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22 September

66 – Roman Empire – Emperor Nero creates Legio I Italica. http://www.unrv.com/military/legions.php

687 – Rome – Pope Conon died. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pope_Conon

904 – China – Emperor Zhaozong assassinated. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Zhaozong_of_Tang

1236 – Baltic Lands – Battle of Saule (Livonian Crusade). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Saule

1499 – Switzerland – Treaty of Basel signed (Swabian War). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treaty_of_Basel_(1499)

1586 – Netherlands – Battle of Zutphen (Eighty Year’s War). http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Zutphen

1598 – England – Playwright Ben Jonson killed actor Gabriel Spencer in a duel, indicted for manslaughter. http://shakespearesolved.blogspot.co.uk/2012/09/ben-jonson-duellist.html

1711 – America – Tuscarora War began in North Carolina. https://www.warpaths2peacepipes.com/the-indian-wars/tuscarora-war.htm

1761 – UK – George III and Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, crowned king and queen. http://www.britroyals.com/kings.asp?id=george3 http://www.englishmonarchs.co.uk/hanover_14.html

1774 – Rome – Pope Clement XIV died. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pope_Clement_XIV


1776 – USA – Nathan Hale hanged for spying (American Revolutionary War). https://youtu.be/zknqMI3uhcQ WARNING! Video contains scenes some viewers may find distressing https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nathan_Hale

1789 – Ottoman Empire – Battle of Rymnik (Russo-Turkish War). http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Rymnik

1857 – Gulf of Finland – Russian Warship Lefort sank, 826 killed. http://en.ria.ru/russia/20130507/181016511/Russian-Divers-Locate-Sunken-19th-Century-Sailing-Ship.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Russian_ship_of_the_line_Lefort

1866 – Paraguay – Battle of Curupayty (Paraguayan War). http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Curupayty

1888 – USA – National Geographic Magazine first published. http://press.nationalgeographic.com/about-national-geographic/milestones/

1910 – UK – Duke of York’s Picture House opened in Brighton. http://dukeofyorkscinema.co.uk/

1914 – North Sea – HMS Aboukir, HMS Hogue & HMS Cressy sunk by German submarine, nearly 1400 killed (WWI). http://www.worldwar1.co.uk/cressy.htm


1934 – UK – Explosion at Gresford Colliery, Wales, 266 killed. http://youtu.be/KxXSws5F2Aw WARNING! Video contains scenes some viewers may find distressing http://www.wrexham.gov.uk/english/heritage/gresford_disaster/explosion_escape.htm

1934 – UK – National Aviation Displays plane crashed at Aston Clinton, Buckinghamshire, 4 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19340922-0

1937 – Spain – Battle of El Mazuco ended (Spanish Civil War). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_El_Mazuco

1939 – Turkey – Earthquake measuring 6.6Mw, epicentre in Dikili, Izmir, 60 killed.

1943 – Germany – RAF bombers attacked Hannover & Osnabrück (WWII). http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=55/Bombing-of-Hamburg-Dresden-and-Other-Cities-World-War-II-Database

1943 – India – USAAF plane crashed near Calcutta-Dum Dum Airport, 20 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19430922-1

1943 – Gambia – RAF plane crashed off Bathurst RAF Station, 9 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19430922-2

1944 – Bahrain – USAAF plane crashed off coast, 34 killed (WWII). http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19440922-0


1955 – UK – Television channel ITV went live. http://youtu.be/5Y2GLoLG1EA http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/september/22/newsid_3131000/3131477.stm

1960 – Mali – Independence from France. http://uca.edu/politicalscience/dadm-project/sub-saharan-africa-region/mali-1960-present/

1975 – USA – Attempted assassination of President Gerald Ford by Sara Jane Moore. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sara_Jane_Moore

1979 – Antarctica – Vela Incident. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vela_Incident


1980 – Iran/Iraq – Iran-Iraq War began. https://youtu.be/bdO9h_5Nupk WARNING! Video contains scenes some viewers may find distressing https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iran%E2%80%93Iraq_War

1990 – Argentina – Winter I Pan American Games ended. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1990_Winter_Pan_American_Games


1993 – USA – Big Bayou Canot train wreck, 47 killed. https://youtu.be/QU1gMaABA34  WARNING! Video contains scenes some viewers may find distressing https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1993_Big_Bayou_Canot_train_wreck

1993 – Georgia – Orbir Georgian Airlines plane shot down by rebel missile at Sukhumi-Babusheri Airport, 108 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19930922-1

1995 – USA – US Air Force Flight 27 crashed at Anchorage-Elmendorf Air Force Base, 24 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19950922-0

1995 – Sri Lanka – Nagerkovil School bombing, 34 killed (Sri Lankan Civil War). http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nagerkovil_school_bombing

2003 – Dominican Republic – Earthquake measuring 6.4Mw, epicentre near Puerto Plata, 3 killed. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2003_Dominican_Republic_earthquake

2013 – Pakistan – Peshawar Church Bombing, 78+ killed. http://news.sky.com/story/1144982/pakistan-suicide-bombing-at-peshawar-church

York

2004 – Holgate Windmill Preservation Society given planning permission to restore listed structure. http://www.holgatewindmill.org/