Historical Events on September 21, Special Events on This Day

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What Happened on September 21st This Day in History

Year Name
2019 A 5.6 Mw earthquake shakes the Albanian port of Durrës. Forty-nine people are injured in the capital, Tirana.
2018 Killing of Zak Kostopoulos, LGBT rights activist beaten to death on a busy street in Athens
2013 Al-Shabaab Islamic militants attack the Westgate shopping mall in Kenya, killing at least 67 people.
2012 Three Egyptian militants open fire on a group of Israeli soldiers in a southern Israel cross-border attack.
2003 The Galileo spacecraft is terminated by sending it into Jupiter's atmosphere.
2001 America: A Tribute to Heroes is broadcast by over 35 network and cable channels, raising over $200 million for the victims of the September 11 attacks.
2001 Ross Parker is murdered in Peterborough, England, by a gang of ten British Pakistani youths.
1999 The Chi-Chi earthquake occurs in central Taiwan, leaving about 2,400 people dead.
1997 St. Olaf's Church, a stone church from the 16th century in Tyrvää, Finland, was burnt down by a burglar.
1996 The Defense of Marriage Act is passed by the United States Congress.
1993 Russian President Boris Yeltsin triggers a constitutional crisis when he suspends parliament and scraps the constitution.
1991 Armenia gains independence from the Soviet Union.
1984 Brunei joins the United Nations.
1981 Belize is granted full independence from the United Kingdom.
1981 Sandra Day O'Connor is unanimously approved by the U.S. Senate as the first female Supreme Court justice.
1976 Orlando Letelier is assassinated in Washington, D.C because had been a member of the former Chilean Marxist government.
1976 Seychelles joins the United Nations.
1972 Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos begins authoritarian rule by declaring martial law.
1971 Bahrain, Bhutan and Qatar join the United Nations.
1965 The Gambia, Maldives and Singapore are admitted as members of the United Nations.
1964 Malta gains independence from the United Kingdom, but remains in the Commonwealth.
1964 The North American XB-70 Valkyrie, the world's fastest bomber, makes its maiden flight from Palmdale, California.
1957 Pamir, a four-masted barque, was shipwrecked and sank off the Azores during Hurricane Carrie.
1953 Lieutenant No Kum-sok, a North Korean pilot, defects to South Korea with his jet fighter.
1942 The Holocaust in Ukraine: On the Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur, Nazis send over 1,000 Jews of Pidhaitsi to Bełżec extermination camp.
1942 The Holocaust in Ukraine: In Dunaivtsi, Ukraine, Nazis murder 2,588 Jews.
1942 The Holocaust in Poland: At the end of Yom Kippur, Germans order Jews to permanently move from Konstantynów to Biała Podlaska.
1942 The Boeing B-29 Superfortress makes its maiden flight.
1939 Romanian Prime Minister Armand Călinescu is assassinated by the Iron Guard.
1938 The Great Hurricane of 1938 makes landfall on Long Island in New York. The death toll is estimated at 500–700 people.
1934 A large typhoon hits western Honshū, Japan, killing more than 3,000 people.
1933 Salvador Lutteroth establishes Mexican professional wrestling.
1921 A storage silo in Oppau, Germany, explodes, killing 500–600 people.
1898 Empress Dowager Cixi seizes power and ends the Hundred Days' Reform in China.
1896 Anglo-Egyptian conquest of Sudan: British forces under the command of Horatio Kitchener take Dongola.
1860 Second Opium War: An Anglo-French force defeats Chinese troops at the Battle of Palikao.
1843 The crew of schooner Ancud, including John Williams Wilson, takes possession of the Strait of Magellan on behalf of the Chilean government.[2]
1809 British Secretary of War Lord Castlereagh and Foreign Secretary George Canning meet in a duel on Putney Heath, with Castlereagh wounding Canning in the thigh.
1792 French Revolution: The National Convention abolishes the monarchy.
1780 American Revolutionary War: Benedict Arnold gives the British the plans to West Point.
1776 Part of New York City is burned shortly after being occupied by British forces.
1745 A Hanoverian army is defeated, in ten minutes, by the Jacobite forces of Prince Charles Edward Stuart
1435 The Congress of Arras causes Burgundy to switch sides in the Hundred Years' War.
1217 Livonian Crusade: The Estonian leader Lembitu and Livonian leader Kaupo the Accursed are killed in the Battle of St. Matthew's Day.
1170 The Kingdom of Dublin falls to Norman invaders.
455 Emperor Avitus enters Rome with a Gallic army and consolidates his power.
Famous People Born on September 21

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Year Name
1898 Frances Mary Albrier, American civil rights activist (d. 1987)
1902 Howie Morenz, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1937)
1629 Philip Howard, English cardinal (d. 1694)
1947 Rupert Hine, English musician, songwriter, and record producer (d. 2020)
1921 John McHale, American baseball player and manager (d. 2008)
1947 Stephen King, American author and screenwriter
1842 Abdul Hamid II, 34th Sultan of the Ottoman Empire (d. 1918)
1983 Rasmus Persson, Swedish radio personality
1957 Ethan Coen, American director, producer, and screenwriter
1758 Christopher Gore, American soldier, lawyer, and politician, 8th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1827)
Famous People Deaths On September 21

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Date Name
1860 Arthur Schopenhauer, German philosopher and author (b. 1788)
1576 Gerolamo Cardano, Italian mathematician, physician, and astrologer (b. 1501)
1719 Johann Heinrich Acker, German historian and academic (b. 1647)
0019 Virgil, Roman poet (b. 70 BC)
1975 Bedri Rahmi Eyüboğlu, Turkish painter and poet (b. 1911)
1942 John Symes, English cricketer (b. 1879)
1397 Richard FitzAlan, 11th Earl of Arundel, English admiral (b. 1346)
1798 George Read, American lawyer and politician, 3rd Governor of Delaware (b. 1733)
1748 John Balguy, English philosopher and author (b. 1686)
1956 Bill Struth, Scottish footballer and manager (b. 1875)