September 21 in History – What happened on 21 September in Past

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

According to Gregory calendar, on September 21, the day number in a year is 264 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 265. September 21 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 21 in History - Top Historical Events

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
1621King James I of Britain gave Sir Alexander Sterling the right to subdivide the Nova Scotia.
1677John and Nichols van der Heiden of the Netherlands obtained a patent for the fire extinguisher.
1745Jacobite Risings-Jacobite troops led by Charles Edward Stuartdefeated the Hanoverians in Prestonpans, East Lothian, Scotland.
1745Battle of Preston Pan: Bonnie Prince Charles defeated the British Government Army.
1746The French Expeditionary Army besieged Labordananis and Duplex Madras.
1776American Revolutionary War-The Great Fire of New York brokeout during British occupation of New York City, destroying up to 1,000 buildings.
1780Benedict Arnold gave British Major John Andre a plan for West Point.
1784America's first daily newspaper, the Pennsylvania Packet and General Advertiser) was published.
1826The construction of the Rideau Canal began in Canada.
1857Bahadur Shah II surrendered to the British.
1860Second Opium War-Anglo-French forces earned a decisive victory against Qing dynasty troops in the Battle of Palikao, allowing them tocapture Beijing.
1883Telegraph service started between the US and Brazil.
1895The first automobile manufacturer "Durya Motor Wagon" was opened.
1897The New York Sun, a prominent New York City newspaper,published an editorial by Francis Pharcellus Church stating, 'Yes,Virginia, there is a Santa Claus', that has become a part of popularChristmas lore in the United States.
1919The steel strike began in the United States.
1921A tower silo storing 4,500 tonnes of a mixture of ammoniumsulfate and ammonium nitrate fertilizer exploded at a BASF plant inOppau, Germany, killing at least 500 people.
1931Great Britain decides to abandon the Gold Standard causing a minor panic in the American banking System.
1933Salvador Lutteroth ran the first Empresa Mexicana de la LuchaLibre event in Mexico City, the world's oldest continuously operatingprofessional wrestling promotion.
1933Egyptian Prime Minister Ismail Pasha Sidki resigns
19344000 people died due to a severe storm on Honsu Island in Japan.
1936The German Army began its largest maneuvers since 1914.
1937J. R. R. Tolkien's fantasy children's novel The Hobbit, whichlater served as a predecessor to The Lord of the Rings, was firstpublished.
1938The Great New England Hurricane made landfall on Long Island,New York, killing at least 500 people and injuring about 700 others.
1938The Great Hurricane cyclone (183 mph) killed 700 people in New England, USA.
1939Romanian Prime Minister Armand Calinescu was assassinated inBucharest by pro-Nazi members of the Iron Guard.
1942The prototype model of the Boeing B-29 Superfortress, a four-engine heavy bomber that became one of the largest aircraft to seeservice during World War II, flew for the first time.
1942The Nazis killed 2588 Jews in Ukraine, Dunevtsy.
1953North Korean No Kum-Sok defected with his MiG-15, inadvertentlymaking Operation Moolah, an American effort to bribe Communist pilots, asuccess.
1964Malta gained independence from Britain.
1965Portugal outraged the United Kingdom by announcing its acceptance of a mission in Lisbon independently representing Rhodesia(or Southern Rhodesia), a British colony.
1965O. of the Soviet Union Kommisarva set a world record by jumping 46250 feet from a parachute.
1982The first International Day of Peace was declared by the United Nations).
1985North and South Korea opened their borders to meet families.
1987The world's first conference based on artificial life was held at the Los Alamos National Laboratory.
1991Armenia gained independence from the Soviet Union.
1999A 7.6 Mw earthquake struck Jiji, Nantou County, Taiwan, killing2,416 people, injuring over 11,000 others and causing aboutNT$300 billion in damage.
1999The Chi-Chi earthquake in central Taiwan killed 2400 people.
2000Liberal Democratic Friends India Society was established for better relations between India and Britain.
2005At least 50 people die following a series of storms and floods that hit the Bay of Bengal in Bangladesh and India. Many more people are currently are missing, and officials fear for the safety of over a hundred fishermen that are dependent on going out into the ocean for their livelihood.
2005Junichiro Koizumi was re-elected Prime Minister of Japan.
2007At least 27 people have died in the Karachi area of Pakistan after drinking poisonous alcohol.
2008The number of babies in China hospitalized due to adulterated milk products and infant formula reaches 12,892.
2010The Commonwealth Games Federation demands that India improve conditions of living at the athletes' village in Delhi.
2011Google's new social network service, Google+, has been released to the general public.
2012A researcher at the University of Cambridge predicts that in about four years, the Arctic polar ice cap will melt completely during the summer months due to a significant rise in global temperatures.
2013Typhoon Usagi hits the northern Philippines resulting in severe flooding and landslides. This is disrupting transport, communications and power supplies.
2013Unidentified gunmen began a three-day attack on the upmarketWestgate shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya, resulting in the deaths of 67people with at least another 175 wounded.
2014NASA Mars probe MAVEN is on track to enter the planet's orbit. This journey has taken the probe 10 months to complete. The probe will collect data for a year on the upper Martian atmosphere this will help to potentially answer questions about climate change on the planet.



Famous Birthdays of September 21:

YearName / Profession / Country
1905Robert Lebel / Politician / Canada
1971Alfonso Ribeiro / Actor / United States of America
1884Dénes Kőnig / Mathematician / Hungary
1993Kwon Mina / Singer / South Korea
1929Sándor Kocsis / Footballer / Hungary
1960Musalia Mudavadi / Politician / Kenya
1974Bryce Drew / Basketball Player / United States of America
1981Nicole Richie / Actress / United States of America
1947Don Felder / Writer / United States of America
1944Hamilton Jordan / Politician / United States of America
1959Andrzej Buncol / Footballer / Poland
1942Sam McDowell / Baseball Player / United States of America
1983Kristian Gidlund / Journalist / Sweden
1918John Gofman / Chemist / United States of America
1965Cheryl Hines / Actress / United States of America
1987Ashley Paris / Basketball Player / United States of America
1982Eduardo Azevedo / Racing Car Driver / Brazil
1983Maggie Grace / Actress / United States of America
1990Ivan Dorschner / Actor / United States of America
1842Abdul Hamid II / King / Turkey
1758Christopher Gore / Lawyer / United States of America
1990Sam Kasiano / Rugby Player / New Zealand
1866H. G. Wells / Historian / United Kingdom
1902Allen Lane / Publisher / United Kingdom
1969Anne Burrell / Chef / United States of America
1984Ben Wildman-Tobriner / Swimmer / United States of America
1984Wale / Rapper / United States of America
1890Charles William Train / Sergeant / United Kingdom
1978Mario Miranda / Artist / Brazil
1933Dick Simon / Racing Car Driver / United States of America

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