September 10 in recent years
is the 253rd day of the year (254th in September 10 leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 112 days remaining until the end of the year.
Events [ ]
506 - The bishops of Visigothic Gaul meet in the Council of Agde.
1419 - John the Fearless, Duke of Burgundy is assassinated by adherents of the Dauphin, the future Charles VII of France.
1608 - John Smith is elected council president of Jamestown.
1776 - American Revolutionary War: Nathan Hale volunteers to spy.
1798 - At the Battle of St. George's Caye, British Honduras defeats Spain.
1813 - The U.S. defeats the British Fleet at the Battle of Lake Erie during the War of 1812.
1823 - Simón Bolívar is named President of Peru.
1846 - Elias Howe gets a patent for the sewing machine.
1858 - George Mary Searle discovers the asteroid 55 Pandora.
1897 - In the Lattimer Massacre, a sheriff's posse kills more than nineteen unarmed immigrant miners in Pennsylvania, United States.
1898 - Empress Elizabeth of Austria is assassinated by Luigi Lucheni.
1919 - Austria and the Allies sign the Treaty of Saint-Germain recognizing the independence of Poland, Hungary, Czechoslovakia and Yugoslavia.
1927 - France had its first Davis Cup win, though it had competed since 1905.
1932 - The New York City Subway's third competing subway system, the municipally-owned , is opened. IND
1939 - World War II: The submarine HMAS Oxley is sunk by mistake by the submarine HMS off the coast of Triton Norway and becomes the Royal Navy's first loss. 1939 -
Canada declares war on Nazi Germany, joining France, the UK, New Zealand and Australia in the Allies.
1942 - World War II: The British carry out an amphibious landing at Majunga, north-west Madagascar, to re-launch Allied offensive operations in the Madagascar Campaign.
1943 - World War II: German forces begin their occupation of Rome.
1951 - United Kingdom began an economic boycott of Iran.
1961 - At the Italian Grand Prix in Monza, a horrific crash on the 2nd lap of the race causes the death of German driver Wolfgang von Trips and 13 spectators hit by his Ferrari.
1963 - 20 African-American students enter public schools in Alabama.
1967 - The people of Gibraltar vote to remain a British dependency rather than becoming part of Spain.
1972 - The United States loses its first international basketball game in a disputed match against the Soviet Union at Munich, Germany.
1974 - Guinea-Bissau gains independence from Portugal.
1976 - A British Airways Hawker Siddeley Trident and an Inex-Adria DC-9 collide near Zagreb, Yugoslavia, killing 176.
1977 - Last execution by Guillotine in France. Hamida Djandoubi, convicted for torture and murder, was executed at Baumettes Prison in Marseille.
1990 - The Basilica of Our Lady of Peace in Yamoussoukro, Côte d'Ivoire – the largest church in Africa and perhaps the world – is consecrated by Pope John Paul II.
2002 - Switzerland, known for its neutrality, joins the United Nations.
2003 - Anna Lindh, the foreign minister of Sweden, is stabbed fatally while shopping, and dies of her wounds on September 11.
2007 - Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif returns to Pakistan after seven years in exile, following a military coup in October 1999, in Islamabad, Pakistan.
2007 - The Premier of the Australian state of Queensland, Peter Beattie, announced he would resign from the top job on September 13. 2017 – Hurricane Irma makes landfall on Cudjoe Key, Florida as a Category 4, after causing catastrophic damage throughout the Caribbean. Irma resulted in 134 deaths and $64.76 billion (2017 USD) in damage.
Births [ ]
1169 - Alexius II Comnenus, Byzantine Emperor (d. 1183)
1487 - Pope Julius III (d. 1555)
1550 - Alonso de Guzmán El Bueno, commander of the Spanish Armada (d. 1615)
1561 - Hernando Arias de Saavedra, Spanish colonial governor (d. 1634)
1588 - Nicholas Lanier, English composer (d. 1666)
1624 - Thomas Sydenham, English physician (d. 1689)
1638 - Maria Theresa of Spain, queen of Louis XIV of France (d. 1683)
1659 - Henry Purcell, English composer (d. 1695)
1714 - Niccolò Jommelli, Italian composer (d. 1774)
1758 - Hannah Webster Foster, American author (d. 1840)
1786 - Nicolás Bravo, Mexican politician and soldier (d. 1854) 1786 -
William Mason, American politician (d. 1860)
1788 - Jacques Boucher de Crèvecœur de Perthes, French archaeologist (d. 1868)
1836 - Joseph Wheeler, Confederate and United States Army General (d. 1906)
1839 - Isaac Kauffman Funk, American publisher (d. 1912) 1839 -
Charles Peirce, American philosopher (d. 1914)
1844 - Abel Hoadley, Australian confectioner (d. 1918)
1852 - Alice Brown Davis, Seminole chief (d. 1935)
1861 - Niels Hansen Jacobsen, Danish sculptor and ceramist (d. 1941)
1866 - Jeppe Aakjær, Danish writer (d. 1930) 1886 -
Hilda Doolittle, American poet and novelist (d. 1961)
1890 - Elsa Schiaparelli, French couturiere (d. 1973) 1890 -
Franz Werfel, Austrian-Bohemian novelist (d. 1945)
1892 - Arthur Compton, American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1962)
1895 - Kavi Samrat Viswanatha Satyanarayana, Telugu writer (d. 1976).
1896 - Ye Ting, Chinese military leader (d. 1946) 1896 -
Adele Astaire, American dancer and entertainer (d. 1981) 1896 -
Robert Taschereau, Canadian Governor General and chief justice (d. 1970)
1897 - Hilde Hildebrand, German actress (d. 1976)
1898 - Bessie Love, American actress (d. 1986) 1898 -
Waldo Semon, American inventor (d. 1999)
1904 - Max Shachtman, American Trotskyist politician (d. 1972)
1907 - Alva R. Fitch, United States Army Lt. General (d. 1989)
1914 - Robert Wise, American film director (d. 2005)
1915 - Edmond O'Brien, American actor (d. 1985)
1917 - Miguel Serrano, Chilean author and diplomat
1918 - Rin Tin Tin, German shepherd dog (d. 1932)
1920 - Fabio Taglioni, Italian motorcycle engineer (d. 2001)
1922 - Yma Súmac, Peruvian singer
1924 - Ted Kluszewski, Major League baseball player (d. 1988)
1928 - Jean Vanier, Canadian disabilities advocate
1929 - Arnold Palmer, American golfer
1931 - Philip Baker Hall, American actor
1932 - Bo Goldman, American screenwriter
1933 - Yevgeny Khrunov, Soviet cosmonaut (d. 2000)
1934 - Charles Kuralt, American journalist (d. 1997) 1934 -
Roger Maris, American baseball player (d. 1985)
1937 - Jared Diamond, American biologist and author
1938 - Karl Lagerfeld, German fashion designer
1941 - Stephen Jay Gould, American paleontologist (d. 2002) 1941 -
Christopher Hogwood, English conductor 1941 -
Gunpei Yokoi, Japanese inventor and video game designer (d. 1997)
1942 - Danny Hutton, American singer ( Three Dog Night)
1943 - Eldridge Coleman ("Superstar" Billy Graham), American professional wrestler 1943 -
Daniel Truhitte, American actor
1943 - Neale Donald Walsch, American author
1944 - Sir Thomas Allen, English baritone
1945 - Jose Feliciano, Puerto Rican singer
1946 - Jim Hines, American athlete 1946 -
Don Powell, English drummer ( Slade)
1948 - Tony Gatlif, Algerian-born director 1948 -
Bob Lanier, American basketball player 1948 -
Margaret Trudeau, former wife of Pierre Trudeau 1948 -
Judy Geeson, English actress
1949 - Don Muraco, professional wrestler 1949 -
Bill O'Reilly, American journalist and commentator
1950 - Joe Perry, American musician ( Aerosmith)
1952 - Vic Toews, Canadian politician
1953 - Amy Irving, American actress
1957 - Carol Decker, UK singer T'Pau 1957 -
Kate Burton, Swiss actress
1958 - Chris Columbus, American film director 1958 -
Siobhan Fahey, Irish singer ( Bananarama and Shakespear's Sister)
1959 - Peter Nelson, American actor
1960 - Colin Firth, English actor 1960 -
David Lowery, American musician ( Cracker)
1963 - Randy Johnson, American baseball player
1963 - Bill Stevenson, American music producer, punk rock drummer ( Descendents), ( Black Flag), ( ALL), ( Only Crime)
1965 - Robin Goodridge, English rock drummer ( Bush)
1966 - Richard Melville Ballerand, tri-national strategy adviser 1966 -
Joe Nieuwendyk, Canadian ice hockey player
1968 - Big Daddy Kane, American rapper 1968 -
Guy Ritchie, British film director
1969 - Jonathon Schaech, American actor
1970 - Paula Kelley, American singer-songwriter
1972 - Ghada Shouaa, Syrian athlete 1972 -
James Duval, American actor 1972 -
Bente Skari, Norwegian cross country skier
1973 - Ferdinand Coly, Senegalese footballer
1974 - Ryan Phillippe, American actor 1974 -
Mirko Filipovic, Croatian kickboxer and mixed martial artist 1974 -
Ben Wallace, American basketball player
1975 - Jonathan Hoenig, American investment advisor 1975 -
Sammy Knight, American football player
1976 - Gustavo Kuerten, Brazilian tennis player 1976 -
Federico Gasperoni, San Marinese football player
1977 - Danys Báez, Cuban baseball player
1978 - Nish Selvadurai, Australian comedian
1979 - Øyvind ' Mustis' Johan Mustaparta, Keyboardist for the band Dimmu Borgir
1980 - Mikey Way, American bassist ( My Chemical Romance)
1982 - Staffan Kronwall, Swedish hockey player 1982 -
Guillermo Israilevich, Argentinian-Israeli footballer
1983 - Fernando Belluschi, Argentinian footballer
1985 - James B Graham, English rugby player
1988 - Jordan Staal, Canadian hockey player 1989 - Sanjaya Malakar, American Idol contestant
Deaths [ ]
210 BC - Qin Shi Huang, first emperor of China.
918 - Count Baldwin II of Flanders (b. 865)
954 - King Louis IV of France (b. 920)
1167 - Empress Matilda, wife of Henry V (b. 1102)
1197 - Henry II of Champagne (b. 1166)
1217 - William de Reviers
1308 - Emperor Go-Nijō of Japan (b. 1285)
1419 - John the Fearless, Duke of Burgundy (assassinated) (b. 1371)
1482 - Federico da Montefeltro, Italian Renaissance condottiero and patron of arts
1519 - John Colet, English churchman and educator
1559 - Anthony Denny, confidant of King Henry VIII of England (b. 1501)
1591 - Richard Grenville, English soldier and explorer (b. 1542)
1604 - William Morgan, Welsh Bible translator (b. 1545)
1607 - Luzzasco Luzzaschi, Italian composer and organist (b. 1545)
1669 - Henrietta Maria, queen of Charles I of England (b. 1609)
1676 - Gerrard Winstanley, English religious reformer (b. 1609)
1680 - Baldassare Ferri, Italian castrato (b. 1610)
1749 - Émilie du Châtelet, French mathematician and physicist (b. 1706)
1759 - Ferdinand Konščak, Croatian explorer (b. 1703)
1797 - Mary Wollstonecraft, English author (b. 1759)
1801 - Jason Fairbanks, American murderer (b. 1780)
1851 - Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet, American educator (b. 1787)
1867 - Simon Sechter, Austrian composer (b. 1788)
1898 - Elisabeth of Austria (assassinated) (b. 1837)
1905 - Pete Browning, American baseball player (b. 1861)
1915 - Charles Boucher de Boucherville, Premier of Quebec (b. 1822)
1931 - Dmitri Egorov, Russian mathematician (b. 1869)
1935 - Huey Long, American politician (b. 1893)
1937 - Sergei Tretyakov, Russian writer (b. 1892)
1948 - King Ferdinand of Bulgaria (b. 1861)
1961 - Leo Carrillo, American actor (b. 1880) 1961 -
Wolfgang von Trips, German racing driver (b. 1928)
1965 - Father Divine, American religious leader (b. 1880)
1966 - Emil Gumbel, German mathematician and pacifist (b. 1891)
1971 - Pier Angeli, Italian actress (b. 1932)
1975 - George Paget Thomson, English physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1892)
1976 - Dalton Trumbo, American writer (b. 1905)
1978 - Ronnie Peterson, Swedish Formula One driver (b. 1944)
1979 - Agostinho Neto, Angolan politician (b. 1922)
1983 - Felix Bloch, Swiss-born physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1905) 1983 -
John Vorster, Prime Minister of South Africa (b. 1915)
1985 - Jock Stein, Scottish football player and manager (b. 1922)
1991 - Jack Crawford, Australian tennis player (b. 1908)
1995 - Charles Denner, French actor (b. 1926)
1996 - Joanne Dru, American actress (b. 1923) 1996 -
Hans List, Austrian scientist and inventor (b. 1896)
1997 - Jack Adkisson, professional wrestler (b. 1929)
1998 - Carl Forgione, British actor (b. 1944)
1999 - Alfredo Kraus, Spanish tenor (b. 1927)
2000 - Zaib-un-Nissa Hamidullah, Pakistani journalist and writer. (b. 1921)
2001 - DJ Uncle Al (b. 1969)
2004 - Brock Adams, American politician (b. 1927)
2005 - Clarence Gatemouth Brown, American guitarist and singer (b. 1924)
2006 - Patty Berg, American female golf player (b. 1918) 2006 - King
Taufa'ahau Tupou IV of Tonga (b. 1918) 2006 -
Daniel Wayne Smith, son of Playboy model Anna Nicole Smith (b. 1986)
2007 - Jane Wyman, American actress (b. 1917) 2007 -
Anita Roddick, British Businesswoman (b. 1942) 2007 - Ted Stepien, former owner of the NBA's Cleveland Cavaliers (b. 1925)
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114 Familypedia people were born on September 10
140 Familypedia people died on September 10
71 Familypedia people were first married on September 10