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 honour Julius Caesar.
According to Gregory calendar, the day number is 365 in a year and if it is a leap year then the day number is 366. September 25 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.
The page contains not only Important historical events but also famous birthdays and deaths each day. Search what happened today in Indian history and world history.
Here you will find some important events that happened today in Indian and world History on September 25. Read on to know more about this day.
List of Important Historical events of 25 September:
- 1340: England and France sign disarmament treaty.
- 1396: Ottoman War in Europe – Ottoman forces under Beisid Idef led a Christian alliance led by Sigismund of Hungary in the Battle of Nicopolis near present-day Nikopol, Bulgaria.
- 1524: Vasco da Gama came to India for the last time as Viceroy.
- 1639: First printing press opened in Cambridge, USA.
- 1775: Captured American Revolutionary War hero Ethan Allen.
- 1775: Ethan Allen and a small force of American and Quebec militias fail in their attempt to capture Montreal from British forces.
- 1777: British General William Howe conquers Philadelphia.
- 1790: The Peking Opera was born when the four Great Anhui Mandals initiated the Anhui Opera in Beijing in honor of the Qiangong emperor’s eighteenth birthday.
- 1790: The Peking Opera is born when the four great Anhui Troops present the Anion Opera in Beijing in honor of the Qianlang emperor’s eighteenth birthday.
- 1844: First international cricket match played in New York between Canada and America.
- 1844: 1 In international cricket, Canada defeated the United States by 23 runs.
- 1845: Phi Alpha Literary Society is established.
- 1868: Russian frigate Alexander Nevsky devastates northwestern Jutland, nearly sinking Grand Duke Alexei.
- 1897: First bus service started in Britain.
- 1911: The explosion of propellant charges that fell badly on the ship on the French battle ship Liberté destroyed the on-going ammunition magazine.
- 1916: Indian economist, sociologist, journalist and great thinker Deendayal Upadhyaya was born.
- 1924: A landslide in the people crushed 20 houses. This partially buried the remaining villagers, leaving most of the villagers buried or swept away. The current count has killed 20 people.
- 1926: Henry Ford begins eight-hour day and five-day work.
- 1929: Ernst Sterwitz government resigns in Austria.
- 1936: A new fast service between England and America is going to start soon. It uses Imperial Airways’ ‘The Caledonian’ built latest and fastest passenger flying boat.
- 1939: Versailles peace treaty forgets to include Andorra, so Andorra and Germany eventually sign an official treaty ending WW I
- 1944: World War II — British troops begin their withdrawal from the Battle of Arnhem in the Netherlands, ending the Allies’ Operation Market Garden in defeat.
- 1955: Royal Jordan Air Force is established.
- 1956: First telephone service between US and Europe begins.
- 1959: Ceylon Prime Minister SWRD Bandaranaike is assassinated.
- 1962: The northern Yemen civil war began when Sallalde, as Abdullah, ousted the newly crowned Imam al-Badr and proclaimed Yemen as his presidential candidate.
- 1964: Unrest and frustration among the Portuguese indigenous Mozambique population against Portuguese rule erupted in the war for the last ten years for independence.
- 1974: First surgery to replace the Ulan collateral ligament, commonly known as Tommy John surgery after the first patient. Was performed by Frank Jobe.
- 1981: The Central American country Belize joined the United Nations.
- 1981: Rupert Murdoch closed Sunday Times due to industrial dispute. The dispute involved 101 members of the printers union. It suspended 1,400 employees without pay indefinitely.
- 1983: In one of the largest prisons in British history, 38 Provisional Irish Republican Army prisoners wandered their way from the HM Prison Labyrinth in County Antrim, Northern Ireland and were eating prison air.
- 1992: US space agency NASA sent a 1,018 kg robot ‘Mars Observer’ special space.
- 1996: The last Magdalene asylum, an Irish institution called ‘fallen women’, was closed.
- 1997: Andy Green of the UK holds the record for a jet flying car at a speed of 714 mph.
- 2004: Chad, Mali, Gambia, Niger and Mauritania, including West Africa, suffer from the worst plague of locusts in 40 years. Locusts are clearing thousands of acres of land. Due to the vast number of swarms, such high pesticides are unable to be controlled.
- 2008: China launches spacecraft ‘Shenzhou 7’.
- 2008: The third spacecraft of the Chinese space program, Shenzhou 7, for the first time to include a spacewalk, launched from the JiuquanSatari Launch Center.
- 2009: The Polish Parliament passed a law that mandated the chemical closure of sex offenders. The guideline of this law targets men who raped children under fifteen or relatives.
- 2010: Senior Hindi journalist and litterateur Kanhaiyalal Nandan passed away.
- 2010: The Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) states that the number of some animals in the country’s national parks and game reserves has more than doubled since 1999.
- 2011: King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia announced that women would be given the right to vote in and run municipal elections in the country for more women’s rights.
- 2012: The World Health Organization announces a global warning. It is investigating a case of unknown corona virus found in a Qatari man. The man was returning from Saudi Arabia.
- 2013: On September 24, the death toll from the 7.7 magnitude earthquake in Balochistan, Pakistan, increased to at least 328.
- 275: After the assassination of Aurelian, Tacitus was elected by the Senate to succeed him as Roman emperor.
- 762: Led by Muhammad al-Nafs al-Zakia, the Hasanid branch of the Allied launched an alid rebellion against the Abbasid caliphate.