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It happened on September 4th in History

  • September 4, 0422 St Boniface I ends his reign as Catholic Pope  
  • September 4, 0476 “Romulus Augustulus, last Roman emperor in west, is deposed”
  • September 4, 0476 “Romulus Augustus, last emperor of the Western Roman Empire, is deposed when Odoacer proclaims himself King of Italy.”
  • September 4, 1260 “The Senese Ghibellines, supported by the forces of King Manfred of Sicily, defeat the Florentine Guelphs at Montaperti.”
  • September 4, 1609 Navigator Henry Hudson discovers island of Manhattan (or 0911)
  • September 4, 1618 “””Rodi”” avalanche destroys Plurs Switzerland, 1,500 killed”
  • September 4, 1781 “Los Angeles founded in Bahia de las Fumas by 44 settlers, (Valley of Smokes)”
  • September 4, 1833 The first newsboy hired (Barney Flaherty-NY Sun)
  • September 4, 1842 Work on K”ln cathedral recommences after 284-year hiatus
  • September 4, 1862 “Civil War Maryland Campaign Gen. Robert E. Lee begins his move taking the Army of Northern Virginia, and the war, into the North crossing the Potomac at Whites Ford.”
  • September 4, 1862 North Beach & Mission Railway Company organized in SF
  • September 4, 1864 “Bread riots in Mobile, Alabama”
  • September 4, 1866 The first Hawaiian daily newspaper published
  • September 4, 1870 3rd French republic proclaimed as they overthrow their king
  • September 4, 1870 Emperor Napoleon III of France is deposed and the Third Republic is declared.
  • September 4, 1882 The first district lit by electricty (NY’s Pearl Street Station)
  • September 4, 1884 Britain ends its policy of penal transportation to New South Wales in Australia.
  • September 4, 1885 The first buffet in the US opens in New York City.
  • September 4, 1885 The first cafeteria opens (NYC)
  • September 4, 1886 “Geronimo is captured, ending last major US-Indian war”
  • September 4, 1886 “Indian Wars: After almost 30 years of fighting, Apache leader Geronimo surrenders with his remaining warriors to General Nelson Miles in Arizona.”
  • September 4, 1888 “George Eastman registers the trademark Kodak, and receives a US patent for his camera that uses roll film.”
  • September 4, 1894 “In New York City, 12,000 tailors strike against sweatshop working conditions.”
  • September 4, 1911 “Garros sets world altitude record of 4,250 m (13,944 ft)”
  • September 4, 1916 Christy Mathewson & Mordecai Brown final baseball game
  • September 4, 1918 “US troops land in Archangel, Russia, stay 10 months”
  • September 4, 1919 “Mustafa Kemal Atatrk, who founded the Republic of Turkey, gathered a congress in Sivas to take decisions of the future of Anatolia and Thrace.”
  • September 4, 1923 “Maiden flight of the first U.S. airship, the USS Shenandoah.”
  • September 4, 1927 “Charles Lindbergh visits Boise, Idaho, on his cross-country tour”
  • September 4, 1937 “Doris Kopsky, becomes 1st NABA woman cycling champion (4:22.4)”
  • September 4, 1939 The Polish ghetto of Mir is exterminated
  • September 4, 1939 World War II: Japan declares neutrality in European war.
  • September 4, 1943 “Australians land near Lae, New Guinea”
  • September 4, 1945 Ruben Fine wins 4 simultaneous rapid chess games blindfolded
  • September 4, 1949 Marie Robie sinks 393 yd hole-in-one (1st hole in Furnace Brook)
  • September 4, 1949 “The Peekskill Riots erupt after a Paul Robeson concert in Peekskill, NY.”
  • September 4, 1950 “D McI Hodgson of St Ann Bay, Nova Scotia catches a 997 lb tuna”
  • September 4, 1950 “Darlington Raceway is the site of the inaugural Southern 500, the first 500-mile NASCAR race.”
  • September 4, 1950 The first helicopter rescue of American pilot behind enemy lines (Korea)
  • September 4, 1951 NBC extends to become a 61 station coast-to-coast network