Historic Anniversaries this Week
Teacher Training Day
22nd March 2019

Historical Anniversaries this Week

September 22

Events (100 years ago today): 1919 – The steel strike of 1919, led by the Amalgamated Association of Iron and Steel Workers, begins in Pennsylvania before spreading across the United States.

Births (200 years ago today): 1819Wilhelm Wattenbach, German historian and academic (d. 1897)

Births (50 years ago today): 1969Nicole Bradtke, Australian tennis player and sportscaster

Deaths (100 years ago today): 1919Alajos Gáspár, Hungarian-Slovene author and poet (b. 1848)

Deaths (50 years ago today): 1969Adolfo López Mateos, Mexican politician, 48th President of Mexico (b. 1909)[6]

September 23

Births (200 years ago today): 1819Hippolyte Fizeau, French physicist and academic (d. 1896)

Births (50 years ago today): 1969Donald Audette, Canadian ice hockey player

September 24

Events (150 years ago today): 1869 – Gold prices plummet after President Grant orders the Treasury to sell large quantities of gold after Jay Gould and James Fisk plot to control the market.

Births (50 years ago today): 1969Shawn Crahan, American drummer, songwriter, and producer

September 25

Events (50 years ago today): 1969 – The charter establishing the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation is signed.

Births (50 years ago today): 1969Hansie Cronje, South African cricketer (d. 2002)

September 26

Events (50 years ago today): 1969Abbey Road, the last recorded album by The Beatles, is released.

Births (150 years ago today): 1869Komitas, Armenian-French priest and composer (d. 1935)

Births (100 years ago today): 1919Barbara Britton, American actress (d. 1980)

Births (50 years ago today): 1969Andy Petterson, Australian footballer and coach

European Day of Languages

September 27

Events (350 years ago today): 1669 – The Venetians surrender the fortress of Candia to the Ottomans, thus ending the 21-year-long Siege of Candia.

Births (300 years ago today): 1719Abraham Gotthelf Kästner, German mathematician and epigrammatist (d. 1800)

Births (100 years ago today): 1919Jayne Meadows, American actress and author (d. 2015)

Deaths (300 years ago today): 1719George Smalridge, English bishop (b. 1662)

Deaths (100 years ago today): 1919Adelina Patti, Italian-French opera singer (b. 1843)

World Tourism Day and UNWTO

September 28

Events (100 years ago today): 1919Race riots begin in Omaha, Nebraska.

Births (200 years ago today): 1819Narcís Monturiol, Spanish engineer and publisher (d. 1885)

Births (100 years ago today): 1919Doris Singleton, American actress (d. 2012)

Births (50 years ago today): 1969Kerri Chandler, electronic music producer and DJ

World Rabies Day


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