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What Happened on September 19th This Day in History

Year Name
2022 The state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom is held at Westminster Abbey, London.
2021 The Cumbre Vieja volcano, on the island of La Palma in the Canary Islands, erupts. The eruption lasts for almost three months, ending on December 13.
2019 A drone strike by the United States kills 30 civilian farmers in Afghanistan.
2017 The 2017 Puebla earthquake strikes Mexico, causing 370 deaths and over 6,000 injuries, as well as extensive damage.
2016 In the wake of a manhunt, the suspect in a series of bombings in New York and New Jersey is apprehended after a shootout with police.
2011 Mariano Rivera of the New York Yankees surpasses Trevor Hoffman to become Major League Baseball's all-time career saves leader with 602.
2010 The leaking oil well in the Deepwater Horizon oil spill is sealed.
2006 The Thai army stages a coup. The Constitution is revoked and martial law is declared.
1997 The Guelb El-Kebir massacre in Algeria kills 53 people.
1995 The Washington Post and The New York Times publish the Unabomber manifesto.
1991 Ötzi the Iceman is discovered in the Alps on the border between Italy and Austria.
1989 A bomb destroys UTA Flight 772 in mid-air above the Tùnùrù Desert, Niger, killing all 170 passengers and crew.
1985 A strong earthquake kills thousands and destroys about 400 buildings in Mexico City.
1985 Tipper Gore and other political wives form the Parents Music Resource Center as Frank Zappa, John Denver, and other musicians testify at U.S. Congressional hearings on obscenity in rock music.
1983 Saint Kitts and Nevis gains its independence.
1982 Scott Fahlman posts the first documented emoticons :-) and :-( on the Carnegie Mellon University bulletin board system.
1978 The Solomon Islands join the United Nations.
1976 Turkish Airlines Flight 452 hits the Taurus Mountains, outskirt of Karatepe, Turkey, killing all 154 passengers and crew.
1976 Two Imperial Iranian Air Force F-4 Phantom II jets fly out to investigate an unidentified flying object, when both independently lose instrumentation and communications as they approach, only to have them restored upon withdrawal.
1970 Michael Eavis hosts the first Glastonbury Festival.
1970 Kostas Georgakis, a Greek student of geology, sets himself ablaze in Matteotti Square in Genoa, Italy, as a protest against the dictatorial regime of Georgios Papadopoulos.
1957 Plumbbob Rainier becomes the first nuclear explosion to be entirely contained underground, producing no fallout.
1950 Korean War: An attack by North Korean forces was repelled at the Battle of Nam River.
1946 The Council of Europe is founded following a speech by Winston Churchill at the University of Zurich.
1944 World War II: The Battle of Hürtgen Forest begins. It will become the longest individual battle that the U.S. Army has ever fought.
1944 World War II: The Moscow Armistice between Finland and the Soviet Union is signed, which officially ended the Continuation War.
1940 World War II: Witold Pilecki is voluntarily captured and sent to Auschwitz concentration camp to gather and smuggle out information for the resistance movement.[9]
1939 World War II: The Battle of Kępa Oksywska concludes, with Polish losses reaching roughly 14% of all the forces engaged.
1916 World War I: During the East African Campaign, colonial forces of the Belgian Congo (Force Publique) under the command of Charles Tombeur capture the town of Tabora after heavy fighting.
1893 In New Zealand, the Electoral Act of 1893 is consented to by the governor, giving all women in New Zealand the right to vote.
1870 Franco-Prussian War: The siege of Paris begins. The city held out for over four months before surrendering.
1868 La Gloriosa begins in Spain.
1864 American Civil War: Union troops under Philip Sheridan defeat a Confederate force commanded by Jubal Early. With over 50,000 troops engaged, it was the largest battle fought in the Shenandoah Valley.
1863 American Civil War: The first day of the Battle of Chickamauga, in northwestern Georgia, the bloodiest two-day battle of the conflict, and the only significant Confederate victory in the war's Western Theater.
1862 American Civil War: Union troops under William Rosecrans defeat a Confederate force commanded by Sterling Price.
1852 Annibale de Gasparis discovers the asteroid Massalia from the north dome of the Astronomical Observatory of Capodimonte.
1846 Two French shepherd children, Mélanie Calvat and Maximin Giraud, experience a Marian apparition on a mountaintop near La Salette, France, now known as Our Lady of La Salette.
1799 French Revolutionary Wars: French-Dutch victory against the Russians and British in the Battle of Bergen.
1796 George Washington's Farewell Address is printed across America as an open letter to the public.
1778 The Continental Congress passes the first United States federal budget.
1777 American Revolutionary War: British forces win a tactically expensive victory over the Continental Army in the First Battle of Saratoga.
1676 Jamestown is burned to the ground by the forces of Nathaniel Bacon during Bacon's Rebellion.
1410 End of the Siege of Marienburg: The State of the Teutonic Order repulses the joint Polish—Lithuanian forces.[4]
1356 Battle of Poitiers: An English army under the command of Edward the Black Prince defeats a French army and captures King John II.
634 Siege of Damascus: The Rashidun Arabs under Khalid ibn al-Walid capture Damascus from the Byzantine Empire.
85 Nerva, suspected of complicity of the death of Domitian, is declared emperor by Senate. The Senate then annuls laws passed by Domitian and orders his statues to be destroyed.
Famous People Born on September 19

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Year Name
1996 Dejounte Murray, American basketball player
1940 Bill Medley, American singer-songwriter
1965 Sunita Williams, American captain, pilot, and astronaut
1940 Paul Williams, American singer-songwriter and actor
1970 Gilbert Dionne, Canadian ice hockey player
1964 Daniel Wincott, British political scientist
1947 Lol Creme, English musician, songwriter, and music video director
1889 Sarah Louise Delany, American physician and author (d. 1999)
1989 Tyreke Evans, American basketball player
1925 W. Reece Smith, Jr., American lawyer and academic (d. 2013)
Famous People Deaths On September 19

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Date Name
1692 Giles Corey, American farmer and accused wizard (b. c. 1612)
2020 John Turner, Canadian politician, 17th Prime Minister of Canada (b. 1929)
2012 Rino Ferrario, Italian footballer (b. 1926)
1893 Alexander Tilloch Galt, English-Canadian politician, 1st Canadian Minister of Finance (b. 1817)
1968 Chester Carlson, American physicist and lawyer (b. 1906)
1868 William Sprague, American minister and politician (b. 1809)
1881 James A. Garfield, American general, lawyer, and politician, and the 20th President of the United States (b. 1831)
1339 Emperor Go-Daigo of Japan (b. 1288)
2004 Eddie Adams, American photographer and journalist (b. 1933)
1924 Alick Bannerman, Australian cricketer and coach (b. 1854)