Sept 22 Events in History

 

1756  -  Nassau Hall opens at Princeton University

1756 – Nassau Hall opens at Princeton University

Events from history that occurred … on this day!

2011 In Santiago, the Chilean capitol, tens of thousands of students protest for increased education expenditure
2011 Pope Benedict XVI begins his state visit to Germany
2010 In accordance with U.N. Security Council Resolution 1929, Russia bans arms sales to Iran
1997 Elton John releases Diana tribute ‘Candle in the Wind 1997′
1996 4th Solheim Cup: U.S. beats Europe 17-11 at St. Pierre Wales
1994 Rasmussen government in Denmark, resigns
1993 Nolan Ryan, 46, pitches his last game
1993 STS-51 (Discovery) lands
1993 Supreme Soviet dismisses president Boris Yeltsin
1992 Heavy storm in South France, 34 die
1991 ABN and AMRO Dutch banks merge
1991 California University makes Dead Sea Scrolls public
1991 Harry Gant wins NSACAR Goody’s 500
1991 Miami Dolphins coach Don Shula records his 300th career NFL victory
1991 Pat Bradley wins LPGA SAFECO Golf Classic
1990 Saudi Arabia expels many Jordanian and Yemeni envoys
1990 Andre Dawson steals his 300th base and is only player other than Willie Mays to have 300 home runs, 300 steals and 2,000 hits
1989 Cards outfielder Leon Durham suspended for 60 days due to drugs
1989 IRA-bomb kills 10 British marines in Kent
1988 Canada begins production of a $5 silver Maple Leaf bullion coin
1988 South Korean coaches attack New Zealand referee after disputing his decision, Olympic Korean boxer stages a 67 minute sit-in
1987 2nd regular-season National Football League player strike begins
1987 Dow-Jones index rises record 75.23 points
1987 Janet Evans swims female world record 400m freestyle (4:03.85)
1987 NFL players go on strike for 24 days
1987 Red Sox Wade Boggs ties AL record of 200 hits for 5 straight seasons
1986 35 countries signs disarmament accord in Stockholm
1986 India vs. Australia Test Cricket at Madras finishes in a tie
1986 Los Angeles Dodger Fernando Valenzuela is 1st Mexican to win 20 games
1985 37th Emmy Awards: Cagney and Lacey, Cosby Show and Tyne Daly win
1985 Billy Martin’s right arm is broken by pitcher Ed Whitson
1985 Earthquake strikes Mexico, 2,000 killed
1985 France premier confesses on attack of Rainbow Warrior
1985 Michael Spinks beats Larry Holmes to become Heavyweight Boxing Champ
1985 Rock and country musicians participate in FarmAid in Champaign, Ill
1985 Val Skinner wins LPGA Konica San Jose Golf Classic
1985 St. Louis Cardinals set an unusual streak record by winning 9 of 10 games, each pitched by a different man
1984 Brussels princess Astrid marries arch duke Lorenz of Austrian-Este
1983 Everly Brothers reunite after 10 years (Royal Albert Hall)
1983 NASA launches Galaxy-B
1983 U.S.S.R. performs underground nuclear test
1983 Zhu Jianhau (China) sets high jump record at 7’9 3/4″
1982 Duleep Mendis completes twin cricket tons for Sri Lanka vs. India
1982 SF’s cable cars made a final run before closing down for 20-month
1980 Iraq invades Iran in an attempt to control the Shatt al-Arab waterway
1980 Iraqi troops seize part of Iran in a border dispute; war begins
1980 John and Yoko sign a recording contract with Geffin Records
1979 Israel performs nuclear test at Indian Ocean
1979 Larry Parrish (Expos) home runs off Rawly Eastwick (Phillies) in DH
1978 Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin returns home after Camp David summit
1977 Minn Twin Bert Blyleven no-hits California Angels, 9-0
1977 Preston Jones’ “Texas Trilogy,” premieres in New York City
1977 West German RAF terrorist kills policeman in Utrecht
1975 Sara Jane Moore tries to assassinate President Ford in San Francisco California
1975 World Football League folds
1973 “Little Night Music” opens at Majestic Theater on Broadway
1973 20th Ryder Cup: U.S., 19-13 at Muirfield, Scotland
1973 Baltimore Oriole Al Bumbry hits 3 triples vs Milwaukee Brewers
1973 Henry Kissinger, sworn in as Secretary of State
1972 Dictator Idi Amin throws 8,000 Asians out of Uganda
1971 U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1970 President Nixon requests 1,000 new FBI agents for college campuses
1969 “Music Scene” debuts on ABC-TV
1969 China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor PRC
1969 San Francisco Giant Willie Mays, becomes 2nd player to hit home run number 600 off Mike Corkins
1968 Iraq adopts constitution
1968 KMTC (now KDEB) TV channel 27 in Springfield, MO (IND) 1st broadcast
1968 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Kings River Golf Open
1968 Twins’ Cesar Tovar pitched a hitless inning and plays all 9 positions
1968 Zond 5 completes flight
1967 Phillies release pitcher Dallas Green, their future manager
1967 U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Semipalitinsk, Eastern Kazakhstan U.S.S.R.
1966 Edward Albee’s “Delicate Balance,” premieres in New York City
1966 KMEB TV channel 10 in Wailuku, HI (PBS) begins broadcasting
1966 Only 413 show up at a Yankee Stadium game
1966 Orioles beat A’s 6-1 to clinch their 1st AL pennant
1966 Surveyor 2 crashes on Moon
1965 India and Pakistan ceases-fire goes into effect
1964 “Fiddler on the Roof” opens at Imperial Theater New York City for 3242 performances
1964 “Man from U.N.C.L.E,” premieres on NBC-TV
1963 Czechoslovakian premier Sikory deposed by Josef Lenart
1963 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Visalia Ladies’ Golf Open
1962 Bob Dylan plays New York City Carnegie Hall
1961 Antonio Albertondo (Argentina) at 42, completes 1st “double” crossing swim of English Channel in 43 hours 10 min
1961 Jim Gentile’s ties record of 5 grand slams in a year
1960 Mali, formerly French Sudan, declares independence from France
1959 Chicago White Sox clinch AL pennant
1958 KTVK TV channel 3 in Phoenix, Arizona (ABC) begins broadcasting
1958 U.S. nuclear sub USS Skate remains 31 days under Pole (record)
1957 “Maverick” premieres
1957 Duke Snider’s 39th and 40th home runs are last hit at Ebbets Field
1955 Hurricane Janet, kills 500 in Caribbean
1955 Commercial TV begins in England
1955 Heavyweight champ Rocky Mariano KOs Archie Moore in 9
1954 Bkln Dodger Karl Spooner strikes out 15 New York Giants in his 1st game
1953 Islamic uprising in Atjeh at Indonesia
1950 Nobel peace prize awarded to Ralph J Bunche (1st black winner)
1950 Omar N. Bradley promoted to rank of 5-star general
1949 WFMY TV channel 2 in Greensboro-High Point, North Carolina (CBS) 1st broadcast
1947 Dodgers clinch NL pennant
1945 Stan Musial gets 5 hits off 5 pitchers on 5 consecutive pitches
1944 Boulogne reoccupied by Allies
1944 Operation Market Garden: Polish paratroopers land at Driel
1944 U.S. troops land on Ulithi
1943 British dwarf submarines attack Tirpitz
1943 Destroyer Itchen torpedoed and sinks
1943 Destroyer Keppel sinks U-229
1942 Meulenberg robs of church bells
1941 British signal officer Bill Hudson lands in Montenegro
1937 Forest fire kills 14 and injures 50 in Cody Wyoming
1935 Boston Braves lose NL record 110th game of year en route to 115
1932 Hungarian government of Karolyi falls
1927 Famous “Long count” fight (Dempsey loses boxing title to Tunney)
1927 Gene Tunney beats Jack Dempsey in 10 for heavyweight boxing title
1927 Yankees Earle Coombs hits 3 triples
1926 Belgian crown prince Leopold and Swedish princess Astrid get engaged
1925 Yank Ben Paschal hits 2 inside-the-park-homers
1921 Estonia and Lithuania admitted to League of Nations
1921 Music Box Theater opens at 239 W 45th St. New York City
1920 Chicago grand jury convenes to investigate charges that 8 White Sox players conspired to fix the 1919 World Series
1915 Red Sox ask Braves for use of their larger park for World Series
1915 Southern Methodist University (Dallas Texas) holds its 1st class
1915 Xavier University, 1st Black Catholic College in U.S., opens in NO LA
1914 1 German submarine sinks 3 British ironclads, 1,459 die
1913 Coal mine explosion kills 263 at Dawson New Mexico
1913 George Cohan’s “7 Keys to Baldpate,” premieres in New York City
1912 Eddie Collins repeats record of stealing 6 bases in a game (9/7/12)
1911 Cy Young beats Pitts 1-0 for his final career victory, number 511
1910 England’s 1st aircraft flight
1910 Saskatchewan Rugby Football Union forms
1908 Bulgaria declares independence from Ottoman Empire (Turkey)
1905 11th U.S. Golf Open: Willie Anderson shoots a 314 at Myopia Club Mass
1903 Italo Marchiony granted patent for ice cream cone
1893 1st auto built in U.S. (by Duryea brothers) runs in Springfield
1869 Richard Wagner’s opera “Rhine Gold,” premieres in Munich
1864 Battle of Fisher’s Hill, Virginia, General Early Retreats to Brown’s Gap
1864 Sheridan sets up camp in Harrisonburg VA
1862 President Lincoln, says he will free slaves in all states on Jan 1
1817 John Quincy Adams becomes Secretary of State
1792 Origin of French Republican Era
1789 Office of Postmaster General is created under the Treasury Department
1784 Russian trappers established a colony on Kodiak Island, AK
1756 Nassau Hall opens at Princeton University
1753 Pangeran Gusti installed as sultan of Banten
1745 Bonnie Prince Charlies army returns to Edinburgh
1735 Robert Walpole is 1st British Prime Minister to live at 10 Downing Street
1733 Polish King Lesczynski flees to Danzig
1711 French troops occupy Rio de Janeiro
1699 People of Rotterdam strike over high cost of butter
1692 Last (8) person hanged for witchcraft in U.S. (Salem Mass)
1665 Molieres “L’amour Medecin,” premieres in Paris
1656 All female jury hears case of woman who killed her child (acquit her)
1586 Battle at Zutphen: English vs Dutch army
1529 Cardinal Thomas Wolsey lays-off English Lord Chancellor
1504 Settle engagement of Karel of Luxembourg and Claudia the Beaujeu
1504 Treaty of Blois: Philip van Bourgondie and Maximilian I and Louis XII
530 Boniface II begins his reign as Catholic Pope
530 St. Felix IV ends his reign as Catholic Pope
530 [Discorus] begins his reign as Catholic Pope

Source: BrainyHistory



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