September 30 Events in History - September 30 Birthdays - September 30 Deaths



2014 A Liberian man has been identified as the first U.S. case of Ebola; the man was initially misdiagnosed at a hospital in Dallas, Texas, but the virus was found after he was hospitalized for his worsening condition
2014 Secret Service Director Julia Pierson testifies in a congressional hearing to investigate the recent intrusion of the White House as well as other security breaches under her leadership; Pierson stated that such incidents will not happen again
2013 As part of a strategy to focus on growth products, thrombosis drug brands manufactured by the GlaxoSmithKline pharmaceutical company is sold to Aspen Pharmacare for $1.13 billion
2013 Central Vietnam is hit by Tropical Storm Wutip; over 1,000 houses are damaged, trees are uprooted and power lines are cut
2012 Spain announces it expects its debt levels to increase in 2013
2012 Singer George Michael experiences 'major anxiety' and cancels the Australian leg of his tour; the singer resulted from life-threatening pneumonia in November 2011
2011 After a rare public outcry, President Thein Sein of Burma decides to halt the controversial Myitsone Dam project
2011 Typhoon Nesat causes 43 deaths in the Philippines; forecasts predict Typhoon Nalgae will cause further flooding problems
2010 American Actor Tony Curtis dies in Las Vegas, Nevada; Curtis appeared in over 100 films
2010 Somali pirates seized Indian crewmen and the Panamanian-flagged ship they were sailing off the coast of Tanzania
1997 1st time 3 cons home runs in post season-Raines, Jeter, O'Neill (New York Yankees)
1997 Hooters agrees to pay $2 million in discrimination suits
1997 Microsoft Corp releases Internet Explorer 4.0
1997 Yankees Tim Raines, Derek Jeter and Paul O'Neill are 1st to hit 3 consecutively homers in post season (Yankees beat Indians 8-6)
1995 Cleveland Indian Albert Belle hits his 50th home run of season
1994 NHL goes on strike
1994 Space shuttle STS-68 (Endeavour 7), launches into orbit
1994 Sylvestre Ntibantunganya elected president of Burundi
1994 Vladimir Meciars HZDDS wins Slovakia parliamentary election
1993 6.4 earthquake at Latur, India, 28,000 killed
1993 General Colin Powell retires at 56
1992 26th Country Music Association Award: Garth Brooks wins
1992 Kansas City Royal George Brett gets 4 hits to become 18th to get 3,000 hits
1992 Mariel Hemmingway appears nude on TV show Civil Wars
1991 Reverend Jean Betrand Aristide ousted as president of Haiti
1990 Chicago White Sox beat Seattle 2-1 in last game at Comiskey Park
1990 Pittsburgh Pirates wins NL East title
1989 NASA closes down tracking stations in Hawaii and Ascension
1989 Nolan Ryan's perfect game broken in 8th, but gets his 300th strikeout
1989 Senegambia separates back into Gambia and Senegal
1989 Toronto Blue Jays wins AL East title
1988 Andrei Gromyko retires
1988 Dave Stieb, loses 2nd consecutive no hitter bid with 2 outs in 9th
1988 IBM announces shipment of 3 millionth PS/2 personal computer
1988 Louise Ritter, U.S., jumps 6'8" to win Olympic gold medal
1988 Robin Givens and Mike Tyson appear on Barbara Walter's Show
1988 Los Angeles Dodger Orel Herschiser breaks former Dodger Don Drysdale mark by pitching 59 consecutive scoreless innings
1987 Suriname constitution ratified
1986 U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1986 U.S. releases soviet spy Gennadiy Zakharov
1985 Howard Stern gets fired from WNBC AM in New York
1984 Bowie Kuhn ends career as Baseball Commissioner
1984 Browns set a team record for allowing most sacks (11), Kansas City wins 10-6
1984 California Angel Mike Witt, pitches a perfect game over Texas Rangers, 1-0
1984 New York Yankee Don Mattingly wins AL batting crown with .343 avg
1982 National railroad strike in Belgium
1981 Last game at Minn's Metropolitan Stadium, lose to Kansas City 5-2
1981 Seoul, South Korea is selected to host 1988 Summer Olympics
1980 1,754 turn out to see Phillies play New York Mets at Shea Stadium
1980 A's Rickey Henderson sets AL stolen base record at 98 en route to 100
1980 Iran rejects a truce call from Iraqi President Saddam Hussein
1980 U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Semipalitinsk, Eastern Kazakhstan U.S.S.R.
1979 Milwaukee Brewers lose 5-0 ending 213 straight games without a shutout
1979 Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Mary Kay Golf Classic
1978 Major Indoor Soccer League grants 1st 6 franchises to Cincinnati,
1978 Phillies clinch NL East title
1978 Cleveland, Houston, New York, Philadelphia and Pittsburgh Phillies win 3rd consecutive NL East Division title
1977 Dutch Antillean government-Evertsz resigns
1977 Ringo releases "Ringo the 4th" album
1977 U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya U.S.S.R.
1975 5 drown in flash flood of sewer and water tunnel (Niagara Falls New York)
1974 General Francesco da Costa Gomez succeeds General Spinola as President of Portugal
1973 3rd New York City Women's Marathon won by Nina Kuscsik in 2:57:07
1973 4th New York City Marathon won by Tom Fleming in 2:21:54
1973 Mel Gray begins NFL streak of 121 consecutive game receptions
1973 Sandra Palmer wins LPGA Cameron Park Golf Open
1973 U.S.S.R. performs underground nuclear test
1973 New York Yankees close 50th year at Yankee Stadium losing 8-5, Ralph Houk
1972 Passenger train derails killing 48 (Rust Stasie South Africa)
1972 Roberto Clemente, is 11th to get 3,000 hits
1971 Last Washington Senator home game, New York Yankees win career 5th forfeit game Yankees trailing 4-2 in 9th with 2 outs, fans rush field
1970 New American Bible published
1969 Atlanta's 10th straight win, clinches NL West pennant
1968 1st Boeing 747 rolls out
1968 AL and NL umpires form a new Association of Major League Umpires
1968 Sharon Miller wins LPGA Seven Lakes Golf Invitational
1968 Supremes release "Love Child"
1967 BBC starts their own popular music radio station
1967 Palace of Fine Arts reopens (1st time during 1915 exposition)
1967 U.S.S.R.'s Kosmos 186 and 188 complete 1st automatic docking
1966 Botswana (Bechuanaland) gains independence from Britain (National Day)
1966 U.S.S.R. performs underground nuclear test
1965 Donovan's 1st U.S. TV appearance (Shindig)
1965 Los Angeles Dodger Don Drysdale (23-12) wins 13th straight game, 7 by shutouts
1964 "Oh What a Lovely War" opens at Broadhurst Theater New York City for 125 performances
1963 "Student Gypsy" opens at 84th St. Theater New York City for 16 performances
1963 56th Postmaster General: John A Gronouski of Wis takes office
1962 A's Bill Fischer ends 84 1/3 consec innings pitched without a walk
1962 John F. Kennedy routes 3,000 federal troops to Mississippi
1962 James Meredith registers for classes at University of Mississippi
1962 KCRL TV channel 4 in Reno, NV (NBC) begins broadcasting
1962 KMEX TV channel 34 in Los Angeles, California (IND) begins broadcasting
1962 Mickey Wright wins LPGA San Diego Golf Open
1962 New York Mets lose record 120th game as Cubs turn triple play and beat New York 5-1
1960 Flintstones premieres, 1st prime time animation show
1960 On Howdy Doody's last show Clarabelle finally talks "Goodbye Kids"
1960 West Germany signs trade agreement with East Germany
1958 French Guinee becomes independent republic Guinea
1958 U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya U.S.S.R.
1957 French government of Mauroy, resigns due to Algeria
1957 WKYT TV channel 27 in Lexington, Kentucky (CBS) begins broadcasting
1956 Phillies Robin Roberts gives up a major league record 46th home run
1956 White Sox Jim Derrington, 16, is youngest to start a game (he loses)
1954 "Boy Friend" opens at Royale Theater New York City for 483 performances
1954 Nautilus, 1st atomic-powered vessel (sub), commissioned by the Navy
1953 Auguste/Jacques Piccard dives with bathosphere to 3150 m (record)
1953 Earl Warren appointed Chief Justice of the Supreme Court
1953 Robert Anderson's "Tea and Sympathy," premieres in New York City
1953 WICS TV channel 20 in Springfield, IL (NBC) begins broadcasting
1953 WMT (now KGAN) TV channel 2 in Cedar Rapids-Waterloo, IA (CBS) begins
1950 1st congress of International Astronautical Federation opens in Paris
1950 Radio's "Grand Ole Opry" is broadcasted on TV for 1st time
1950 WSM TV channel 4 in Nashville, Tennessee (NBC) begins broadcasting
1949 Berlin Airlift ends after 277,000 flights
1949 Pirates Ralph Kiner hits his 54th home run and NL record 16th in September
1947 New York Yankees beat Dodgers 5-3-largest WS crowd 73,365-1st WS televised
1946 22 Nazi leaders found guilty of war crimes at Nuremberg
1946 Von Ribbentrop and Goering sentence to death by Nuremberg trial
1945 Hank Greenberg's final day home run wins pennant for Tigers
1944 Calais reoccupied by Allies
1944 Dutch General Mine Workers Union (ABWM) forms
1943 Pope Pius XII encyclical on Divine spirit
1942 98 U-boats sunk this month (485,000 tons)
1942 Admiral Nimitz' B-17 finding Guadalcanal using National Geographic map
1942 SS exterminates 3,500 Jews in Zelov Lodz Poland in 6 week period
1941 3,721 Jews are buried alive at Babi Yarravine (near Kiev) Ukraine
1941 53 U-boats sunk this month (202,000 tons)
1941 German assault on Moscow: operation-Taifun, begins
1940 47 German aircrafts shot down above England
1940 59 U-boats sunk this month (295,000 tons)
1939 1st televised college football game (Fordham vs Waynesburg at New York City)
1939 41 U-boats sunk this month (153,000 ton)
1939 Germany and Russia agree to partition Poland
1939 White Sox reliever Clint Brown sets record of 61st relief appearance
1938 British premier Chamberlain arrives in Munich
1938 Munich Agreement-forced Czechoslovakia to give territory to Germany
1937 6th Ryder Cup: U.S., 8-4 at Southport and Ainsdale, England
1936 International Commission of Straits (Dardanelles and Bosphorus) ends
1936 Pinewood Studios opens in Buckinghamshire, England
1935 Gershwin's "Porgy and Bess" premieres in Boston
1934 Babe Ruth's final game as a Yankee, goes 0 for 3
1934 Franklin D. Roosevelt dedicates Boulder Dam (Hoover Dam)
1934 St. Louis Card clinch pennant as Dizzy Dean wins his 30th of year
1933 Berlin/Hart/Heyman/Myers ballet "As Thousands Cheer," premieres in New York City
1929 1st manned rocket plane flight (by auto maker Fritz von Opel)
1928 Le Sifflet publishes 1st precursor of Kuifje (Tintin)
1928 Leon Vanderstuyft of Belgium cycles record 76 miles 604 yards in 1 hour
1927 Babe Ruth hits record setting 60th home run, off Tom Zachary
1926 German/French/Belgian/Luxembourg steel cartel closes
1925 General Pangulos disbands Greek parliament
1924 Allies stop checking on German navy
1923 Canton Bulldogs win 1st on way to 17-0 season
1922 Government of Alexandros Zaimis forms in Greece
1922 New York Yankees clinch pennant #2, beating Boston 3-1
1920 Time Square Theater opens at 217 W 42nd St. New York City
1919 Avery Hopwood's "Gold Diggers," premieres in New York City
1916 Giants lose to Braves 8-3, ends 26 consecutive win streak
1915 Red Sox clinch AL pennant by beating Detroit
1908 Maurice Maeterlinck's "L'oiseau Blue," premieres in Moscow
1907 Cards Ed Konetchy steals home twice and Joe Delahanty also steals home for record 3 steals of home (vs Boston)
1904 White Sox lefty Doc White, pitches his 5th shutout in 18 days
1898 City of New York established
1895 France proclaims a protectorate over Madagascar
1888 "Jack the Ripper" butchers 2 more women, Liz Stride and Kate Eddowes
1887 Start of Sherlock Holmes Adventure "Five Orange Pips"
1887 Volunteer (U.S.) beats Thistle (Scotland) in 8th America's Cup
1885 Bechuanaland becomes a British protectorate
1880 Henry Draper takes that 1st photograph of Orion Nebula
1878 1st Portuguese immigrants arrive in Hawaii
1877 1st U.S. amateur swim meet (New York Athletic Club)
1868 Spain's Queen Isabella is deposed, flees to France
1867 Midway Islands formally declared a U.S. possession
1864 Battle of Preble's Farm Virginia (Poplar Springs Church)
1864 Black Soldiers given Medal of Honor
1857 U.S. occupies Sand, Baker, Howland and Jarvis Is south of Hawaii
1846 Anesthetic ether used for 1st time (Dr. Wm Morton extracts a tooth)
1841 Samuel Slocum patented the stapler
1818 Congress of Aken: Russia, Austria, Prussia, France and England
1808 Covent Garden Theatre Royal destroyed by fire
1805 Napoleons army draws into the Rhine
1791 Mozart's opera "Magic Flute" premieres in Vienna
1787 1st U.S. voyage around the world - Columbia leaves Boston
1777 Congress, flees to York Pa, as British forces advance
1730 Duke Victor Amadeus XI of Savoye resigns
1681 Netherlands and Sweden sign treaty
1659 Robinson Crusoe is shipwrecked (according to Defoe)
1659 Peter Stuyvesant of New Netherlands forbids tennis playing during religious services (1st mention of tennis in U.S.)
1649 Last Swedish troops vacate Prague
1626 Battle between king Bethlen Gabor and earl Mansfeld-Wallenstein ends
1619 Remonstrant Society forms in Antwerp
1555 Oxford Bishop Nicholas Ridley sentenced to death as a heretic
1544 King Henry VIII draws his armies out of France
1520 Suleiman I succeeds his father Selam I as sultan of Turkey
1452 1st book published, Johann Guttenberg's Bible
1399 King Richard II of England abdicates throne
1199 Rambam (Maimonides) authorizes Samuel Ibn Tibbon to translate Guide of Perplexed from Arabic into Hebrew











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