What important historical events happened on Sept 24?
- 622 - Prophet Muhammad completes his hegira from Mecca to Medina.
- 1664 - The Netherlands surrenders New Amsterdam to England.
- 1789 - The office of the Attorney General of the United States of America, and the United States Post Office Department are established.
- 1841 - The Sultan of Brunei cedes Sarawak to Britain.
- 1852 - The first airship is displayed.
- 1869 - "Black Friday": Gold prices plummet after Ulysses S. Grant orders the Treasury to sell large quantities of gold after Jay Gould and James Fisk plot to control the market.
- 1877 - Battle of Shiroyama, decisive victory of the Imperial Japanese Army over the Satsuma Rebellion
- 1890 - The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints officially renounces polygamy.
- 1903 - Edmund Barton steps down as Prime Minister of Australia and is succeeded by Alfred Deakin.
- 1906 - U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt proclaims Devils Tower the nation's first National Monument.
- 1935 - Earl Bascom and Weldon Bascom produce the first rodeo ever held outdoors under electric lights at Columbia, Mississippi
- 1946 - Cathay Pacific Airways is founded in Hong Kong
- 1947 - Majestic 12 is allegedly established by secret executive order of President Harry Truman
- 1948 - The Honda Motor Company is founded.
- 1950 - Forest fires black out the sun over portions of Canada and New England. A Blue moon (in the astronomical sense) is seen as far away as Europe.
- 1957 - Camp Nou, the largest stadium in Europe, is opened in Barcelona.
- 1957 - President Dwight D. Eisenhower sends 101st Airborne Division troops to Little Rock, Arkansas, to enforce desegregation.
- 1962 - United States court of appeals orders the University of Mississippi to admit James Meredith.
- 1973 - Guinea-Bissau declares its independence from Portugal.
- 1988 - Summer Olympics: Ben Johnson beats Carl Lewis and Linford Christie in the 100 metres sprint in a record time of 9.79 seconds. (Johnson would later be disqualified in a high profile case of doping.)
- 1990 - Periodic Great White Spot observed on Saturn
- 1994 - National League for Democracy is formed by Aung San Suu Kyi and various others to help fight against dictatorship in Myanmar.
- 1996 - U.S. President Bill Clinton signed the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty at the United Nations.
- 2005 - Hurricane Rita makes landfall in the United States, devastating Beaumont, Texas and portions of southwestern Louisiana.
3 people found this useful
1606 Dutch explorer Willem Jansz became the first recorded European to set foot on Australia's shores, doing so on the western shore of Cape York Peninsula. 1616 Dirk Har…tog charted regions of the Western Australian coast. 1688 Pirate William Dampier became the first Englishman to land on Australia's shores. 1770 Cook's "Endeavour" sailed up Australia's east coast, with Cook charting the coastline and botanist Sir Joseph Banks noting the extensive, unusual new flora. Cook claimed the eastern half of the continent for Briatin, under the name of New South Wales . 1788 Australia's first groups of white settlers, mostly convicts, arrived from England, along with officers, marines and free settlers. 1801-1803 Matthew Flinders circumnavigated Australia. 1804 A colony was established in Van Diemen's Land (now Tasmania) 1813 Crossing of the Blue mountains by Blaxland, Lawson and Wentworth: they were the first Europeans to succeed in crossing Australia's impenetrable Blue Mountains, and allowing vital expansion of the settlement to the west. 1824 The first colony (Colony of Moreton Bay) in what is now Queensland was established. 1829 The colony of Western Australia was officially proclaimed. 1829-30 Charles Sturt followed and charted the major rivers of New South Wales, opening up the waterways along the Murray and Darling Rivers, and generating interest in a southern colony (later South Australia). 1836 The colony of South Australia was proclaimed. 1840-41 Edward Eyre became the first European to travel overland from east to west, crossing the Nullarbor Plain in gruelling conditions, with just one aboriginal companion, after two other aborigines travelling with him killed his overseer. 1851 in April, gold prospector Edward Hargraves and his partners reported finding gold at Ophir NSW, beginning the Australian goldrush. 1851 Victoria separated from New South wales to become its own colony, and Australia's richest goldfields for the time were found in Victoria. 1852-1860, anti-Chinese riots occurred on the gold fields in Australia, after a fear of Chinese labourers taking European jobs for cheaper pay. 1854 The Eureka rebellion, when gold diggers were forced to pay a licence fee whether they found gold or not, which began the rebellion. The birthplace of Australian democracy. 1859 Queensland separated from New South Wales. 1860-61 The ill-fated expedition of Burke and Wills, who attempted to be the first to cross Australia from south to north and back again. They perished in the desert, whilst hardy little Scottish explorer, John McDouall Stuart, succeeded in making the crossing from Adelaide to the north (1862). 1872 The Overland Telegraph Line was completed, allowing the southern states of Australia to communicate directly by telegraph with the rest of the world. It followed the path Stuart had taken. 1872-3 The goldrush continued in Australia as the goldrushes began in Western Australia. 1888 Notorious bushranger Ned Kelly was hanged at Melbourne Gaol for his crimes of robbery and murder. 1901 Federation of the six colonies occurred in 1901, and although Australia supported the British Empire in both World Wars, it gradually grew into the completely autonomous, multi-cultural and rich country it is today, with one of the highest standards of living in the world. 1891 - 1901 Australia entered its most severe depression, beginning with the failure of several Australian banks, many Australians faced the prospect of unemployment and business losses. 1891 - 1894 - The harsh conditions of Australia's economic depression led to the Shearers' strikes, the formation of labour unions and, eventually, the formation of the Australian Labor Party. 1915 The battle of Gallipoli took place during the first world war, and to this day ANZAC day is commemorated in Australia and New Zealand. 1929 - 1932 - The Great depression, the effects of which were less pronounced in Australia than elsewhere in the western world. 1932 Opening of the Sydney Harbour Bridge. 1939 The Black Friday bushfires of Victoria, which resulted in 71 deaths. 1942 Japanese bombed Darwin and numerous other centres in Australia's north. Within ten weeks, Japan controlled Hong Kong, Malaya, Singapore and the Australian territory of New Britain (Rabaul). 1950 Post war immigration from Europe, Australia had a massive immigration program, to populate Australia after the narrow invasion from Japan. The Snowy River Hydroelectric scheme brought tens of thousands into Australia, employing immigrants from all over the world. 1954 The Petrov Affair, a spy event involving Soviet Spy Agent, Vladimir Petrov, who wanted to provide ASIO (Australian Security Intelligence Organisation) information of the Soviet's plans, in return for defection (joining the Australian side and betraying his own country). 1965 Australian troops were sent to Vietnam war, as an ally of the United States and under the ANZUS pact. 1973 Official opening of the Sydney opera House. 1974 Cyclone Tracy devastated Darwin on Christmas Day, killing over 60. 1975 The dismissal of the Whitlam government, ending years of controversy and change. 1983 The Ash Wednesday bushfires of southern Australia, in which 75 people were killed. 1989 The Newcastle earthquake occurred. To date, it has been Australia's only earthquake which resulted in fatalities. 2008 Kevin Rudd apologised to the Stolen generations for the wrongs done to them in the twentieth century. 2009 The Black Saturday bushfires in Victoria, which have been Australia's worst bushfires so far. The final death toll was over 180 people. 2010 Prime Minister Kevin Rudd became the first Australian Prime Minister removed from office before completing a full term. Julia Gillard became Australia's first female Prime Minister.
Answer . Malaysia sent their first astronaut to the space-Dr Sheikh Muzaffar.
The EDSA Revolution or the People Power Revolution in 1986. It was the series of nonviolent and prayerful mass street demonstration. The people protests against the 20-year re…gime of the president Ferdinand Marcos. Over 2,000,000 Filipino civilians, politicians, military, and religious people joined the said protest. The said event was the restoration of democratic institutions. ----during Marcos regime there is Martial law....
1. the 9 11 attack that took place in New York
The bomb attack in Johannesburg happened on April 24, 1994 withnine people being killed. In El Salvador, the presidential electionwas won by Armando Calderon Sol and in the NF…L playoffs, the NYRangers sweep NY Islanders.
saint Patrick's day of coarse saint Patrick's day of coarse
16th Century 1540-1541 - Hernando De Soto, Spanish explorer, becomes the first European to enter Mississippi. Wintering with the Chickasaws and discovers the Mississippi Riv…er in the spring. 17th Century 1673 - . Father Jacques Marquette, a French missionary, and fur trapper . Louis Joliet begin exploration of the Mississippi River on May 17. They reach Mississippi in July and explore as far south as the mouth of the Arkansas River, near the present location of Rosedale, before turning back. 1680 - . Father Louis Hennepin sees the Falls of St. Anthony, future site of Minneapolis. . Mississippi Valley in Minnesota is center of Dakota culture. 1682 - Robert Cavalier de La Salle navigates the Mississippi River to its mouth and claims for France all lands drained by the river. 1699 - Pierre LeMoyne, Sieur D'Iberville and brother, Jean Baptiste, Sieur D'Bienville, landed in what is now Ocean Springs. They built Fort Maurepas and established the first capital of the French colony in North American. 18th Century 1700s - . French fur trading era begins. . Ojibwe begin moving into area from Great Lakes, gradually pushing Dakota south and west 1716 - Fort Rosalie, the beginning of the town of Natchez, is established. 1718 - French officials establish rules to allow slave imports into the Biloxi area 1719 - First slave shipments arrive; most early slaves are Caribbean Creoles 1724 - Black Code is enacted and slavery is defined in the Mississippi territory 1729 - French settlers at Fort Rosalie are massacred by Natchez Indians in an effort to drive Europeans from Mississippi. 1732 - . French retaliate for the massacre at Fort Rosalie. . Natchez Indians cease to exist as a tribe. 1736 - Bienville battles Chickasaw Indians in present day Lee County. He is defeated at the battle of Ackia. 1763-1779 - English Dominion - British administer Natchez and Biloxi as the Province of West Florida; British slave traders bring large numbers of Jamaican-born African Caribbeans to the Natchez region 1763 Mississippi, along with all other French territory east of the Mississippi river, passes into English control at the end of the French and Indian War. 1779-1798 - Spanish Dominion - Natchez region is governed by the Spanish, who encourage the slave trade by offering land grant bonuses to settlers who transport slaves 1779 - Bernardo Galvez, governor of Spanish Louisiana, captures Natchez. 1781-1783 Under provisions of the Treaty of Paris, West Florida, which included the southern half of Mississippi, comes under Spanish control. America gains possession of Mississippi north of the 32 degree 28 minute parallel. 1795-1810 - Cotton replaces tobacco as the main cash crop; demand for slave field workers grows substantially 1795 - Pinckney Treaty with Spain transfers the territory along the eastern bank of the Mississippi River to the United States 1797 - Spain yields to America all land in Mississippi north of the 31st parallel, giving America control of Natchez. 1798-1817 - Mississippi Territory 1798 - . The Spanish withdrawal from Mississippi is completed. . Mississippi is organized as an American territory, and the first territorial governor, Winthrop Sargent, is appointed by President Thomas Jefferson. . United States begins to administer the Natchez region; attempts to limit the slave trade are thwarted by white settlers 1801 - Mississippi advances to the second stage of territorial government. 1801-1837 - Various Indian land cessions lead to the removal of all Indians east of the Mississippi by 1837; opening of new lands resulting from each cession creates land rushes and increased demand for additional African American slaves 1801-1802 - . A treaty with the Indians allows the Natchez Trace to be developed as a mail route and major road. . Mississippi moves its territorial capital from Natchez to Washington, a small town near the Natchez Trace. 1803 -The Louisiana Purchase opens the Mississippi River for Commerce. 1805 - By the Treaty of Mount Dexter, the Choctaws sell 4.5 million acres of land to the US government. The area includes the Piney Woods region of the state. 1805 - Lt. Zebulon Pike explores Upper Mississippi, setting up posts in what will be Minnesota. 1810 - West Florida rebellion gives the United States control of Spanish West Florida. 1812 - . The War of 1812 begins. . Mississippi gains West Florida territory east of the Pearl River and south to the Gulf of Mexico. 1814-1815 The War of 1812 ends. 1816 - The Treaty of Fort Stephens with the Choctaws opens for settlement the area around the Tombigbee Prairie. 1817 - State of Mississippi . December 10 - Act of Congress admitted Mississippi to the Union as the twentieth state. . Indian lands in Mississippi were opened to white settlement after six major treaties with the Choctaws and the Chickasaws between 1805 and 1834. . The Mississippi territory is divided. The western half becomes the twentieth state, Mississippi. 1818 - Elizabeth Female Academy is founded in Washington, the first girls' school chartered by the state and one of America's first women's colleges. 1819 - Fort Snelling established at confluence of Mississippi and Minnesota rivers, future site of Twin Cities. 1820 - The Treaty of Doak's Stand, the second Choctaw cession. 1821 - Mississippi's first public school is opened in Columbus. 1822 - The state capital is moved to Jackson. Built on the site of Lefleur's Bluff, Jackson was one of the first planned cities in the nation. It was named for Major General Andrew Jackson. 1826 - Mississippi College, then Hampstead Academy, is established. 1830 - . The Treaty of Dancing Rabbit Creek cedes all Choctaw territory east of the Mississippi River to the US Government. Most of the Choctaws leave the state. . The Treaty of Pontotoc Creek cedes north Mississippi Indian territory to the US Government. The Chickasaws leave the state for Oklahoma. . The Mississippi Constitutional Convention produces the Constitution of 1832. 1832 - Henry Schoolcraft is led to the headwaters of the Mississippi by an Ojibwe elder, Ozawindib. 1837 - First major commercial logging of white pine forests begins. 1838 - Pig's Eye settlement, forerunner of St. Paul, established upstream of Fort Snelling. 1842 - Governor Tilghman M. Tucker becomes the state's first chief executive to occupy the newly completed Governor's Mansion, still used today. 1844 - The University of Mississippi is established. 1848 - State government assumes operation of a private school for the blind. It becomes the Mississippi School for the Blind, the nation's first state-supported institution for the handicapped. 1850 - . The US Congress gives the state title to more than 3 million acres of swamp and overflow land. By this time, 310 miles of levees have been built along the banks of the Mississippi River. The Delta is drained, cleared, and becomes available for cultivation. . The Compromise of 1850 contains slavery to the South. 1854 - . Mississippi Institute for the Deaf and Dumb opens in Jackson. . Henry Hughes of Port Gibson publishes Treatise on Sociology, which later earns him the title "first American sociologist." 1861 - . January 9 - Mississippi became the second state to secede from the Union. More than 80,000 Mississippians served in the Confederate States Army. . July - Ship Island is captured by Union forces. The fall of Ship Island gives Union forces control of the Mississippi Gulf Coast. 1862 - . April - Battle of Shiloh gives Union forces control of the Tennessee River and opens the way to attack Corinth, a railroad center vital to the South. . May - Corinth falls 1863 - The Emancipation Proclamation abolishes slavery. 1865 - Robert E. Lee surrenders on April 9. The Civil War ends. 1867 - A military government is established in Mississippi after the reconstructed government of Mississippi is rejected by the US Congress. 1868 - Mississippi's first biracial constitutional convention - the "Black and Tan" Convention" - drafts a constitution protecting the rights of freedmen (ex-slaves) and punishing ex-Confederates. It is rejected by the voters. 1869 - Under the leadership of James L. Alcorn, Mississippi ratifies a constitution which does not punish ex-Confederate soldiers. 1870 - . February 23 - Mississippi is readmitted to the Union . Civil government is gradually restored under Governor Alcorn. . The state's first system of public education is established. . Senator Hiram R. Revels, a minister from Natchez, becomes the first black senator in US history, and serves as Mississippi's US Senator from January 1870 to March 1871. . Using power of river at St. Anthony Falls, milling expands into major Minneapolis industry. 1871 - Alcorn University, now Alcorn State University, is organized. 1877 - . The Mississippi State Board of Health is created through the influence of the State Medical Association. . Jackson College, a private college for blacks, is established at Natchez. 1878 - Agricultural and Technical School is established. In 1935, it becomes Mississippi State College and in 1958, Mississippi State University. 1884 - The Industrial Institute and College, today's Mississippi University for Women, is established. 1890 - . A new state constitution is adopted. . 1892 Millsaps College is opened. 20th Century 1903 - A new capitol building, constructed at a cost of $1 million, is dedicated in Jackson. 1907 - . The boll weevil arrives in Mississippi, destroying most of the state's cotton crop. . William H. Smith organizes the first of the state's "Com Clubs," which leads to the formation of the 4-H Clubs of America. 1908 - Mississippi adopts statewide prohibition. 1909 - Dr. Laurence C. Jones founds the Piney Woods Country Life School for the vocational and secondary education of black students. 1910 - Mississippi Normal College, now the University of Southern Mississippi, is organized. 1916 - . The Mississippi State Sanatorium for Tuberculosis is established. . Governor Theodore Bilbo establishes the state's first Highway Commission. 1922 - The State Legislature authorizes a system of junior colleges, the first in the nation. 1923 - Two women, Senator Belle Kearny and Representative Nellie Nugent Somerville, are elected to the State Legislature. 1924 - Delta State Teachers' College, now Delta State University, is established. 1927 - The Mississippi River floods 2,722,000 acres in the Delta. Thousands are left homeless. 1929 - The Depression begins. 1930 - Lock and dam system -- to facilitate navigation and control flooding -- authorized by Congress. 1932 - . The state's first sales tax becomes effective. . The Natchez Pilgrimage, a nationally-famous tour of that area's antebellum homes, becomes an annual event. 1936 - State Legislature passes an amendment to balance agriculture with industry (BAWI Program). The Industrial Commission and the Advertising Commission are created to implement the program, which includes adoption of the nation's first industrial revenue bond. 1939 - The state's first oil well is brought in near Tinsley, in Yazoo County. 1940 - . Jackson College, having earlier moved from Natchez to Jackson, becomes a state institution. . Lock and dam system completed 1941-1945 World War II promotes an industrial boom in the state. 1946 - Mississippi Vocational College, now Mississippi Valley State University, is established. 1954 - Brown vs. Board of Education, the Supreme Court's landmark ruling, lays groundwork for desegregation. 1962 - James Meredith, the first black registrant, enters the University of Mississippi -- the beginning of the end to segregation in public universities and colleges. 1963 - Medgar Evers, NAACP field secretary, is assassinated. 1964 - . Congress passes the Civil Rights Act, outlawing segregation in public places. . Three civil-rights workers are murdered near Philadelphia, Miss 1965 - Governor Paul B. Johnson, Jr., announces that the BAWI Program has achieved its goal. 1968 - . Circuit Court judge 0. H. Barnett rules that Choctaw Indians are subject to their tribal laws, a reversal of an 1830's ruling that abolished tribal government. . Robert Clark begins serving his first term in the Mississippi House as its first modern-day black member. 1969 - . Unitary system of public education is mandated by federal courts, ending segregation in public schools. . Hurricane Camille wreaks havoc upon Mississippi's Gulf Coast and areas inland. 1970 - Mississippi Authority for Educational Television is established and begins broadcasting. 1972 - . Work begins on the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway. . Governor William Waller's administration aggressively involves blacks and women in government through key Cabinet, Board and judicial appointments. 1976 - . Governor Cliff Finch calls a special session of the Legislature to restructure the states savings and loan associations, averting a financial crisis. . Governor Finch succeeds in reuniting the long- separated Loyalist and Regular factions of the Mississippi Democratic Party. 1978 - . US Senator James 0. Eastland retires after 36 years of service. . Sixteenth Section Lands and Lieu Lands Act transfers control of Sixteenth Section Lands from county boards of supervisors to local boards of education and requires fair-market rental value on those lands. 1979 - . Mattie T. Consent Decree initiates procedures providing equal education for handicapped children in the states public schools. . Devastating flood inundates the city of Jackson and many towns south along the Pearl River. 1982 - . Governor William F. Winter calls a special legislative session, resulting in adoption of the historic Education Reform Act, pioneering nationwide school reform. . Jackson hosts the International Ballet Competition. 1983 - Judge Lenore Prather becomes Mississippi's first woman Supreme Court justice. 1984 - . Public Radio in Mississippi goes on the air. . Governor Bill Allain implements a massive program of governmental reorganization. 1985 - Justice Reuben Anderson becomes Mississippi's first black Supreme Court Justice. 1986 - . The Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway is completed. . Yazoo City lawyer Mike Espy is elected to the US House, the first black congressman from Mississippi since Reconstruction. 1987 - . Senator John C. Stennis, dean of US Senators serving 40 years, announces he will not seek reelection. . Ray Mabus is elected governor, the nation's youngest at 39. 1988 - A voluntary county unit system law is signed by Governor Mabus. 1989 - . Fifth District congressman Larkin Smith dies in a plane crash near Hattiesburg. . State Senator Gene Taylor of Bay St. Louis wins a spirited special election to succeed him. 1990 - Mississippi National Guard men and women play important roles in Operation Desert Storm for America in the Middle East. 1991 - . Mississippi becomes the nation's 21st state to allow its citizens to register to vote by mail. . Kirk Fordice becomes Mississippi's first Republican governor since Reconstruction. 1992 - Tornadoes hit Brandon and other parts of Mississippi killing fifteen and injuring about 300 others 1994 - One of the nation's strongest lobbying reform laws is passed by the Mississippi Legislature. 21th Century 2000 - David Ronald Musgrove becomes Mississippi's sixty-second Governor.
Nobody knows but the Lord
Famous historical events that happened in Pennsylvania include: Continental Congress 1774 to 1789 Whiskey Insurrection or Whiskey Rebellion 1794 Battle of Gettysburg from Jul…y 1 to July 3, 1863 .
One important historical event that happened in 1999 was theintroduction of the Euro currency. Another important event wasCrown Prince Abdullah becoming the King of Jordan.
The Midwestern state of Oklahoma was mostly acquired by the UnitedStates in the Louisiana Purchase but its panhandle region was notacquired until the end of the Mexican-Americ…an War. The state washit hard by the Dust Bowl during the Great Depression. Its capitalcity was also the site of a home-grown terrorist bombing in 1995 byTimothy McVeigh.
1989- Exxon Valdez oil spill
In History of the United States
possibly actions people took during segregation , personal actions
In History of the United States
The Revolationary war
In 1953, President Harry Truman announced to the world that the US had developed a hydrogen bomb. Stalin had a stroke and died in 1953, and the polio vaccine was created.