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List of September 22nd Major News Events

  1. 1938 New England Hurricane
  2. 1914 German U-Boat Submarine
  3. 1961 Peace Corps Established
  4. 1998 Serbia Reports of Ethnic Cleansing
  5. 2004 CBS Fined Over "Wardrobe Malfunction"

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22 Sept, 1938 New England Hurricane

1938 : 250 have died in the New England Hurricane and Cape Cod is completely isolated due to high winds and tidal waves, many fear for the lives and safety of those on Cape Cod and it is expected it will be tomorrow before the full scale of the catastrophe can be assessed. Currently the property damage is estimated at many million of dollars and will only increase when an assessment of the damage to Cape Cod can be assessed.

22 Sept, 1914 German U-Boat Submarine

1914 : For the first time in wartime the capabilities of Submarine warfare is seen when a German U-Boat submarine sinks three British cruisers, the Aboukir, the Hogue, and the Cressy, in just over one hour.

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22 Sept, 1922 Bootleggers Winning

1922 : In the ongoing war against bootleggers 125 Prohibition agents have been killed against 50 bootleggers and Rum Runners.

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From 1980s Ladies Fashions Page

  • 1983 Side Button Dress

    From 1983 Side Button Dress

    Price: $24.00

    Description : Intriguing side-buttons let you be as daring as you wish! Dress has an elasticized peplum-waist and a vinyl-patent belt. Polyester knit in stand-out magenta with black print.

  • 1984 Colorblock Dress

    From 1984 Colorblock Dress

    Price: $28.00

    Description : Bold geometrics brighten the festivities in an easy chemise with color-blocked front. Off-white, purple and black on camel. Keyhole back with button closure. Long sleeves.

22 Sept, 1927 U.S.A. Dempsey - Tunney Fight

1927 : The long awaited re-match between ex-champion Jack Dempsey and Gene Tunney is watched by 150,000 Chicago fans at Soldier Field for this 10 round World Heavyweight Championship Match. Tunney won but only after a hard fight and fans wondering if he did get up before the count in the seventh round after Dempsey knocked him out.

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22 Sept, 1948 No War Over Berlin Blockade

1948 : Following the blockade of Berlin by Russia the British Foreign Secretary has stressed that the western powers are not committed to going to war over the situation as they believe there will be a political solution . It is estimated that Berlin have enough food, fuel and other supplies to last a short time which should be long enough to find a solution without going to war.

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22 Sept, 1949 Soviet Union Nuclear Bomb

1949 : The Soviet Union explodes it's first Nuclear Bomb 4 yrs after America.

22 Sept, 1953 North Korea Pilot Defects With MIG15

1953 : The communist pilot who defected to the west yesterday landing in Seoul and bringing with him the latest MIG15 or MIG17 will not only obtain his freedom from the communist regime but will also collect the $100,000 reward offered by the Air Force for the first MIG delivered intact to the US Air Force.

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22 Sept, 1955 UK New Independent TV Channel

1955 : The first independent TV channel "Independent Television Authority (ITA)" run by Associated Rediffusion and ABC (Associated Broadcasting Company) which is funded by advertisements instead of by the government and TV licensing fees began today with live coverage of a ceremony at the Guildhall marking the start of Britain's first ever commercially funded television station. The new station is only available in the London Viewing area but other areas of the country are expected soon. The first Television advertisement was for "Gibbs SR toothpaste" and other ads featured Cadbury's chocolate and Esso petrol.

22 Sept, 1961 Peace Corps Established

1961 : President John F. Kennedy signs legislation establishing the Peace Corps as a permanent government agency which could provide a new and unique weapon in the war against communism and reinvigorate U.S. foreign policy by improving the lives of people in less developed countries.

22 Sept, 1965 Pakistan Cease Fire Agreed

1965 : A cease fire is declared between India and Pakistan over Kashmir.

22 Sept, 1968 UK Prince Charles

1968 : The future King of England Prince Charles has joined the Cambridge Footlights and will been treading the boards as an actor, Many famous stars and singers started their career in this club.

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22 Sept, 1980 Iraq Launches Attack Against Iran

1980 : After a series of border disputes between Iran and Iraq the Iraqi President Saddam Hussein launches an invasion of Iran's oil-producing province of Khuzestan.

22 Sept, 1989 Kent Barracks Bombing

September 22nd, 1989 : An IRA bomb at the recreation center at the Royal Marine School of Music in Deal, Kent has killed 10 young soldiers and injuring 22 more.

22 Sept, 1998 Serbia Reports of Ethnic Cleansing

1998 : Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic has denied reports of a Humanitarian Catastrophe in war torn Serbia Kosova Province , this was in answer to the International Aid Organizations report that 300,000 ethnic Albanians have fled their homes in response to ethnic cleansing by Serbian troops forcing their displacement.

From 1984 Toys Page

  • The A-Team Pedal Car From The 1980s The A-Team Van
    Price: $69.99

    Cruise with the bower of direct drive pedal action on the A-Team Van. 4x4 styling with high gloss finish and a full-color photo of the A-Team on the hood. Has plastic body with independent front suspension, steel steering rods, and rear "roll" bar.

  • Barbie Dream Store Fashion Department From The 1980s Barbie Dream Store Fashion Department
    Manufacturer: Mattel

    Price: $19.99

    The Barbie Dream Store Fashion Department has three displays for dresses, jewelry, and accessories.

  • Barbie Star Traveler From The 1980s Barbie Star Traveler
    Manufacturer: Mattel

    Price: $39.99

    Barbie's Motor Home with a driver's cabin that features bucket seats and a "CB radio".

From 1956 Fashion Accessories Page

  • Elegant Longer Glove 1956 Elegant Longer Glove
    Price: $2.39

    The elegant longer glove, subtly shirred for flattery. Helanca yarn, tricot knit nylon caresses your hand. Colors are beige, black, white or French bread (medium tan).

  • Fluffy Knit Glove 1956 Fluffy Knit Glove
    Price: $1.98

    A fluffy glove knit of twenty percent wool, forty percent angora rabbit hair and forty percent stretch nylon for a sleek and snug fit. Prettily accented with applique beads. From Italy. Comes in light beige or white.

  • Italian Inspired Tote 1956 Italian Inspired Tote
    Price: $14.98

    Italian-inspired tote in polished calf. Leather lining and coin purse, three roomy pockets, mirror. Colors are black, cherry red, Italian medium tan or flight (navy) blue.

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22 Sept, 1999 Saudi Arabia Boycott Walt Disney

September 22nd, 1999 : Saudi Arabia has added its voice to other Arab countries threats to boycott the Walt Disney entertainment company in protest against the Israeli exhibit at the millennium show in Florida which portray Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Jerusalem is a divided city and the status of Jerusalem remains one of the core issues in the Israeli - Palestinian conflict as Palestinians foresee East Jerusalem as the capital of their future state.

22 Sept, 2004 CBS Fined Over "Wardrobe Malfunction"

2004 : CBS owned stations are fined $550,000 by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) after the Janet Jackson "wardrobe malfunction" during the Super Bowl half time show. Due to the "wardrobe malfunction" when Justin Timberlake tears off part of Janet Jackson's wardrobe which causes Janet Jackson's right breast to be exposed to the public. In 2008 the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit voided the FCC's fine.

22 Sept, 2005 Indonesia Bird Flu Outbreak

2005 : Three children in Indonesia who have died in the last week and exhibited symptoms of the H5N1 strain of the Bird Flu virus are being tested and if positive will join the confirmed 4 deaths in Indonesia from H5N1 strain of Avian Flu. Indonesia is one of the only countries who have not carried out mass culling of domestic birds following an outbreak with other countries culling many millions of chickens and other domestic birds.

22 Sept, 2006 Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf

2006 : President Pervez Musharraf has revealed that the former Deputy Secretary of State Richard Armitage informed Pakistan's intelligence director that if Pakistan did not cooperate with the US on it's fight against al-Qaeda, the US would bomb Pakistan "back to the stone age." The US has denied all claims.

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22 Sept, 2006 German Monorail Crash

September 22nd, 2006 : A German monorail train near Lathen crashed into a maintenance vehicle on this day. The crash killed a total twenty-three people.

22 Sept, 2007 Afghanistan Polio Vaccinations Start

2007 : The Taliban announced that it would allow 10,000 health workers to conduct immunizations in the southern part of the country without any disturbance. The workers are set to vaccinate over one million children for polio. Afghanistan is one of just four remaining polio-endemic countries Nigeria, India (specifically Uttar Pradesh and Bihar), Pakistan, and Afghanistan.

22 Sept, 2007 France Marcel Marceau

September 22nd, 2007 : Marcel Marceau, the famous French mime artist, died at the age of 84. Marceau was most famous for his character Bip, the white-faced clown.

22 Sept, 2011 World Stock Markets

2011 : Following an earlier report by the IMF (September 20th) of a possible global double-dip recession World stock markets plunge amid growing global fears of recession.

22 Sept, 2012 Catholic Church Admits Sex Abuse in Australia

2012 : The Roman Catholic Church in the Australian state of Victoria has admitted that over six-hundred children suffered from sexual abuse by priests since the 1930s. The numbers were released as a response to a parliamentary inquiry over the handling of abuse cases.

22 Sept, 2013 Pakistan Suicide Bombing Attack on Church

2013 : At least seventy-five people were killed in a twin-suicide bomb attack on the All Saints Christian church in the Peshawar, Pakistan. Taliban members of Pakistan claimed responsibility for the attacks. Over 120 other people were injured as a result of the attack, which was done in retaliation to US drone attacks.

Born This Day In History September 22

Celebrating Birthdays Today

Andrea Bocelli

Born: September 22nd, 1958, Lajatico, Italy

Known For : He is best known as an Italian operatic pop tenor who is blind and has performed in a number of live opera performances including Rodolfo in a production of La bohème. He has also recorded a number of complete operas including La bohème, Il trovatore and Tosca. His accomplishments also include singing "The Prayer" live with Celine Dion at the 1999 Grammys.

Celebrating Birthdays Today

Scott Baio

Born: September 22nd, 1961, Brooklyn, New York, U.S.

Known For : A number of acting roles possibly one of his best known as The Fonz's cousin, Chachi Arcola on Happy Days, and the spin off of Happy Days entitled "Joanie Loves Chachi," and his latest reality series on VHF1 "Scott Baio Is 45...and Single."