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It happened on September 9th in history

  • September 9, 0701 St Sergius I ends his reign as Catholic Pope  
  • September 9, 1000 “Battle of Svolder, Notable naval battle of the Viking Age.”
  • September 9, 1087 William the Conqueror died at the Convent of Saint Gervais in Rouen France.
  • September 9, 1379 “Treaty of Neuberg, splitting the Austrian Habsburg lands between the Habsburg Dukes Albert III and Leopold III.”
  • September 9, 1493 “Battle of Krbava field, a decisive defeat of Croats in Croatian struggle against the Ottoman Empire invasion.”

  • September 9, 1513 Battle of Flodden Fields; English defeat James IV of Scotland
  • September 9, 1513 “James IV of Scotland is defeated and dies in the Battle of Flodden Field, ending Scotland’s involvement in the War of the League of Cambrai.”
  • September 9, 1543 “Mary Stuart, at nine months old, is officially crowned “”Queen of Scots”” in the central Scottish town of Stirling.”
  • September 9, 1739 Slave revolt in Stono SC led by Jemmy (25 whites killed)
  • September 9, 1739 “Stono Rebellion, the largest slave uprising in Britains mainland North American colonies prior to the American Revolution, erupts near Charleston, South Carolina.”
  • September 9, 1817 “Alexander Lucius Twilight, probably 1st black to graduate from US college, receives BA degree at Middlebury College”
  • September 9, 1830 “Charles Durant, 1st US aeronaut, flies a balloon from Castle Garden, NYC to Perth Amboy, NJ”
  • September 9, 1839 John Herschel takes the 1st glass plate photograph
  • September 9, 1841 “Great Lakes steamer “”Erie”” sinks off Silver Creek NY, kills 300″
  • September 9, 1850 California becomes the 31st state admitted to the US.
  • September 9, 1850 California is admitted as the thirty-first U.S. state.
  • September 9, 1850 New Mexico and Utah become US territories.
  • September 9, 1850 Territories of New Mexico & Utah created
  • September 9, 1850 “The Compromise of 1850 strips Texas of a third of its claimed territory (now parts of Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Wyoming) in return for the U.S. federal government assuming $10 million of Texas’s pre-annexation debt.”
  • September 9, 1862 Lee splits his army & sends Jackson to capture Harpers Ferry
  • September 9, 1867 Luxembourg gains independence
  • September 9, 1875 Lotta’s Fountain (Kearny & Market) dedicated
  • September 9, 1880 President Hayes visits SF
  • September 9, 1886 The Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works is finalized.
  • September 9, 1892 “Almalthea, 5th moon of Jupiter, discovered by EE Barnard at Lick”
  • September 9, 1901 French painter Henri Toulouse-Lautrec dies.
  • September 9, 1904 New York City employs mounted police for the first time.
  • September 9, 1906 Cpl. Leo Clark (2nd Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Pozières France
  • September 9, 1908 “Orville Wright makes 1st 1-hr airplane flight, Fort Myer, Va”
  • September 9, 1911 The first airmail service (British Post Office)
  • September 9, 1912 J Verdrines becomes 1st to fly over 100 mph (107 mph/172 kph)
  • September 9, 1914 “World War I: The creation of the Canadian Automobile Machine Gun Brigade, the first fully mechanized unit in the British Army.”
  • September 9, 1919 Boston’s police force goes on strike
  • September 9, 1922 Greek-Turkish war has ended with Turkish victory over the Greeks.
  • September 9, 1924 “Hanapepe Massacre occurs on Kauai, Hawaii.”
  • September 9, 1926 National Broadcasting Co created by the Radio Corporation of America
  • September 9, 1926 “NBC radio, part of RCA, is incorporated.”
  • September 9, 1926 The U.S. National Broadcasting Company formed.
  • September 9, 1942 “The first bombing on continental US soil, Mount Emily Or (WW2)”
  • September 9, 1943 The Allies land in the Naples area.

 

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