Historical Events In September - 01
Friday, 15 January 2021
1918 Sgt. John Gilroy Grant, 1st Battalion, Wellington Infantry Regiment, won the Victoria Cross at Bancourt France on this day in history.
1918 SS City of Glasgow, a Ellerman Lines ship of 6457 grt and built in 1906, she was torpedoed by German submarine UB118 21 miles east of Tuskar Rock in St George's Channel whilst en-route from Manchester to Montreal in ballast. 12 of the crew were lost on this day in history.
1918 US troops land in Vladivostok, Siberia, stay until 1920 on this day in history.
1919 On September - 01 frank Wedekind's "Herakles," premieres in Munich
1920 Lebanon created by France, Beirut becoming the capital on September - 01.
1920 France creates Lebanon on this day in history.
1920 On September - 01 hubert Lampo, Flemish writer/essayist (Coming of Joachim Stiller)
1921 On September - 01 nederlander Theater opens at 208 W 41 St NYC (Billy Rose, Trafalgar)
1921 On September - 01 matt Higgins Doran, composer
1922 NYC law requires all "pool" rooms to change name to "billards" on September - 01.
1922 On September - 01 nYC law requires all "pool" rooms to change name to "billiards"
1922 On this day in history melvin R Laird, (Rep-R-Mich), US Secretary of Defense (1969-73)
1923 Earthquake strikes Tokyo &Yokohama, kills 106,000 on September - 01.
1923 Tokyo and Yokohama, Japan, are rocked by an earthquake, killing over 50,000 people on September - 01.
1923 US beats Australia in tennis, for their 4th straight Davis Cup on September - 01.
1923 18th Davis Cup: USA beats Australia in New York (4-1) on this day in history.
1923 Rocky Marciano, heavyweight champion boxer (1952-56) on this day in history.
1923 Great Kanto earthquake in Japan killing 143,000 people on September - 01.
1924 Kenchoji Rinzai temple in Kamakur Japan, heavily damaged by earthquake on September - 01.
1925 On this day in history pierre de Coubertin steps down as chairman of Intl Olympic Committee
1925 On this day in history art[hur E] Pepper, US, alto saxophonist
1926 Abdur Rahman Biswas, President of Bangladesh on September - 01.
1927 On this day in history tommy Evans, rocker (Drifters)
1928 On September - 01 albania becomes a kingdom, with Zogu I as king
1928 On this day in history george Maharis, actor (Rich Man, Poor Man, Route 66)
1931 "Boxcar" Willie, singer on September - 01.
1932 On this day in history nYC Mayor James J "Gentleman Jimmy" Walker resigns (graft charges)
1933 On September - 01 h.G Wells publishes 'The Shape of the Things to Come'
1939 German army invades Poland, marking the beginning of World War II on September - 01.
1939 On September - 01 nazi troops invade Poland, beginning WWII.
1939 Physical Review publishes 1st paper to deal with "black holes" on this day in history.
1939 WW II starts, Germany invades Poland, takes Danzig on September - 01.
1941 On this day in history jews in all of the Third Reich are required to wear the yellow Star of David.
1941 On September - 01 yellow star becomes obligatory for Jews in the Reich to wear