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It happened on september 14th in History

  • September 14, 0786 Harun al-Rashid becomes the Abbasid caliph upon the death of his brother al-Hadi.   
  • September 14, 0891 Stephen V ends his reign as Catholic Pope
  • September 14, 1180 Battle of Ishibashiyama in Japan.
  • September 14, 1607 “Flight of the Earls from Lough Swilly, Donegal, Ireland.”
  • September 14, 1682 Bishop Gore School one of the oldest schools in Wales founded.
  • September 14, 1716 First lighthouse in US lit (Boston Harbor)
  • September 14, 1752 “England and colonies adopt Gregorian calendar, 11 days disappear”
  • September 14, 1752 “The British Empire adopts the Gregorian calendar, skipping eleven days (the previous day was September 2).”
  • September 14, 1812 French grenadiers enter Moscow. The Fire of Moscow begins as soon as Russian troops leave the city.
  • September 14, 1812 Napoleon occupies Moscow
  • September 14, 1814 “Francis Scott Key inspired to write “”The Star-Spangled Banner”””
  • September 14, 1829 “Ottoman Empire signs the Treaty of Adrianople with Russia, thus ending the Russo-Turkish War.”
  • September 14, 1848 Alexander Stewart opens the first US dept store
  • September 14, 1872 Britain pays the US $15« M for damages during Civil War
  • September 14, 1886 “George K Anderson of Memphis, Tennessee patents typewriter ribbon”
  • September 14, 1886 Typewriter ribbon patented.
  • September 14, 1891 “””Empire State Express”” train goes from NYC to East Buffalo, a distance of 436 miles, in a record 7hours 5 min.”
  • September 14, 1899 Henry Bliss becomes first automobile fatality (NY)
  • September 14, 1914 HMA Submarine AE1 lost off New Guinea
  • September 14, 1917 Republican government declared in Russia .
  • September 14, 1917 Russia is officially proclaimed a republic.
  • September 14, 1923 Miguel Primo de Rivera becomes dictator of Spain
  • September 14, 1930 “After stormtroopers terrorize political opponents, Nazi seats in Reichstag rise from 12 to 107.”
  • September 14, 1933 2 billion board feet of lumber destroyed in Tillamook Oregon fire
  • September 14, 1938 “Graf Zeppelin II, world’s largest airship, makes maiden flight”
  • September 14, 1942 “HMCS OTTAWA (RCN, ex ‘Crusader’), sunk east of Newfoundland by 1 torpedo from German U.91.”
  • September 14, 1942 “HMS COVENTRY (AA), sunk in the Eastern Mediterranean, northwest of Alexandria, Egypt by German Ju87 divebombers.”
  • September 14, 1942 “HMS SIKH, sunk off Tobruk, eastern Libya – by German shore batteries. during landings Royal Marines for British combined operations raid on Tobruk”
  • September 14, 1942 “HMS ZULU,sunk NW of Alexandria, Egypt (c 32-00’N, 29-00’E) – by Italian/German force of Ju87 and Ju88 bombers, while returning to Alexandria after combined operations raid on Tobruk”
  • September 14, 1944 “United States troops arrive at the German border and proceed, with the British and Canadians, to launch an offensive to reach the Rhine.”
  • September 14, 1948 Groundbreaking for the United Nations headquarters in New York City.
  • September 14, 1954 “Hurricane Edna (2nd of 1954) hits NYC, $50 million damage”
  • September 14, 1956 “First prefrontal lobotomy performed, Washington DC”
  • September 14, 1957 UN resolution deplores and condemns USSR invasion of Hungary
  • September 14, 1958 “Two rockets designed by the German engineer Ernst Mohr, the first German post-war rockets, reach the upper atmosphere.”
  • September 14, 1959 “The Soviet probe Luna 2 crashes onto the Moon, becoming the first man-made object to reach it.”
  • September 14, 1960 The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) is founded.
  • September 14, 1964 The opening of the third period of the Second Vatican Council.
  • September 14, 1964 Walt Disney awarded the Medal of Freedom at the White House
  • September 14, 1965 The opening of the fourth and final period of Second Vatican Council.