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    What happened on September 9

    • September 9, 0701 St Sergius I ends his reign as Catholic Pope

    • September 9, 1000 "Battle of Svolder, Notable naval battle of the Viking Age."

    • September 9, 1087 William the Conqueror died at the Convent of Saint Gervais in Rouen France.

    • September 9, 1379 "Treaty of Neuberg, splitting the Austrian Habsburg lands between the Habsburg Dukes Albert III and Leopold III."

    • September 9, 1493 "Battle of Krbava field, a decisive defeat of Croats in Croatian struggle against the Ottoman Empire invasion."

    • September 9, 1513 Battle of Flodden Fields; English defeat James IV of Scotland

    • September 9, 1513 "James IV of Scotland is defeated and dies in the Battle of Flodden Field, ending Scotland's involvement in the War of the League of Cambrai."

    • September 9, 1543 "Mary Stuart, at nine months old, is officially crowned ""Queen of Scots"" in the central Scottish town of Stirling."

    • September 9, 1739 Slave revolt in Stono SC led by Jemmy (25 whites killed)

    • September 9, 1739 "Stono Rebellion, the largest slave uprising in Britains mainland North American colonies prior to the American Revolution, erupts near Charleston, South Carolina."

    • September 9, 1817 "Alexander Lucius Twilight, probably 1st black to graduate from US college, receives BA degree at Middlebury College"

    • September 9, 1830 "Charles Durant, 1st US aeronaut, flies a balloon from Castle Garden, NYC to Perth Amboy, NJ"

    • September 9, 1839 John Herschel takes the 1st glass plate photograph

    • September 9, 1841 "Great Lakes steamer ""Erie"" sinks off Silver Creek NY, kills 300"

    • September 9, 1850 California becomes the 31st state admitted to the US.

    • September 9, 1850 California is admitted as the thirty-first U.S. state.

    • September 9, 1850 New Mexico and Utah become US territories.

    • September 9, 1850 Territories of New Mexico & Utah created

    • September 9, 1850 "The Compromise of 1850 strips Texas of a third of its claimed territory (now parts of Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Wyoming) in return for the U.S. federal government assuming $10 million of Texas's pre-annexation debt."

    • September 9, 1862 Lee splits his army & sends Jackson to capture Harpers Ferry

    • September 9, 1867 Luxembourg gains independence

    • September 9, 1875 Lotta's Fountain (Kearny & Market) dedicated

    • September 9, 1880 President Hayes visits SF

    • September 9, 1886 The Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works is finalized.

    • September 9, 1892 "Almalthea, 5th moon of Jupiter, discovered by EE Barnard at Lick"

    • September 9, 1901 French painter Henri Toulouse-Lautrec dies.

    • September 9, 1904 New York City employs mounted police for the first time.

    • September 9, 1906 Cpl. Leo Clark (2nd Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Pozières France

    • September 9, 1908 "Orville Wright makes 1st 1-hr airplane flight, Fort Myer, Va"

    • September 9, 1911 The first airmail service (British Post Office)

    • September 9, 1912 J Verdrines becomes 1st to fly over 100 mph (107 mph/172 kph)

    • September 9, 1914 "World War I: The creation of the Canadian Automobile Machine Gun Brigade, the first fully mechanized unit in the British Army."

    • September 9, 1919 Boston's police force goes on strike

    • September 9, 1922 Greek-Turkish war has ended with Turkish victory over the Greeks.

    • September 9, 1924 "Hanapepe Massacre occurs on Kauai, Hawaii."

    • September 9, 1926 National Broadcasting Co created by the Radio Corporation of America

    • September 9, 1926 "NBC radio, part of RCA, is incorporated."

    • September 9, 1926 The U.S. National Broadcasting Company formed.

    • September 9, 1942 "The first bombing on continental US soil, Mount Emily Or (WW2)"

    • September 9, 1943 The Allies land in the Naples area.

    • September 9, 1944 Allied forces liberate Luxembourg

    • September 9, 1944 World War II: The Fatherland Front takes power in Bulgaria through a military coup in the capital and armed rebellion in the country. A new pro-Soviet government is established.

    • September 9, 1945 "Japanese in S Korea, Taiwan, China, Indochina surrender to Allies"

    • September 9, 1947 First actual case of a computer bug being found: a moth lodges in a relay of a Harvard Mark II computer at Harvard University.

    • September 9, 1948 North Korea (The People's Democratic Republic of Korea) is created.

    • September 9, 1948 People's Democratic Republic of Korea proclaimed

    • September 9, 1948 The Republic Day of Democratic People's Republic of Korea.

    • September 9, 1950 The first use of TV laugh track-Hank McCune

    • September 9, 1957 Nashville's new Hattie Cotton Elementary School dynamited

    • September 9, 1963 "Landslide into Vaiont Dam emptys lake, kills 3-4,000 (Italy)"

    • September 9, 1965 "Hurricane Betsy makes its second landfall near New Orleans, Louisiana, leaving 76 dead and $1.42 billion ($10-12 billion in 2005 dollars) in damages, becoming the first hurricane to top $1 billion in unadjusted damages."

    • September 9, 1965 Number one hit on UK music charts - The Rolling Stones - (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction

    • September 9, 1965 Tibet is made an autonomous region of China

    • September 9, 1966 The National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act signed into law by U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson.

    • September 9, 1968 "The fir1st US Open, Arthur Ashe wins"

    • September 9, 1969 "Allegheny Airlines Flight 853 DC-9 collided in flight with a Piper PA-28 and crashed near Fairland, Indiana - kills 82"

    • September 9, 1970 A British airliner is hijacked by the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) and flown to Dawson's Field in Jordan.

    • September 9, 1971 "1,000 convicts seize Attica, NY prison"

    • September 9, 1971 Attica Prison riots.

    • September 9, 1971 Detroit Red Wings hockey star Gordie Howe retires.

    • September 9, 1971 Forty-three people are killed when prisoners seize control of New York's Attica prison.

    • September 9, 1971 "John Lennon releases the ""Imagine"" album"

    • September 9, 1972 Number one hit on UK music charts - Slade - Mama Weer All Crazee Now

    • September 9, 1975 "Viking 2 launched toward orbit around Mars, soft landing"

    • September 9, 1976 Chinese leader Mao Tse Tung dies in Beijing at age 82.

    • September 9, 1979 "At age 16, Tracy Austin becomes the youngest player ever to win the US Open women's tennis title."

    • September 9, 1979 "John McEnroe beats Vitas Gerulaitis, for the US Open Tennis title"

    • September 9, 1979 Sid Bernstein offers $« billion for a Beatle reunion

    • September 9, 1979 Yusef Islam (Cat Stevens) weds Fouzia Ali at Kensington Mosque

    • September 9, 1982 "Conestoga 1, 1st private commercial rocket, makes suborbital flight"

    • September 9, 1982 Former movie star Princess Grace of Monaco dies from injuries suffered from an earlier car accident.

    • September 9, 1983 "Challenger returns to Kennedy Space Center via Sheppard AFB, Texas"

    • September 9, 1983 Vitas Gerulatis bets his house that Martina Navratilova can't beat the 100th ranked male tennis player

    • September 9, 1984 "John McEnroe beats Ivan Lendl, for the US Open Tennis title"

    • September 9, 1986 NYC jury indicts Gennadly Zakharov (Soviet UN employee) of spying

    • September 9, 1986 "The first colorized classic movie (computerized color added to an originally black and white movie) appears on Ted Turner's WTBS ""Superstation"" in Atlanta, GA."

    • September 9, 1987 "Gary Hart admits to cheating on his wife on ""Nightline"""

    • September 9, 1988 US swamps New Zealand at 27th America`s Cup: NZ set to appeal

    • September 9, 1989 Number one hit on UK music charts - Black Box - Ride On Time

    • September 9, 1989 Steffi Graf beats Martina Navratalova for the US Open championship

    • September 9, 1990 Bush & Gorbachev meet in Helsinki & urge Iraq to leave Kuwait

    • September 9, 1991 Tajikstan gains independence from the Soviet Union.

    • September 9, 1994 achin Tendulkar scores his first ODI century against Australia in Sri Lanka.

    • September 9, 1999 "Hall of Fame baseball pitcher Jim Catfish"" Hunter dies in Hertford, NC, at age 53."

    • September 9, 1999 The Sega Dreamcast launches.

    • September 9, 2001 "Ahmed Shah Massoud, leader of the Northern Alliance, is assassinated in Afghanistan."

    • September 9, 2004 "2004 Australian embassy bombing: A bomb explodes outside the Australian embassy in Jakarta, killing 10 people."

    • September 9, 2004 "2004 Jakarta embassy bombing: A bomb explodes outside the Australian embassy in Jakarta, killing 10 people."

    • September 9, 2004 "Serbian Prime Minister Vojislav Koštunica reverses a decision by Minister of Education and Sport Ljiljana Colic to require the teaching of both creationism and evolution in schools, and announces that Colic will be replaced."

    • September 9, 2007 "Britney Spears is the opening act of the 2007 MTV Music Video Awards, after years out of the spotlight."

    • September 9, 2007 "The Indy Pro Series race at Chicagoland Speedway records the closest finish in racing history, with Logan Gomez holding off his teammate Alex Lloyd by 0.0005 of a second, or 1.65 inches."

    • September 9, 2007 "Wikipedia's 2,000,000th article in the English language version."

    • September 9, 2008 Shares of Lehman plunge 52% (between Sept 08 and 09)amid worries the investment bank is trying to find new investors and raise money

    • September 9, 2010 "Important Islamic date - Eid ul-Fitr: September 9, 2010"







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