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Things to Remember On 14 Sept

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HISTORICAL EVENTS

1515 – Battle at Marignano ends in French /venetian victory

1607 – Flight of the Earls from Lough Swilly, Donegal, Ireland

1662 – Netherlands & England sign peace treaty

1716 – 1st lighthouse in American colonies lit at Boston Harbor

1741 – George Frideric Handel finishes his “Messiah” oratorio after working on it non-stop for 23 years

1752 – Britain and British Empire (including the American colonies ) adopt the Gregorian calendar (no Sept 3 – Sept 13)

1812 – Great Fire of Moscow begins as Napoleon approaches the city and retreating Russians burnit – fire continues to burn for five days

1901 – Theodore Roosevelt is sworn in as the youngest man to serve as US President, after William McKinley finally dies after an anarchist shoots him in Buffalo

1914 – Lord Kitchener “Your country needs you” appears as front cover design for the London Opinion Magazine

1949 – India’s constituent Assembly adopts Hindi as on official language . so it is called Hindi day

1964 – Walt Disney awarded of Medal of Freedom at White House

1975 – Mother Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton canonized as 1st US – born saint by pope Paul VI

1992 – 1st subway car completed to be exported from US (to Taiwan)

2003 – Estonia approves joining the European Union in a referendum

SCIENCE

1847 – US Marines under General Scott enter Mexico city (halls of Montezuma)

1886 – George K Anderson of Memphis, Tennessee, patents typewriter ribbon

1899  – Henry Bliss Becomes 1st automobile fatality in the US (NY)

1939 – World’s 1st practical helicopter, the VS-300 designed by Igor Sikorsky takes (tethered) flight in Stratford, Connecticut

1944 – Great Atlantic hurricane hits New England, 300-400 die along the US East Coast

1956 – IBM introduces the RAMAC 305 , 1st commercial computer with a hard drive that uses magnetic disk storage, weighs over a ton

1959 – Soviet union’s Luna – 2 is 1st spacecraft to land on the moon

1998 – Telecommunications companies MCI Communications and Worldcom complete their $37 billion merger to form MCI Worldcom

SPORTS

1868 – Golf’s 1st recorded hole – in – one by tom Morris at Prestwick’s 8th hole, Scotland

1905-  RAC Tourist Trophy first run on Isle of man

1924 – Walter Johnson selected as the American League MVP

1947 – US National Championship Women’s Tennis, Forest Hills, NY: Louise Brough beats Margaret Osborne duPoint 8-6, 4-6, 6-1 for her only US singles title

1968 – Jimmy Ellis beats Floyd Patterson in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

2008- Federation cup Women’s Tennis , Madrid, Spain: Svetlana Kuznetsova beats Spaniard Anabel Medina Garrigues 5-7, 6-3, 6-4 to give Russia its 4th title in 5 years.
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