About September 14

September 14, 2022 is the 257th day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 108 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Wednesday.

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Virgo is the sun sign of a person born on this day. Sapphire is the modern birthstone for this month. Agate is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 130 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

What Happened On September 14

  • 1682
    Bishop Gore School, one of the oldest schools in Wales, is founded.
  • 1752
    The British Empire adopts the Gregorian calendar, skipping eleven days (the previous day was September 2).
  • 1829
    The Ottoman Empire signs the Treaty of Adrianople with Russia, thus ending the Russo-Turkish War.
  • 1846
    Jang Bahadur and his brothers massacre about 40 members of the Nepalese palace court.
  • 1847
    Mexican-American War: Winfield Scott captures Mexico City.
  • 1901
    President of the United States William McKinley dies after an assassination attempt on September 6, and is succeeded by Theodore Roosevelt.
  • 1944
    World War II: Maastricht becomes the first Dutch city to be liberated by allied forces.
  • 1954
    In a top secret nuclear test, a Soviet Tu-4 bomber drops a 40 kiloton atomic weapon just north of Totskoye village, exposing some 45,000 soldiers and 10,000 civilians to nuclear fallout.
  • 1958
    The first two German post-war rockets, designed by the German engineer Ernst Mohr, reach the upper atmosphere.
  • 1959
    The Soviet probe Luna 2 crashes onto the Moon, becoming the first man-made object to reach it.
  • 1960
    Congo Crisis: With CIA help, Mobutu Sese Seko seizes power in a military coup, suspending parliament and the constitution.
  • 1969
    The US Selective Service selects September 14 as the First Draft Lottery Date.
  • 1975
    The first American saint, Elizabeth Ann Seton, is canonized by Pope Paul VI.
  • 1982
    President-elect of Lebanon, Bachir Gemayel, is assassinated.
  • 1985
    Penang Bridge, the longest bridge in Malaysia, connecting the island of Penang to the mainland, opens to traffic.
  • 1998
    Telecommunications companies MCI Communications and WorldCom complete their $37 billion merger to form MCI WorldCom.
  • 1999
    Kiribati, Nauru and Tonga join the United Nations.
  • 2000
    Microsoft releases Windows Me.
  • 2007
    Late-2000s financial crisis: The Northern Rock bank experiences the first bank run in the United Kingdom in 150 years.
  • 2008
    All 88 people on board Aeroflot Flight 821 are killed when the plane crashes on approach to Perm Airport.

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