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Famous Events For September 21

Famous Events For September 21 – Today In History

What Happened on September 21 in World History?

Early Centuries – September 21 Historic Events – Before 1700

1. September 21, 1192 – The Duke of Austria, Leopold V seizes the Lion-hearted king, Richard I
2. September 21, 1217 – Lembitu of Lehola, an Estonian Tribal chief was murdered in a war against Teutonic Knights
3. September 21, 1348 – the polluting of wells is attributed to the Jews in Zurich, Switzerland
4. September 21, 1435 – agreement for peace signed between Charles VII of France and Philip of Burgundy as Treaty of Arras
5. September 21, 1451 – The Jews of Holland were forced to wear an insignia by an order of Chief Nicholas of Cusa

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6. September 21, 1589 – Henry the IV of France defeats the Catholic confederation at the war at Arques
7. September 21, 1591 – Henry IV was accepted by the church as King of France
8. September 21, 1621 – King James I of England approves the establishment of a colony by Sir Alexander Sterling at Nova Scotia
9. September 21, 1648 – in a war at Pilawce, Bohdan Chmielricki vanquishes John Casimir
10. September 21, 1676 – Benedetto Odescalchi was installed as Pope Innocent XI
11. September 21, 1677 – copyrights given to John & Nicolas van der Heyden for inventing fire extinguisher

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18th Century – What Happened on September 21 – The 1700s

12. September 21, 1745 – Handsome Prince Charles defeats British defense at the war of Preston
13. September 21, 1746 – The French rapid deployment force seizes Labourdonnais and Dupleix Madras
14. September 21, 1765 – The killing of a wolf-like animal. Beast of Gevaudan was reported by Antoine de Beauterne. However, this was proved false since there were more occurrences
15. September 21, 1776 – The British seize New York and a week later, a majority of the city was under fire
16. September 21, 1776 – detention of Nathan Hale, an American spy, who reconnoitered on British
17. September 21, 1780 – US Chief Benedict Arnold hands over British Major John Andre the strategies to seize West Point

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18. September 21, 1784 -publication of the first newspaper in America
19. September 21, 1792 – a proposal to ban king rule in France was first placed by Collot D’Herbois in the National Meeting

19th Century – September 21 This Day That Year – The 1800s

20. September 21, 1815 – oath of secrecy by King Willem I in Brussels
21. September 21, 1823 – Smith claims that prophet Moroni was first seen by Joseph Smith
22. September 21, 1827 – Joseph Smith Jr. claims that Angel Moroni handed over a book of gold leaves, which Joseph interpreted into the Book of Mormon
23. September 21, 1837 – establishment of jewelry and china supplies by Charles Tiffany

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24. September 21, 1860 – the combined forces of the British and French vanquish the Chinese army at War of Baliqiao in the second Opium Battle
25. September 21, 1863 – Allied defense withdrew to Chattanooga after being vanquished at Chickamauga
26. September 21, 1872 – the first black pupil to be admitted as a student at Annapolis was John Henry Conyers of South Carolina
27. September 21, 1883 – The US and Brazil establish a telecommunication system for the first time
28. September 21, 1885 – Dutch citizens agitate for plebiscite privileges
29. September 21, 1893 – the first automobile run on petrol was driven by Frank Duryea
30. September 21, 1895 – inauguration of the first automobile manufacturing co – Duryea Motor Wagon Co.

31. September 21, 1896 – seizure of Dongola, Sudan by British army under the command of Gen. Kitchener
32. September 21, 1897 – editorial “Yes, Virginia there is a Santa Claus” by NY Sun
33. September 21, 1898 – with the army on her side, Empress Dowager Cixi takes control of power thus culminating the Hundred Days of Reform

20th Century – Important Events On This Day September 21 – The 1900s

34. September 21, 1903 – debut showing of the movie “Kit Carson” in the US
35. September 21, 1904 – the general stoppage of work by a political party in Italy culminated
36. September 21, 1905 – establishment of the life insurance company in Atlanta
37. September 21, 1906 – baseman Hal Chase of the Yankees scores 22 putouts and this equals the best high

38. September 21, 1911 – Robert Bordon sweeps the voting as a nominee of the Conservative Party and thus defeats Canadian Prime Minister Wilfrid Laurier
39. September 21, 1913 – overturned aerobatic flight conducted in France
40. September 21, 1913 – agreement for peace between Turkey and Bulgaria in Constantinople
41. September 21, 1915 – sale of English age-old cenotaph Stonehenge for 6600 pounds to Cecil Chubb
42. September 21, 1915 – inauguration of the publication of “Querido” by Emanuel Querido
43. September 21, 1921 – donation of 1 million lire by Pope Benedictus XV to provide food to Russians
44. September 21, 1921 – detonation in Oppau, Germany, of a large storage tank at BASF manufacturing agricultural manure leaves 500-600 dead
45. September 21, 1922 – creation of a Jewish native land in Palestine by a combined announcement approved by US President Warren G Harding
46. September 21, 1928 – the inauguration of the weekly periodical “My Weekly Reader” on this day
47. September 21, 1929 –in a football match, the first adopted forward pass in Canada was by Gerry Seiberling and it was received by Ralph Losie of Calgary Altomah-Tigers vs. Edmonton
48. September 21, 1930 – copyright for inventing flashbulb given to Johann Ostermeyer
49. September 21, 1931- The Bank of England ends gold standards and brings down the value of the pound by 20%
50. September 21, 1933 – commencement of court proceedings against Marinus der Lubbe
51. September 21, 1934 – St Louis Card Paul Dean scores no-hits against Bkln Dodgers, 3-0
52. September 21, 1934 – hurricane crashes and destroys 4000 in Honshu Island Japan

53. September 21, 1936 – Spanish autocratic council appoints Franco as Chief Commander
54. September 21, 1937 – publication of “The Hobbit” authored by J R R Tolkien by George Allen and Unwin in London
55. September 21, 1938 – 700 people were killed when a cyclone with a wind speed of 183 mph hit New England
56. September 21, 1938 – Hitler seizes Czechoslovakia and his action was denounced by British Prime Minister Winston Churchill
57. September 21, 1938 – The landfall of the big cyclone of 1938 on Long Island in New York kills 500-700 people
58. September 21, 1938 – Reinhard Heydrich negotiates in Berlin for a conclusion of the problems of Jews
59. September 21, 1942 – Nazis murder 116 captives in Paris
60. September 21, 1942 – deportation of French Jews to nazi-Germany
61. September 21, 1943 – seizure of Arundel by US defense62. September 21, 1943 – the Soviets who had earlier lost Chyernigov seized again by them
63. September 21, 1943 – Soviet army arrives in Dnjepr
64. September 21, 1944 – submission of British Air Force wing at Arnhem bridge
65. September 21, 1948 – debut performance of “Texaco Star Theatre” featuring Milton Berle on NBC TV

66. September 21, 1949 – China becomes People’s Republic of China
67. September 21, 1950 – George Marshall takes oath as the 3rd Defence Secretary of the US
68. September 21, 1951 – Emil Zatopek creates the world’s best in 15000 m in 44 min, 54.6 sec
69. September 21, 1953 – the airing of TV Transmission channel 13 in Colorado Spgs-Pueblo Co commences
70. September 21, 1954 – nomination of Eelco Van Kleffens as the President of a 9th term of the UN General Assembly
71. September 21, 1955 – evacuation of the combined friendly forces from Austria
72. September 21, 1955 – in a heavyweight boxing competition, Rocky Marciano defeats Archie Moore in 9
73. September 21, 1955 – Atomic test by USSR
74. September 21, 1957 – debut performance of “Perry Mason” featuring Raymond Burr on CBS TV
75. September 21, 1957 – Olav V crowned as king of Norway
76. September 21, 1957 – Pote Sarasin was installed as PM of Thailand
77. September 21, 1958 – Atomic test by the US at Nevada
78. September 21, 1959 – immigration of 600 Indian Dutch to the US
79. September 21, 1961 – crossing of the English Channel to and fro by Antonio Abertondo by swimming 44 miles
80. September 21, 1961 – commercial flight of helicopter CH 47 for the first time
81. September 21, 1964 – US vanquishes England in the 20th America Cup
82. September 21, 1964 – United Kingdom grants freedom to Malta
83. September 21, 1964 – The first Mach 3 aircraft with bombs, XB 70 makes its first trip from Palmdale, California
84. September 21, 1965 – O Kommissarova (USSR) jumps from a record height of 46,250 ft by parachute and creates a women’s record
85. September 21, 1965 – Singapore becomes a member of the United Nations
86. September 21, 1966 – NYC receives rainfall of 5 inches
87. September 21, 1966 – change in the spelling of ‘Kimmy Hendrix’ to ‘Jimi’
88. September 21, 1967 – Atomic Test by US at Nevada
89. September 21, 1968 – the first appearance of the play “Adam-12” on NBC in the US
90. September 21, 1969 – US vanquishes Romania in the 58th Davis Cup played in Cleveland, (5-0)
91. September 21, 1969 – LPGA Lincoln-Mercury Golf Open achieved by Donna Caponi Young
92. September 21, 1969 – Ron Hill achieves the European lengthy run in 2:16:47.8
93. September 21, 1970 – the airing of TV Transmission channel 35 in Yakima, WA on ABC commences
94. September 21, 1970 – The return journey of Soviet spacecraft Luna 16 from the moon commences
95. September 21, 1970 – opposite-editorial commenced by New York Times
96. September 21, 1972 – Ferdinand Marcos organizes a military rebellion in the Philippines
97. September 21, 1972 – Atomic Test by USSR below the earth
98. September 21, 1973 – The painting by Jackson Pollock “Blue Poles” was auctioned for $ 2million
99. September 21, 1973 – NBA KC Kings clinches a 7-year agreement with Nate Archibald for $450,000
100. September 21, 1974 – US spacecraft Mariner 10 flies by Mercury
101. September 21, 1975 – LPGA Portland Ladies Golf Classic achieved by Jo Ann Washam
102. September 21, 1976 – concerts by Wings in Zagreb Yugoslavia
103. September 21, 1976 – assassination of Orlando Letelier, in Washington, DC
104. September 21, 1977 – the US Foreign Affairs Minister, Cyrus Vance removed from his post
105. September 21, 1978 – Detonation of bombs at RAF aerodrome near Eglinton, by Irish army, demolishes buildings, hangers including 4 airplanes
106. September 21, 1978 – People’s Choice Award given to “Girlfriends” guided by Claudia at the 3rd Toronto International Film Festival

107. September 21, 1979 –in an air accident involving two aircraft belonging to RAF, the Harrier jet series, crashed each other over Wisbech in Cambridgeshire and fell in the residential area killing 3 people and wounding many. The pilot was thrown out of the plane
108. September 21, 1980 – LPGA ERA Real Estate Golf Classic achieved by Donna Caponi
109. September 21, 1980 – Los Angeles Ram Johnnie Johnson achieves a 99-yard capture
110. September 21, In the All Ireland Football Final, Kerry GAA defeated Roscommon GAA in Croke Park and won the championship successively three times
111. September 21, 1981 – UK grants freedom to Belize (British Honduras)
112. September 21, 1981 – the first woman to be appointed as Supreme Court Justice was Sandra Day O’Connor
113. September 21, 1981 – Steve Carlton scores his 3118th batter NL best
114. September 21, 1982 – fans numbering 2251 witness the Expos play the NY Mets at Shea Arena
115. September 21, 1982 – In a hockey display match in Meadowlands (NJ), the Devils vanquish Rangers.
116. September 21, 1982 – NFL players stop playing the game for 57 days
117. September 21, 1982 – for maintenance and repair works, the SF cable cars stop working
118. September 21, 1982 – Spacecraft STS 5 fixed to the launching frame
119. September 21, 1983 – rebellion protesting Marcos in Manila kills 11
120. September 21, 1983 – debut performance of “Glengarry Glen Ross” by David Mamet, in London
121. September 21, 1983 – Atomic test by the US at Nevada
122. September 21, 1984 –propelling of spacecraft Galaxy-C by NASA
123. September 21, 1985 – Michael Spinks achieves the Heavy Weight Boxing Championship by defeating Larry Holmes in 15
124. September 21, 1986 – Golden Girls, Cagney, and Lacey and Michel J. Fox were awarded the 38th Emmy Awards
125. September 21, 1986 – LPGA Konica San Jose Golf Classic achieved by Patty Sheehan
126. September 21, 1986 – in the first main league, SD Padre Jimmy Jones scores a 1-hitter
127. September 21, 1986 – NY Jets defeat Miami Dolphins 51-45 achieving 884 passes
128. September 21, 1987 – three naval vessels meant for minesweeping sail from Belgium to the Persian Gulf
129. September 21, 1988 – A TV camera was crushed by Mike Tyson in front of his villa in New Jersey residence
130. September 21, 1989 – Installation of Mazowiecki as prime minister of Poland
131. September 21, 1990 – The first 25-play achiever in 10 years was Bob Welch of Oakland A’s
132. September 21, 1990 – Pirate Bobby Bond scores 30 HRs and 50 bases. He is the 2nd to achieve this distinction
133. September 21, 1990 – the efforts of the White Sox to bring back Minnie Minoso were not approved by Faye Vincent
134. September 21, 1990 – speculation that US refinery plants difficulty will reduce the volume and added hostile comments by Saddam Hussein led to high crude oil fees
135. September 21, 1991 – referendum in Armenia seeking to remain or not in the Soviet Union
136. September 21, 1991 – a basketball team, “Dream Team” selected for the 1992 Olympics by the USA
137. September 21, 1993 – the downfall of the Kutshma administration in Ukraine
138. September 21, 1994 – debut show by Howard Stern Radio in Ft Laud/Miami
139. September 21, 1995 – The wonder phenomenon that the Hindu God Ganesh starts drinking milk when a spoon of milk kept near their mouth
140. September 21, 1997 – LPGA PING Welch’s Championship achieved by Liselotte Neumann
141. September 21, 1997- NY Yankee Cecil Fielder scores his 300th HR and he was second to achieve this distinction
142. September 21, 1997 – Texas Golf Open shooting won by Tim Herron scoring 271
143. September 21, 1999 – a severe earth quack strike in Central Taiwan killing about 2400

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

144. September 21, 2001 – Spacecraft ‘Deep Space 1’ reaches within the radius of 2200 km of Comet Borrelly
145. September 21, 2001 – the 7th Indian Institute of Technology formerly the University of Roorkee, was renamed IIT Roorkee
146. September 21, 2001 – detonation in AZF Chemical manufacturing unit in Toulouse, France leaves 29 dead
147. September 21, 2003 – the culmination of Galileo’s undertaking after sending an instrument to Jupiter’s environment and its crash due to pressure at lower heights
148. September 21, 2003 – The West Wing, Everybody Loves Raymond, James Gandolfini and Edie Falco awarded 55th Emmy Awards
149. September 21, 2004 – the two factions of the communist parties in India amalgamate to form the Communist Party of India
150. September 21, 2004 – commencement of mega tall skyscraper, Burj in Dubai
151. September 21, 2007 – in a two-wheeler accident in Weehawken, actor George Clooney was wounded in New Jersey
152. September 21, 2007 – inauguration of “Into the Wild” featuring Emile Hirsch

153. September 21, 2008 – Two investment banks, Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley on Wall Street converted to bank holding firms due to loans granted to those with poor credit rating
154. September 21, 2008 – announcement by President Thabo Mbeki of South Africa that he would step down from September 25
155. September 21, 2008 – Prime Minister Ehud Olmert of Israel announces his intention to demit the office when his successor Tzipi Livni forms his administration
156. September 21, 2008 – Last play at Yankee Arena vs. Baltimore Orioles
157. September 21, 2008 – Mad Men, 30 Rock, Bryan Cranston, and Glen Close were given the 60th Emmy Awards
158. September 21, 2008 – US triumphs 37th Ryder Cup at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, scoring 16.5-11.5
159. September 21, 2009 – The drop in GDP of 0.9% and 1.4% in the first and 2nd quarters respectively forced to declare recession in Macedonia
160. September 21, 2012 – Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda comes victorious in the leadership of the majority party
161. September 21, 2013 – in a battle between the army and rebels in Zamboanga City, Philippines, 6 lost their life
162. September 21, 2013 – rebellion in Iraq leaves 100 killed
163. September 21, 2013 – in an indiscriminate gun firing in a commercial business complex, 59 lost their life and 175 were injured, in Nairobi, Kenya
164. September 21, 2015 – US presidential hopeful Scott Walker, Governor of Wisconsin withdraws from the contest
165. September 21, 2015 – “Game of Thornes” Viola Davis and John Hamm were awarded the 67th Emmy Awards, sponsored by Andy Samberg
166. September 21, 2016 – a sum of $3 billion was earmarked for research to end all illnesses by the end of the century, by Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan
167. September 21, 2016 – a boat carrying refugees ferrying 450-600 persons overturns near an Egyptian beach out of which only 163 were brought to safety
168. September 21, 2016 – a paper about the Australian Aboriginal civilization was published in “Nature”

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