September 30


September 30

Events

*1399 - Henry IV is proclaimed King of England.
*1744 - France and Spain defeat the Kingdom of Sardinia at the Battle of Madonna dell'Olmo.
*1791 - "The Magic Flute", the last opera composed by Mozart receives its premiere performance at Freihaus-Theater auf der Wieden in Vienna, Austria.
*1791 - The National Constituent Assembly in Paris is dissolved; Parisians hail Maximilien Robespierre and Jérôme Pétion as incorruptible patriots.
*1813 - Battle of Bárbula: Simón Bolívar defeats Santiago Bobadilla.
*1846 - [http://www.wired.com/science/discoveries/news/2008/09/dayintech_0930 First tooth extracted under anesthesia] in Charlestown, Massachusetts, 1846
*1860 - Britain's first tram service begins in Birkenhead, Merseyside.
*1882 - The world's first commercial hydroelectric power plant (later known as Appleton Edison Light Company) begins operation on the Fox River in Appleton, Wisconsin, United States.
*1888 - Jack the Ripper kills his third and fourth victims, Elizabeth Stride and Catherine Eddowes.
*1895 - Madagascar becomes a French protectorate.
*1901 - Hubert Cecil Booth patents the vacuum cleaner.
*1903 - The new Gresham's School is officially opened by Field Marshal Sir Evelyn Wood.
*1906 - Real Academia Galega, Galician language biggest linguistic authority starts working in Havana.
*1927 - Babe Ruth becomes the first baseball player to hit 60 home runs in a season
*1931 - Start of "Die Voortrekkers" youth movement for Afrikaners in Bloemfontein, South Africa.
*1935 - The Hoover Dam, astride the border between the U.S. states of Arizona and Nevada, is dedicated.
*1938 - At 2:00 am, Britain, France, Germany and Italy sign the Munich Agreement, allowing Germany to occupy the Sudetenland region of Czechoslovakia.
*1938 - The League of Nations unanimously outlaws "intentional bombings of civilian populations".
*1939 - General Władysław Sikorski becomes commander-in-chief of the Polish Government in exile.
*1945 - Bourne End rail crash, Hertfordshire, England killed 43
*1947 - The Islamic Republic of Pakistan joins the United Nations.
* 1947 - The World Series, featuring the New York Yankees and the Brooklyn Dodgers, is televised for the first time.
*1949 - The Berlin Airlift ends.
*1954 - The U.S. Navy submarine USS "Nautilus" is commissioned as the world's first nuclear reactor powered vessel.
*1955 - Film icon James Dean dies in a road accident at age 24.
*1962 - Mexican-American labor leader César Chávez founds the United Farm Workers.
* 1962 - James Meredith enters the University of Mississippi, defying segregation.
*1965 - General Suharto rises to power after an alleged coup by the Communist Party of Indonesia. In response, Suharto and his army massacre over a million Indonesians suspected of being communists.
*1966 - The British protectorate of Bechuanaland declares its independence, and becomes the Republic of Botswana. Seretse Khama takes office as the first President.
*1967 - BBC Radio 1 is launched and Tony Blackburn presents its first show; the BBC's other national radio stations also adopt numeric names.
*1970 - Jordan makes a deal with the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) for the release of the remaining hostages from the Dawson's Field hijackings.
*1975 - The Hughes (later McDonnell-Douglas, now Boeing) AH-64 Apache makes its first flight.
*1977 - Due to US budget cuts and dwindling power reserves, the Apollo program's ALSEP experiment packages left on the Moon are shut down.
* 1977 - Philippine political prisoners, Eugenio Lopez, Jr. and Sergio Osmeña III successfully escapes from Fort Bonifacio Maximum Security Prison in the Philippines.
*1979 - The Hong Kong MTR commences service with the opening of its Modified Initial System (aka. Kwun Tong Line).
*1980 - Ethernet specifications are published by Xerox working with Intel and Digital Equipment Corporation.
*1982 - Cyanide-laced Tylenol kills six people in the Chicago area. Seven were killed in all. The incident is known as the Tylenol murders.
*1986 - Mordechai Vanunu, who revealed details of Israel covert nuclear program to British media, was kidnapped in Rome, Italy.
*1989 - Foreign Minister of West Germany Hans-Dietrich Genscher's speech from the balcony of the German embassy in Prague.
*1990 - The Dalai Lama unveils the Canadian Tribute to Human Rights in Canada's capital city of Ottawa.
*1991 - President Jean-Bertrand Aristide of Haiti is forced from office.
*1993 - An earthquake hits India's Latur and Osmanabad district of Marathwada (Aurangabad division) in Maharashtra state leaving tens of thousands of people dead and many more homeless.
*1999 - Japan's worst nuclear accident at a uranium reprocessing facility in Tōkai-mura, northeast of Tokyo.
*2004 - The first images of a live giant squid in its natural habitat are taken 600 miles south of Tokyo.
* 2004 - The AIM-54 Phoenix, the primary missile for the F-14 Tomcat, is retired from service. Almost two years later, the Tomcat is retired.
*2005 - The Parliament of Catalonia passes with 120 plus votes and 15 against, the Project of New Catalan Statute of Autonomy, proclaiming in its article 1, "Catalonia is a nation".
* 2005 - The controversial drawings of Muhammad are printed in the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten.
*2006 - the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia adopted the Constitutional Act that proclaimed the new Constitution of Serbia.

Births

*1207 - Jalal al-Din Muhammad Rumi, Persian mystic and poet (d. 1273)
*1227 - Pope Nicholas IV (d. 1292)
*1530 - Geronimo Mercuriali, Italian philologist and physician (d. 1606)
*1550 - Michael Maestlin, German mathematician (d. 1631)
*1631 - William Stoughton, American judge at the Salem witch trials (d. 1701)
*1700 - Stanisław Konarski, Polish writer (d. 1773)
*1710 - John Russell, 4th Duke of Bedford, British statesman (d. 1771)
*1715 - Étienne Bonnot de Condillac, French philosopher (d. 1780)
*1732 - Jacques Necker, French finance minister of Louis XVI (d. 1804)
*1765 - José María Morelos, Mexican revolutionary (d. 1815)
*1800 - Decimus Burton, British architect (d. 1881)
*1811 - Augusta of Saxe-Weimar, Queen of Prussia and German Empress (d. 1890)
*1827 - Ellis H. Roberts, American politician (d. 1918)
*1861 - William Wrigley Jr., American industrialist (Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company) (d. 1932)
*1870 - Jean Baptiste Perrin, French physicist, Nobel laureate (d. 1942)
* 1870 - Thomas W. Lamont, American banker; father of Corliss Lamont; great-grandfather of Ned Lamont (d. 1948)
*1882 - Hans Geiger, German physicist (d. 1945)
*1883 - Bernhard Rust, Nazi education minister (d. 1945)
*1887 - Lil Dagover, Dutch-born German actress (d. 1980)
*1893 - Lansdale Sasscer, American politician (d. 1964)
*1895 - Lewis Milestone, Russian-born film director (d. 1980)
*1898 - Renée Adorée, French actress (d. 1933)
* 1898 - Princess Charlotte of Monaco (d. 1977)
*1904 - Waldo Williams, Welsh poet (d. 1971)
*1905 - Nevill Francis Mott, English physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1996)
*1908 - David Oistrakh, Ukrainian violinist (d. 1974)
*1912 - Kenny Baker, American singer and actor (d. 1985)
*1913 - Bill Walsh, American film producer and writer (d. 1975)
*1915 - Lester Maddox, American businessman, one-time segregationist and Governor of Georgia (d. 2003)
*1917 - Park Chunghee, President of South Korea (d. 1979)
* 1917 - Buddy Rich, American big band drummer (d. 1987)
*1918 - Lewis Nixon, WWII Veteran (d. 1996)
*1919 - Roberto Bonomi, Argentine racing driver (d. 1992)
* 1919 - Patricia Neway, American soprano
*1920 - Aldo Parisot, Brazilian-American musician and cellist
*1921 - Deborah Kerr, Scottish actress (d. 2007)
*1922 - Alan Stretton, Australian general
*1924 - Truman Capote, American author (d. 1984)
*1926 - Robin Roberts, American baseball player
*1927 - W. S. Merwin, American poet
*1928 - Elie Wiesel, Romanian Holocaust survivor, author, and lecturer, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize
*1931 - Angie Dickinson, American actress
*1932 - Shintaro Ishihara, Japanese author and politician (Governor of Tokyo)
* 1932 - Johnny Podres, American baseball player (d. 2008)
*1933 - Cissy Houston, American gospel/r&b singer
* 1933 - Barbara Knox, English actress
*1934 - Udo Jürgens, Austrian singer
* 1934 - Anna Kashfi, Welsh actress
*1935 - Johnny Mathis, American singer
* 1935 - Z. Z. Hill, American blues singer (d. 1984)
*1937 - Valentin Silvestrov, Ukrainian composer
*1939 - Jean-Marie Lehn, French chemist, Nobel Prize laureate
*1942 - Frankie Lymon, American singer (d. 1968)
*1943 - Johann Deisenhofer, German chemist, Nobel Prize laureate
* 1943 - Marilyn McCoo, American singer (The Fifth Dimension)
* 1943 - Ian Ogilvy, British Actor
*1944 - Diane Dufresne, French Canadian singer
*1945 - Ehud Olmert, twelfth Prime Minister of Israel
* 1945 - Bob Lassiter, American radio personality
* 1946 - Paul Sheahan, Australian Test Cricketer 1967-1974
*1946 - Héctor Lavoe, Puerto Rican singer (d. 1993)
* 1946 - Claude Vorilhon, founder of Raelism, a ufo religion
*1947 - Marc Bolan, British musician (d. 1977)
* 1947 - Dave Arneson, American game designer
* 1947 - Rula Lenska,English Actress
*1948 - Craig Kusick, former Major League Baseball Player
*1950 - Renato Zero, Italian musician
*1951 - Barry Marshall, Australian physician, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
*1952 - Jack Wild, British actor (d. 2006)
*1953 - Deborah Allen, American singer
* 1953 - S.M. Stirling, Canadian-born author
*1954 - Basia Trzetrzelewska, Polish-born singer and songwriter
* 1954 - Barry Williams, American actor
* 1954 - Patrice Rushen, American musician
*1957 - Fran Drescher, American actress
*1958 - Marty Stuart, American musician
*1959 - Ettore Messina, Italian basketball coach
*1960 - Blanche Lincoln, American politician
*1961 - Eric Stoltz, American actor
* 1961 - Crystal Bernard, American actress
* 1961 - Eric van de Poele, Belgian racing driver
* 1961 - Sally Yeh, Hong Kong singer and actress
*1962 - Frank Rijkaard, Dutch football player and manager
*1962 - Shaan, Indian singer
*1964 - Monica Bellucci, Italian actress
* 1964 - Trey Anastasio, American musician (Phish)
* 1964 - Robby Takac, American singer and bassist (Goo Goo Dolls)
*1965 - Kathleen Madigan, American comedian
*1966 - Kerry G. Johnson, African American graphic designer and caricaturist
*1969 - Chris Von Erich, American professional wrestler (d. 1991)
*1970 - Mark Smith, English body builder, former "Gladiators" player
*1971 - Jenna Elfman, American actress
*1972 - Ari Behn, Norwegian author
* 1972 - Jamal Anderson, American football player
*1974 - Jeremy Giambi, American baseball player
*1975 - Marion Cotillard, French actress
* 1975 - Carlos Guillén, Venezuelan baseball player
*1977 - Maia Brewton, American actress
* 1977 - Roy Carroll, Northern Irish footballer
* 1977 - Sun Jihai, Chinese footballer
*1978 - Candice Michelle, American female wrestler
* 1978 - Róbinson Zapata, Columbian footballer (goalkeeper)
*1979 - Andy van der Meyde, Dutch footballer
* 1979 - Clio-Danae Othoneou, Greek actress, musician and pianist
* 1979 - Vince Chong, Malaysian singer-songwriter
*1980 - Camilla D’Errico, Canadian comic book artist and painter
* 1980 - Martina Hingis, Swiss tennis player
*1981 - Dominique Moceanu, American gymnast
* 1981 - Brandon Watson, American baseball
*1982 - Lacey Chabert, American actress
* 1982 - Kieran Culkin, American actor
* 1982 - Tory Lane, American nude model, exotic dancer, and pornographic actress
* 1982 - Michelle Marsh, British model
* 1982 - Teal Redmann, American actress
* 1982 - Ryan Stout, American comedian
*1983 - Andreea Răducan, Romanian gymnast
* 1983 - Adam Jones, American football player
*1984 - T-Pain, American rapper/singer
*1987 - Denise Laurel, Filipino actress and singer

Deaths

* 420 - Saint Jerome, translator of the Vulgate Bible
* 653 - Saint Honorius, Archbishop of Canterbury
*1101 - Anselm IV, Archbishop of Milan
*1246 - Yaroslav II of Russia (b. 1191)
*1440 - Reginald Grey, 3rd Baron Grey de Ruthyn, English soldier and politician
*1487 - John Sutton, 1st Baron Dudley, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland (b. 1400)
*1551 - Ōuchi Yoshitaka, Japanese warlord (b. 1507)
*1560 - Melchior Cano, Spanish theologian (b. 1525)
*1572 - St. Francis Borgia, Jesuit priest (b. 1510)
*1581 - Hubert Languet, French diplomat and reformer (b. 1518)
*1626 - Nurhaci, Manchurian chief (b. 1559)
*1628 - Fulke Greville, 1st Baron Brooke, English poet (b. 1554)
*1770 - Thomas Robinson, 1st Baron Grantham, English politician and diplomat
* 1770 - George Whitefield, English-born Methodist leader (b. 1714)
*1772 - James Brindley, English engineer (b. 1716)
*1865 - Samuel David Luzzatto, Italian-Jewish scholar (b. 1800)
*1888 - Elizabeth Stride, widely believed to be the third victim of Jack the Ripper (b. 1843)
* 1888 - Catherine Eddowes, widely believed to be the fourth victim of Jack the Ripper (b. 1842)
*1891 - Georges Boulanger, French general and politician (b. 1837)
*1897 - St Therese of Lisieux, Roman Catholic saint and mystic (b. 1873)
*1910 - Maurice Lévy, French engineer (b. 1838)
*1913 - Rudolf Diesel, German inventor (b. 1858)
*1942 - Hans-Joachim Marseille, German fighter pilot (b. 1919)
*1943 - Franz Oppenheimer, German sociologist (b. 1864)
*1955 - James Dean, American actor (automobile accident) (b. 1931)
*1961 - Onésime Gagnon, French Canadian politician, lieutenant-governor of Québec (b. 1888)
*1973 - Peter Pitseolak, Inuit photographer and author (b. 1902)
*1974 - Carlos Prats, Chilean Constitutionalist General, assassinated in the frame of Operation Condor
*1977 - Mary Ford, American singer (Les Paul and Mary Ford) (b. 1924)
*1978 - Edgar Bergen, American actor and ventriloquist (b. 1903)
*1985 - Simone Signoret, French actress (b. 1921)
* 1985 - Charles Richter, American seismologist (b. 1900)
*1988 - Al Holbert, American race car driver and team owner (b. 1946)
*1989 - Virgil Thompson, American composer (b. 1896)
*1990 - Patrick White, Australian writer, Nobel laureate (b. 1912)
* 1990 - Alice Parizeau, Quebec writer and journalist (b. 1930)
*1994 - Andre Michael Lwoff, French microbiologist, Nobel laureate (b. 1902)
*1998 - Dan Quisenberry, American baseball player (b. 1953)
*2002 - Hans-Peter Tschudi, Swiss Federal Councilor (b. 1913)
*2002 - Göran Kropp, Swedish adventurer and mountaineer (b. 1966)
* 2003 - Robert Kardashian, Armenian-American lawyer (b. 1944)
*2003 - Yusuf Bey, Black Muslim leader (b. 1935)
*2004 - Gamini Fonseka, Sri Lankan actor (b. 1936)
* 2004 - Michael Relph, British film producer and director (b. 1915)
*2008 - Joshua Benjamin Jeyaretnam, Singapore Opposition Leader & former Secretary-General of Singapore's Worker's Party (b. 1926)

Holidays and observances

*RC Saints - Saint Jerome
*Botswana - Independence Day (1966)
*São Tomé and Príncipe - Agricultural Reform (Nationalization) Day
*French Republican Calendar - Panais (Parsnip) Day, ninth day in the Month of Vendémiaire
*International Translation Day, introduced in 1991 by International Federation of Translators
*September 30 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
*Nietzschean New Year - In The Anti-Christ, Friederich Nietzsche declared September 30th, 1888 to be the "the day of salvation, on the first day of the Year One"

External links

* [http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/september/30 BBC: On This Day]
*
* [http://www1.sympatico.ca/cgi-bin/on_this_day?mth=Sep&day=30 On This Day in Canada] ----


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • September — puede referirse a: Contenido 1 Mes 2 Cine 3 Música Mes La traducción alemana e inglesa de septiembre, noveno mes del calendario gregorian …   Wikipedia Español

  • September — Sm std. (14. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus l. (mēnsis) September, zu l. septem sieben . So bezeichnet als der siebente Monat des altrömischen Kalenderjahres, das im März beginnt.    Ebenso nndl. september, ne. september, nfrz. septembre, nschw.… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • September — September: September латинское название месяца сентябрь September (певица) September (фильм) …   Википедия

  • September — September: Der schon mhd. bezeugte Name für den neunten Monat des Jahres, der im Ahd. witumānōt »Holzmonat« (zu ahd. witu »Brennholz«) und später herbistmānōt »Herbstmonat« genannt wurde, ist aus lat. (mensis) September entlehnt, dem lat.… …   Das Herkunftswörterbuch

  • September — September, gegenwärtig der neunte Monat, im altrömischen Kalender der siebente (daher der Name, von septem, sieben), hat 30 Tage, erhielt von Karl d. Gr. den Namen Herbstmonat, weil in ihm der Herbst seinen Anfang nimmt. Die Sonne tritt im S. in… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • September — er den niende måned. Det ældre danske navn for månederen var fiskemåned. Måneden har navn efter det latinske ord septem (der betyder syv), da september var den syvende måned i den romerske kalender …   Danske encyklopædi

  • September — late O.E., from L. September, from septem seven (see SEVEN (Cf. seven)). So called because it was the seventh month of the old Roman calendar, which began the year in March; Julian calendar reform (46 B.C.E.) shifted the new year back two months …   Etymology dictionary

  • September — [Aufbauwortschatz (Rating 1500 3200)] Bsp.: • Der 23. September ist der Geburtstag meiner Tante …   Deutsch Wörterbuch

  • September — [sep tem′bər] n. [ME & OFr Septembre < L September < septem, seven (+ ber < ?): so named as the seventh month of the ancient Roman year, which began with March] the ninth month of the year, having 30 days: abbrev. Sept, Sep, or S …   English World dictionary

  • September — Sep*tem ber, n. [L., fr. septem seven, as being the seventh month of the Roman year, which began with March: cf. F. septembre. See {Seven}.] The ninth month of the year, containing thurty days. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • September — September, der 9. Monat unsers Kalenders, von 30 Tagen, der 7. (daher sein Name) des alten römischen Jahres. In ihm (gewöhnlich den 22.) nimmt der Herbst seinen Anfang, daher er von Karl dem Großen den Namen Herbstmonat erhielt; er heißt auch… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.