Historical Events In September - 01
Sunday, 16 January 2022
1918 On this day in history sgt. John Gilroy Grant, 1st Battalion, Wellington Infantry Regiment, won the Victoria Cross at Bancourt France
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 September - 01.
1918 US troops land in Vladivostok, Siberia, stay until 1920 on September - 01.
1919 Frank Wedekind's "Herakles," premieres in Munich on September - 01.
1920 On September - 01 lebanon created by France, Beirut becoming the capital
1920 France creates Lebanon on September - 01.
1920 Hubert Lampo, Flemish writer/essayist (Coming of Joachim Stiller) on this day in history.
1921 Nederlander Theater opens at 208 W 41 St NYC (Billy Rose, Trafalgar) on this day in history.
1921 On this day in history matt Higgins Doran, composer
1922 On this day in history nYC law requires all "pool" rooms to change name to "billards"
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 On September - 01 earthquake strikes Tokyo &Yokohama, kills 106,000
1923 On this day in history tokyo and Yokohama, Japan, are rocked by an earthquake, killing over 50,000 people.
1923 On this day in history uS beats Australia in tennis, for their 4th straight Davis Cup
1923 18th Davis Cup: USA beats Australia in New York (4-1) on September - 01.
1923 Rocky Marciano, heavyweight champion boxer (1952-56) on this day in history.
1923 Great Kanto earthquake in Japan killing 143,000 people on this day in history.
1924 On this day in history kenchoji Rinzai temple in Kamakur Japan, heavily damaged by earthquake
1925 On September - 01 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 this day in history.
1927 On September - 01 tommy Evans, rocker (Drifters)
1928 On September - 01 albania becomes a kingdom, with Zogu I as king
1928 George Maharis, actor (Rich Man, Poor Man, Route 66) on September - 01.
1931 "Boxcar" Willie, singer on this day in history.
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 On September - 01 german army invades Poland, marking the beginning of World War II.
1939 On September - 01 nazi troops invade Poland, beginning WWII.
1939 On this day in history physical Review publishes 1st paper to deal with "black holes"
1939 WW II starts, Germany invades Poland, takes Danzig on September - 01.
1941 Jews in all of the Third Reich are required to wear the yellow Star of David on this day in history.
1941 Yellow star becomes obligatory for Jews in the Reich to wear on September - 01.