Most Popular TopicsBusiness
Fitness & Health
Web Site Building
Graphics and Design
What Happened On This Day In History?
Saturday, September 22th 2018
Today is the 265th day of 2018. There are 100 days left in this year.
Nathan Hale was hanged as a spy by the British during the Revolutionary War.
Congress authorized the office of Postmaster-General.
The French Republic was proclaimed.
President Lincoln issued the preliminary Emancipation Proclamation, declaring all slaves in rebel states should be free as of Jan. 1, 1863.
Gene Tunney successfully defended his heavyweight boxing title against Jack Dempsey in the famous ''long-count'' fight in Chicago.
The Soviet Union exploded its first atomic bomb.
Sherman Adams, assistant to President Eisenhower, resigned amid charges of improperly using his influence to help an industrialist.
The musical ''Fiddler on the Roof'' opened on Broadway, beginning a run of 3,242 performances.
Willie Mays of the San Francisco Giants hit the 600th home run of his during a game in San Diego. Only two other players - Babe Ruth and Hank Aaron - have hit more home runs than Mays.
Sara Jane Moore failed in an attempt to shoot President Ford outside a San Francisco hotel.
The Persian Gulf conflict between Iran and Iraq erupted into full-scale war.
The government of Canada apologized for the World War II internment of Japanese-Canadians and promised compensation.
Time Warner struck a $7.5 billion deal to buy Turner Broadcasting System Inc.
Songwriter Irving Berlin died in New York City at age 101.
Actor George C. Scott died at his Southern California home at age 71.