Historical Events In September - 19
Tuesday, 26 September 2023
1995 On this day in history the Washington Post publishes the "Unabomber's Manifesto"
1995 On September - 19 louis "Mr Bo" Collins, blues SInger, dies at 63
1996 On this day in history douglas Hyde, socialist/Christian, dies at 85
1997 On this day in history clive Brain, educationalist, dies at 57
2005 North Korea agrees to stop building nuclear weapons in exchange for aid and cooperation on this day in history.
2006 On September - 19 a memorial service for recently deceased Australian personality Steve Irwin takes place at Australia Zoo, Queensland, Australia. The service is broadcast across Australia and other parts of the world.
2006 Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra of Thailand declares a state of emergency in Bangkok as members of the Royal Thai Army stage a coup d'état. The army announces the removal of Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra from power on this day in history.
2007 On September - 19 typhoon Wipha hits Fuding, China. Authorities had evacuated over two million people prior to the storm's landfall.
2011 On this day in history with 434 dead, the United Nations launches a $357 million appeal for victims of the 2011 Sindh floods in Pakistan.
2012 On September - 19 9 people are killed and 20 wounded by a car bombing in Peshawar, Afghanistan
2017 US President Donald Trump addresses the United Nations vowing to â€œtotally destroy North Koreaâ€ if threatens the US on this day in history.
2017 7.1 earthquake south east of Mexico City kills over 300 on September - 19.
2017 President Hassan Rouhani of Iran in his UN speech criticizes US President Donald Trump for his comments about Iran in his own UN speech on September - 19.
2017 On this day in history new MLB record for most home runs in a season, no. 5,694 hit by Alex Gordon of the Kansas City Royals
2017 On this day in history eleven days after another powerful earthquake, and on the 32nd anniversary of the deadly 1985 Mexico City earthquake, a Mw 7.1 earthquake strikes central Mexico, killing more than 350, leaving up to 6,000 injured and thousands more homeless.
2017 On September - 19 just two weeks after Hurricane Irma struck the Caribbean, Hurricane Maria strikes similar areas, making landfall on Dominica as a Category 5 hurricane, and Puerto Rico as a Category 4 hurricane. Maria caused at least 94 deaths and damages estimated in excess of $103 billion (2017 USD).
2017 Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, Dominica killing 3,059 people on this day in history.
2018 Korean joint summit in Pyongyang agrees to limit North Korea's weapons programme and to South Korea economic cooperation on September - 19.
2019 30 Afghan nut farmers are killed and 40 injured in a U.S. drone attack in Nangarhar Province on September - 19.
2020 On this day in history a 1634 edition of The Two Noble Kinsmen, the last play by English playwright William Shakespeare, is discovered at the Royal Scots College's library in Salamanca, Spain. It is believed to be the oldest copy of any of his works in the country.
2021 RuPaul becomes the most decorated black artist in Emmy history, winning his 11th award for "RuPaulâ€™s Drag Race" on this day in history.
2021 The 2021 Russian legislative election is held, with the United Russia party winning nearly 50% of the vote. on September - 19.