September 20 in History – What happened on 20 September in Past

✅ Published on September 20th, 2019 in September in History

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

According to Gregory calendar, on September 20, the day number in a year is 263 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 264. September 20 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 20 in History - Top Historical Events ⚡

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
1066King Harald III of Norway and Tostig Godwinson, his Englishally, fought and defeated the Northern Earls Edwin and Morcar in theBattle of Fulford near York, England.
1260The second of two major Prussian uprisings by the Prussiantribe of Balts began against the Teutonic Knights.
1388Sultan Feroz Shah Tughlaq III of Delhi died.
1498A tsunami caused by the Meio Nankaido earthquake washed awaythe building housing the statue of the Great Buddha at Kotoku-in inKamakura, Japan.
1697The Treaty of Ryswick was signed between France and the GrandAlliance, ending the Nine Years' War.
1797The US frigate constitution in Boston launched Old Ironsides.
1803The Irish rebel Robert Emmett was executed.
1819Carlsbad decras were issued throughout the German Confederation.
1831The first steam-powered bus was built. Gordon Branz was the inventor of this bus with a capacity of 30 people and running very slow.
1839The first railroad from Needleland to Amsterdam was inaugurated by Harlem.
1848American Association for the Advancement of Science was formed.
1867After the merger of Hungry into Austria, François Jozeff formally became Emperor of Austria Hungry.
1881Chester A. Arthur was sworn in as the 21st President.
1884\ 'Ichle Rights Party \' formed in San Francisco.
1906The ocean liner RMS Mauretania, the largest and fastest ship inthe world at the time, was launched.
1925The Harold Lloyd comedy film The Freshman was screened.
1933Leading theosophist, advocate for women's rights, writer, speaker and India-loving woman doctor Annie Besant died.
1943World War II-Australian troops defeated Imperial Japaneseforces at the Battle of Kaiapit in New Guinea.
1946The first Cannes Film Festival opened at the resort city of Cannes. This will be an annual fest which will take place on the French Riviera.
1954The first program of the Fortran language developed by IBAM was run on a computer.
1970The Russian probes collected some rocks from the lunar surface.
1971Hurricane Irene departed Nicaraguato become the first known tropical cyclone to successfully cross fromthe Atlantic Ocean into the Pacific.
1973Billie Jean King won the world famous Battle of Susques.
1977A series of celestial phenomena of unknown nature was observedin the western Soviet Union, Finland and Denmark.
1984The Cosby Show, which became one of three U.S. shows to have thehighest ratings five years in a row, aired its its pilot episode.
1990U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
1992French voters ratified the Maastricht Treaty.
1995The 50th session of the United States General Assembly took place.
2001During a televised address to a joint session of the UnitedStates Congress, U.S. President George W. Bush declared a 'war onterror' against Al-Qaeda and other global terrorist groups.
20054 Indian soldiers die following a terrorist attack in the eastern state of Manipur.
2007The Canadian dollar briefly reaches equivalence with the American dollar for the first time since 1976.
200715,000 to 20,000 protesters marched in Louisiana, USA, in support of six black youths convicted for harassing their white classmates.
2008Pakistan detains 13 Indian fishermen after they drifted in Pakistani waters.
2008An explosive-laden truck detonated in front of the Marriotthotel in Islamabad, Pakistan, killing 54 people and injuring 266 others.
2009Tadhg Kennelly became the first person to win the top prizes inboth Australian rules football and Gaelic football by winning the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Final with Kerry.
2010The brightest object in the night sky next to the Moon is the planet Jupiter. It makes its closest approach to Earth since 1963 consequently making it visible even to the naked eye.
2011The U.S. officially ends its “Don't ask, don't tell” military policy, allowing gay and lesbian personnel to publicly declare their sexual orientation.
2012Trade unions in India hold a strike. This comes in response to plans that will open up supermarkets to international competition.
2013The US Obama administration and the EPA propose that new coal plants will be at least about 40% cleaner than current coal plants to reduce harmful emissions into the environment.
201449 hostages of the Islamic State are freed and returned to Turkey after an operation enacted by the Turkish government after the June kidnapping in Mosul, Iraq. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will not reveal information regarding its actions in this rescue operation.

Famous Birthdays of September 20 😀:

YearName / Profession / Country
1923Akkineni Nageswara Rao / Actor / India
1933Dennis Viollet / Footballer / United Kingdom
1953Rocky Mattioli / Boxer / Australia
1951Guy Lafleur / Ice Hockey Player / Canada
1940Anna Pavord / Author / United Kingdom
1955José Rivero / Golfer / Spain
1914Kenneth More / Actor / United Kingdom
1929Joe Temperley / Saxophonist / Scotland
1978Dante Hall / Footballer / United States of America
1937Garry Johnson / General / United Kingdom
1918Horace Gould / Racing Driver / United Kingdom
1893Colin Fraser Barron / Army Officer / Scotland
1968Ijaz Ahmed / Cricketer / Pakistan
1960Lee Hall / Writer / United Kingdom
1889Oskar Kaplur / Wrestler / Estonia
1951Mike Graham / Wrestler / United States of America
1948Victoria Mallory / Actress / United States of America
1934Rajinder Puri / Journalist / India
1917Red Auerbach / Basketball Player / United States of America
1851Henry Arthur Jones / Playwright / United Kingdom
1927Colette Bonheur / Singer / Canada
1978Jason Bay / Baseball Player / United States of America
1820John F. Reynolds / General / United States of America
1884Maxwell Perkins / Editor / United States of America
1935Keith Roberts / Author / United Kingdom
1988Sergei Bobrovsky / Ice Hockey Player / Russia
1973Jo Pavey / Runner / United Kingdom
1959Joanna Domańska / Educator / Poland
1921Chico Hamilton / Drummer / United States of America
1986Jason Nightingale / Rugby Player / New Zealand

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