Things to Remember On Sept 22

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HISTORICAL EVENTS

1499 – Switzerland becomes an independent state

1529 – Cardinal Thomas Wolsey stripped of office as Lord Chancellor of England

1699 – People of Rotterdam strike over high cost of butter

1756 – Nassau Hall opens at Princeton University

1792 – First French Republic formed by the national convention, stripping the French of his powers

1864 – Sheridan sets up camp in Harrisonburg, Virginia

1885 – Lord Randolph Churchill makes a speech in Ulster in opposition to Home Rule e.g. “Ulster will fight and Ulster will be right”

1908 – Bulgaria declares independence from Ottoman Empire (Turkey)

1921 – The League of Nations accepts membership of independent Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania

1960 – Mali (formerly French Sudan) declares independence from France

1965 – India and Pakistan cease-fire goes into effect, ending the Indo-Pakistani War

1986 – 35 countries signs disarmament accord in Stockholm

1991 – California University makes Dead Sea Scrolls public

2018 – Four gunmen open fire on Revolutionary Guard soldiers at a parade in Ahvaz, Iran, killing 25 including civilians

SCIENCE

1832 – During his HMS beagle voyage Charles Darwin discovers a large number of fossils at Punta Alta in Argentina

1934 – An explosion takes place at Gresford Colliery in Wales, leading to the deaths of 266 miners and rescuers

1958 – US nuclear submarine USS Skate remains 31 days under Pole (record)

1966 – Surveyor 2 crashes on Moon

1979 – Israel performs nuclear test at Indian Ocean

1983 – NASA launches Galaxy-B

1993 – STS-51 (Discovery) lands

2003 – David Hempleman-Adams becomes the first person to cross the Atlantic Ocean in an open-air, wicker-basket hot air balloon.

2011 – CERN scientists announce their discovery of neutrinos breaking the speed of light

SPORTS

1905 – US Open Men’s Golf, Myopia Hunt GC: Willie Anderson wins his 3rd consecutive Open title, and his record 4th overall, 2 strokes ahead of runner-up Alex Smith

1910 – Saskatchewan Rugby Football Union forms

1961 – Jim Gentile’s ties record of 5 grand slams in a year

1975 – World Football League folds

1986 – India v Australia Test Cricket at Madras finishes in a tie

1996 – Solheim Cup Women’s Golf, St. Pierre Hotel & CC: US retains Cup; beats Europe 17-11; in expanded format US wins 10 of 12 singles matches in final day blowout

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