Category: "September"

September 30

1399 - Henry Bolingbroke became the King of England as Henry IV.  1777 - The Congress of the United States moved to York, PA, due to advancing British forces.  1787 - The Columbia left Boston and began the trip that would make it the first American… more »

September 29

1789 - A regular army was established by the U.S. War Department with several hundred men.  1829 - The first public appearance by London's re-organized police force was met with jeers from political opponents. The force became known as Scotland Yard. … more »

September 28

1066 - England was invaded by William the Conqueror who claimed the English throne.  1542 - San Diego, CA, was discovered by Portuguese navigator Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo.  1687 - The Turks surrendered Athens to the Venetians.  1781 - During the… more »

September 27

1779 - John Adams was elected to negotiate with the British over the American Revolutionary War peace terms.  1825 - George Stephenson operated the first locomotive that hauled a passenger train.  1894 - The Aqueduct Race Track opened in New York… more »

September 26

1777 - Philadelphia was occupied by British troops during the American Revolutionary War.  1789 - Thomas Jefferson was appointed America's first Secretary of State. John Jay was appointed the first chief justice of the U.S.Samuel Osgood was appointed… more »
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