Today in History, English
Today in History, English

102677September 9Event1922 – The Greco-Turkish War effectively ends with Turkish victory over the Greeks in Smyrna.
102678September 9Event1923 – Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the founder of the Republic of Turkey, founds the Republican People's Party.
102679September 9Event1924 – Hanapepe massacre occurs on Kauai, Hawaii.
102680September 9Event1926 – In the United States the National Broadcasting Company is formed.
102681September 9Event1936 – The crews of Portuguese Navy frigate NRP Afonso de Albuquerque and destroyer Dão mutinied against Salazar dictatorship's support of General Franco's coup and declared their solidarity with the Spanish Republic.
102682September 9Event1939 – World War II: The Battle of Hel begins, the longest-defended pocket of Polish Army resistance during the German invasion of Poland.
102683September 9Event1939 – Burmese national hero U Ottama dies in prison after a hunger strike to protest Britain's colonial government.
102684September 9Event1940 – George Stibitz pioneers the first remote operation of a computer.
102685September 9Event1940 – Treznea massacre: The Hungarian Army, supported by local Hungarians kill 93 Romanian civilians in Treznea, a village in Northern Transylvania, as part of attempts to ethnic cleansing.
102686September 9Event1942 – World War II: A Japanese floatplane drops incendiary bombs on Oregon.
102687September 9Event1943 – World War II: The Allies land at Salerno and Taranto, Italy.
102688September 9Event1944 – World War II: The Fatherland Front takes power in Bulgaria through a military coup in the capital and armed rebellion in the country. A new pro-Soviet government is established.
102689September 9Event1945 – Second Sino-Japanese War: The Empire of Japan formally surrenders to China.
102690September 9Event1947 – First case of a computer bug being found: A moth lodges in a relay of a Harvard Mark II computer at Harvard University.
102661September 9Event1513 – James IV of Scotland is defeated and dies in the Battle of Flodden, ending Scotland's involvement in the War of the League of Cambrai.
102662September 9Event1543 – Mary Stuart, at nine months old, is crowned "Queen of Scots" in the central Scottish town of Stirling.
102663September 9Event1561 – The ultimately unsuccessful Colloquy at Poissy opens in an effort to reconcile French Catholics and Protestants.
102664September 9Event1739 – Stono Rebellion, the largest slave uprising in Britain's mainland North American colonies prior to the American Revolution, erupts near Charleston, South Carolina.
102665September 9Event1776 – The Continental Congress officially names its new union of sovereign states the United States.
102666September 9Event1791 – Washington, D.C., the capital of the United States, is named after President George Washington.
102667September 9Event1801 – Alexander I of Russia confirms the privileges of Baltic provinces.
102668September 9Event1839 – John Herschel takes the first glass plate photograph.
102669September 9Event1850 – California is admitted as the thirty-first U.S. state.
102670September 9Event1850 – The Compromise of 1850 transfers a third of Texas's claimed territory (now parts of Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Wyoming) to federal control in return for the U.S. federal government assuming $10 million of Texas's pre-annexation deb
102671September 9Event1855 – Crimean War: The Siege of Sevastopol comes to an end when Russian forces abandon the city.
102672September 9Event1863 – American Civil War: The Union Army enters Chattanooga, Tennessee.
102673September 9Event1886 – The Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works is finalized.
102674September 9Event1892 – Amalthea, third moon of Jupiter is discovered by Edward Emerson Barnard.
102675September 9Event1914 – World War I: The creation of the Canadian Automobile Machine Gun Brigade, the first fully mechanized unit in the British Army.
102676September 9Event1916 – Piggly Wiggly, the first true self-service grocery store, is founded in Memphis, Tennessee.

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