Today in History, English
Today in History, English

104461September 12Death2014 – Hugh Royer, Jr., American golfer (b. 1936)
104462September 12Death2015 – Claudia Card, American philosopher and academic (b. 1940)
104463September 12Death2015 – Frank D. Gilroy, American playwright and screenwriter (b. 1925)
104464September 12Death2015 – Al Monchak, American baseball player and coach (b. 1917)
104465September 12Death2015 – Aronda Nyakairima, Ugandan general and politician (b. 1959)
104466September 12Holiday and observanceChristian feast day:Ailbe of EmlyGuy of AnderlechtHoly Name of MaryJohn Henry Hobart (Episcopal Church (USA))Laisrén mac Nad FroíchSacerdos of LyonSeptember 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
104467September 12Holiday and observanceEarliest date on which Programmers' Day can fall, while September 13 is the latest celebrated on the 256th day of the year (Russia and programmers around the world)
104468September 12Holiday and observanceDay of Conception (Russia)
104469September 12Holiday and observanceDefenders Day (Maryland. (United States)
104470September 12Holiday and observanceEnkutatash falls on this day if it is a leap year. Celebrated on the first day of Mäskäräm. (Ethiopia)
104471September 12Holiday and observanceMindfulness Day
104472September 12Holiday and observanceNational Chocolate Milkshake Day (United States)
104473September 12Holiday and observanceNational Day (Cape Verde)
104474September 12Holiday and observanceNational Day of Encouragement (United States)
104475September 12Holiday and observanceSaragarhi Day (Sikhism) (this day or nearest weekday)
104476September 13Event585 BC – Lucius Tarquinius Priscus, king of Rome, celebrates a triumph for his victories over the Sabines, and the surrender of Collatia.
104477September 13Event509 BC – The Temple of Jupiter Optimus Maximus on Rome's Capitoline Hill is dedicated on the ides of September.
104478September 13Event379 – Yax Nuun Ayiin I is coronated as 15 Ajaw of Tikal
104479September 13Event533 – Belisarius of the Byzantine Empire defeats Gelimer and the Vandals at the Battle of Ad Decimum, near Carthage, North Africa.
104480September 13Event1229 – Ögedei Khan is proclaimed Khagan of the Mongol Empire in Kodoe Aral, Khentii: Mongolia.
104481September 13Event1437 – Battle of Tangier: a Portuguese expeditionary force initiates a failed attempt to seize the Moroccan citadel of Tangier.
104482September 13Event1501 – Michelangelo begins work on his statue of David.
104483September 13Event1504 – Queen Isabella and King Ferdinand issue a Royal Warrant for the construction of a Royal Chapel (Capilla Real) to be built.
104484September 13Event1541 – After three years of exile, John Calvin returns to Geneva to reform the church under a body of doctrine known as Calvinism.
104485September 13Event1584 – San Lorenzo del Escorial Palace in Madrid is finished.
104486September 13Event1609 – Henry Hudson reaches the river that would later be named after him – the Hudson River.
104487September 13Event1645 – Battle of Philiphaugh Covenanters win the day over the royalists.
104488September 13Event1743 – Great Britain, Austria and the Kingdom of Sardinia sign the Treaty of Worms.
104489September 13Event1759 – Battle of the Plains of Abraham: the British defeat the French near Quebec City in the Seven Years' War, known in the United States as the French and Indian War.
104490September 13Event1782 – American Revolutionary War: Franco-Spanish troops launch the unsuccessful "grand assault" during the Great Siege of Gibraltar.

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