September 19th Events

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September 19th, 2006 (September 19 2006)EventThe Thai military stages a coup in Bangkok. Constitution revoked; martial law declared. Martial Quotes
September 19th, 1997 (September 19 1997)EventGuelb El-Kebir massacre in Algeria; 53 killed.
September 19th, 1995 (September 19 1995)EventThe Washington Post and The New York Times publish the Unabomber s manifesto.
September 19th, 1991 (September 19 1991)EventOtzi the Iceman is discovered by a couple of German tourists.
September 19th, 1989 (September 19 1989)EventA terrorist bomb explodes UTA Flight 772 in mid-air above the Tunuru Desert, Niger, killing 171.
September 19th, 1988 (September 19 1988)EventGreg Louganis suffers a head injury while qualifying for the Seoul Olympics; goes on to win two Gold medals.
September 19th, 1985 (September 19 1985)EventA strong earthquake kills thousands and destroys about 400 buildings in Mexico City.
September 19th, 1985 (September 19 1985)EventTipper Gore and other political wives form the Parents Music Resource Center as Frank Zappa and other musicians testify at U.S. Congressional hearings on obscenity in rock music.Frank Zappa Quotes
September 19th, 1983 (September 19 1983)EventSaint Kitts and Nevis gains its independence.
September 19th, 1983 (September 19 1983)EventWheel of Fortune game show was created by Merv Griffin
September 19th, 1976 (September 19 1976)EventA Turkish Boeing 727 hits a mountain in southern Turkey killing 155.
September 19th, 1973 (September 19 1973)EventKing Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden has his investiture.
September 19th, 1972 (September 19 1972)EventA parcel bomb sent to Israeli Embassy in London kills one diplomat.
September 19th, 1970 (September 19 1970)EventThe first Glastonbury Festival is held at Michael Eavis s farm in Glastonbury, UK.
September 19th, 1959 (September 19 1959)EventNikita Khrushchev is barred from visiting Disneyland.Nikita Khrushchev Quotes
September 19th, 1957 (September 19 1957)EventFirst U.S. underground nuclear bomb test.
September 19th, 1957 (September 19 1957)EventDalida is the first artist to be awarded a gold record in France for 300 000 sales of "Bambino".
September 19th, 1952 (September 19 1952)EventThe U.S. bars Charlie Chaplin from reentering the country after a trip to England.Charlie Chaplin Quotes
September 19th, 1946 (September 19 1946)EventThe Council of Europe is founded following a speech given by Winston Churchill at the University of Zurich.Winston Churchill Quotes
September 19th, 1945 (September 19 1945)EventLord Haw Haw (William Joyce) sentenced to death in London.
September 19th, 1944 (September 19 1944)EventArmistice between Finland and Soviet Union signedied in (End of the Continuation War).
September 19th, 1942 (September 19 1942)EventHolocaust in Brody, western Ukraine: About 2,500 Brody Jews are deported by German Gestapo to the extermination camp in Belzec.
September 19th, 1940 (September 19 1940)EventWitold Pilecki is voluntarily captured and sent to Auschwitz in order to smuggle out information and start a resistance
September 19th, 1934 (September 19 1934)EventBruno Hauptmann is arrested for the kidnap and murder of Charles Lindbergh III.
September 19th, 1926 (September 19 1926)EventThe San Siro is inaugurated with a match between AC Milan and Inter.
September 19th, 1900 (September 19 1900)EventButch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid commit their first robbery together.
September 19th, 1893 (September 19 1893)EventWomen s suffrage: In New Zealand, the Electoral Act of 1893 is consented to by the governor giving all women in New Zealand the right to vote.
September 19th, 1870 (September 19 1870)EventFranco-Prussian War: the Siege of Paris begins, which will result on 28 January 1871 in the surrender of Paris and a decisive Prussian victory.
September 19th, 1863 (September 19 1863)EventAmerican Civil War: Battle of Chickamauga.
September 19th, 1862 (September 19 1862)EventAmerican Civil War: Battle of IukaUnion troops under General William Rosecrans defeat a Confederate force commanded by General Sterling Price.
September 19th, 1796 (September 19 1796)EventGeorge Washington s farewell address is printed across America as an open letter to the public.George Washington Quotes
September 19th, 1778 (September 19 1778)EventThe Continental Congress passes the first budget of the United States.
September 19th, 1777 (September 19 1777)EventFirst Battle of Saratoga/Battle of Freeman s Farm/Battle of Bemis Heights.
September 19th, 1692 (September 19 1692)EventGiles Corey is pressed to death after refusing to plead in the Salem witch trials.
September 19th, 1356 (September 19 1356)EventIn the Battle of Poitiers, the English defeat the French.
September 19th, 0335 (September 19 0335)EventDalmatius is raised to the rank of Caesar by his uncle Constantine I.

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