September 10


September 10

Events

* 506 - The bishops of Visigothic Gaul meet in the Council of Agde.
*1419 - John the Fearless, Duke of Burgundy is assassinated by adherents of the Dauphin, the future Charles VII of France.
*1608 - John Smith is elected council president of Jamestown, Virginia.
*1776 - American Revolutionary War: Nathan Hale volunteers to spy for the Continental Army.
*1798 - At the Battle of St. George's Caye, British Honduras defeats Spain.
*1813 - The U.S. defeats the British Fleet at the Battle of Lake Erie during the War of 1812.
*1823 - Simón Bolívar is named President of Peru.
*1846 - Elias Howe is granted a patent for the sewing machine.
*1858 - George Mary Searle discovers the asteroid 55 Pandora.
*1897 - Lattimer Massacre - a sheriff's posse kills twenty unarmed immigrant miners in Pennsylvania, United States.
*1898 - Empress Elizabeth of Austria is assassinated by Luigi Lucheni.
*1919 - Austria and the Allies sign the Treaty of Saint-Germain recognizing the independence of Poland, Hungary, Czechoslovakia and Yugoslavia.
*1927 - France had its first Davis Cup win, though it had competed since 1905.
*1932 - The New York City Subway's third competing subway system, the municipally-owned "IND", is opened.
*1939 - World War II: The submarine HMAS Oxley is mistakenly sunk by the submarine HMS" Triton" near Norway and becomes the Royal Navy's first loss.
* 1939 - World War II: Canada declares war on Nazi Germany, joining the Allies - France, the United Kingdom, New Zealand and Australia.
*1942 - World War II: The British carry out an amphibious landing on Madagascar to re-launch Allied offensive operations in the Madagascar Campaign.
*1943 - World War II: German forces begin their occupation of Rome.
*1945 - Mike the Headless Chicken is decapitated; he survives for another 18 months before choking to death.
*1951 - United Kingdom began an economic boycott of Iran.
*1961 - Italian Grand Prix, a crash causes the death of German driver Wolfgang von Trips and 13 spectators hit by his Ferrari.
*1963 - 20 African-American students enter public schools in Alabama.
*1967 - The people of Gibraltar vote to remain a British dependency rather than becoming part of Spain.
*1972 - The United States loses its first international basketball game in a disputed match against the Soviet Union at Munich, Germany.
*1974 - Guinea-Bissau gains independence from Portugal.
*1976 - A British Airways Hawker Siddeley Trident and an Inex-Adria DC-9 collide near Zagreb, Yugoslavia, killing 176.
*1977 - Hamida Djandoubi, convicted for torture and murder, is the last person to be executed by Guillotine in France.
*1990 - The Basilica of Our Lady of Peace in Yamoussoukro, Côte d'Ivoire – the largest church in Africa is consecrated by Pope John Paul II.
*2000 - The musical "Cats" closes on Broadway.
*2002 - Switzerland, traditionally a neutral country, joins the United Nations.
*2003 - Anna Lindh, the foreign minister of Sweden, is fatally stabbed while shopping, and dies of her wounds on September 11.
*2007 - Former Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif returns to Pakistan after seven years in exile, following a military coup in October 1999.
*2008 - The Large Hadron Collider at CERN, described as the biggest scientific experiment in history is powered up in Geneva, Switzerland.

Births

*1169 - Alexius II Comnenus, Byzantine Emperor (d. 1183)
*1487 - Pope Julius III, Italian Roman Catholic Pope (d. 1555)
*1550 - Alonso de Guzmán El Bueno, 7th Duke of Medina Sidonia, Spanish Armada commander (d. 1615)
*1561 - Hernando Arias de Saavedra, Spanish colonial governor (d. 1634)
*1588 - Nicholas Lanier, English composer (d. 1666)
*1624 - Thomas Sydenham, English physician (d. 1689)
*1638 - Maria Theresa of Spain, queen of Louis XIV of France (d. 1683)
*1659 - Henry Purcell, English composer (d. 1695)
*1714 - Niccolò Jommelli, Italian composer (d. 1774)
*1758 - Hannah Webster Foster, American author (d. 1840)
*1786 - Nicolás Bravo, Mexican politician and soldier (d. 1854)
* 1786 - William Mason, American politician (d. 1860)
*1788 - Jacques Boucher de Crèvecœur de Perthes, French archaeologist (d. 1868)
*1801 - Marie Laveau, American Voodoo practitioner (d. 1881)
*1836 - Joseph Wheeler, American general (d. 1906)
*1839 - Isaac Kauffman Funk, American publisher (d. 1912)
* 1839 - Charles Peirce, American philosopher (d. 1914)
*1844 - Abel Hoadley, Australian confectioner (d. 1918)
*1852 - Alice Brown Davis, Seminole chief (d. 1935)
*1861 - Niels Hansen Jacobsen, Danish sculptor and ceramist (d. 1941)
*1866 - Jeppe Aakjær, Danish writer (d. 1930)
*1871 - Charles Collett, British mechanical engineer (d. 1952)
* 1886 - Hilda Doolittle, American poet and novelist (d. 1961)
*1890 - Elsa Schiaparelli, French couturiere (d. 1973)
* 1890 - Franz Werfel, Austrian-Bohemian novelist (d. 1945)
*1892 - Arthur Compton, American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1962)
*1893 - Maria de Jesus, Portuguese supercentenarian
*1895 - Kavi Samrat Viswanatha Satyanarayana, Telugu writer (d. 1976).
*1896 - Ye Ting, Chinese military leader (d. 1946)
* 1896 - Adele Astaire, American dancer and entertainer (d. 1981)
* 1896 - Robert Taschereau, Canadian judge and politician (d. 1970)
*1897 - Georges Bataille, French writer (d. 1962)
* 1897 - Hilde Hildebrand, German actress (d. 1976)
*1898 - Bessie Love, American actress (d. 1986)
* 1898 - Waldo Semon, American inventor (d. 1999)
*1904 - Max Shachtman, American politician (d. 1972)
*1907 - Alva R. Fitch, American army officer (d. 1989)
*1908 - Waldo Wedel, American Archaeologist (d. 1996)
*1908 - Raymond Scott, American composer, bandleader, electronic music pioneer (d. 1994)
*1912 - Mary Walter, Filipina actress (d. 1993)
*1914 - Robert Wise, American film director (d. 2005)
*1915 - Edmond O'Brien, American actor (d. 1985)
*1917 - Miguel Serrano, Chilean author and diplomat
*1918 - Rin Tin Tin, German shepherd dog (d. 1932)
*1920 - Fabio Taglioni, Italian motorcycle engineer (d. 2001)
*1922 - Yma Súmac, Peruvian singer
*1924 - Ted Kluszewski, American baseball player (d. 1988)
* 1924 - Boyd K. Packer, LDS apostle
*1928 - Jean Vanier, Canadian disabilities advocate
*1928 - Walter Martin, American Christian apologist (d. 1989)
*1929 - Arnold Palmer, American golfer
*1931 - Philip Baker Hall, American actor
*1932 - Bo Goldman, American screenwriter
*1933 - Yevgeny Khrunov, Soviet cosmonaut (d. 2000)
*1933 - Karl Lagerfeld, German fashion designer
*1934 - Charles Kuralt, American journalist (d. 1997)
* 1934 - Roger Maris, American baseball player (d. 1985)
*1935 - Mary Oliver, American poet
*1937 - Jared Diamond, American biologist and author
*1941 - Stephen Jay Gould, American paleontologist (d. 2002)
* 1941 - Christopher Hogwood, English conductor
* 1941 - Gunpei Yokoi, Japanese inventor and video game designer (d. 1997)
*1942 - Danny Hutton, American singer
*1943 - Eldridge Coleman ("Superstar" Billy Graham), American professional wrestler
* 1943 - Daniel Truhitte, American actor
*1943 - Neale Donald Walsch, American author
*1944 - Sir Thomas Allen, English baritone
*1945 - Jose Feliciano, Puerto Rican singer
*1946 - Jim Hines, American athlete
* 1946 - Don Powell, English drummer
*1946 - Michèle Alliot-Marie, French politician
*1948 - Tony Gatlif, Algerian-born director
* 1948 - Judy Geeson, English actress
* 1948 - Bob Lanier, American basketball player
* 1948 - Margaret Trudeau, former wife of Pierre Trudeau
* 1948 - Zhang Chengzhi, Chinese writer
* 1948 - Charlie Waters, American football player
*1949 - Don Muraco, professional wrestler
* 1949 - Bill O'Reilly, American journalist and commentator
*1950 - Joe Perry, American musician
*1952 - Vic Toews, Canadian politician
*1953 - Amy Irving, American actress
* 1956 - Johnny Hickman, American musician
*1957 - Carol Decker, UK singer
* 1957 - Kate Burton, Swiss actress
*1958 - Chris Columbus, American film director
* 1958 - Siobhan Fahey, Irish singer
*1959 - Peter Nelson, American actor
*1960 - Alison Bechdel, American cartoonist
* 1960 - Colin Firth, English actor
* 1960 - David Lowery, American musician
*1963 - Randy Johnson, American baseball player
* 1963 - Bill Stevenson, American music producer and musician
*1964 - John E. Sununu, American politician
*1965 - Robin Goodridge, English rock drummer
*1966 - Joe Nieuwendyk, Canadian ice hockey player
*1968 - Big Daddy Kane, American rapper
* 1968 - Guy Ritchie, British film director
*1969 - Jonathon Schaech, American actor
*1970 - Paula Kelley, musician
*1972 - Ghada Shouaa, Syrian athlete
* 1972 - James Duval, American actor
* 1972 - Bente Skari, Norwegian cross-country skier
* 1972 - Katarína Hasprová, Slovak singer
*1973 - Ferdinand Coly, Senegalese footballer
*1974 - Ryan Phillippe, American actor
* 1974 - Mirko Filipovic, Croatian martial artist
* 1974 - Ben Wallace, American basketball player
*1975 - Jonathan Hoenig, American investment advisor
*1979 - Jacob Young, American actor and singer
*1980 - Mikey Way, American Bassist (My Chemical Romance)
*1986 - Hiroki Uchi, Japanese Idol
*1988 - Jordan Staal, Canadian ice hockey player

Deaths

*210 BC - Qin Shi Huang, first emperor of China.
* 918 - Count Baldwin II of Flanders (b. 865)
* 954 - King Louis IV of France (b. 920)
*1167 - Empress Matilda, wife of Henry V, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1102)
*1197 - Henry II of Champagne (b. 1166)
*1217 - William de Reviers, 5th Earl of Devon
*1308 - Emperor Go-Nijō of Japan (b. 1285)
*1419 - John the Fearless, Duke of Burgundy (assassinated) (b. 1371)
*1482 - Federico da Montefeltro, Italian Renaissance condottiero and arts patron
*1519 - John Colet, English churchman and educator
*1559 - Anthony Denny, confidant of King Henry VIII of England (b. 1501)
*1591 - Richard Grenville, English soldier and explorer (b. 1542)
*1604 - William Morgan, Welsh Bible translator (b. 1545)
*1607 - Luzzasco Luzzaschi, Italian composer and organist (b. 1545)
*1669 - Henrietta Maria, queen of Charles I of England (b. 1609)
*1676 - Gerrard Winstanley, English religious reformer (b. 1609)
*1680 - Baldassare Ferri, Italian castrato (b. 1610)
*1748 - Mother Ignacia del Espiritu Santo, foundress of the Congregation of the Religious of the Virgin Mary (b. 1663)
*1749 - Émilie du Châtelet, French mathematician and physicist (b. 1706)
*1759 - Ferdinand Konščak, Croatian explorer (b. 1703)
*1797 - Mary Wollstonecraft, English author (b. 1759)
*1801 - Jason Fairbanks, American murderer (b. 1780)
*1851 - Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet, American educator (b. 1787)
*1867 - Simon Sechter, Austrian composer (b. 1788)
*1898 - Elisabeth of Austria (assassinated) (b. 1837)
*1905 - Pete Browning, American baseball player (b. 1861)
*1915 - Charles Boucher de Boucherville, Premier of Quebec (b. 1822)
*1931 - Dmitri Egorov, Russian mathematician (b. 1869)
*1935 - Huey Long, American politician (b. 1893)
*1937 - Sergei Tretyakov, Russian writer (b. 1892)
*1948 - King Ferdinand of Bulgaria (b. 1861)
*1952 - Youssef Aftimus, Lebanese civil engineer and architect (b. 1866)
*1961 - Leo Carrillo, American actor (b. 1880)
* 1961 - Wolfgang von Trips, German racing driver (b. 1928)
*1965 - Father Divine, American religious leader (b. 1880)
*1966 - Emil Gumbel, German mathematician and pacifist (b. 1891)
*1971 - Pier Angeli, Italian actress (b. 1932)
*1975 - George Paget Thomson, English physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1892)
*1976 - Dalton Trumbo, American writer (b. 1905)
*1978 - Ronnie Peterson, Swedish race car driver (b. 1944)
*1979 - Agostinho Neto, Angolan politician (b. 1922)
*1983 - Felix Bloch, Swiss-born physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1905)
* 1983 - John Vorster, Prime Minister of South Africa (b. 1915)
*1985 - Jock Stein, Scottish football player and manager (b. 1922)
*1991 - Jack Crawford, Australian tennis player (b. 1908)
*1995 - Charles Denner, French actor (b. 1926)
*1996 - Joanne Dru, American actress (b. 1923)
* 1996 - Hans List, Austrian scientist and inventor (b. 1896)
*1997 - Jack Adkisson, professional wrestler (b. 1929)
*1998 - Carl Forgione, British actor (b. 1944)
*1999 - Alfredo Kraus, Spanish tenor (b. 1927)
*2000 - Zaib-un-Nissa Hamidullah, Pakistani journalist and writer. (b. 1921)
*2001 - DJ Uncle Al (b.1969)
*2004 - Brock Adams, American politician (b. 1927)
*2005 - Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown, American musician (b. 1924)
*2006 - Patty Berg, American golf player (b. 1918)
* 2006 - King Taufa'ahau Tupou IV of Tonga (b. 1918)
* 2006 - Daniel Wayne Smith, son of Playboy model Anna Nicole Smith (b. 1986)
*2007 - Jane Wyman, American actress (b.1917)
* 2007 - Anita Roddick, British businesswoman (b.1942)
* 2007 - Ted Stepien, former basketball team owner (b. 1925)
*2008 - Domagoj Kapeć, Croatian hockey player (b. 1989)

Holidays and observances

* Calendar of Saints - Nicholas of Tolentino; Saint Aubert.
* Also see September 10 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics).
* Gibraltar - National Day.
* Teacher's Day in People's Republic of China and Hong Kong.

External links

* [http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/september/10 BBC: On This Day]
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* [http://www1.sympatico.ca/cgi-bin/on_this_day?mth=Sep&day=10 On This Day in Canada] ----


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