September 15 in History – What happened on 15 September in Past

15 September - Today in History - Important historical events happened on this day in India and World History

According to Gregory calendar, on September 15, the day number in a year is 258 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 259. September 15 has a special significance in India and world history, because many such incidents have occurred on this day which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let's know some such important events which will increase your general knowledge. The facts collected will be as follows: People born on this day, demise of famous people, war treaty, freedom of any country, invention of new technologies, change of power, important National and International Day etc.

September 15 in History - Top Historical Events

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
1440French knight Gilles de Rais, one of the earliest known serialkillers, was taken into custody upon an accusation brought against himby the Bishop of Nantes.
1707Ferenc Rococci II, Prince of Transylvania and Tsar Peter negotiated the Social Security Agreement.
1718Dzinger Khanate destroyed a king's army at the Battle of the Salween River.
1762Battle of Signal Hill: British troops defeated the French.
1821Central American countries Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua gained independence.
1830The Liverpool and Manchester Railway opened asthe first locomotive-hauled railway to connect two major cities.
1830William Huskisson, an English man, was the first passenger to die in a rail accident.
1831The John Bull, the oldest operable steam locomotivein the world, ran for the first time in New Jersey on the Camden and Amboy Railroad.
1846Jung Bahadur Rana came to power in Nepal.
1846Nepal was captured by Jung Bahadur Rana.
1851St. Joseph's University founded in Philadelphia.
1862American Civil War-Confederate forces captured the Uniongarrison at Harpers Ferry, Virginia, taking more than 12,000 prisoners.
1883Opened to students at the University of Texas at Austin.
1894Japan defeated China in the Battle of Pyongyang on this day itself.
1896Crash on stunt on crush train wreck conducted in Texas.
1916The British launch a major offensive against the Germans at the Battle of the Somme, using 40 primitive tanks for the first time in history.
1916Tanks, the 'secret weapons' of the British Army during theFirst World War, were first used in combat at the Battle of the Somme inSomme, Picardy, France, leading to strategic Allied victory.
1916Tanks were used in the Battle of the Somme for the first time during World War I.
1935German Jews are stripped of their citizenship, reducing them to subjects of the state, this was only part of Hitler changes to Jews as they were disqualified from public office and professions, and also not allowed to marry Aryans.
1935Nazi Germany enacted the Nuremberg Laws, which deprived GermanJews of citizenship, and adopted a new national flag emblazoned with aswastika.
1935The swastika flag became the official flag of Germany.
1944American and Australian forces landed on the Japanese-occupiedisland of Morotai, starting the Battle of Morotai.
1948The first flag of independent India reached the port of INS-Delhi Bombay (now Mumbai).
1951Communist China has taken control of the capitol of 'The Roof of The World' Tibet, and communist trained priests have been sent to take charge of the Dalai Lama's Realm.
1958The virus of the deadly disease trachoma was first discovered in medical science.
1959India's national broadcasting service Doordarshan started in Delhi for the first time.
1963A bomb planted by members of the Ku Klux Klan exploded in the16th Street Baptist Church, an African American Baptist church inBirmingham, Alabama, US, killing four children and injuring at least 22others.
1982The elected President of Lebanon, Bashir Gamayel, was killed in a bomb blast before he took office.
1991Macedonia, located in the south eastern region of Europe, declared its independence from Yugoslavia. registered as domain name.
2004Hurricane Ivan hits Alabama and Florida killing nearly 30.
2004Woman of the Year honor to British citizen Gurinder Chadha.
2006The Fourteenth Non-Aligned Movement Summit began in Havana, Cuba.
2008Lehman Brothers, one of the largest banks in America, declared itself bankrupt.
2009A United Nations report into the Gaza War alleges both Israeli and Palestinian forces committed war crimes.
2010Pieces of an ancient necropolis taken from Egypt in 1999 are discovered in an antiques shop in Spain.
2011The United States designates the Indian Mujahideen as a terrorist organization.
2012The Irish Daily Star becomes the second tabloid newspaper to publish topless photographs of Kate Middleton, prompting media boss Richard Desmond to close down the joint venture between Independent News and Media and his Northern and Shell group that published the paper.
2013Japan switches off its last working nuclear reactor for a scheduled inspection with no restart in sight.
2014Microsoft agrees to buy Swedish company Mojang, the makers of Minecraft, for US$2.5 billion.
2014Eva Kopacz became Prime Minister of Poland.

Famous Birthdays of September 15:

YearName / Profession / Country
1906Jacques Becker / Actor / France
1924Mordechai Tzipori / Politician / Israel
1919Nelson Gidding / Author / United States of America
1986Joshna Chinappa / Player / India
1958Wendie Jo Sperber / Actress / United States of America
1904Sheilah Graham Westbrook / Actress / United Kingdom
1909C. N. Annadurai / Politician / India
1963Pete Myers / Basketball Player / United States of America
1925Helle Virkner / Actress / Denmark
1913Henry Brant / Composer / Canada
1925Stanley Chapman / Author / United Kingdom
1983Luke Hochevar / Baseball Player / United States of America
1946Howard Waldrop / Author / United States of America
1903Roy Acuff / Writer / United States of America
1946Oliver Stone / Writer / United States of America
1947Viggo Jensen / Footballer / Denmark
1922Jackie Cooper / Actor / United States of America
1980Mike Dunleavy Jr. / Basketball Player / United States of America
1976Matt Thornton / Baseball Player / United States of America
1857Anna Winlock / Academic / United States of America
1929Murray Gell-Mann / Academic / United States of America
1917Hilde Gueden / Soprano / Austria
1924Lucebert / Poet / Netherlands
1922Bob Anderson / Choreographer / United Kingdom
1946Mike Procter / Cricketer / South Africa
1879Joseph Lyons / Politician / Australia
1931Brian Henderson / Actor / Australia
1964Steve Watkin / Cricketer / United Kingdom
1933Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos / Composer / Spain
1918Nipsey Russell / Actor / United States of America

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Read in Hindi : 15 सितम्बर की प्रमुख ऐतिहासिक घटनाएं

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