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September 21 is the 264th day of the year (265th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 101 days remaining until the end of the year.

 

Evenimente: 

  • 1745 – Battle of Prestonpans: A Hanoverian army under the command of Sir John Cope is defeated, in ten minutes, by the Jacobite forces of Prince Charles Edward Stuart
  • 1792 – The French National Convention votes to abolish the monarchy.
  • 1827 – According to Joseph Smith, Jr., the angel Moroni gave him a record of gold plates, one-third of which Joseph translated into The Book of Mormon.
  • 1860 – In the Second Opium War, an Anglo-French force defeats Chinese troops at the Battle of Baliqiao.
  • 1934 – Superpower Muroto Typhoon hit in western Honshū, Japan, Japanese government confirmed 3,036 killed. Mainly destroy temple, schools, and other buildings at Osaka.
  • 1939 – Romanian Prime Minister Armand Calinescu is assassinated by ultranationalist members of the Iron Guard.
  • 1942 – On Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur, Nazis sent over 1.000 Jews of Pidhaytsi (west Ukraine) to Belzec extermination camp.
  • 1942 – The B-29 Superfortress makes its maiden flight.
  • 1961 – Maiden flight of the CH-47 Chinook transportation helicopter.
  • 1964 – Malta becomes independent from the United Kingdom.
  • 1964 – The North American XB-70 Valkyrie, the world’s first Mach 3 bomber, made its maiden flight from Palmdale, California.
  • 1991 – Armenia is granted independence from Soviet Union.
  • 1993 – Russian President Boris Yeltsin suspends parliament and scraps the then-functioning constitution, thus triggering the Russian constitutional crisis of 1993.
  • 2003 – Galileo mission terminated by sending the probe into Jupiter’s atmosphere, where it is crushed by the pressure at the lower altitudes.

 

 Nasteri:

  • 1411 – Richard Plantagenet, 3rd Duke of York, claimant to the English throne (d. 1460)
  • 1415 – Frederick III, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1493)
  • 1452 – Girolamo Savonarola, Dominican priest and ruler of Florence (d. 1498)
  • 1706 – Polyxena Christina of Hesse-Rotenburg, queen of Sardinia (d. 1735)
  • 1866 – H. G. Wells, English writer (d. 1946)
  • 1895 – Sergei Yesenin, Russian poet (d. 1925)
  • 1902 – Sir Allen Lane, British founder of Penguin Books (d. 1970)
  • 1934 – Leonard Cohen, Canadian singer and songwriter
  • 1947 – Stephen King, American author
  • 1950 – Bill Murray, American actor
  • 1951 – Aslan Maskhadov, Chechen rebel leader (d. 2005)
  • 1954 – Phil „Philthy Animal” Taylor, British musician (Motörhead)

 

Decese:

  • 19 BC – Virgil, Roman poet (b. 70 BC)
  • 454 – Aëtius, Roman general (bc. 396)
  • 1397 – Richard FitzAlan, 11th Earl of Arundel, English military leader (executed) (b. 1346)
  • 1798 – George Read, American lawyer and signer of the Declaration of Independence (b. 1733)
  • 1832 – Sir Walter Scott, Scottish writer (b. 1771)
  • 1860 – Arthur Schopenhauer, German philosopher (b. 1788)
  • 1939 – Armand Călinescu Romanian prime-minister (assassinated) (b. 1893)
  • 1982 – Hovhannes Bagramyan, Soviet general (b. 1897)
  • 2006 – Boz Burrell, English rock musician (b. 1946)

 

Acestea is o parte din cele expuse pe wikipedia.

Sursa: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/21_September

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