Historic Anniversaries this Week

Historical Anniversaries this Week

September 25

Births (100 years ago today): 1920Sergei Bondarchuk, Ukrainian-Russian actor, director, and screenwriter (d. 1994)

Births (50 years ago today): 1970Curtis Buckley, American football player and psychiatrist

Deaths (50 years ago today): 1970Erich Maria Remarque, German-Swiss author and translator (b. 1898)

September 26

Births (200 years ago today): 1820Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar, Indian philosopher, painter, and academic (d. 1891)

Births (150 years ago today): 1870Christian X of Denmark (d. 1947)[11]

Births (50 years ago today): 1970Daryl Beattie, Australian motorcycle rider

Deaths (400 years ago today): 1620Taichang Emperor of China (b. 1582)

Deaths (200 years ago today): 1820Daniel Boone, American hunter and explorer (b. 1734)

European Day of Languages

September 27

Births (50 years ago today): 1970Yoshiharu Habu, Japanese chess player and author

World Tourism Day and UNWTO

September 28

Events (50 years ago today): 1970 – Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser dies of a heart attack in Cairo.

Births (150 years ago today): 1870Florent Schmitt, French composer and critic (d. 1958)

Births (50 years ago today): 1970Kimiko Date-Krumm, Japanese tennis player

Deaths (50 years ago today): 1970John Dos Passos, American novelist, poet, essayist, and playwright (b. 1896)

World Rabies Day

September 29

Births (100 years ago today): 1920Peter D. Mitchell, English biochemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1992)

Births (50 years ago today): 1970Russell Peters, Canadian comedian, actor, and producer

Deaths (50 years ago today): 1970Edward Everett Horton, American actor (b. 1886)

September 30

Events (500 years ago today): 1520Suleiman the Magnificent is proclaimed sultan of the Ottoman Empire.

Events (50 years ago today): 1970 – Jordan makes a deal with the PFLP for the release of the remaining hostages from the Dawson's Field hijackings.

Births (150 years ago today): 1870Thomas W. Lamont, American banker and philanthropist (d. 1948)

Births (50 years ago today): 1970Tony Hale, American actor and producer

Deaths (1600 years ago today): 420Jerome, Roman priest, theologian, and saint (b. 347)

Deaths (250 years ago today): 1770Thomas Robinson, 1st Baron Grantham, English politician and diplomat, Secretary of State for the Southern Department (b. 1695)

October 1

Births (400 years ago today): 1620Nicolaes Pieterszoon Berchem, Dutch painter (d. 1683)

Births (100 years ago today): 1920David Herbert Donald, American historian and author (d. 2009)

Births (50 years ago today): 1970Simon Davey, Welsh footballer and manager

Deaths (450 years ago today): 1570Frans Floris, Flemish painter (b. 1520)

Deaths (50 years ago today): 1970Raśl Riganti, Argentinian race car driver (b. 1893)

International Day of Older Persons


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