September 21 holidays in 2019
International Day of Peace
September 21 2018 holidays
September 21 2020 holidays
Historical Events on September 21
Occupying British forces burn down parts of New York City during the American Revolutionary War.
Benedict Arnold turns over the plans to West Point to the British.
France is declared a republic by the National Convention and the absolute monarchy is abolished during the French Revolution.
In response to a question from then-8 year old Virginia O’Hanlon asking if Santa Clause is real, the New York Sun publishes the editorial “Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Clause.”
A typhoon hits Western Honshu in Japan and kills over three thousand people.
The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien is published on this day.
The Boeing B-29 Super Fortress begins its maiden flight on this day.
Malta gets its independence from the U.K.
The first Mach 3 bomber – the North American XB-70 Valkryrie – makes its maiden flight leaving Palmdale in California.
The Gambia and Singapore become members of the U.N.
The Maldives become a member of the U.N.
Seychelles becomes a member of the U.N.
Belize gains its independence from the U.K.
The first female Supreme Court Justice of the United States – Sandra Day O’Connor – is unanimously approved by the U.S Senate.
Brunei becomes a member of the U.N.
Armenia gains its independence from the Soviet Union.
The Russian Constitutional Crisis of 1993 begins when Russian President Boris Yeltsin scraps the constitution and suspends parliament.
Famous Birthdays on September 21
French-Tunisian microbiologist and Nobel Prize laureate Charles Nicolle is born in
English novelist and historian H.G. Wells is born in
English chief officer aboard the doomed RMS Titanic, Henry Tingle Wilde was born in
American author and screenwriter Stephen King is born in
American author and playwright Marsha Norman is born in
American actor, comedian and screenwriter Bill Murray is born in
American director and screenwriter Ethan Coen is born in
American singer-songwriter Faith hill is born in
American actress and talk show host Ricki Lake is born in
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