September 22


September 22

It is frequently the day of the Autumnal Equinox in the Northern Hemisphere, and the Vernal Equinox in the Southern Hemisphere.

Events

* 66 - Emperor Nero creates the Legion I Italica.
*1236 - The Lithuanians and Semigallians defeat the Livonian Brothers of the Sword in Battle of Šiauliai.
*1499 - Treaty of Basel; Switzerland becomes an independent state.
*1586 - The Battle of Zutphen is fought.
*1598 - Ben Jonson is indicted for manslaughter.
*1692 - Last people hanged for witchcraft in the United States.
*1761 - Coronation of George III of the United Kingdom and Queen Charlotte.
*1776 - Nathan Hale is hanged for spying during American Revolution.
*1784 - Russia establishes a colony at Kodiak, Alaska.
*1789 - The position of United States Postmaster General is established.
*1792 - "Primidi Vendémiaire" of year 1 of the French Republican Calendar.
*1823 - Joseph Smith, Jr. claims that he was directed by God through the Angel Moroni to the place where the Golden plates were stored.
*1851 - The city of Des Moines, Iowa is incorporated as Fort Des Moines.
*1862 - Slavery in the United States: a preliminary version of the Emancipation Proclamation is released.
*1866 - Battle of Curupaity in the War of the Triple Alliance.
*1869 - Richard Wagner's opera "Das Rheingold" premieres in Munich.
*1885 - Lord Randolph Churchill makes a speech in Ulster in opposition to Home Rule e.g. "Ulster will fight and Ulster will be right".
*1888 - The first issue of National Geographic Magazine is published
*1893 - The first American-made automobile, built by the Duryea Brothers, is displayed.
*1896 - Queen Victoria surpasses her grandfather King George III as the longest reigning monarch in British history.
*1908 - The independence of Bulgaria is proclaimed.
*1910 - The Duke of York's Cinema opens in Brighton. It is still operating today, making it the oldest continually operating cinema in Britain.
*1919 - The steel strike of 1919, led by the Amalgamated Association of Iron and Steel Workers, begins in Pennsylvania before spreading across the United States.
*1927 - Jack Dempsey loses the Long Count boxing match to Gene Tunney.
*1934 - An explosion takes place at Gresford Colliery in Wales, leading to the deaths of 266 miners and rescuers.
*1937 - Spanish Civil War: Peña Blanca is taken; the end of the Battle of El Mazuco.
*1941 - World War II: On Jewish New Year Day, the German SS murder 6,000 Jews in Vinnytsya, Ukraine. Those were the survivors of the previous killings that took place a few days earlier in which about 24,000 Jews were executed.
*1944 - World War II: the Red Army enters Tallinn.
*1951 - The first live sporting event seen coast-to-coast in the United States, a college football game between Duke and the University of Pittsburgh, is televised on NBC.
*1955 - In Britain, the television channel ITV goes live for the first time.
*1960 - The Sudanese Republic is renamed Mali after the withdrawal of Senegal from the Mali Federation.
*1965 - The Indo-Pakistani War of 1965/Second Kashmir War between India and Pakistan over Kashmir ends after the UN calls for a cease-fire.
*1970 - Tunku Abdul Rahman resigns as Prime Minister of Malaysia.
*1975 - Sara Jane Moore tries to assassinate U.S. President Gerald Ford, but is foiled by Oliver Sipple.
*1979 - The South Atlantic Flash or Vela Incident is observed near Bouvet Island, thought to be a nuclear weapons test.
*1980 - Iraq invades Iran.
*1985 - The Plaza Accord was signed in New York City.
*1991 - The Dead Sea Scrolls are made available to the public for the first time by the Huntington Library.
*1993 - A Transair Georgian Airlines Tu-154 is shot down by a missile in Sukhumi, Georgia.
*1995 - An E-3B AWACS crashes outside Elmendorf AFB, Alaska after multiple bird strikes to two of the four engines soon after takeoff; all 24 on board are killed
*1997 - Bentalha massacre in Algeria; over 200 villagers are killed.
*2003 - David Hempleman-Adams becomes the first person to cross the Atlantic Ocean in an open-air, wicker-basket hot air balloon.
*2006 - The F-14 Tomcat retires from the United States Navy.
* 2006 - A German maglev train crashes, killing 23.

Births

*1515 - Anne of Cleves, wife of Henry VIII of England (d. 1557)
*1547 - Philipp Nikodemus Frischlin, German philologist and poet (d. 1590)
*1593 - Matthäus Merian, Swiss engraver (d. 1650)
*1601 - Anne of Austria, queen of Louis XIII of France (d. 1666)
*1606 - Li Zicheng, emperor of China (d. 1645)
*1680 - Barthold Heinrich Brockes, German poet (d. 1747)
*1694 - Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield, English statesman (d. 1773)
*1715 - Jean-Étienne Guettard, French physician and scientist (d. 1786)
*1717 - Pehr Wilhelm Wargentin, Swedish astronomer (d. 1783)
*1722 - John Home, Scottish writer (d. 1808)
*1741 - Peter Simon Pallas, German zoologist (d. 1811)
*1743 - Quintin Craufurd, British author (d. 1819)
*1765 - Paolo Ruffini, Italian mathematician (d. 1822)
*1788 - Theodore Edward Hook, English author (d. 1841)
*1791 - Michael Faraday, English scientist (d. 1867)
*1819 - Wilhelm Wattenbach, German historian (d. 1897)
*1829 - Tự Đức, Emperor of Vietnam (d. 1883)
*1875 - Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis, Lithuanian painter and composer (d. 1911)
*1876 - André Tardieu, Prime Minister of France (d. 1945)
*1878 - Yoshida Shigeru, Prime Minister of Japan (d. 1967)
*1880 - Dame Christabel Pankhurst, English suffragist (d. 1958)
*1882 - Wilhelm Keitel, German field marshal (d. 1946)
*1885 - Gunnar Asplund, Swedish architect (d. 1940)
* 1885 - Ben Chifley, Prime Minister of Australia (d. 1951)
* 1885 - Erich von Stroheim, Austrian-born actor (d. 1957)
*1889 - Hooks Dauss, American baseball player (d. 1963)
*1891 - Hans Albers, German actor and singer (d. 1960)
*1895 - Paul Muni, Polish-born actor (d. 1967)
*1896 - Henry Segrave, British racing driver (d. 1930)
*1898 - Katherine Alexander, American actress (d. 1981)
*1900 - William Spratling, American silversmith (d. 1967)
* 1900 - Paul H. Emmett, American chemical engineer (d. 1985)
*1901 - Charles B. Huggins, Canadian-born scientist, Nobel laureate (d. 1997)
*1902 - John Houseman, Romanian-born actor (d. 1988)
*1903 - Joseph Valachi, American gangster (d. 1971)
*1904 - Ellen Church, American stewardess (d. 1965)
*1905 - Eugen Sänger, Austrian aerospace engineer (d. 1964)
*1907 - Philip Fotheringham-Parker, British racing driver (d. 1981)
*1912 - Martha Scott, American actress (d. 2003)
* 1912 - Herbert Mataré, German physicist and European co-inventor of the transistor
*1915 - Arthur Lowe, British actor (d. 1982)
*1918 - Hans Scholl, member of The White Rose (d. 1943)
* 1918 - Henryk Szeryng, Polish-born violinist (d. 1988)
*1920 - Eric Baker, British human rights activist (d. 1976)
* 1920 - Bob Lemon, American baseball player (d. 2000)
* 1920 - William H. Riker, American political scientist (d. 1993)
* 1920 - Anders Lassen, Danish military officer (d. 1945)
*1922 - Chen Ning Yang, Chinese-born physicist, Nobel laureate
*1923 - Dannie Abse, Welsh poet and writer
*1924 - Charles Keeping, British illustrator (d. 1988)
* 1924 - Rosamunde Pilcher, English novelist
*1927 - Gordon Astall, English footballer
* 1927 - Tommy Lasorda, American baseball manager
*1928 - Eric Broadley, MBE, British automotive engineer (Lola Cars)
* 1928 - James Lawson, American minister and civil rights activist
* 1928 - Eugene Roche, American actor (d. 2004)
*1929 - Serge Garant, French Canadian conductor (d. 1986)
*1931 - Fay Weldon, British feminist
* 1931 - George Younger, 4th Viscount Younger of Leckie, British politician (d. 2003)
* 1931 - Manzoor Ahmad, Pakistani philosopher
*1932 - Ingemar Johansson, Swedish boxer and former heavyweight champion of the world
*1934 - Lute Olson, American basketball coach
*1936 - Maurice Evans, English footballer and manager (d. 2000)
*1938 - Gene Mingo, American football player
*1939 - Gilbert E. Patterson, American minister and presiding bishop of the Church of God in Christ (d. 2007)
*1940 - Anna Karina, Danish born actress
*1941 - Jeremiah Wright, American pastor
*1942 - David Stern, American basketball commissioner
*1943 - Toni Basil, American singer
*1946 - King Sunny Ade, Nigerian singer
* 1946 - Dan Baker, American public address announcer
* 1946 - Larry Dierker, American baseball player and manager
*1947 - Robert Morace, American writer
*1948 - Denis Burke, Australian politician
* 1948 - Jim Byrnes, American actor and musician
*1949 - Jim Keith, American conspiracy theorist and author (d. 1999)
* 1949 - Jim McGinty, Australian politician
*1950 - Kirka, Finnish singer (d. 2007)
*1951 - David Coverdale, English singer
*1952 - Bob Goodlatte, American politician
* 1952 - Paul Le Mat, American actor
* 1952 - Gary Holton, English actor and musician (d. 1985)
*1953 - Ségolène Royal, French politician
* 1953 - Geoff Gilpin, American author
*1954 - Shari Belafonte, American singer, actor, model
* 1954 - Randy Lanier, American racing driver
*1955 - Jeffrey Leonard, Major League baseball player
*1956 - Debby Boone, American singer
* 1956 - Masayuki Suzuki, Japanese singer (Rats & Star)
*1957 - Nick Cave, Australian musician
* 1957 - Giuseppe Saronni, Italian cyclist
*1958 - Andrea Bocelli, Italian tenor
* 1958 - Neil Cavuto, American television commentator
* 1958 - Joan Jett, American musician
*1959 - Tai Babilonia, American figure skater
* 1959 - Pope Michael, American anti-pope
*1961 - Scott Baio, American actor
* 1961 - Vince Coleman, American baseball player
* 1961 - Dr. Liam Fox, British Conservative politician
* 1961 - Bonnie Hunt, American actress
* 1961 - Catherine Oxenberg, British actress
* 1961 - Michael Torke, American composer
*1962 - Diogo Mainardi, Brazilian writer
*1964 - Randy Lanier, American car racer, marijuana smuggler and convicted felon
*1965 - Andy Cairns, Irish musician
* 1965 - Tony Drago, Maltese snooker player
* 1965 - Mark Guthrie, American baseball player
*1966 - Moustafa Amar, Egyptian singer
* 1966 - Stefan Rehn, Swedish footballer
* 1966 - Mike Richter, American ice hockey player
*1967 - Matt Besser, American comedian
* 1967 - Rickard Rydell, Swedish racing driver
* 1967 - Félix Savón, Cuban boxer
* 1967 - Kim Watkins, Australian television presenter
*1969 - Chris Powell, English footballer
* 1969 - Matt Sharp, American musician (Weezer, The Rentals)
*1970 - Mike Matheny, American baseball player
* 1970 - Mystikal, American rapper
* 1970 - Rupert Penry-Jones, English actor
* 1970 - Emmanuel Petit, French footballer
*1971 - Chesney Hawkes, English singer
* 1971 - Princess Märtha Louise of Norway
*1972 - Dana Vespoli, American porn actress
*1974 - Bob Sapp, American boxer and kickboxer
* 1974 - Yoo Chae-yeong, South Korean singer and actress
*1975 - Ethan Moreau, Canadian ice hockey player
* 1975 - Svilen Noev, Bulgarian singer-songwriter
*1977 - Paul Sculthorpe, English rugby league footballer
*1978 - Ed Joyce, Irish-English cricketer
* 1978 - Harry Kewell, Australian soccer player
*1979 - Emilie Autumn, American singer, violinist, and harpsichordist
* 1979 - Michael Graziadei, American actor
*1980 - Fernanda Tavares, Brazilian model
*1981 - Ashley Drane, American actress
* 1981 - Subaru Shibutani, Japanese singer, dancer and actor (Kanjani8)
*1982 - Mandy Chiang, Hong Kong singer and actress
* 1982 - Kosuke Kitajima, Japanese swimmer
* 1982 - Billie Piper, English singer and actress
*1984 - Theresa Fu, Hong Kong singer and actress
* 1984 - Ross Jarman, English drummer (The Cribs)
* 1984 - Laura Vandervoort, Canadian actress
* 1984 - Eduardo Rubio, Chilean footballer
*1985 - Faris Haroun, Belgian footballer
*1987 - Tom Felton, English actor
*1988 - Bethany Dillon, American musician
*1993 - Chase Ellison, American actor
*1995 - Juliette Goglia, American actress

Deaths

*1072 - Ouyang Xiu, Chinese historian and scholar-official (b. 1007)
*1253 - Dogen, Japanese Zen Buddhist (b. 1200)
*1345 - Henry Plantagenet, 3rd Earl of Leicester (b. 1281)
*1399 - Thomas de Mowbray, 1st Duke of Norfolk, English politician (b. 1366)
*1520 - Selim I, Ottoman Sultan (b. 1465)
*1539 - Guru Nanak Dev, founder of Sikhism (b. 1469)
*1554 - Francisco Vasquez de Coronado, Spanish explorer
*1566 - Johannes Agricola, German Protestant reformer (b. 1494)
*1607 - Alessandro Allori, Italian painter (b. 1535)
*1658 - Georg Philipp Harsdorffer, German poet (b. 1607)
*1662 - John Biddle, English theologian (b. 1615)
*1692 - Martha Corey, hanged as a result of the Salem witch trials
*1703 - Vincenzo Viviani, Italian mathematician and scientist (b. 1622)
*1774 - Pope Clement XIV (b. 1705)
*1776 - Nathan Hale, American Revolutionary War captain, hanged by the British as a spy (b. 1755)
*1777 - John Bartram, American botanist (b. 1699)
*1828 - Shaka, Accredited as being the most influential leader of the Zulu Empire (b. 1787)
*1852 - William Tierney Clark, English civil engineer (b. 1783)
*1872 - Vladimir Dal, Russian lexicographer (b. 1801)
*1873 - Friedrich Frey-Herosé, Swiss Federal Councilor (b. 1801)
*1881 - Solomon L. Spink, U.S. Congressman from Illinois (b. 1831)
*1914 - Alain-Fournier, French writer (b. 1886)
*1952 - Kaarlo Juho Ståhlberg, first President of Finland (b. 1865)
*1956 - Frederick Soddy, English chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1877)
*1957 - Toyoda Soemu, Japanese admiral (b. 1885)
*1961 - Marion Davies, American actress (b. 1897)
*1969 - Adolfo López Mateos, president of Mexico (b. 1909)
*1981 - Harry Warren, American composer and lyricist (b. 1893)
*1987 - Dan Rowan, American actor and comedian (b. 1922)
*1988 - Rais Amrohvi, Pakistani poet and psychoanalyst (b. 1914)
*1989 - Irving Berlin, American songwriter (b. 1888)
*1992 - Aurelio López, Mexican baseball player (b. 1948)
*1993 - Maurice Abravanel, Greek-born conductor (b. 1903)
*1996 - Ludmilla Chiriaeff, Canadian ballet dancer and director (b. 1924)
* 1996 - Dorothy Lamour, American actress (b. 1914)
*1999 - George C. Scott, American actor (b. 1927)
*2000 - Rodney Anoa'i (Yokozuna), American professional wrestler (b. 1966)
* 2000 - Saburo Sakai, Japanese aviator, (b. 1916)
*2001 - Isaac Stern, Ukrainian violinist (b. 1920)
*2002 - Jan de Hartog, Dutch-born writer (b. 1914)
*2003 - Gordon Jump, American television actor (b. 1932)
* 2003 - Hugo Young, British journalist (b. 1938)
*2004 - Ray Traylor (The Big Boss Man), American professional wrestler (b. 1962)
*2006 - Edward Albert, American actor (b. 1951)
* 2006 - Carla Benschop, Dutch basketball player (b. 1950)
*2007 - Bodinho, Brazilian footballer (b. 1928)
* 2007 - Marcel Marceau, French mime artist (b. 1923)

Holidays and observances

* Annually on September 22 OneWebDay is celebrated.
* In ancient Greece, the ninth and final day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the initiates made offerings to the dead.
* Some Latter-Day Saints recognise it as "Trumpet Day," or the day that Joseph Smith received the golden plates, which later became The Book of Mormon, from the angel Moroni.
* RC Saints - It has been or still is the feast day of the following saints:
** Saint Candidus
** Saints Saint Digna & Saint Emerita
** Saint Emmeramus
** Saint Maurice
** Saint Phocas
** Saint Salaberga
** Theban Legion
** Saint Thomas of Villanueva
* French Republican Calendar - Raisin (Grape) Day, first day in the Month of Vendémiaire.
* Bulgaria - Independence Day (from The Ottoman Empire) 1908.
* Mali - Independence Day (from France, 1960).
* In Europe and in cities throughout the world, Car Free Day.Also see September 22 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics).

External links

* [http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/september/22 BBC: On This Day]
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* [http://www1.sympatico.ca/cgi-bin/on_this_day?mth=Sep&day=22 On This Day in Canada] ----


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