Historical Events In September - 15
Monday, 25 September 2023
1972 Ulvi Cemal Erkin, composer, dies at 66 on September - 15.
1974 On September - 15 the civil war in Beirut, Lebanon, breaks out between Christians and Muslims
1976 Soyuz 22 carries 2 cosmonauts into Earth orbit for 8 days on this day in history.
1978 On September - 15 muhammad Ali beats WBA heavyweight champion Leon Spinks
1978 On September - 15 willy Messerschmitt, German aircraft builder, dies at 80
1979 On September - 15 tommy Leonetti, singer/actor (Gomer Pyle USMC), dies at 50
1980 On this day in history bill Evans, US jazz pianist, dies of a bleeding ulcer at 51
1981 Sara Haden, actress (A Family Affair), dies at 83 on this day in history.
1982 First issue of "USA Today" published by Gannett Co Inc on this day in history.
1982 On this day in history israeli forces began pouring into west Beirut
1982 On September - 15 sadegh Ghotbzadeh, Iran's former foreign minister, executed in Iran
1983 LeRoy Prinz, choreographer, dies at 88 on this day in history.
1984 On this day in history jack Ikin, cricketer (England opener 1946-55), dies
1986 On this day in history virginia Gregg, actress (Little Women), dies at 69
1987 Bob Tadema Sporry, author, dies at 75 on September - 15.
1988 On September - 15 lillehammer, Norway upsets Anchorage to host 1994 Winter olympics
1989 On September - 15 harry Cave, cricketer (New Zealand captain 1955-56), dies
1990 Florida lottery goes over $100,000,000 on this day in history.
1990 On September - 15 france announce it will send 4,000 troops to the Persian Gulf
1990 On September - 15 g M J Veldkamp, Dutch politician (CDA), dies
1991 Allan Sobek, dancer, dies on this day in history.
1992 Walter B Jones, (Rep-D-NC, 1966-92), dies at 79 on September - 15.
1993 On this day in history frits Noske, musicologist (Tie Musikwerk), dies at 72
1994 Alain Berdarin, founder/owner of "Crazy Horse Saloon," suicide at 78 on this day in history.
1995 Marguerite Fawdry, museum curator, dies at 83 on this day in history.
2006 On September - 15 spinach contaminated with E. coli kills one person and poisons over 100 others in 20 states of the United States.
2007 On September - 15 over 3000 Taiwanese Americans and their supporters rallied in front of UN in New York City to demonstrate the dedication that UN should accept Taiwan. At the same time, over 300,000 Taiwanese people rallied in Taiwan to make the same plea.
2012 Japan announces that it will phase out nuclear energy by the 2030s on this day in history.
2013 On this day in history 21 people are killed in a series of bombings in Baghdad and Shia provinces, Iraq
2014 Ewa Kopacz becomes Prime Minister of Poland on this day in history.
2017 On September - 15 terrorist bomb only partially explodes in attack at Parsons Green tube station, London, injuring 29
2017 On September - 15 cassini-Huygens ends its 13-year mission by plunging into Saturn, becoming the first spacecraft to enter the planet's atmosphere.
2018 On this day in history typhoon Mangkhut (Ompong), category 5 strength, makes landfall in Cagayan province, Philippines, killing at least 100
2018 On September - 15 archaeologists find the oldest-known brewery and remains of 13,000-year-old beer in Haifa cave, Israel, belonging to nomadic Natufian people