September is the ninth month of the year in our modern-day Gregorian calendar. In older versions of the ancient Roman calendar, September was the seventh month of the year. It became the ninth month when January and February were added to the calendar.
September was originally september mensis, the seventh month of the year in the Roman calendar and consisted of 30 days. Its name was changed during the Julian calendar reform in 153 BCE to honor Julius Caesar.
According to Gregory calendar, the day number 365 in a year and if it is a leap year then the day number is 366. September 15 has its own special significance in India and world history.
In modern times, September has 30 days. September starts on the same day of the week as December every year.
Here you will find some important events that happened today in Indian and world History on September 15. Read on to know more about this day.
List of Important Historical events of 15 September:
- 1440: The French knight Gilles de Rais, one of the earliest known serialkeepers, was detained on a charge brought against the Bishop of Nantes.
- 1707: Ference Roccozzi II, Prince of Transylvania and Tsar Peter negotiate the Social Security Agreement.
- 1718: Dzinger Khanate destroys a king’s army at the Battle of the Salween River.
- 1762: Battle of Signal Hill: British troops defeated the French.
- 1821: Central American country Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua gained independence.
- 1830: England man William Huskisson was the first passenger to die in a rail accident.
- 1830: Liverpool and Manchester Railway opened the first locomotive-halt railway to connect the two major cities.
- 1831: John Bull is the world’s oldest operating steam locomotive, which first ran on the Camden and Umbre rail in New Jersey.
- 1846: Jung Bahadur Rana came to power in Nepal.
- 1846: Nepal was captured by Jung Bahadur Rana.
- 1851: St. Joseph’s University founded in Philadelphia.
- 1862: American Civil War-Confederate forces capture Uniongarison at Harpers Ferry, Virginia, taking more than 12,000 prisoners.
- 1883: Opened to students at the University of Texas at Austin.
- 1894: Japan today defeated China in the Battle of Pyongyang.
- 1896: Crash on stunt on crush train wreck conducted in Texas.
- 1916: Tank was used in the Battle of the Somme for the first time during World War I.
- 1916: Using 40 primitive tanks for the first time in history, the British launch a major offensive against the Germans at the Battle of the Somme.
- 1916: The tank, the British Army’s ‘secret weapon’ during the First World War, was first used in the Battle of Picardy, Somme Enomie, France, leading to a strategic Allied victory.
- 1935: Swastika flag was made the official flag of Germany.
- 1935: German citizenship was stripped of them, reduced to subjects of state, it was only part of Hitler’s change in Jews because he was disqualified from public office and occupation, and married to the Aryans Was also not allowed.
- 1935: Nazi Germany enacted the Nuremberg Law, which deprived the Germanzews of citizenship, and adopted a new national flag with an equestrian.
- 1944: American and Australian forces embark on Morotai, a Japanese occupation, beginning the Morotai War.
- 1948: INS-Delhi, the first flag of independent India, reached the port of Bombay (now Mumbai).
- 1951: Communist China controls ‘The Roof of the World’ Tibet’s capitol, and Communist trained priests are sent to take responsibility for the realm of the Dalai Lama.
- 1958: The virus of the deadly disease trachoma was first discovered in medical science.
- 1959: India’s National Broadcasting Service Doordarshan starts in Delhi for the first time.
- 1963: A bomb planted by members of the Ku Klux Klan is detonated at the 16th Street Baptist Church, an African American Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama, USA, killing four children and injuring at least 22 children.
- 1982: Bashir Gaimayel, the elected President of Lebanon, was killed in a bomb blast before he took office.
- 1991: Macedonia, located in the south eastern region of Europe, declared its independence from Yugoslavia.
- 1998: Registered as Google.com domain name.
- 2004: ‘Woman of the Year’ award to British citizen Gurinder Chadha.
- 2004: Hurricane Ivan Alabama and Florida hit approximately 30.
- 2008: Lehman Brothers, one of the largest banks in the US, declared itself bankrupt.
- 2009: In a UN report on the Gaza war, both Israeli and Palestinian forces commit war crimes.
- 2010: In 1999 fragments of an ancient necropolis taken from Egypt have been discovered in an antique shop in Spain.
- 2011: US named Indian Mujahideen as terrorist organization.
- 2012: Irish Daily Star becomes second tabloid newspaper to publish topless photos of Kate Middleton, prompting media boss Richard Desmond to close a joint venture between independent news and media and their Northern and Shell group.
- 2013: Japan shut down its last working nuclear reactor for a scheduled inspection, with no restart.
- 2014: Eva Kopacz became Prime Minister of Poland.
- 2014: Microsoft agreed to buy Swedish company Mojang, the creator of Minecraft, for US $ 2.5 billion.