22 SEPTEMBER
   
 

Born On This Day:

  • Anne of Cleves, 1515
  • Philip, Lord Chesterfield, 1694
  • Theodore Hook, 1788
  • Michael Faraday, 1791
  • Erich von Stroheim, 1885
  • Paul Muni, 1895
  • John Houseman, 1902
  • Tommy Lasorda, 1927
  • Brian Gibson, 1944
  • Shari Belafonte, 1954
  • Debby Boone, 1956
  • Joan Jett, 1958
  • Catherine Oxenberg, 1961
  • Scott Baio, 1961
  • Ronaldo (Luiz Nazario de Lima), 1976

Died On This Day:

  • Nathan Hale hanged, 1776
  • Mary Roberts Rinehart, 1958
  • Marion Davies, 1961
  • Axel Springer, 1985
  • Dan Rowan, 1987
  • Irving Berlin, 1989
  • Dorothy Lamour, 1996
  • George C. Scott, 1999
  • Isaac Stern, 2001
  • Jan de Hartog, 2002
  • Marcel Marceau, 2007
  • Eddie Fisher, 2010
  • Yogi Berra, 2015

Today's Events:

  • 1692 - Largest number of Salem 'witches' hanged at one time - six women and a man executed in Mass.
  • 1711 - Settlers on Chowan and Roanoke Rivers in Carolina massacred by Tuscarora Indians.
  • 1735 - First British Prime Minister Sir Robert Walpole (elected 4/3/1721) moves into 10 Downing Street.
  • 1776 - American spy Nathan Hale says 'I regret that I have but one life to lose for my country.'
  • 1780 - Followers of Capt. William Lynch in VA sign first execution pact becoming first lynching mob.
  • 1862 - Abraham Lincoln declares all slaves to be free from the first of January, 1863.
  • 1912 - Howard Armstrong invents the regenerator; amplification device makes radio transmissions possible.
  • 1949 - USSR tests first nuclear weapon.
  • 1950 - First nonstop transatlantic jet flight across Atlantic from UK to Maine. Average speed 330 mph.
  • 1955 - General Juan Peron of Argentina deposed as President.
  • 1955 - Commercial TV in Britain begins; first commercial to be broadcast is for Gibb's SR toothpaste.
  • 1964 - 'Fiddler on the Roof' opens at the Majestic Theatre, N.Y. starting 3,242 performance run.
  • 1969 - Willie Mays becomes second baseball player after Babe Ruth to hit over 600 home runs in career.
  • 1980 - Iran-Iraq war begins as Iraq lays siege to southwest Iran cities.
  • 1986 - Computer chips can now be copyrighted says U.S. federal judge.
  • 1993 - Amtrak Sunday Limited goes over collapsed bridge in worst U.S. train wreck in decades; 47 dead.
  • 1999 - US Justice Department files massive lawsuit against tobacco industry for fraud.
  • 2002 - Biggest peaceful street protest in Britain by Countryside Alliance - 407,791 march in London.

Feast Day of Saint:

  • Phocas
  • Thomas of Villanueva
  • Martyrs of Agaunum

Holiday:

  • Independence Day Mali (1960)

Non-Specific Holiday:

  • JANAM (OR JANMA) ASHTAMI, Hindu Birthday Festival of Krishna
  • ANANT CHATURDASI, Hindu Eternal Anniversary of 14th day of Month Bhaedra
  • LABOR DAY (U.S. and Canada) First Monday in September.
  • CH'UNG YANG, Festival of High Places in China (ninth day of the ninth moon)
  • BIRTHDAY OF KRSNA. (Hindu)
  • CHUSOK (Korea) on day of full moon of eighth lunar month.
  • ROSH HASHANA (Jewish New Year) first and second days of lunar month Tishri.
  • YOM KIPPUR (Jewish Day of Atonement) tenth day of lunar month Tishri.
  • SUKKOTH (Jewish Feast of Tabernacles) 15th day of lunar month Tishri - five days after Yom Kippur
  • SIMCHAT TORAH (Jewish Rejoicing of the Law) 23rd day of Tishri
  • DURGA-PUJA (Hindu festival of Goddess Durga)
  • PITRA PASKSHA and AMAVASYA, Hindu Feast of the Dead.
  • LAKSHMI PUJA, Hindu Festival of the Goddess of Fortune
  • CHUNG CH'IU CHIEH (Chinese mid-autumn festival) 15th day of 8th lunar month.
  • OWARA KAZE NO BON, HACHIMAN & DOBUROKU MATSURI harvest festivals in Japan
  • NATIONAL GRANDPARENTS' DAY - first Sunday after Labor Day in USA
  • NATIVE AMERICAN DAY - fourth Friday in September in US
  • RAMADAN, Muslim Holy Month

 

 
   
 
 
 
 
 
 
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