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September 22nd, 2066 (September 22 2066)EventEmperor Nero creates the legion I Italica.
September 22nd, 2006 (September 22 2006)EventThe F-14 Tomcat retires from the United States Navy.
September 22nd, 2006 (September 22 2006)EventA German maglev train crashes, killing 23.
September 22nd, 2006 (September 22 2006)EventHezbollah claims "Divine Victory" over Israel in a massive demonstration in Beirut.
September 22nd, 2003 (September 22 2003)EventDavid Hempleman-Adams becomes the first person to cross the Atlantic Ocean in an open-air, wicker-basket hot air balloon.
September 22nd, 1997 (September 22 1997)EventBentalha massacre in Algeria; over 200 villagers killed.
September 22nd, 1995 (September 22 1995)EventE-3B AWACS crashed outside of Elmendorf AFB, Alaska after multiple bird strikes to two of the four engines soon after takeoff; all 24 on board killed
September 22nd, 1993 (September 22 1993)EventA Transair Georgian Airlines Tu-154 is shot down by a missile in Sukhumi, Georgia.
September 22nd, 1991 (September 22 1991)EventThe Dead Sea Scrolls are made available to the public for the first time, by the Huntington Library.
September 22nd, 1985 (September 22 1985)EventThe Plaza Accord was signed in New York City.
September 22nd, 1980 (September 22 1980)EventIraq invades Iran.
September 22nd, 1979 (September 22 1979)EventThe South Atlantic Flash or Vela Incident is observed near Bouvet Island, thought to be a nuclear weapons test.
September 22nd, 1975 (September 22 1975)EventSara Jane Moore tries to assassinate U.S. President Gerald Ford, but is foiled by Oliver Sipple.Gerald Ford Quotes
September 22nd, 1970 (September 22 1970)EventTunku Abdul Rahman resigns as Prime Minister of Malaysia.
September 22nd, 1965 (September 22 1965)EventThe Indo-Pakistani War of 1965/Second Kashmir War between India and Pakistan over Kashmir ends after the UN calls for a cease-fire.
September 22nd, 1960 (September 22 1960)EventThe Sudanese Republic is renamed Mali after the withdrawal of Senegal from the Mali Federation.
September 22nd, 1955 (September 22 1955)EventIn Britain, the television channel ITV goes live for the first time.
September 22nd, 1951 (September 22 1951)EventThe first live sporting event seen coast-to-coast in the United States, a college football game between Duke and the University of Pittsburgh, is televised on NBC.
September 22nd, 1944 (September 22 1944)EventWorld War II, Red Army enters Tallinn.
September 22nd, 1941 (September 22 1941)EventOn Jewish New Year Day, German SS murder 6,000 Jews in Vinnytsya, Ukraine. Those were the survivors of the previous killings that took place a few days earlier in which about 24,000 Jews were executed.
September 22nd, 1937 (September 22 1937)EventSpanish Civil War: Pena Blanca is taken; the end of the Battle of El Mazuco.
September 22nd, 1934 (September 22 1934)EventAn explosion takes place at Gresford Colliery in Wales, leading to the deaths of 266 miners and rescuers.
September 22nd, 1927 (September 22 1927)EventJack Dempsey loses the Long Count boxing match to Gene Tunney.
September 22nd, 1919 (September 22 1919)EventThe steel strike of 1919, led by the Amalgamated Association of Iron and Steel Workers, begins in Pennsylvania before spreading across the United States.
September 22nd, 1910 (September 22 1910)EventThe Duke of York s Cinema opened in Brighton. It is still operating today, making it the oldest continually operating cinema in Britain.
September 22nd, 1908 (September 22 1908)EventThe independence of Bulgaria is recognised.
September 22nd, 1896 (September 22 1896)EventQueen Victoria surpasses her grandfather King George III as the longest reigning monarch in British history.
September 22nd, 1893 (September 22 1893)EventThe first American-built automobile, built by the Duryea Brothers, is displayed.
September 22nd, 1888 (September 22 1888)EventThe first issue of National Geographic Magazine is published
September 22nd, 1885 (September 22 1885)EventLord Randolph Churchill makes a speech in Ulster in opposition to Home Rule e.g. "Ulster will fight and Ulster will be right".
September 22nd, 1869 (September 22 1869)EventRichard Wagner s opera Das Rheingold premieres in Munich.Richard Wagner Quotes
September 22nd, 1866 (September 22 1866)EventDecisive battle of Curupaity in the War of the Triple Alliance.
September 22nd, 1862 (September 22 1862)EventSlavery in the United States: A preliminary version of the Emancipation Proclamation is released.
September 22nd, 1851 (September 22 1851)EventThe city of Des Moines, Iowa was incorporated as Fort Des Moines.
September 22nd, 1823 (September 22 1823)EventJoseph Smith, Jr. stated that he was directed by God through the Angel Moroni to the place where the Golden plates were stored.Joseph Smith Quotes
September 22nd, 1792 (September 22 1792)Eventprimidi Vendemiaire of year 1 of the French Republican Calendar
September 22nd, 1789 (September 22 1789)EventThe position of United States Postmaster General established.
September 22nd, 1784 (September 22 1784)EventRussia establishes a colony at Kodiak, Alaska.
September 22nd, 1776 (September 22 1776)EventNathan Hale is hanged for spying during American Revolution.
September 22nd, 1761 (September 22 1761)EventCoronation of George III of the United Kingdom and Queen Charlotte. George III of the United Kingdom Quotes
September 22nd, 1692 (September 22 1692)EventLast people hanged for witchcraft in the United States.
September 22nd, 1598 (September 22 1598)EventBen Jonson is indicted for manslaughter.Ben Jonson Quotes
September 22nd, 1586 (September 22 1586)EventThe battle of Zutphen occurs.
September 22nd, 1499 (September 22 1499)EventSwitzerland became an independent state.
September 22nd, 1236 (September 22 1236)EventThe Lithuanians and Semigallians defeat the Livonian Brothers of the Sword in Battle of Siauliai.

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