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10 September

422 – Rome – Celestine I became Pope. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Celestine_I

1509 – Turkey – Earthquake measuring 7.2Mw, epicentre in Constantinople, 10,000 killed. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1509_Constantinople_earthquake

1547 – England/Scotland – Battle of Pinkie Cleugh. http://www.battlefieldstrust.com/resource-centre/medieval/battleview.asp?BattleFieldId=68

1798 – Berlize – Battle of St. George’s Caye ended (French Revolutionary War). http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_St._George%27s_Caye

1813 – USA – Battle of Lake Erie (War of 1812). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wuwsx4MaaL4

1823 – Peru – Simón Bolívar became President. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sim%C3%B3n_Bol%C3%ADvar

1846 – USA – Elias Howe granted patent for sewing machine. http://www.cambridgehistory.org/discover/innovation/Sewing%20Machine.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elias_Howe

1897 – USA – Lattimer Massacre, Pennsylvania. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lattimer_massacre

1898 – Austria – Empress Elisabeth assassinated. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Empress_Elisabeth_of_Austria

1899 – USA – Earthquake measuring 8Mw, epicentre in Yakutat, Alaska. http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/states/events/1899_09_10.php

1918 – Russia – Kazan Operation ended (Russian Civil War). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kazan_Operation

1919 – France – Treaty of Saint-Germain signed (WWI). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treaty_of_Saint-Germain-en-Laye_(1919)

1935 – India – Doon School founded. http://www.doonschool.com/about-us/origins-and-history/

1939 – Canada – Joins the Allied forces against Nazis Germany (WWII). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canadian_declaration_of_war_on_Germany

1939 – Norway – Submarine HMS Oxley mistakenly sunk by submarine HMS Triton (WWII). http://ww2today.com/a-british-submarine-is-sunk-by-a-british-submarine

1955 – Cameroon – France-Hydro plane crashed near Banyo, 16 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19550910-0

1976 – Croatia – Mid air collision between BA Flight 475 and Index Adra Aviopromet Flight 550 near Vrbovec, 176 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19760910-0 http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19760910-1

1977 – France – Hamida Djandoubi, last person to be executed by guillotine. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hamida_Djandoubi

2000 – Sierra Leon – Operation Barras (Sierra Leon Civil War). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Barras

2002 – Switzerland – Joined the United Nations. http://www.un.org/en/member-states/

2008 – Iran – Earthquake measuring 6.1Mw, epicentre in Bandar Abbas, 7 killed. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/middle_east/7608267.stm