Historical Events In September - 08
Saturday, 23 September 2023
1936 On this day in history princess Juliana & German prince Bernard Lippe-Biesterfeld get engaged
1937 Pan Arab conference about Palestine opens on September - 08.
1939 FDR declares "limited national emergency" due to war in Europe on September - 08.
1941 On this day in history entire Jewish community of Meretsch, Lithuania is exterminated
1941 Blockade of Leningrad (St Petersburg) by Germany begins on September - 08.
1943 Italy surrenders to the allies in WW II on this day in history.
1943 On this day in history gen Eisenhower announce unconditional surrender of Italy in WW II
1944 On September - 08 german V2 rockets strike London for the first time
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 Jan van Gilse, composer/Dutch resistance fighter, dies at 63 on September - 08.
1945 On September - 08 uS invades Japanese-held Korea
1946 60th US Womens Tennis: Pauline Betz beats Patricia Canning (119 63) on this day in history.
1947 On this day in history british govt sails "Exodus" with fugitives from Nazis
1948 On September - 08 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 Forty-nine countries sign the Japanese Peace Treaty in San Francisco on September - 08.
1951 On September - 08 japan signs peace treaty with 48 countries (SF)
1951 Jurgen Stroop, Nazi commander of Warsaw Ghetto, executed on September - 08.
1952 On September - 08 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 On September - 08 "Carnival in Flanders" opens at New Century Theater NY for 6 perfs
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 Harry Belafonte's album "Calypso," goes to #1 &stays #1 for 31 weeks on this day in history.
1956 Gerrit Bolkestein, Dutch minister of Education (1939-4.), dies at 84 on September - 08.
1957 Pope Pius XII encyclical On motion pictures, radio, TV on this day in history.
1958 On September - 08 oman turns over Gwadur (on Bal£chist n coast) to Pakistan
1962 Hermann Standiger, German chemist (Nobel 1953), dies at 84 on September - 08.
1963 Ines Cuervo de Priete, 34, gives birth to quintuplets, all boys on September - 08.
1965 Hurricane Betsy kills 75 in Louisiana &Florida on this day in history.
1965 Dorothy Danridge, actress (Island in the Sun), dies at 41 in Hollywood on this day in history.
1966 On September - 08 "That Girl" starring Marlo Thomas premiers on ABC-TV
1966 On this day in history star Trek makes its debut on NBC-TV.