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Famous Events For September 17

Famous Events For September 17 – Today In History

September 17: Today in History – Historical Events

Early Centuries – September 17 Historic Events – Before the 1700s

1. September 17, 0642 – Alexandria was seized by the Arab forces under the command of Amr ibn al-As and the library was destroyed by the forces
2. September 17, 1156 – Emperor Frederick raises the status of Austria to a dukedom by issuing a denotation announcement
3. September 17, 1176 – Turkey had Anatolia under their rule and Byzantines were not able to get control over it during the War of Myriokephalon

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4. September 17, 1394 – King Charles VI orders all Jews to leave France
5. September 17, 1584 – the city of Gent was seized by the Duke of Parma
6. September 17, 1595 – Henry IV was accepted as Lin of France by the Pope Clemens VIII
7. September 17, 1598 – the discovery of Mauritius by the Netherland seamen
8. September 17, 1631 – King of Sweden, Gustaaf Adolf vanquishes Tserclaes, Chief of Tilly
9. September 17, 1644 – French army seizes Mainz
10. September 17, 1678 – agreement for peace between France and Spain at Nijmegen
11. September 17, 1683 – the first report on the presence of microorganisms was made by the Dutch researcher Antonie van Leeuwenhoek
12. September 17, 1691`- Massachusetts Bay Colony was given a new agreement

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18th Century – What Happened on September 17 – The 1700s

13. September 17, 1730 – A military rebellion in Turkey by Mahmud I forces Sultan Ahmed III to exile
14. September 17, 1737 – inauguration of Georg-August University in Gottingen
15. September 17, 1745 – the Jacobites under the command of Charles Edward Stuart seize Edinburgh
16. September 17, 1776 – The park and former US Military are established in New Spain
17. September 17, 1778 – first agreement between US and Indian communities entered
18. September 17, 1787 – Prussian army seizes Gorinchem
19. September 17, 1787 – Philadelphia resolution approved the Constitution of the United States
20. September 17, 1789 – The satellite of Saturn, Mimas, was discovered by William Herschel

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19th Century – September 17 This Day That Year – The 1800s

21. September 17, 1809 – agreement of peace between Sweden and Russia during the battle of Finnish. Finland surrendered to Russia by the agreement of Fedrikshamn
22. September 17, 1819 – a first ship specially designed to catch whales reaches Hawaii
23. September 17, 1835 – Charles Darwin arrives in Chatham in the Galapagos extensive group of Islands
24. September 17, 1849 – Harriet Tubman along with two of his brothers runs away from Maryland to avoid oppression
25. September 17, 1850 – catastrophic inferno in San Francisco
26. September 17, 1859 – Joshua Abraham Norton, an Englishman, declares himself as Emperor Norton I, King of the USA
27. September 17, 1859 – the capital punishment awarded to James Donnelly, on his request for mercy, was commuted to 7 years in Kingston Prison

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28. September 17, 1861 – Mary Peake started her teaching to runaway fugitives at Fortress Monroe Virginia (present Hampton University)
29. September 17, 1862 – The goriest war of Antietam in the American War when 23110 were killed in the war on Union land
30. September 17, 1862 – During the war of Cumberland Gap, Tennessee was cleared by the Union in the Civil War
31. September 17, 1862 – Allegheny weapon store detonates during the Civil War and 78 workers perished
32. September 17, 1863 – Pope Pius IX issues a circular communication on the suppression in New Grenada
33. September 17, 1864 – Sheridan’s, movement to take control of Shenandoah Valley was endorsed by Grant during the American Civil War
34. September 17, 1871- inauguration of the Mont Cenis subway in Switzerland
35. September 17, 1872 – copyright granted to Phillip W Pratt for his invention of a sprayer for dousing the fire

36. September 17, 1873 – The first class on the opening of Ohio State University, 19 students were present
37. September 17, 1876 – Rebellion in South Carolina
38. September 17, 1897 – Joe Lloyd scores a 162 at Chicago Golf Club in Wheaton Ill at the 3rd US Golf Open
39. September 17, 1897 – the first company of British army departs from Bombay to South Africa

20th Century – Important Events On This Day September 17 – 1900

40. September 17, 1900 – Australian Commonwealth announced
41. September 17, 1900 – During the Philippine battle, Filipinos under the command of Juan Cailles vanquish Americans under the command of Col. Benjamin F Cheatham at Mabitac

42. September 17, 1900 – the coal miners stopped working demanding enhanced salaries which affected the electioneering efforts of President hopeful McKinley. The mine owners were made to understand that their attitude was harming the campaign
43. September 17, 1901 – Boer Gen Botha defeats the horse regiment under Major Gough during the war of Blood River Port
44. September 17, 1901 – Boer Gen Smuts demolishes the cavalry with lancers at the war at Elands River Port
45. September 17, 1902 – US objects to anti-Jews speech in Romania
46. September 17, 1903 – Boston Pilgrims defeat Cleveland, 14-3 to get their banner
47. September 17, 1906 – Eddie Collins plays for the first time with A’s of Columbia University
48. September 17, 1908 – Thomas Selfridge was on a demonstration flight on an airplane and he was the first to die in an aircraft crash
49. September 17, 1909 – Denis Peyrony and Louis found the skull of a male extinct human relative while digging a cave near La Ferrassie, France
50. September 17, 1911 – first coast-to-coast aircraft journey, NY-Pasadena took 82 hrs 4 min
51. September 17, 1914 – Andrew Fisher installed as Prime Minister of Canada for the third time
52. September 17, 1916 – many thousands made evident in Amsterdam about their wish to have a right to ballot

53. September 17, 1916 – Manfred von Richthofen, popularly known as “The Red Baron”, an ace-of-aces war pilot in the German force, won his first air battle near Cambrai, France
54. September 17, 1917 – Pirates retire no.33 of Honus Wagner when he stopped playing
55. September 17, 1920 – Cards achieve a highest of 12 successive hits in 4th and 5th rounds
56. September 17, 1922 – The world cycle race championship was achieved by Piet Moeskops
57. September 17, 1922 – 12KW radio Moscow starts broadcasting
58. September 17, 1923 – debut presentation of “Outward Bound” by Sutton Vane in London
59. September 17, 1924 – peace agreement of Rapallo agreed by Italy
60. September 17, 1926 – cyclone ferocity in Miami and Palm Beach, Florida leaves 450 dead
61. September 17, 1927 – Aviator Charles Lindbergh arrives in San Francisco
62. September 17, 1927 – Rene Lacoste defeats Bill Tilden (11-9,6-3,11-9) at the 47th US Men’s National Championship
63. September 17, 1928 – cyclone ravages Lake Okeechobee sinking 1800-2500
64. September 17, 1928 – Henri Cochet defeats Francis Hunter (4-6,6-4,3-6,7-5,6-3) at the 48th US Men’s National Championship
65. September 17, 1929 – British defence forces commence evacuating from German bases

66. September 17, 1931 – the project to show the first long play record was unsuccessful
67. September 17, 1931 – a short light opera, “Victoria and Her Husband” shown for the first time in London
68. September 17, 1931 – Earl Webb of Red Sox achieves 65 and heads for 67 doubles
69. September 17, 1934 – Radio Corporation of America inaugurates its first 33 ½ rpm disc
70. September 17, 1934 – League of Nations admits USSR, though Netherlands, Switzerland, and Portugal voted against

71. September 17, 1935 – Manuel Luis Quezon y Molina was installed as the 2nd President of the Philippines
72. September 17, 1937 – Redskins defeat NY Giants, 13-3 at the 1st NFL Play in Washington DC
73. September 17, 1938 – Prime Minister of Britain, Neville Chamberlain departs from Munich
74. September 17, 1939 – 519 persons died when the British airplane Courageous was destroyed by a German U-29 submarine
75. September 17, 1939 – President Ignacy Moscick of Poland and Prime Minister Felicjan Slawoj exile to Romania
76. September 17, 1939 – Soviet invasion of Poland and capture of 217000 prisoners of war
77. September 17, 1939 – Taisto Make achieved the 10000 meters run in less than half an hour (29:52.6) and was the first to achieve this distinction
78. September 17, 1939 – Bobby Riggs vanquishes Welby van Horn (6-4,6-2,6-4) at the 59th US Men’s National Championship
79. September 17, 1939 – Alice Marble triumphs over Helen Jacobs (6-0,8-10,6-4) at the 53rd US Women’s National Championship
80. September 17, 1940 – Jews were banned to acquire property by Nazis
81. September 17, 1941 – First time playing Stan Musial of Cards in the main league match
82. September 17, 1941 – conscription for defense by Soviets during WW II
83. September 17, 1941 – Capital Punishment abolished in New Zealand
84. September 17, 1941 – Nobel Laureate Danish Physicist Niels Bohr discusses with German authorities about atomic armaments
85. September 17, 1943 – The military projectiles detonate at the Norfolk Airport while being transported
86. September 17, 1943 – Nazis were cleared of Bryansk, a Soviet City

87. September 17, 1944 – Winston Churchill, British Prime Minister arrives in the US
88. September 17, 1944 – Dutch resistance against German
89. September 17, 1944 – British air force land on Armhem Neth
90. September 17, 1946 – debut performance of “Gypsy Lady” at Century Theater NYC and its 79 presentations
91. September 17, 1946 – Release of “If the Shoe Fits” at Century Theater NYC and gives 20 presentations
92. September 17, 1947 – appointment of James Forrestal as the 1st Secretary of US Defence
93. September 17, 1948 – TV transmission of channel 13 in Los Angeles commences
94. September 17, 1948 – the airing of TV transmission channel 7 in Chicago IL commences
95. September 17, 1949 – In an inferno involving Canadian passenger Noronic in Toronto, there were 128 victims
96. September 17, 1949 – US vanquishes Europe, 7-5, at Ganton GC, England at the 8th Ryder Cup
97. September 17, 1949 – 1st assembly of the North Atlantic Peace authorities
98. September 17, 1949 – the inauguration of TV transmission channel 8 in Dallas-Fort Worth
99. September 17, 1949 – Grand Prix de Festival International du Film awarded to “The Third Man” at the 3rd Cannes Film Festival
100. September 17, 1950 – The 1st NFL game played by San Francisco 49ers and lost 21-17
101. September 17, 1951 – 90 presentations were given by “Borscht Capades” which opened at Royale Theatre, NYC
102. September 17, 1951 – Archbishop of Roman A Pacha of Timisoara was convicted on criminal charges and sent to jail for 18 years
103. September 17, 1952 – a merger of “I am an American Day” and “Constitution Day” and given a new name “Citizenship Day”
104. September 17, 1953 – a surgical procedure to disjoin the conjoined twins
105. September 17, 1953 – Chicago Cubs admits the 1st black participant, Mr Ernie Banks
106. September 17, 1954 – Rocky Mariano and Ezzard Charles compete for the heavyweight championship.
107. September 17, 1954 – Faber and Faber in London, circulate “The Lord of the Flies” by William Golding
108. September 17, 1955 – valedictory of “Ankles Aweigh” at Mark Hellinger Theatre, NYC after 176 presentations
109. September 17, 1955 – Oriole Brooks Robinson score 2-4 in his 1st play
110. September 17, 1956 – Clay Ky primary school admits black pupils
111. September 17, 1956 – first telecast of TV Transmission in Australia
112. September 17, 1957 – the airing of TV Transmission channel 7 in Omaha, NB commences
113. September 17, 1957 – Scott Crossfield flies the first supersonic high-powered aircraft
114. September 17, 1957 – Military chief Sarit Thanarat organizes a military rebellion in Thailand
115. September 17, 1957 – actress Sophia Loren and Producer Carlo Ponti marry by proxy represented by two male lawyers in Juarez, Mexico
116. September 17, 1958 – Atomic test by US at Nevada Test place
117. September 17, 1959 – Jack Nicklaus achieves the 59th US Golf Amateur Championship
118. September 17, 1959 – an unsuccessful attempt to send a route-finding satellite to space
119. September 17, 1959 – cyclonic fury in Japan and Korea leaves 2000 dead
120. September 17, 1960 – valedictory of “Ventage’60” at Brooks Atkinson Theater NYC after 8 presentations
121. September 17, 1960 – US banks were made public sector banks in Cuba

122. September 17, 1960 – Neale Fraser vanquish Red Laver (6-4,6-4,9-7) at the 80th US Men’s National Championship
123. September 17, 1960 – Darlene Hard defeats Maria Bueno (6-4,10-12,6-4) at the 74th US Women’s National Championship
124. September 17, 1961 – Minnesota Vikings defeat Chicago Bears, 37-13 in their 1st NFL play
125. September 17, 1961 – first performance of “Happy Days” by Samuel Beckett, in NYC
126. September 17, 1961 – atomic test by USSR at Eastern Kazakh
127. September 17, 1962 – to end seclusion in municipal schools, a case is filed by justice department
128. September 17, 1962 – recruitment of 9 spacemen made public by US space dept
129. September 17, 1963 – release of “The Fugitive”, featuring David Janssen on ABC television
130. September 17, 1963 – in an accident involving a locomotive and automobile carrying immigrant laborers, 32 were killed
131. September 17, 1964 – ABC TV broadcasts “Bewitched” for the first time
132. September 17, 1964 – a musical by the Beatles gets paid as high as $150,000 per performance
133. September 17, 1964 – debut performance of “Baby Love” by Supreme
134. September 17, 1965 – the airing of TV Transmission in Philadelphia, PA by Channel 17 commences
135. September 17, 1965 – a comedy serial on WW II,” Hogan’s Heroes” debuts on CBS WW II a situation comedy
136. September 17, 1967 – CBS-TV broadcasts “Mission Impossible” on its network for the first time
137. September 17, 1967 – Mount Washington Rack and Pinion railway comes off the rails killing 8
138. September 17, 1967 – New Orleans Saints lost to LA Rams 27-13 in their 1st NFL play
139. September 17, 1967 – LPGA Shirley Englehorn Golf Invitational was achieved by Shirley Englehorn
140. September 17, 1968 – spacecraft Zond 5 go around the moon
141. September 17, 1970 – aggressive attack against the revolutionary army started by Jordan’s defense
142. September 17, 1970 – TV transmission channel 9 at Grandview WV, starts airing the programmes
143. September 17, 1972 – NBC Television commences broadcasting M*A*S*H”,
144. September 17, 1972 – The commercial operation of the transport system by BART started
145. September 17, 1972 – LPGA Quality First Golf Classic achieved by Sandra Haynie
146. September 17, 1972 – Uganda seized by Tanzania’s defense forces
147. September 17, 1974 – at the 23rd America Cup, Courageous defeated Southern Cross
148. September 17, 1975 – manufacture of the 1st spacecraft Enterprise (OV-101)
149. September 17, 1976 – Erasmus Prize awarded to Amnesty International
150. September 17, 1976 – spacecraft Enterprise disclosed by NASA in Palmdale, Calf
151. September 17, 1976 – a record of “Ringo’s Rotogravure” by Ringo Starr was made public
152. September 17, 1977 – China conducts an atomic test at Lop Nor, PRC
153. September 17, 1977 – Dave Kingman scores his 1st HR, and Reggie scores 2 extra
154. September 17, 1977 – The comedy event, “Rumors” by Fleetwood Mac was No.,1 for 19 weeks
155. September 17, 1978 – All in the Family, Ed Asner, and Sada Thompson achieve 30th Emmy Awards
156. September 17, 1978 – broad guidelines for agreement for peace in the Middle East and Egypt and Israel, framed at a discussion meeting between Anwar Sadat, Menachem Begin, and Jimmy Carter at Camp David
157. September 17, 1978 – LPGA Sarah Coventry Golf Tournament won by Donna Caponi Young
158. September 17, 1978 – at last, the Red Sox defeated the Yanks, 7-3
159. September 17, 1979 – 200 m run best achieved by Pietro Mennea (19.72)
160. September 17, 1979 – George Brett of Royals scores 20 doubles/triples/HRs in a term and was the 6th to achieve this distinction
161. September 17, 1980 – Bette Midler featuring “Divine Madness” shown for the first time
162. September 17, 1980- a peace agreement between Iraq and Algeria under the leadership of Saddam Hussein
163. September 17, 1980 – Kim Dae, leader of the opposition in South Korea given the capital punishment
164. September 17, 1980 – Iraq did not respect the agreement it had signed in 1975 with Iran and announced its authority over the Shatt al-Arab canal
165. September 17, 1981 – Fernando Valenzuela achieves his NL beginners best with an 8-time shutout
166. September 17, 1982 – In a demonstration match, NJ Devils defeat Caps 3-1 in Hershey Pa
167. September 17, 1983 – Chicago White Sox achieve their 1st NL West Championship
168. September 17, 1983 – Vanessa Williams (NY), 20 declared 56th Miss America 1984 and she the first black to achieve this distinction
169. September 17, 1984 – People’s Choice Award given to “The Big Chill” guided by Lawrence Kasdan at the 8th Toronto International Film Festival
170. September 17, 1984 – Brian Mulroney succeeds John Turner as the 18th Prime Minister of Canada
171. September 17, 1984 – Dwight equals the best score of 32 strikeouts in successive plays
172. September 17, 1984 – Reggie Jackson scores 500 HRs and was the 13th to achieve this
173. September 17, 1984 – USSR conducts its below-the-earth atomic test
174. September 17, 1985 – 3 space travelers travel to the space station by Soyuz T-14
175. September 17, 1986 – 6 lost their life in Paris in an explosion attack
176. September 17, 1986 – 400 m obstacle run achieved by Marina Stepanova of USSR (52.94)
177. September 17, 1986 – NL East Championship achieved by Mets
178. September 17, 1986 – appointment of William Rehnquist as 16th Chief Justice by US Congress
179. September 17, 1987 – commemoration of the 200th annual of the constitution of Philadelphia
180. September 17, 1987 – Pope John Paul II meets the AIDS sufferers in San Francisco and even hugs a diseased child
181. September 17, 1988 – the inauguration of the 24th Olympic Plays in Seoul, Korea
182. September 17, 1988 – People’s Choice Award given to “Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown” guided by Pedro Almodovar at the 13th Toronto International Film Festival
183. September 17, 1989 – Cyclone Fury in Charleston, SC leaves 85 dead
184. September 17, 1989 – “Cheers”, Dana Delany and Candice Bergen were given the 41st Emmy Award
185. September 17, 1989 – LPGA SAFECO Golf Classic achieved by Beth Daniel
186. September 17, 1989 – cyclone Hugo ravages the Caribbean for 4 days killing 62
187. September 17, 1989 – the petition of the lower court was dismissed at the NYC Court of Appeals and America’s Cup was sent back to the US
188. September 17, 1990 – The ambassadorial relations re-established between the Soviet Union and Saudi Arabia
189. September 17, 1991 – large numbers of thousands witnessed the match between Expos and NY Mets at Shea Stadium
190. September 17, 1991 – Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, North and South Korea, Marshall Islands and Micronesia admitted to the UN
191. September 17, 1992 – highest transactions of Y8.8 billion on the Amsterdam share market
192. September 17, 1992 – temporary hold up of World League Football by NFL
193. September 17, 1993 – Poland evacuated of the Russian army
194. September 17, 1994 – 68th Miss America 1995 was awarded to Heather Whitestone, 21, (Ala)
195. September 17, 1994 – People’s Choice Award given to “Priest” guided by Antonia Bird at the 19th Toronto International Film Festival
196. September 17, 1995 – valedictory of “Love! Valor! Compassion!” at Walter Kerr NYC after 276 presentations
197. September 17, 1995 – LPGA SAFECO Golf Classic triumphs Patty Sheehan
198. September 17, 1997 – the buried body of Dr Sam Sheppard, a fugitive, was disentombed for DNA assessment

21st Century – September 17 This Day In History – The 2000s

199. September 17, 2000 – the sports shirt No.13 worn by Dan Marino was retired by the Miami Dolphins
200. September 17, 2001 – Jack Buck, suffering from cancer of the Lung and Parkinson’s ailment, reads a nationalistic song after the September 11th extremist assault and the audience becomes emotional
201. September 17, 2001 – The stock market and Mercantile Exchange of the United States start functioning after a brief period
202. September 17, 2002 – People’s Choice Award was given to “Whale Rider” guided by Niki Caro at the 27th Toronto International Film Festival
203. September 17, 2003 – Billy Corgan renders his poem at the Art Institute of Chicago Rubloff Conference hall
204. September 17, 2004 – Tamil recognized as a traditional language in India
205. September 17, 2004 – Barry Bonds scores his 700th HR
206. September 17, 2005 – People’s Choice Award given to “Tsotsi” guided by Gavin Hood at the 30th Toronto International Film Festival
207. September 17, 2005 – During the celebrations of the Georgia Music Hall of Fame Awards, Diana DeGarmo was given the Horizon Award
208. September 17, 2007 – America on Line, a web portal, plans to concentrate on advertising business and relocates from Dulles, Virginia to New York
209. September 17, 2008 – a small celestial body is called Haumea by IAU
210. September 17, 2010 – valedictory of the TV serial “As the World Turns”
211. September 17, 2011 – A protest march organized in Zuccotti Park, New York, known as Occupy Wall Street
212. September 17, 2012 – Panasonic stops business in three manufacturing units in China
213. September 17, 2012 – 1000 fishing vessels belonging to China arrive in Senkaku Islands
214. September 17, 2012 – In an automobile accident in Jubail, Saudi Arabia, 13 people lost their life
215. September 17, 2012 – No decisive proof was established against Wikileaks creator Julian Assange by Swedish forensic researchers when the torn condom was examined for DNA
216. September 17, 2012 – an agreement between the USA and the Japanese government to establish a second warhead defense structure in Japan
217. September 17, 2013 – In a train and double-decker automobile in Ottawa, Canada, 6 persons lost their life
218. September 17, 2014 – The political party Fiji First Party of Voreqe comes to power after the election after the army rebellion in 2016
219. September 17, 2015 – a study pattern of the 2015 summer in the Northern half of the earth has established that the summer was the hottest as per the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
220. September 17, 2016 – 29 injured in a bomb attack in Chelsea, New York

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