, plummeting 86.61 points to 1,792.89. 237.57 million shares traded
4th MTV Awards: Peter Gabriel wins
Shoot out at Jean-Bertrand Aristides' church in Haiti, 12 die
1/3 of population argues for Estonia autonomy
Betsy King wins LPGA Cellular One-Ping Golf Championship
Sports Aid-jogging to feed the world
108th US Men's Tennis: Mats Wilander beats Ivan Lendl (64 46 63 57 64) in 4hrs 55 min - longest men's final in US Open history
Drexel formally pleads guilty to security fraud
KSO-AM in Des Moines Iowa changes call letters to KGGO
"La Toya: Growing Up in The Jackson Family" goes on sale
14 die in a Continental Express commuter plane crash near Houston
Air crash at Djeddah, Saudi-Arabia, 263 die
Emmy News & Documentaries Award presentation
NY Yankees final game at Baltimore Oriole's Memorial Stadium
Atlanta Braves Kent Mercker, Mark Wohlers & Alejandro Pena pitched 1st combined no-hitter in NL, beating San Diego Padres, 1-0
Hurricane Iniki hits Kauai Hawaii; 3 die & 8,000 injured
107th US Women's Tennis: Steffi Graf beats Helena Sukova (6-3 6-3)
Junxia Qu runs 1500m ladies' world record (3:50.46)
114th US Men's Tennis: Andre Agassi beats Michael Stich (61 76 75)
46th Emmy Awards: Fraiser, Picket Fences & Kelsey Grammer win
Jingyi Le swims female world record 50m freestyle
Missie McGeorge wins Ping-Cellular One LPGA Golf Championship
Eastern Tennessee begins using new area code 423
Ohio's Governor Voinovich proclaims "Cleveland Indians Day"
Soyuz TM-22, lands
Union Pacific Railroad purchases Southern Pacific Railroad.
After a nationwide referendum, Scotland votes to establish a devolved parliament, within the United Kingdom.
Independent counsel Kenneth Starr sends a report to the U.S. Congress accusing President Bill Clinton of 11 possible impeachable offenses.
Opening ceremony for the 1998 Commonwealth Games in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Malaysia is the first Asian country to host the games.
Activists protest against the World Economic Forum meeting in Melbourne, Australia.
Two passenger planes hijacked by terrorists crashes into New York's World Trade Towers causing the collapse of both & death of 2,752 people
Terrorists hijack a passenger plane and crash it into the Pentagon causing the death of 125 people
Attempt by passengers and crew of United Airlines Flight 93 to retake control of their hijacked plane from terrorists causes plane to crash in Pennsylvania field killing all 64 people onboard
Through extreme and coordinated effort, The Pentagon is rededicated after repairs are completed, exactly one year after the attack on the building.
Swedish foreign minister Anna Lindh dies after being assaulted and fatally wounded on September 10.
The Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety enters into effect.
All passengers are killed when a helicopter crashes in the Aegean Sea. Passengers include Patriarch Peter VII of Alexandria and 16 others (including journalists and bishops of the Greek Orthodox Church of Alexandria).
The State of Israel completes its unilateral disengagement from the Gaza Strip.
"Pride & Prejudice", the film adaptation of Jane Austen's novel of the same name, starring Keira Knightley as Elizabeth Bennet, is released
Russia tests the largest conventional weapon ever, the Father of all bombs.
The Brazilian economy technically leaves the recession when GDP grew 1.9% in the second quarter of 2009 after having fallen in the first quarter of 2009 and last quarter of 2008
Sweden emerges from the recession after witnessing GDP growth of 0.2% in the second quarter
50 Al-Shabaab fighters are killed in conflict with the Somali National Army
The US consulate in Benghazi, Libya, is stormed, looted and burned down, killing five people, including the US ambassador
The US is warned by Moody's that its AAA credit rating is at risk if lawmakers fail to produce a long-term debt reduction plan
29 people are killed and 11 injured after a bus runs off a mountain highway in Nepal
Japan nationalizes three of the disputed Senkaku Islands
12 Alawite sect members are killed by rebel fighters in central Syria
South African athlete Oscar Pistorius is found not guilty of murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp (and is later found guilty of culpable homicide)
Kerber begins reign as number one with US Open win
More than 3 million customers without power in Florida after Hurricane Irma
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