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Famous Events For September 16

Famous Events For September 16 – Today In History

September 16: Today in History – Historical Events

Early Centuries – September 16 Historic Events – Before the 1700s

1. September 16, 1400 – The supporters of Owain Glyndwr acknowledged him as Prince of Wales
2. September 16, 1575 – military assistance was assured to Huguenots by sovereign Johan Casimir of Palts
3. September 16, 1597 – Albrecht of Austria was driven away by the French army
4. September 16, 1630 – the present name of Boston originated from the Massachusetts village of Shawmut

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5. September 16, 1652 – Dunkirk seized by Spanish army
6. September 16, 1654 – Smolensk in Poland seized by the Russian Army
7. September 16, 1666 – chief Sjabtain Tswi gets converted into an Islamist
8. September 16, 1668 – Kong John II Casimir of Poland steps down and takes refuge in France

18th Century – What Happened on September 16 – The 1700s

9. September 16, 1701 – James Francis Edward Stuart puts his claims for the throne of England and Scotland
10. September 16, 1702 – Declaration of war on France, Cologne and Bavaria by King Leopold I
11. September 16, 1729 – Willem KH Friso appointed as governor of Groningen
12. September 16, 1747 – French army seizes Beregen on Zoom
13. September 16, 1782 – The USA makes use of its Seal for the first time
14. September 16, 1795 – The Dutch surrendered Cape Town, South Africa to the British

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19th Century – September 16 This Day That Year – The 1800s

15. September 16, 1810 – End of Spanish rule in Mexico – Cry of Dolores
16. September 16, 1839 – publishing of “Old Ironsides” by Oliver Wendell Holmes
17. September 16, 1847 – Shakespeare Birthplace Trust purchases the birthplace of Bard in Stratford-upon-Avon
18. September 16, 1848 -oppression eliminated throughout the French kingdom
19. September 16, 1858 – Stagecoach service started in California
20. September 16, 1859 – Discovery of Lake Nyasa, a landmark between the territory of Tanzabua and Mozambique is discovered by David Livingstone, a UK pioneer
21. September 16, 1861 – the inauguration of Postal Savings accounts in Britain The
22. September 16, 1862 – The army commanded by Chief Bragg encircle 4000 supporters at Munfordville, KY

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23. September 16, 1863 – Christopher Robert, an American humanitarian, establishes outside the USA, a college at Istanbul after his name – Robert College of Istanbul
24. September 16, 1864 – Tom Morris, Sr scores a 167 at Prestwick Golf Club at the 5th British Golf Open
25. September 16, 1867 – Canadian Football played by Ottawa Rough Riders and Senators
26. September 16, 1869 – at the 10th British Golf Open at Prestwick Golf Club, Tom Morris, Jr scores a 157
27. September 16, 1873 – German army vacates France
28. September 16, 1885 – The US represented by Puritans defeated England represented by Genesta in the 6th running of America’s Cup
29. September 16, 1887 – Willie Park, Jr scores a 161 at Prestwick Golf Club at the 27th British Golf Open
30. September 16, 1892 – “The Y” is the new name given to the Amsterdam swimming club
31. September 16, 1893 – whites living on agriculture, etc settle in Cherokee Strip, Oklahoma

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20th Century – Important Events On This Day September 16 – 1900

32. September 16, 1901 – Alturas, California is included in the small country in Modoc County
33. September 16, 1901 – French artiste Paul Gauguin finds his home in Autona in the Marquesas Islands
34. September 16, 1906 – Kaarlo Nieminen achieves his first Finnish lengthy run
35. September 16, 1906 – Roald Amundsen, a Norwegian pioneer discovers the Magnetic South Pole
36. September 16, 1908 – William C. Durant, one who was assembling carriages, set up the General Motors in Flint, Michigan
37. September 16, 1913 – women in thousands display in Dutch for the right to vote women
38. September 16, 1915 – King Nicolas II postpones the 4th legislative assembly
39. September 16, 1915 – US administers the economic aspect of Haiti for ten years
40. September 16, 1919 – A wartime veteran organization, American Legion was established by an Act of the Parliament

41. September 16, 1919 – Cincinnati 1st NL banner was achieved by Dutch Ruether defeating Giants, 4-3
42. September 16, 1920 –Due to a Detonation in Wall Street, New York, 30 persons lost their life
43. September 16, 1922 – The Turkish army forces the Greeks to move out of Asia
44. September 16, 1922 – Bill Tilden defeats Bill Johnston (4-6,3-6,6-2,6-3,6-4) at the 42nd US Men’s National Championship
45. September 16, 1824 – Cardinal Jim Bottomley scores 12 RBIs in a play
46. September 16, 1926 – 372 perished when a cyclone struck Florida and Alabama
47. September 16, 1926 – agreement for peace between Italy and Rome accorded
48. September 16, 1926 – Debut performance of “Broadway” guided by Philip Dunning and George Abbott

49. September 16, 1926 – St Louis Cards triumphs Phillies, 23-3
50. September 16, 1927 – US Lawn Tennis Association Title was given to Rene Lacoste for defeating Bill Tilden
51. September 16, 1928 – a severe cyclone strikes West Palm seashore- Lake Okeechobee Florida, killing 3000
52. September 16, 1929 – Constabularies resort to firing in Maastricht on the workers who had stopped working and kill 2
53. September 16, 1930 – Phillies defeat Pirates, 15-14
54. September 16, 1931 – Blimp is attached to Empire State Building(NYC)
55. September 16, 1932 – A state-high 30.8 cm of rain at Westerly, Rhode Island
56. September 16, 1938 – An automobile speed of 357.5 mph was achieved by George ET Eyston
57. September 16, 1939 – NY Yankees achieve their 11th and 4 consecutive banners
58. September 16, 1940 – US President Franklin D Roosevelt approves the peacetime exercise and service law

59. September 16, 1940 – Leo Durocher encourages unrest and gets barred from Ebbetts Field
60. September 16, 1940 – aerial combat of Germany strikes central London
61. September 16, 1940 – Samuel T Rayburn becomes the Speaker of the US Parliament
62. September 16, 1941 – Germany seizes Kiev, Ukraine
63. September 16, 1941 – Adolf Hitler avenges to kill 100 Yugoslavs for every one German killed
64. September 16, 1941 – Jews of Vilna restrict themselves to a colony
65. September 16, 1942 – Japanese assault on Port Moresby resisted
66. September 16, 1943 – army chief Vatutin of Russia seizes Romney lost to them earlier
67. September 16, 1945 – the lowest pressure of 25.55” was recorded off Okinawa
68. September 16, 1947 – an automobile high speed of 394.2 MPH was achieved by John Cobb
69. September 16, 1947 – a severe cyclone, Kathleen strikes Saitama, Tokyo, and Tone River place killing 1930
70. September 16, 1948 – debut performance of “Heaven on Earth” at Century Theater, NYC, and gives 12 presentations
71. September 16, 1948 – valedictory of “Mr. Strauss Goes to Boston” at Century NYC after 12 presentations
72. September 16, 1949 – the airing of TV transmission channel 7 in Los Angeles commences
73. September 16, 1950 – Cleveland Browns in their 1st NFL game defeat Philadelphia (35-10)
74. September 16, 1950 – a group fighting for the independence of Vietnam (Viet Minh) attacks French army stations in Vietnam
75. September 16, 1951 – 6th US Women’s Open Golf achieved by Betsy Rawls
76. September 16, 1953 – “The Robe” based on the novel by Lloyd C Douglas, was first shown on a wide screen. “The Robe” was guided by Henry Koster and featured by Richard Burton and Jean Simmons

77. September 16, 1953 – St Louis Browns change their name to Baltimore Orioles and are accepted by the American League
78. September 16, 1953 – the airing of TV Transmission channel 9 in Windsor commences
79. September 16, 1955 – To supervise the four main auto racing events, a US Auto Club was established
80. September 16, 1956 – The LPGA Clock Golf Open was achieved by Marlene Bauer
81. September 16, 1957 – Prime Minister of Thailand was ousted in a military rebellion in Thailand
82. September 16, 1957 – a playground of 300 acres was allotted to Dodgers by LA municipal at Chavez
83. September 16, 1959 – Algerians claim for democracy appreciated by French President Charles de Gaulle
84. September 16, 1960 – retirement of Amos Alonzo Stagg at the age of 98 as football instructor
85. September 16, 1961 – West German electorate rejects CDU
86. September 16, 1961 – Atomic test by USSR at Novaya Zemlya USSR
87. September 16, 1962 – Brian Kilby achieves the lengthy run (2:23:18.8)
88. September 16, 1962 – 800 m run European best was achieved by Gerda Kroon (2:02.8)
89. September 16, 1962 – LPGA Sacramento Golf Open achieved by Ruth Jessen
90. September 16, 1962 – USSR conducts the Atomic test at Novaya Zemlya, USSR
91. September 16, 1963 – first presentation on TV of “Outer Limits” on ABC
92. September 16, 1963 – a coalition group consisting of Malaya, Singapore, British North Borneo and Sarawak was formed
93. September 16, 1963- inauguration of TV transmission channel 9 in Savannah, GA
94. September 16, 1964 – TV show “Shindig” on ABC for the first time
95. September 16, 1965 – A wartime trial – Sobibor trial – commenced in Hagen, West Germany
96. September 16, 1966 – Inauguration of the Metropolitan Entertainment House in Lincoln Centre, New York
97. September 16, 1967 – lengthy run best for women achieved by Anni Pede (3:07:26)
98. September 16, 1967 – inauguration of TV transmission channel 21 in Phoenix, AZ
99. September 16, 1967 – USSR conducts atomic test at Eastern Kazakh, USSR

100. September 16, 1968 – Richard Nixon performs in “Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-in”
101. September 16, 1970 – King Hussein of Jordan establishes a government administered by defense forces
102. September 16, 1971 – 6 right-wing extremists (kg) were detained on the suspicion of shelling 10 school transport
103. September 16, 1971 – discussion meeting between West German Chancellor and Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev
104. September 16, 1971 – a group discussion among Northern Ireland, the UK, and the Republic of Ireland was opposed by many Union members, and resign
105. September 16, 1972 – Penny Marshall plays in “Fly Unfriendly Skies” on the Bob Newhart Show
106. September 16, 1973 – valedictory of “Desert Song” at Uris Theatre NYC after 15 presentations
107. September 16, 1973 – LPGA Southgate Ladies Golf Open achieved by Kathy Whitworth
108. September 16, 1974 – BART commences its regular transport facility
109. September 16, 1974 – Bob Dylan prepares a musical Blood on the Tracks
110. September 16, 1974 – Vietnam War defectors were granted pardon on restricted conditions by US President Gerald Ford
111. September 16, 1974 – US Army Chief Haig assumes charge as Commander-in-chief of NATO in Europe
112. September 16, 1975 – Australia grants freedom to Papua New Guinea
113. September 16, 1975 – Rennie Stennett achieves a 7-for-7 hit in a 9-season play and was 2nd to get this distinction
114. September 16, 1975 – first test flying of MiG 31 aircraft
115. September 16, 1976 – President Sadat was elected president of Egypt for the second time
116. September 16, 1976 – consecration of women as pastors and archbishop accepted by the American Church
117. September 16, 1976 – A trolleybus fell into the Erevan lake with travellers. Shavarsh Karapetyan saves 20 stranded them
118. September 16, 1977 – the inauguration of a 90-minute serial “Logan’s Run” on TV transmission
119. September 16, 1977 – Circulation of a musical, “Drowning in the Sea of Love” by Ringo Starr
120. September 16, 1977 – Seattle defeats Royals 4-1
121. September 16, 1978 – an earthquake of magnitude 7.7 strikes Tabar, Iran killing 25000 persons
122. September 16, 1978 – commencement of shooting of the film “Life of Brian” by Monty Python
123. September 16, 1978 – Presentation of performance by American Rock Band Grateful Dead in Cairo, Egypt
124. September 16, 1978 – Yanks defeat Red Sox 6 times in 2 weeks, scoring 3-2
125. September 16, 1979 – 23rd Ryder Cup was achieved by the US, scoring 17-11 at The Greenbrier
126. September 16, 1979 – Commemorative day in honor of Catfish Hunter, who died of ALS, at Yankee Ground
127. September 16, 1979 – Hafizullah Amin arranges a military rebellion in Afghanistan
128. September 16, 1979 – Portland-Ping Team Golf Championship was achieved by Nancy Lopez and JoAnn Washam
129. September 16, 1979 – Atomic test by USSR
130. September 16, 1979 – An airship takes the families of Peter Strelzyk and Gunter Wetzel from East Germany to West Germany
131. September 16, 1982 – commencement of extermination of thousands of Palestinian immigrants at Chatila and Sabra
132. September 16, 1983 – US citizenship granted to Arnold Schwarzenegger, actor, Body Builder and politician
133. September 16, 1984 – debut TV presentation of “Miami Vice” on NBC TV
134. September 16, 1984 – LPGA SAFECO Golf Classic achieved by Kathy Whitworth

135. September 16, 1886 – Inferno in Kinross gold mine, Transvaal, South Africa leaves 177 dead
136. September 16, 1987 – Bob Boone of Calf achieves his 1919th major league play
137. September 16, 1987 – the airing of WNET-TV transmission channel 13 in New York City throughout the day commences
138. September 16, 1987 – Atomic Test by USSR at Eastern Kazakh, USSR
139. September 16, 1987 – an interreligious conference was conducted in Dodger Ground in Los Angeles, comprising Judaism, Islam, Buddhism, and Hinduism which Pope John Paul II attended. He ended his LA Tour
140. September 16, 1988 – Cincinnati Reds Tom Browning triumphs LA Dodgers, by securing a faultless game, 1-0
141. September 16, 1988 – Fish resigns from the rock group Marillion
142. September 16, 1988 – In a cricket match between Pakistan and Australia, Javed Miandad scores 211, for the second time
143. September 16, 1989 – 63rd Miss America 1990 crown awarded to Debbye Turner (Mont) 23
144. September 16, 1989 – People’s Choice Award was given to the film “Roger and Me” guided by Michael Moore at the 14th Toronto International Film Festival
145. September 16, 1990 – LA Law, Mirphy Brown, Peter Falk, and Patricia Wetting were awarded the 42nd Emmy Awards
146. September 16, 1990 – Dennis Quaid marries Meg Ryan, an actress
147. September 16, 1990 – broadcast of an unrestricted lecture by George H.W.Bush on Iraq Television
148. September 16, 1990 – LPGA SAECO Golf Classic achieved by Patty Sheehan
149. September 16, 1990 – inauguration of broadcast on Pirate Radio NY International on WWCR
150. September 16, 1991 – commencement of the prosecution of ex-Panamanian chief Manuel Noriega by the US
151. September 16, 1992 – debut performance of “Les Misérables” at Nuevo Madrid
152. September 16, 1992 – The deluge takes a toll of 900 in Pakistan
153. September 16, 1992 – rivalry among private telephone service providers permitted by FCC
154. September 16, 1993 – Minnesota Twins Dave Winfield scores his 3000 hits and he was the 19th to get this distinction
155. September 16, 1993 – first presentation of “Frasier” on NBC,” featuring Kelsey Grammer and David Hyde Pierce
156. September 16, 1994 – fire due to faulty electrical wiring at White House doused by Fire Dept workers
157. September 16, 1995 – Braves Greg Maddux wins a highest of 17 successive triumphs
158. September 16, 1995 – Shawntel Smith (24) from Okla, crowned Miss America at the 69th Miss America 1996 pageant
159. September 16, 1995 – People’s Choice Award given to “Antonia’s Line” guided by Marleen Gorris at the 20th Toronto International Film Festival
160. September 16, 1996 – India and Pakistan played one-day international cricket in Canada at Toronto
161. September 16, 1996 – Paul Molitor of Twins achieves his 3000 hits and was the 21st to get this distinction
162. September 16, 1996 – Launching of spacecraft STS 79 into space
163. September 16, 1997 – contract agreement reached between ABL MVP Nikki McCray and WNBA
164. September 16, 1997 – appointment of Steve Jobs as CEO for a short period by Apple Computer Inc
165. September 16, 1997 – contract agreement between Mark McGwire and St Louis Cardinals for $26 million
166. September 16, 1999 – a TV performance of “Big Brother” commences on Veronica channel in The Netherlands

21st Century – September 16 This Day In History – The 2000s

167. September 16, 2000 – Sammy Sosa scores 50 or more HRs in three successive years equalling Mark McGwire
168. September 16, 2000 – People’s Choice Award given to “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” guided by Ang Lee at the 25th Toronto International Film Festival
169. September 16, 2005 – Paolo Di Lauro, Chief of Camorra, a crime syndicate, was taken into custody in Naples
170. September 16, 2006 – People’s Choice Award given to “Bella” guided by Alejandro Gomez Monteverde at the 31st Toronto International Film Festival
171. September 16, 2007 – an air accident on Flight No.269 belonging to One-two-Go in Thailand leaves 89 dead out of 128 air staff and passengers
172. September 16, 2007 – The Sopranos, 30 Rock, James Spader, and Sally Field were given the 59th Emmy Awards
173. September 16, 2008 – A statement to the effect that visual kei rock band, Rentrer en Soi splits, was issued
174. September 16, 2011 – The censoriously admired film “Drive”, featuring Ryan Gosling is released
175. September 16, 2012 – NATO air force attack in Laghman, Afghanistan leaves 8 women dead
176. September 16, 2012 – demonstrators against the Japanese burned the Panasonic factory in Qingdao, China
177. September 16, 2012 – to end the problems caused by the striking teachers, the Mayor of Chicago, Rahm Emanuel wants remedial measures through court
178. September 16, 2012 – People’s Choice Award given to “Silver Linings Playbook” guided by David O. Russell at the 37th Toronto International Film Festival
179. September 16, 2013 – Cyclone Ingrid strikes Mexico and kills 21 persons
180. September 16, 2013 – indiscriminate firing by a gunman at a shipyard in Washington DC leaves 12 dead
181. September 16, 2013 – Presidential hopeful Paul Kagame elected president of Rwandan by a big majority
182. September 16, 2015 – University of Oxford reports in the journal, “Nature” that 700 million have been stopped from Malaria in Africa since 2000
183. September 16, 2015 – As per the report published in “Nature”, nearly 3 million cases of deaths are reported due to pollution of air than malaria and HIV/AIDS
184. September 16, 2015 – presidential hopeful Carly Fiorina and Donald Trump meet each other at the Regan Presidential Library
185. September 16, 2015 – a tanker with oil blew up in Maridi, South Sudan killing 170
186. September 16, 2015 – President Michel Kafando and many staff were deposed in a military rebellion in Burkina Faso

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