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Thursday, September 19, 2019
 
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18 September

On this day in 1709, The creator of the first dictionary of the English language, Samuel Johnson, was born in England. Dr Johnson was an English author ...

17 September

On this day in 1787, The Constitution of the United States of America was signed by delegates at the Constitutional Convention.

In 1778, The ...

16 September

On this day in 1987, The Montreal Protocol was signed by 25 nations in an effort to save the Earth's ozone layer by reducing emissions of harmful ...

15 September

On this day in 1928, Alexander Fleming discovered the antibiotic penicillin in the mold Penicillium notatum.

In 1789, The U.S. Department of Foreign Affairs ...

14 September

On this day in 1960, The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) was founded. The core members were Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, and Venezuela.
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13 September

On this day in 1943, Chiang Kai-shek became the president of China.

In 1948, Margaret Chase Smith was elected to the U.S. Senate and ...

12 September

On this day in 1992, Dr. Mae Carol Jemison became the first black woman to travel in space aboard the Space Shuttle Endeavour. Carol is an American ...

11 September

The 9/11 attacks carried out on September 11, 2001 were a series of terrorist attacks upon the United States of America . Four commercial passenger jet airliners ...

10 September

On this day in 2002, Switzerland became the 190th member of the United Nations.

In 1608, John Smith was elected president of the Jamestown, ...

9 September

On this day in 1948, The People's Democratic Republic of Korea (North Korea) was created.

In 1776, The Second Continental Congress changed the name ...

8 September

On this day in 1951, The San Francisco Peace Treaty was signed, formally ending World War II hostilities with Japan. The treaty was signed with Japan by ...

5 September

On this day in 1997, Mother Teresa, who won a Nobel Peace Prize (1979) for her work with the poor, died in Calcutta, India, at age 87. ...

4 September

On this day in 1972, U. S. swimmer Mark Spitz won a record seventh gold medal at the Munich Summer Olympics.

In 1781, The ...

3 September

On this day in 1976, The unmanned U.S. spacecraft Viking II landed on Mars and took the first pictures of the planet's surface.

In ...

2 September

On this day in 1945, Japan formally surrendered to the U.S. ending World War II. The war ended six years and one day after it began. Japan's ...

1 September

On this day in 1939, World War II began when Germany invaded Poland.

In 1905, Saskatchewan and Alberta became the ninth and tenth provinces ...