September 14 Events in History - September 14 Birthdays - September 14 Deaths



2013 Japan's Hisaki satellite is carried to the Uchinoura Space Center by the new Epsilon rocket, which was launched by two laptop computers
2013 In Las Vegas, Floyd Mayweather beats Saul Alvarez, winning over $45 million dollars in a world-record purse
2012 Pope Benedict XVI visits Lebanon
2012 The Japanese Coast Guard reports six Chinese Marine Surveillance ships are sighted near the disputed Senkaku Islands; China claims the 'two surveillance ship fleets' are in waters around the islands for purposes of 'patrols and law enforcement'
2011 At the Zekiah Swamp in Charles County, Maryland, archeologists believe they found a fort from 1680 built to protect the 'friendly' Piscataway Indians
2011 NASA reveals its Space Launch System plan, intended to replace the Space Shuttle program with its first flight scheduled for 2017
2010 Pfizer sponsors a study of the smoking cessation drug Varenicline, suggest governments would be wise to fund smoking cessation treatments
2010 Ukranian prosecutors claim that in 2000, former Interior Minister Yuriy Kravchenko ordered the murder of journalist Georgiy Gongadze
1998 Week of Fed Cup
1997 49th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards
1997 Bank One Senior Golf Classic
1997 Chicago Whites Sox retire Carlton Fisk's number, 72
1997 Karrie Webb wins LPGA SAFECO Classic
1997 Loren Roberts wins CVS Charity Golf Classic with a 266
1996 A's Mark McGwire is 13th player to hit 50-home runs in a season
1996 Dean Headley takes 3rd cricket hat-trick of season, Kent vs. Hampshire
1996 New York Met Todd Huntley sets record of 41 home runs by a catcher
1996 Tara Dawn Holland (Kansas), 23, crowned 70th Miss America 1997
1994 All 28 baseball owners vote to cancel rest of 1994 season
1992 1st subway car completed to be exported from U.S. (to Taiwan)
1991 Carolyn Suzanne Sapp (Hawaii), 24, crowned 65th Miss America 1992
1991 Freshman Marshall Faulk of San Diego State rushed for NCAA record
1991 Magic Johnson weds Erieatha "Cookie" Kelly
1991 U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1991 386 yards and scored 7 touchdowns as the Aztecs beat Pacific 55-34
1990 Ken Griffey, Sr and, Jr., hit back-to-back home runs in 1st inning
1989 Calgary Flames become 1st NHL team to play in U.S.S.R., win 4-2
1989 Jeff Reardon is 1st to record 30 saves in 5 consecutive seasons
1989 U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1988 U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Semipalitinsk, Eastern Kazakhstan U.S.S.R.
1987 "Les Miserables," opens at Rock Theatre, Vigzinhaz Budapest
1987 107th U.S. Mens Tennis: Ivan Lendl beats Mats Wilander (67 60 76 64)
1987 Cal Ripken's streak of 8,243 consecutive innings (908 games) is broken
1987 Ivan Lendl defeat Mats Wilander to win U.S. Tennis Open in 4 hours 47 minutes
1987 Toronto Blue Jays hit a record 10 home runs vs Baltimore Orioles
1986 Bo Jackson's 1st home run - a 475-foot blast (longest at Royal Stadium)
1986 Bomb attack in Paris, 2 killed
1986 Bomb explosion on airport Kimpo at Seoul, 5 killed
1986 Judy Dickinson wins LPGA SAFECO Golf Classic
1986 Saskatchewan and Hamilton play 1st CFL regular-season overtime game
1985 Susan Akin (Miss), 21, crowned 59th Miss America 1986
1984 1st MTV awards-Bette Midler and Dan Aykroyd host
1983 U.S. House of Representatives votes, 416 to 0, in favor of a resolution condemning Russia for shooting down a Korean jetliner
1982 36" snow Red Lodge, Montana
1982 Cindy Nicholas of Canada makes her 19th swim of English Channel
1982 Trevor Baxter sets skateboard high jump record of 5' 5.7"
1981 Entertainment Tonight premieres on TV
1980 "Charlie and Algernon" opens at Helen Hayes Theater New York City for 17 performances
1980 Donna Caponi Young wins LPGA United Virginia Bank Golf Classic
1980 Dwight Clark begins NFL streak of 105 consecutive game receptions
1979 U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Semipalitinsk, Eastern Kazakhstan U.S.S.R.
1979 Theodore Coombs completes 5,193 mile roller skate from LA to New York City and back to Yates Center, Ks
1978 Braves' Jim Bouton, 38, beats Giants, his 1st win since 1970
1978 Portugal government of Da Costa falls
1977 Christmas Tinto sentenced to 7 years in Robbeneiland South Africa
1975 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Southgate Golf Open
1975 Pope Paul VI declares Mother Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton 1st U.S. saint
1975 Rembrandts "Nightwatch" slashed and damaged in Amsterdam
1975 Robin Yount breaks Mel Ott's record, playing in 242 games as a teen
1974 Charles Kowal discovers Leda, 13th satellite of Jupiter
1973 Indianapolis is awarded a WHA franchise
1973 Israel shoots down 13 Syrian MIG-21s
1973 President Nixon signed into law a measure lifting pro football's blackout
1972 "Waltons" TV program premieres
1972 Jason Miller's "That Championship Season," premieres in New York City
1972 West Germany and Poland establish diplomatic relations
1971 Cleveland Indians and Washington Senators, play 20 innings
1970 Stevie Miracle marries Rita Wright
1969 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Wendell-West Golf Open
1969 Males of Swiss kanton Schaffhausen rejects female suffrage
1968 1st broadcast of 60 Minutes on CBS-TV
1968 Detroit Tigers' Denny McLain's 30th victory of season
1968 Dmitri Shostakovich' 12th string quartet, premieres in Moscow
1968 U.S.S.R.'s Zond 5 is launched on 1st circumlunar flight
1967 Melville Abrams Ball Field in Bronx named
1967 Thomas Pell Wildlife Refuge and Sanctuary opens in Bronx
1965 "F-Troop" premieres
1965 4th meeting of 2nd Vatican council opened
1964 WCVE TV channel 23 in Richmond, Virginia (PBS) begins broadcasting
1964 Walt Disney awarded Medal of Freedom at White House
1963 Mary Ann Fischer, Aberdeen, South Dakota, gave birth to America's 1st surviving quintuplets, 4 girls and a boy
1962 U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1961 Dmitri Shostakovich becomes member of CP of U.S.S.R.
1961 U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya U.S.S.R.
1960 Chubby Checker's "Twist" hits #1
1960 Coup under Col Joseph-Desire Mobutu in Congo
1960 Iraq, Iran, Kuwait, Saudi-Arabia and Venezuela form OPEC
1960 KERA TV channel 13 in Dallas, Texas (PBS) begins broadcasting
1959 Soviet Union's Luna-2 is 1st spacecraft to land on the Moon
1959 WQEX TV channel 16 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (PBS) begins broadcasting
1958 Jackie Pung wins LPGA Jackson Golf Open
1958 WTAE TV channel 4 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (ABC) begins broadcasting
1958 Yankees win 24th pennant, and 9th under Casey Stengel
1957 Great Britain performs nuclear test at Maralinga Australia
1957 U.N. resolution deplores and condemns U.S.S.R. invasion of Hungary
1957 U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1956 1st prefrontal lobotomy performed, Washington D.C.
1955 Herb Score sets rookie record of 235 strikeouts (en route 245)
1954 B Britten's opera "Turn of the Screw," premieres in Venice
1954 Giants' Willie Mays gets 82nd extra-base hit, breaks Mel Ott's record
1954 Hurricane Edna (2nd of 1954) hits New York City, $50 million damage
1954 U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test
1953 Comedians Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara marry
1953 Yankees clinch 5th straight pennant with 8-5 win over Indians
1951 Giant's Bob Niemans homers on his 1st 2 at bats
1950 Western allies rearm West Germany
1948 Gerald Ford upsets Rep Bartel J Jonkman in Michigan 5th Dist Representative primary
1948 Ground breaking ceremony for United Nations world headquarters
1948 Milton Berle starts his TV career on Texaco Star Theater
1947 61st U.S. Womens Tennis: A Louise Brough beats M O duPont (86 46 61)
1947 67th U.S. Mens Tennis: Jack Kramer beats Frank A Parker (46 26 61 60 63)
1944 6,500 Dutch/Indonesian captives sent to Junyo Maru
1944 Gulpen, Meerssen and Maastricht freed
1944 Hurricane hits New England: 389 die
1944 U.S. 28th Infantry division occupies 1.5 km of Roscheid
1944 U.S. 4th Ivy League Inf division pushes through Westwall
1943 Comedians Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara marries
1943 Yankees clinch pennant #14
1942 Battle of Edson's Ridge (Japanese assault) at Guadalcanal
1942 German troops occupy train station Stalingrad-1
1942 Yankees clinch pennant #13
1940 Congress passes 1st peace-time draft law
1940 German bomb hits shelter in Chelsea; 100s die
1939 British fleet attacks German U-39 boat
1939 Minister Winston Churchill visits Scapa Flow
1938 Graf Zeppelin II, world's largest airship, makes maiden flight
1936 Paul Waner ties Rogers Hornsby's NL record of 200 hits for 7 times
1933 2 billion board feet of lumber destroyed in Tillamook Oregon fire
1933 Schaduwproces-Rijksdagbrand opens in London
1932 Military coup in Chile under Arturo Alessandri
1930 Detroit Lions (as Portsmouth Spartans) play 1st NFL game, win 13-6
1930 Nazis gain 107 seats in German election
1929 49th U.S. Mens Tennis: Bill Tilden beats Francis Hunter (36 63 46 62 64)
1929 A's clinch AL pennant with a 5-0 win over White Sox
1926 Guido Companions birthplace as a museum opens
1924 Walter Johnson elected AL MVP
1923 Jack Dempsey KOs Luis Firpo in 2 for heavyweight boxing title
1923 Miguel Primo de Rivera becomes dictator of Spain
1923 Red Sox 1st baseman George Burns pulls off an unassisted triple play
1919 British regime forbids Sinn Fein Dail
1917 Kerenski regime declares Russian republic
1917 Provisional government of Russia forms, Republic proclaimed
1916 Christy Mathewson pitches and wins his final game
1914 German staff-chief von Moltke replaces von Falkenhayn
1914 German troops withdraw from Aisne/invent trenches
1913 27th U.S. Womens Tennis: Mary K Browne beats Dorothy Green (62 75)
1913 Cubs Larry Cheney hurls record 14-hit shutout against Giants (7-0)
1905 Albert Cuypstrat street market in Amsterdam inaugurated
1905 Dutch AR-politician AWF Idenburg named governor of Suriname
1905 RAC Tourist Trophy, 1st run, on Isle of Man
1903 New York Giant Red Ames no-hits St. Louis, 5-0 in a 5 inning game
1899 Henry Bliss becomes 1st automobile fatality (NY)
1894 Hottentotten uprising in Southwest-Africa fails
1892 AP Giannini marries Clorinda Cuneo
1891 "Empire State Express" train goes from New York City to East Buffalo, a distance of 436 miles, in a record 7H6M
1886 George K Anderson of Memphis, Tennessee patents typewriter ribbon
1882 British General Wolseley reaches Cairo
1876 Henry Morton Stanley's expedition leaves Rwanda
1876 Leopold II closes Congo-conference
1872 Britain pays U.S. $15 M for damages during Civil War
1868 Golf's 1st recorded hole-in-one (Tom Morris at Prestwick's 8th hole)
1862 Battle at Crampton's Gap: Union troops chases away Confederates
1862 Battle at South Mountain: Union troops chases away Confederates
1862 Battle of Munfordsville, Kentucky
1862 Federal troops escape from beleaguered Harpers Ferry West Virginia
1862 Skirmish at Mountain MD (Boonesboro, Crampton's Gap, Fox's Gap)
1856 Battle of San Jacinto, Nicaragua defeats invaders
1854 Allied armies, including those of Britain and France, land in Crimea
1852 18th Postmaster General: Samuel D Hubbard of Connecticut takes office
1848 Alexander Stewart opens 1st U.S. department store
1847 U.S. Marines under General Scott enter Mexico City (halls of Montezuma)
1834 Charles Darwin's company passes Tagua-tagua-more Chile
1830 Princess WFLC Marianne marries Albrecht of Prussia
1829 Peace of Adrianopel: ends Russian-Turkish war
1814 Francis Scott Key inspired to write "Star-Spangled Banner"
1812 Napoleon occupies Moscow and fires start (fire extinguished on the 19th)
1807 Aaron Burr acquitted of a misdemeanor charge
1759 Austrian troops occupy Dresden
1752 U.S. and England adopts Gregorian calender (no Sept 3-Sept 13th)
1741 George Frederick Handel finishes "Messiah" oratorio, after working on it non-stop for 23 days
1716 1st lighthouse in U.S. lit (Boston Harbor)
1666 St. Paul's in London destroyed by fire
1662 Netherlands and England sign peace treaty
1629 Spanish garrison surrenders to prince Frederik Henry
1544 Charles and Francois I sign Peace of Crepy
1515 Battle at Marignano ends in French/Venetian victory
1163 Pastor Frederik forms convent at Mariengaarde Friesland
891 Stephen V ends his reign as Catholic Pope











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