Historical Events In September - 08
Wednesday, 23 September 2020
1936 On September - 08 princess Juliana & German prince Bernard Lippe-Biesterfeld get engaged
1937 Pan Arab conference about Palestine opens on September - 08.
1939 On this day in history fDR declares "limited national emergency" due to war in Europe
1941 Entire Jewish community of Meretsch, Lithuania is exterminated on this day in history.
1941 Blockade of Leningrad (St Petersburg) by Germany begins on September - 08.
1943 Italy surrenders to the allies in WW II on September - 08.
1943 Gen Eisenhower announce unconditional surrender of Italy in WW II on September - 08.
1944 German V2 rockets strike London for the first time on this day in history.
1944 On September - 08 the first V-2 rocket lands in Britain
1944 1st V-2 rockets land in London & Antwerp on September - 08.
1944 On September - 08 jan van Gilse, composer/Dutch resistance fighter, dies at 63
1945 On this day in history uS invades Japanese-held Korea
1946 On this day in history 60th US Womens Tennis: Pauline Betz beats Patricia Canning (119 63)
1947 British govt sails "Exodus" with fugitives from Nazis on September - 08.
1948 On this day in history british De Havilland 08-fighter flies faster than sound
1949 On this day in history richard Strauss, German composer (Also sprach Zarathustra), dies at 85
1951 On September - 08 forty-nine countries sign the Japanese Peace Treaty in San Francisco.
1951 Japan signs peace treaty with 48 countries (SF) on this day in history.
1951 On this day in history jurgen Stroop, Nazi commander of Warsaw Ghetto, executed
1952 On this day in history ernest Hemingway's "Old Man &the Sea" published
1952 72nd US Mens Tennis: Frank A Sedgman beats Gardnar Mulloy (61 62 63) on this day in history.
1953 "Carnival in Flanders" opens at New Century Theater NY for 6 perfs on this day in history.
1954 SE Asia Treaty Org (SEATO) formed to stop communist spread in SE Asia on September - 08.
1955 On September - 08 john de Young, cardinal/archbishop of Utrecht, dies at 69
1956 On this day in history harry Belafonte's album "Calypso," goes to #1 &stays #1 for 31 weeks
1956 On September - 08 gerrit Bolkestein, Dutch minister of Education (1939-4.), dies at 84
1957 On September - 08 pope Pius XII encyclical On motion pictures, radio, TV
1958 Oman turns over Gwadur (on Bal£chist n coast) to Pakistan on this day in history.
1962 On this day in history hermann Standiger, German chemist (Nobel 1953), dies at 84
1963 On September - 08 ines Cuervo de Priete, 34, gives birth to quintuplets, all boys
1965 On September - 08 hurricane Betsy kills 75 in Louisiana &Florida
1965 On this day in history dorothy Danridge, actress (Island in the Sun), dies at 41 in Hollywood
1966 On September - 08 "That Girl" starring Marlo Thomas premiers on ABC-TV
1966 Star Trek makes its debut on NBC-TV on this day in history.