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Famous Events For September 20

Famous Events For September 20 – Today In History

What Happened on September 20 in World History?

Early Centuries – September 20 Historic Events – Before 1700

1. September 20, 0368 – King Valentinian arrives in Nijmegen
2. September 20, 0451 – Roman Army Chief Flavius Aetius vanquishes Hans commanded by Attila at the war of Catalaunian plains, and thus advances of Huns’ attack on the Roman Empire
3. 0622 – Arrival of Muhammed, Islamic Prophet, and Abu Bakar at Jathrib (Medina)
4. September 20, 1066 – Northern Saxon chief Edwin and Morcar were vanquished by Harald III Hardrada of Norway in the war of Fulford, Yorkshire
5. September 20, 1187 – Saladin, Sultan of Egypt and Syria commence battle to conquer Jerusalem

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6. September 20, 1258 – Inauguration of Salisbury Church
7. September 20, 1378 – Robert of Geneva commences his papal term as antipope Clemens VII
8. September 20, 1378 – Coronation of Robert de Geneve as antipope Clemens VII. He had earned the nickname “butcher of Cesena” in view of the large-scale killings
9. September 20, 1519 – Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan starts his 1st fruitful Spanish voyage around the world unfortunately he was murdered on the way.
10. September 20, 1530 – Luther councils protestant kings for a give-and-take approach
11. September 20, 1565 – Spanish army seizes Fort Caroline Fla and butcher French
12. September 20, 1596 – Discovery of the city of Monterrey in New Span by Diego de Montemayor
13. September 20, 1604 – Spanish armed forces guided by Spinola seize Oostende which was earlier under their command

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14. September 20, 1620 – King Sigismund III of Poland was vanquished by Turks at the war at Jassy
15. September 20, 1643 – The government army under the command of Chief of Essex and Philip Stapleton defeat the military under King Charles I at the first war of Newbury
16. September 20, 1664 – A law prohibiting white women from wedding with black men approved in Maryland
17. September 20, 1688 – French army seizes Palts
18. September 20, 1697 – Agreement of peace to end the 9 years of war at Saki

18th Century – What Happened on September 20 – The 1700s

19. September 20, 1746 – Good-looking Prince Charlie runs away from Scotland to France
20. September 20, 1777 – The British army guided by Army Chief Charles Grey assaults the military camp of Army Chief Anthony Wayne at the War of Paoli
21. September 20, 1787 – Prince Willem V arrives in Hague
22. September 20, 1792 – French army vanquishes Prussians at Valmy
23. September 20, 1793 – British army commanded by Major General Williamson seized Haiti
24. September 20, 1797 – US warship, Constitution also nicknamed Old Ironsides, was inaugurated in Boston

19th Century – September 20 This Day That Year – The 1800s

25. September 20, 1814 – The song entitled “Star Spangled Banner” was sung by Francis Scott Key and John Stanford Smith provided the required tune for it
26. September 20, 1830 – The goods produced by slaves were banned in the market by the Negro Conference of Free Man

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27. September 20, 1833 – Charles Darwin travels to Buenos Aires on horseback
28. September 20, 1839 – The inauguration of the locomotive in the Netherlands between Amsterdam and Harlem
29. September 20, 1848 – Establishment of an association in America for the progress of Science
30. September 20, 1850 – The sale of slaves in District Columbia was abolished the slavery sustained
31. September 20, 1854 – The combined forces of British and French vanquished the Russians in the war of Crimean War
32. September 20, 1859 – Copyrights awarded to George Simpson for his invention of electric range
33. September 20, 1860 – The Prince of Wales was the first British royal family to arrive in the US
34. September 20, 1861- Massachusetts conquered during the war of Lexington
35. September 20, 1863 – War at Shepherdstown, VA
36. September 20, 1863 – Culmination of Civil War of Chickamauga adjacent to Chattanooga
37. September 20, 1870 – 1116 years of rule of popes in central Italy ended with the seizure of Rome by the Italian army commanded by Victor Emmanuel II and the amalgamation of Italy
38. September 20, 1870 – The needle of suspicion of burglary of the New York treasury pointed towards Mayor William Tweed
39. September 20, 1870 – Pope Pius IX submits to King Victor Emmanuel
40. September 20, 1971 – The first pope of Melanesia, Bishop John Coleridge Patterson was killed on the Island of Nukapu in the Solomon Islands
41. September 20, 1873 – Fear grips the New York Stock Exchange because of a scam in the bank, and NY bank closed for 10 days

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42. September 20, 1876 – Establishment of Ottawa Football Club
43. September 20, 1877 – Inauguration of the Chase National Bank which amalgamated later into Chase Manhattan
44. September 20, 1879 – Ulysses S. Grant and his family visit San Francesco for a prolonged visit
45. September 20, 1881 – Chester A. Arthur assumes power as 21st President of the US
46. September 20, 1884 – A 6.2-mile tunnel was completed to facilitate the Arlberg railway in Austria
47. September 20, 1884 – Women aspirants for US president and vice presidents chosen by Equal Rights Party
48. September 20, 1891 – Petrol-powered automobile starts functioning in Springfield, Massachusetts, US

20th Century – Important Events On This Day September 20 – The 1900s

49. September 20, 1902 – Chicago White Sox Jim Callahan scores no hits Detroit Tigers, 3-0
50. September 20, 1904 – Debut performance of “College Widow” by George Ade in NYC
51. September 20, 1904 – Orville and Wilbur Wright hover in their craft II and complete a loop
52. September 20, 1905 – A ship built on behalf of Cunard Line, RMS Mauretania was inaugurated at the shipyard owned by Swan Hunter and Wigham Richardson in Newcastle, England

53. September 20, 1908- Chicago White Sox Frank Smith defeats Philadelphia, 1-0
54. September 20, 1909 – The British government enacts a law by which the merger of Cape Colony, Natal, Orange River Colony, and Transvaal was envisaged as also the English and Dutch as official languages
55. September 20, 1913 – Francis Ouimet scores a 304 at The Country Club MA in the 19th US Golf Open
56. September 20, 1914 – John Redmond advises volunteers from Ireland to join the British Army
57. September 20, 1917 – Military offensive by the British on Polygon Forest, France
58. September 20, 1917- Buenos Aires Convention on patents held in Argentina and Paraguay was one of the parties of the agreement
59. September 20, 1918 – Inauguration of Royal Dutch Blast furnace and steel manufacturing unit at Hague
60. September 20, 1919 – Jim Barnes participated in the 2nd PGA Championship at Engineers Country Club, Roslyn, NY
61. September 20, 1919 – Baseball Legend Babe Ruth scores 27 HRs which was equivalent to that of Ned Williamson
62. September 20, 1919 – Debut performance of “Clarence” by Booth Tarkington in NYC
63. September 20, 1920 – Establishment of Spanish army
64. September 20, 1922 – Debut performance of the melodious “Passing Show” by Goodman and Atteridge at NYC
65. September 20, 1924 – Walter Hagen triumphs the 7th PGA Championship at French Lick CC, Indiana
66. September 20, 1924 – Grover Cleveland Alexander of Cub vanquishes NY Giants and thus achieves his 300th play
67. September 20, 1926 – Unsuccessful effort by Bugs Moron in a subway to murder Al Capone by gunshot
68. September 20, 1930 – Establishment of Malankara Syrian Catholic Church by Archbishop Mar Ivanios

69. September 20, 1931 – Lou Gehrig scores 4 RBIs to exceed his own score of 175 on the way to score 184
70. September 20, 1932 – Chicago Cubs achieve the NL banner
71. September 20, 1932 – Renaming in Ijsselmeer of Dutch South Seas
72. September 20, 1932 – Mahatma Gandhi commences his hunger strike protesting the behavior towards outcasts
73. September 20, 1933 – the first NFL play by Pittsburgh Steelers was lost 23-2
74. September 20, 1935 – The first Negro NL Championship was achieved by Pitts Crawfords by defeating NY Cubans, 3-0
75. September 20, 1938 – Debut music accompaniment to dancing by Dmitri Shostakovich Group
76. September 20, 1938 – First performance in London of “Corn is Green” by Emlyn Williams
77. September 20, 1939 – British fleet seizes German submarine U-27
78. September 20, 1939 – In a heavyweight boxing match Joe Louis defeats Bob Pastor in 11
79. September 20, 1942 – Gunther Hagg achieves the world’s best in all sprints ranging from 1500 m to 5000 m
80. September 20, 1943 – US aircraft Liberator destroys German submarine U-338
81. September 20, 1944 – Nijmegen freed from German control
82. September 20, 1944 – Terneuzen Neth cleared of foreign forces by the Polish army
83. September 20, 1945 – Missile experts from Germany start working in the US
84. September 20, 1945 – Churchill advocated for a “United States of Europe”
85. September 20, 1948 – Inauguration of “Magdalena” at Ziegfeld Theatre NYC and gives 48 presentations
86. September 20, 1948 – Mexican Baseball Association splits
87. September 20, 1949 – The value of Dutch currency was brought down by 30.3%
88. September 20, 1951 – NL President Ford Frick becomes the 3rd administrator of baseball
89. September 20, 1951 – Male population in Swiss advocated against women’s rights
90. September 20, 1952 – Airing of TV transmission channel 12 by KPTV in Portland, OR commences
91. September 20, 1953 – Ernie Banks of Cubs achieves his 1st main league HR
92. September 20, 1954 – 1st database using FORTRAN computer demonstrated
93. September 20, 1954 – Approval of the Chinese constitution by the Congress
94. September 20, 1954 – Inauguration of the TV transmission channel 9 in Saint Louis by KETC
95. September 20, 1954 – Debut performance of “In Memoriam Dylan Thomas” by Los Stravinsky in Angeles
96. September 20, 1954 – Roger Bannister achieved the British Silver Pears Trophy
97. September 20, 1954 – The special committee to hear the crime in children and teenagers constituted in New Zealand submitted its findings in just 10 days after completing the hearing
98. September 20, 1955 – Willie Mays achieves 50 HR in a term and was the 7th to achieve this distinction
99. September 20, 1958 – Banished Ferhat Abbas forms Algerian administration
100. September 20, 1958 – Atomic test by USSR at Novaya Zemlya USSR
101. September 20, 1959 – LPGA Links Golf Invitation Open achieved by Beverly Hanson
102. September 20, 1960 – 13 African countries and Cyprus enlisted as members of the UN
103. September 20, 1960 – The airing of TV transmission channel 11 in Tallahassee, FL by WFSU commences

104. September 20, 1961 – James Meredith, an activist was refused permission to admission as a student to Mississippi Univ.
105. September 20, 1961 – Atomic test by USSR at Novaya Zemlya USSR
106. September 20, 1962 – Ben Bella forms the first government in independent Algeria after winning the ballot
107. September 20, 1962 – James Meredith, a civil rights activist was refused admission to the University of Mississippi by Gov.R. Barnett
108. September 20, 1963 – JF Kennedy recommends joint collaboration between the US and the Soviet Union for travel to the moon
109. September 20, 1964 – Debut performance of “Die Plebejern proben den Aufstand” by Gunter Grass in Berlin
110. September 20, 1964 – The Beatles presented a musical at Paramount Theatre in New York, with husband and wife duo Steve and Eydie
111. September 20, 1965 – The airing of TV transmission channel 20 in Chicago, IL commences
112. September 20, 1966 – Launch of spacecraft, Surveyor B by the US toward the Moon
113. September 20, 1967 – Benin secedes from Nigeria

114. September 20, 1967 – Launching of British Ship Queen Elizabeth II at Clydebank Scotland
115. September 20, 1967 – Cyclone Beulah strikes the territory between Texas and Mexico killing 38
116. September 20, 1967 – The inauguration of TV transmission channel 50 in St John, IN
117. September 20, 1967 – The inauguration of TV transmission channel 6 in Miami, FL
118. September 20, 1968 – Mickey Mantle scores his last HR 536
119. September 20, 1969 – The Ryder Cup matches between America and England ended with each scoring 16 points
120. September 20, 1969 – The song “Sugar Sugar” recorded by Archie’s becomes Number 1
121. September 20, 1969 – Pitts Pirate defeats New York Mets, 4-0
122. September 20, 1970 – Jim Morrison accused of indecent behaviour was not found accountable
123. September 20, 1970 – The spacecraft Luna 16 launched by USSR landed on the moon and collected samples from the noon
124. September 20, 1972 – Discovery of the growth of marijuana by police in the ranch of Paul and Linda McCartney
125. September 20, 1972 – Libya purchases stocks worth 50% of ENI oil companies
126. September 20, 1972 – A proposal by The Social Democratic Party and Labour Party, for a combined authority over Northern Ireland both by British and Irish administration
127. September 20, 1973 – Billie Jean King vanquishes Bobby Riggs in a mixed tennis competition
128. September 20, 1973 – Statement of his intention to retire at the end of the 1973 term by Willie Mays
129. September 20, 1975 – US achieves the 21st Ryder Cup at Laurel Valley Golf Club, scoring 21-11
130. September 20, 1975 – A musical, “Fame” by David Bowie presents for two weeks as No.1
131. September 20, 1975 – Gary Sentman pulls the string of the 176 lb bow to a maximum distance of 28 ½”
132. September 20, 1976 – Inauguration of the metro railway in Brussels
133. September 20, 1976 –In an interview by Hugh Hefner, Founder of Playboy, Jimmy Carter admits his longing for women
134. September 20, 1976 – A charity musical for $230 million was offered by Sid Berstein for the integration of Beatle
135. September 20, 1977 – Inaugural performance of “Estrada” at Majestic Theatre NYC and gives 7 presentations
136. September 20, 1977 – The UN receives requests from Vietnam and Djibouti for membership of the United Nations
137. September 20, 1978 – Debut performance of “Eubie !” at Ambassador Theatre NYC and gives 439 presentations

138. September 20, 1978 – Atomic test by USSR at Eastern Kazakh, USSR
139. September 20, 1978 – Arrival of Yamada Mumon Roshi at Benedictine Abbey of Maria Laach, Germany
140. September 20, 1979 – A military rebellion organized in Central Africa by David Dacko dismisses King Bokassa I
141. September 20, 1979 – Jose E. Dod takes the oath of office as President of Angola
142. September 20, 1979 – Launch of HEAO 3 observatory satellite by NASA
143. September 20, 1979 – Chrysler Corporation selected Lee Iacocca as its president
144. September 20, 1979 – In Punjab, the communist revolutionaries of India divided into two and created a corresponding unit
145. September 20, 1979 – Pierre Goldman, a French left-wing revolutionary was killed
146. September 20, 1980 – Dedication of a bronze commemoration in honor of Thurman Munson at Yankee Arena
147. September 20, 1980 – In a horse race event, 3 horses abandon thereby Spectacular Bid alone runs in Belmont
148. September 20, 1981 – 24th Ryder Cup is achieved by the US (18 ½-9 1/2) at Walton Health Golf Club, England
149. September 20, 1981 – Joe Danelo achieves a goal by high 55-yard kicking
150. September 20, 1981 – LPGA Henredon Golf Classic achieved by Sandra Haynie
151. September 20, 1982 – Jalauddin of Pakistan achieves a hat-trick in ODI against Australia
152. September 20, 1983 – Pirates against NY Mets at Shea Arena witnessed by 3112 fans
153. September 20, 1983 – Copyright of secret sign message (RSA)
154. September 20, 1984 – Debut performance of “Cosby Show” on NBC Television
155. September 20, 1984 – 2 million fans witness the Chicago Cubs play for the first time
156. September 20, 1984 – A reckless bomb attack on US Embassy in Beirut leaves 23 dead
157. September 20, 1985 – Curtis Strong was found guilty of selling a nerve stimulant to professional football players
158. September 20, 1985 – 200-millionth visitors witness Walt Disney World
159. September 20, 1987 – Valedictory of “Big River” at Eugene O’Neill Theatre NYC after 1005 presentations
160. September 20, 1987 – LA Law, Bruce Willis, and Sharon Gless in the 39th Emmy Awards
161. September 20, 1987 – Alain Prost creates a best high by triumphing 28th Formula One automobile contest
162. September 20, 1987 – LPGA SAFECO Golf Classic achieved by Jan Stephenson
163. September 20, 1988 – Darrell Evans scores his 400th HR
164. September 20, 1988 – Olympic gold for springboard jumping won by Greg Louganis
165. September 20, 1988 – Wade Boggs is the first competitor to score 200 hits in successive terms
166. September 20, 1989 – Debut melodic “Miss Saigon” performance in London
167. September 20, 1989 – In an air accident involving a US aircraft, which ran beyond runaway at LaGuardia Aerodrome, in NYC, 2 people lost their lives

168. September 20, 1990 – Amalgamation of East and West Germany endorsed
169. September 20, 1990 – Atomic test by the US at Nevada
170. September 20, 1990 – South Ossetia granted freedom from Georgia
171. September 20, 1991 – Terry Taylor of Lion’s who had been banned for 1 year for drug-associated crime was permitted to play the game
172. September 20, 1992 – LPGA SAFECO Golf Classic achieved by Colleen Walker
173. September 20, 1992 – France supports the Treaty of Maastricht by ballot
174. September 20, 1992 – Crowning of Leanza Cornett of Florida, 21 as the 66th Miss America 1993 pageant
175. September 20, 1992 – The landing of spacecraft, Endeavour 2,
176. September 20, 1994 – The landing of spacecraft, Discovery 20
177. September 20, 1995 – Cincinnati Reds achieves NL and it is the first squad to achieve this distinction
178. September 20, 2000 – Copyright of cryptographic RSA algorithm culminated
179. September 20, 2000 – Russians use their anti-tank rocket to assault the British secret intelligence service, M16

21st Century – September 20 This Day In History – The 2000s

180. September 20, 2001 – US President George W Bush announces war on terrorism in his speech to the joint assembly of the congress and people of America
181. September 20, 2002 – Inauguration of Kolka-Karmadon rock and ice skate
182. September 20, 2003 – Rebellion started due to the decease of a convict Hassan Evan Naseem at Male
183. September 20, 2003 – A plebiscite to decide Latvia’s joining the European Union was held in Latvia
184. September 20, 2003 – Model Kate Moss was banned by clothing business magnet, H&M on charges of drug abuse
185. September 20, 2009 – Mad Men, 30 Rock, Bryan Cranston, and Glenn Close were awarded the 61st Emmy Awards
186. September 20, 2010 – The US asserts that it has overcome the economic collapse in 2009 and the claim by Chief of Economic Cycle Research announces that the GDP has improved to 70% of the pre-slump level
187. September 20, 2011 – The US allows the gay population to serve for the first time and culminates its rule, “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”
188. September 20, 2011 – Debut performance of “New Girl” featuring Zooey Deschanel, on Fox
189. September 20, 2011 – The inauguration of the musical “Call Me Maybe” by Carly Rae Jepsen, a Canadian vocalist
190. September 20, 2012 – A shell attack on a petrol station by the Syrian Army in Ain Issa leaves 50 persons dead
191. September 20, 2012 – A reckless car terror campaign in a hotel in Somalia leaves 14 dead
192. September 20, 2012 – In an LCD screen price-fixing allegation, AU Optronics was ordered to pay $500 million
193. September 20, 2013 – The enjoyment merchandise Grand Auto Theft touches $1 billion retailing
194. September 20, 2013 – Russian defense personnel enter the Greenpeace vessel Arctic Sunrise
195. September 20, 2013 – On behalf of the New York Yankees, Alex Rodriquez achieves the high best 24 Grand Slam HR
196. September 20, 2014 – The national administration of New Zealand comes to power for a third time though there were accusations of dishonesty and security observation
197. September 20, 2015 – Alexis Tsipras and Syriza group were proclaimed victorious in a flash voting in Greek
198. September 20, 2015 – Meeting between Pope Francis and Cuban leader Fidel Castro in Havana, on the ultimate day of his excursion to Cuba
199. September 20, 2015 – The revised constitution of Nepal becomes an Act of acceptance by President Ram Baran Yadav
200. September 20, 2015 – The fact that the sale price of toxoplasmosis medicine Daraprim was increased by 5000% was admitted by Chief of Turing Pharmaceuticals, Martin Shkreli
201. September 20, 2016 – Vehement demonstrations started when a black constabulary fired a Black American Keith Lamont Scott in Charlotte, North Carolina

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