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It happened on september 24th in history

  • September 24, 0622 Muhammad completes his hegira from Mecca to Medina.  
  • September 24, 0622 Prophet Muhammad completes his hegira from Mecca to Medina.
  • September 24, 1493 Columbus’ 2nd expedition to the New World
  • September 24, 1621 First newspaper in England debuts.
  • September 24, 1625 “Dutch attack San Juan, Puerto Rico”

  • September 24, 1664 The Netherlands surrenders New Amsterdam to England.
  • September 24, 1742 Faneuil Hall opens to the public
  • September 24, 1780 Benedict Arnold escapes to the British after his attempt to betray West Point.
  • September 24, 1789 Congress creates the Post Office
  • September 24, 1789 “Congress’ first Judiciary Act, Attorney General & Supreme Court”
  • September 24, 1789 “The office of the Attorney General of the United States of America, and the United States Post Office Department are established.”
  • September 24, 1789 The United States Post Office Department is established.
  • September 24, 1829 Russia & Ottoman Empire sign Peace Treaty of Adrianople
  • September 24, 1838 Anti-Corn-Law League forms to repeal English Corn Law
  • September 24, 1841 Sarawak obtained by Britain from Sultan of Brunei
  • September 24, 1841 The Sultan of Brunei cedes Sarawak to Britain.
  • September 24, 1845 The first baseball team is organized
  • September 24, 1852 “A new invention, the dirigible, is demonstrated”
  • September 24, 1852 The first airship is displayed.
  • September 24, 1853 The first round-the-world trip by yacht (Cornelius Vanderbilt)
  • September 24, 1862 Confederate Congress adopts confederacy seal
  • September 24, 1865 “James Cooke walks tightrope from Cliff House to Seal Rocks, SF”
  • September 24, 1869 “””Black Friday””: Gold prices plummet after Ulysses S. Grant orders the Treasury to sell large quantities of gold after Jay Gould and James Fisk plot to control the market.”
  • September 24, 1869 Black Friday; Wall St panic after Gould & Fisk attempt to corner gold
  • September 24, 1869 The Black Friday Wall Street panic occurs when financiers Jay Gould and James Fisk attempt to corner the gold market.
  • September 24, 1877 “Battle of Shiroyama, decisive victory of the Imperial Japanese Army over the Satsuma Rebellion”
  • September 24, 1897 A new double track steel arch bridge is completed by the Niagara Falls Suspension Bridge Company and the Niagara Falls International Bridge Company. The upper floor of the new structure is leased to the Grand Trunk Railway.
  • September 24, 1903 Edmund Barton steps down as Prime Minister of Australia and is succeeded by Alfred Deakin.
  • September 24, 1927 NHL’s Toronto St Patricks become the Maple Leafs
  • September 24, 1929 Lieutenant James H. (Jimmy) Doolittle pilots a biplane over Mitchel Field in New York to make the first all-instrument flight.
  • September 24, 1929 Lt James H Doolittle guides a Consolidated N-Y-2 Biplane over Mitchell Field in NY in the first all-instrument flight
  • September 24, 1934 2500 fans see Babe Ruth’s farewell Yankee appearance at Yankee Stadium
  • September 24, 1935 “Earl Bascom and Weldon Bascom produce the first rodeo ever held outdoors under electric lights at Columbia, Mississippi”
  • September 24, 1940 “The Cdn. Navy received 6 former US Navy “”4 stackers”” destroyers and renames them HMCS Annapolis, Columbia,Niagra, St. Clair ST. Croix and St. Francis”
  • September 24, 1941 9 Allied govts pledged adherence to Atlantic Charter
  • September 24, 1942 “3,000 Tuczyn Jews are killed after resisting and escaping a Nazi attack. Only 15 survive.”
  • September 24, 1942 General Blamey assumes command of Allied Land Forces in New Guinea
  • September 24, 1942 “HMS SOMALI lost north of Iceland after being stuck by 1 torpedo from German U.703 on 20th in Greenland Sea.floundered while being towed by ‘Ashanti’, went down in bad weather, 45 men lost”
  • September 24, 1946 Cathay Pacific Airways is founded in Hong Kong
  • September 24, 1947 Majestic 12 is allegedly established by secret executive order of President Harry Truman