AMERICAN REVOLUTION John Paul Jones wins in English waters, 1779
AUTOMOTIVE Standard Oil geologists arrive in Saudi Arabia,1933
CIVIL WAR Lincoln plans to send army to Chattanooga,1863
COLD WAR Truman announces Soviets have exploded a nuclear device, 1949
DISASTER Hurricane Jeanne crashes into Haiti, 2004
GENERAL INTEREST John Paul Jones victorious, 1779
HOLLYWOOD The Shawshank Redemption debuts, 1994
LITERARY Leo Tolstoy marries Sophie Andreyevna Behrs, 1862
OLD WEST Billy the Kid is arrested for the first time, 1875
PRESIDENTIAL FDR defends his dog,1944
SPORTS Controversial call gives Cubs the pennant, 1908
VIETNAM WAR South Vietnam executes three accused VC agents, 1965
WORLD WAR I German pilot Werner Voss shot down over Western Front , 1917
WORLD WAR II Mussolini re-establishes a fascist regime in northern Italy, 1943
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1891 – William Henry Stevenson Born
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Altogether now, flush! BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe, Sept. 23 (UPI) — The million residents of Bulawayo, Zimbabwe’s second-largest city, were to all flush their toilets at precisely the same time Saturday night, officials said.
Dad allegedly calls 911 in beer dispute SEMINOLE, Fla., Sept. 22 (UPI) — A Florida man has been charged with making a false report to police for allegedly calling 911 and saying his daughter was hitting him.
Volunteers to plant trees in Detroit DETROIT, Sept. 22 (UPI) — Volunteers in Detroit are gearing up to plant 7,000 trees throughout the city this weekend, officials said.
‘Guests’ turn birthday party into riot HAREN, Netherlands, Sept. 22 (UPI) — A riot broke out when 3,000 people showed up for a birthday party for a 16-year-old girl who forgot to check “private” on a Facebook invitation, police said.
Giraffe escapes circus, is killed in Italy IMOLA, Italy, Sept. 22 (UPI) — A giraffe that escaped a circus in central Italy died after being tranquilized for recapture, officials said.
Oktoberfest off and running in Munich MUNICH, Germany, Sept. 22 (UPI) — The mayor of Munich, Germany, Saturday declared the annual Oktoberfest open, tapping the first of many kegs of beer to be drained in the next two weeks.