Famous Events on this Day in History, September 05:

1198 - Philips van Zwaben Hohenstaufen crowned king of Roman Catholic Germany
1519 - 2nd Battle of Tehuacingo, Mexico: Hernan Cortes vs Tlascala Aztecs
1550 - William Cecil appoints himself English minister of foreign affairs
1590 - Alexander Farnese's army forces Henry IV of France to raise the siege of Paris.
1596 - Dutch fleet commander Cornelis de Houtman taken hostage in Java
1622 - Richelieu becomes cardinal
1634 - -6] Battle at Nordlingen: King Ferdinand III & Spain beat Sweden & German protestants
1644 - Prince Frederik Henry conquerors Sas of Gent
1661 - French superintendant of Finance Nicolas Fouquet arrested
1698 - Russia's Peter the Great imposes a tax on beards
1725 - French King Louis XV marries Polish princess Mary Lesczynski
1725 - Wedding of Louis XV and Maria Leszczynska.
1750 - Decree issued in Paderborn Prussia allows for annual search of all Jewish homes for stolen or "doubtful" goods
1774 - 1st Continental Congress assembles, in Philadelphia
1781 - Battle of Virginia Capes, French defeat British, traps Cornwallis
1786 - Montplaisir Ceramic factory opens in Schaarbeek Belgium
1793 - In the French Revolution, the "Reign of Terror" begins
1795 - US-Algiers sign peace treaty
1796 - General Salicetti orders equal rights for Jews of Bologna Italy
1798 - New conscription law goes into effect in France
1800 - Malta surrenders to British after they blockade French troops
1800 - Malta is conquered by Great Britain.
1814 - -15] Battle at Masurische Meren: Germans chase Russ out of E Prussia
1816 - Louis XVIII has to dissolve the Chambre introuvable ("Unobtainable Chamber").
1836 - Sam Houston elected president of Republic of Texas
1838 - Central Museum opens in Utrecht Netherlands
1839 - The First Opium War begins in China.
1844 - Iron ore discovered in Minnesota's Mesabi Mountains
1862 - Lee crosses Potomac & enters Maryland
1863 - Bread revolt in Mobile Alabama
1864 - British, French & Dutch fleets attacked Japan in Shimonoseki Straits
1864 - Achille François Bazaine becomes Marshall of France.
1877 - Southern blacks led by Pap Singleton settle in Kansas
1882 - 10,000 workers march in 1st Labor Day parade in NYC
1885 - 1st gasoline pump is delivered to a gasoline dealer (Ft Wayne, Ind)
1887 - Gas lamp at Theater Royal in Exeter catches fire killing about 200
1895 - George Washington Murray elected to Congress from SC
1900 - France proclaims a protectorate over Chad
1901 - National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues forms
1905 - Lillian Mortimer's "No Mother to Guide," premieres in Detroit
1905 - Treaty of Portsmouth USA, ends Russo-Japanese War
1906 - 1st legal forward pass (Brandbury Robinson to Jack Schneider)
1908 - Dodger Nap Rucker no-hits Boston Braves, 6-0
1910 - Jack Coombs begins a record streak of 53 shutout innings
1913 - Phillies & Braves tie record of only 1 run in a double header, Phillies win 1st game 1-0, then a scoreless tie into 10th
1914 - Battle of Marne (WW I) begins: Germans chase out Russians
1914 - French headquarters move to Chatillon-sur-Seine
1914 - Gr Britain/France/Belgium/Russia sign pact of London
1914 - Proclamation prohibits Canadian mint from issuing gold coins
1915 - 35th US Mens Tennis: William Johnston beats McLoughlin (16 60 75 108)
1915 - Anti-war conference in Zimmerwald, Switzerland
1916 - 36th US Mens Tennis: R N Williams III beats Johnston (46 64 06 62 64)
1918 - Due to WW I, 15th World Series begins a month early
1918 - Decree "On Red Terror" is published in Russia
1920 - Iron monument unveiled at Stone churches, Flanders
1921 - Walter Johnson sets strikeout mark at 2,287
1922 - 17th Davis Cup: USA beats Australasia in New York (4-1)
1922 - Yankees final game at Polo Grounds (played there 7 years)
1923 - Flyweights Gene LaRue & Kid Pancho KO each other simultaneously
1925 - 112 F (44°C), Centerville, Alabama (state record)
1925 - 29th US Golf Amateur Championship won by Bobby Jones
1927 - Red Sox beat Yankees 12-11 in 18 innings
1929 - French premier A Briand requests a US of Europe
1932 - The French Upper Volta is broken apart between Ivory Coast, French Sudan, and Niger.
1936 - Red Sox turn a triple-play on Yankees
1937 - Spanish Civil War: Llanes falls.
1939 - 34th Davis Cup: Australia beats USA in Haverford (3-2)
1939 - FDR declares US neutrality at start of WW II in Europe
1939 - US declare itself neutral
1942 - Battle at Alam Halfa ends
1942 - British & US bomb Le Havre & Bremen
1943 - 57th US Womens Tennis: Pauline Betz beats A Louise Brough (63 57 63)
1943 - US airland at Nadzab, New-Guinea
1944 - "Mad Tuesday" 65,000 Dutch nazi collaborators flee to Germany
1944 - 5 resistance fighter executed in Terneuzen
1944 - Allies liberate Brussels
1944 - Belgium, Luxembourg & Netherlands sign unity treaty
1944 - British premier Churchill travels to Scotland
1944 - Dutch Armed Forces forms, under prince Bernhard
1946 - "Yours Is My Heart" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 36 performances
1946 - Joe Garagiola plays his 1st major league baseball game
1948 - In France, Robert Schuman becomes President of the Council while being Foreign minister, As such, he is the negotiator of the major treaties of the end of World War II.
1949 - 63rd US Womens Tennis: M Osborne duPont beats Doris Hart (64 61)
1949 - 69th US Mens Tennis: Pancho Gonzales beat Schroeder (1618 26 61 62 64)
1950 - 64th US Womens Tennis: Margaret Osborne duPont beats D Hart (63 63)
1950 - 70th US Mens Tennis: Art Larsen beats Herbert Flam (63 46 57 64 63)
1950 - 98.3 cm rainfall at Yankeetown, Florida (state record)
1951 - 65th US Womens Tennis: Mo Connolly beats Shirley J Fry (63 16 64)
1951 - 71st US Mens Tennis: Frank A Sedgman beats Elias Seixas Jr (64 61 61)
1952 - General Carlos Ibáñez elected president of Chile
1953 - 1st privately operated atomic reactor-Raleigh NC
1953 - US give Persian premier Zahedi $45 million aid
1954 - Dutch Super Constellation crashes at Shannon, 28 die
1955 - Fred Kaps becomes world champion magician
1955 - Phillies Don Newcombe hits NL pitcher record 7th HR of season
1955 - WKRG TV channel 5 in Mobile, AL (CBS) begins broadcasting
1955 - WTTW TV channel 11 in Chicago, IL (PBS) begins broadcasting
1956 - 20 die in a train crash in Springer NM
1957 - Cuban dictator Batista bombs Cienfuegos uprising
1957 - Yugoslavia bans Milovan Djilas' book "new class marine officers"
1958 - "Doctor Zhivago" by Boris Pasternak published in US
1958 - 1st color video recording on magnetic tape presented, Charlotte NC
1958 - WKPC TV channel 15 in Louisville, KY (PBS) begins broadcasting
1959 - Wash Senator Jim Lemon is 7th to get 6 RBIs in an inning (3rd)
1960 - Cassius Clay captures Olympic light heavyweight gold medal
1960 - President Kasavubu fires premier Lumumba of Congo
1960 - Wilma Rudolph wins her 2nd gold medal
1960 - The poet Léopold Sédar Senghor is elected as the first President of Senegal.
1961 - JFK begins underground nuclear testing
1961 - President Kennedy signs law against hijacking (death penalty)
1961 - USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1962 - Atletico Madrid wins 2nd Europe Cup II
1962 - Cubs Ken Hubbs sets 2nd base record for consecutive errorless games at 78 & consecutive errorless chances (418), he errors in the 4th
1966 - Jerry Lewis' 1st Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $15,000
1966 - WRLK TV channel 35 in Columbia, SC (PBS) begins broadcasting
1967 - -23] Hurricane Beuleah, kills 54 in Caribbean, Mexico & Texas
1967 - KMEG TV channel 14 in Sioux City, IA (CBS) begins broadcasting
1967 - WEBA TV channel 14 in Allendale, SC (PBS) begins broadcasting
1968 - 21 killed by hijackers aboard a Pan Am jet in Karachi Pakistan
1968 - 82nd US Womens Tennis: Virginia Wade beats Billie Jean King (64 64)
1968 - 88th US Mens Tennis: Arthur Ashe beats Tom Okker (1412 57 63 36 63)
1968 - USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1969 - Frente Obrero wins Dutch Antilles national elections
1970 - Estimated 15 cm (6") of rainfall, Bug Point, Utah (state record)
1971 - Astros pitcher J R Richard debut, strikes out 15 Giants in a 5-3 win
1971 - NY Mets Don Hahn hits 1st inside the park homer at Phillies Vet
1972 - 11 Israeli athletes are slain at Munich Olympics by Black Sept
1972 - Chemical spill with fog sickens hundreds in Meuse Valley Belgium
1972 - Jerry Lewis' 7th Muscular Dystrophy telethon, John & Yoko appear
1972 - Palestinian terrorists kill 11 Israelis at 1972 Munich Olympics
1973 - "Desert Song" opens at Uris Theater NYC for 15 performances
1973 - 1st one-day Cricket international for WI (v Eng) - lose by 1 wicket
1975 - Czech tennis ace Martina Navratilova asks for political asylum in NYC
1975 - Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme attempts to assassinate Ford in Sacramento
1975 - Portugal premier Goncalvez resigns
1975 - Wings release "Letting Go"
1976 - "Rex" closes at Lunt-Fontaine Theater NYC after 48 performances
1976 - "Very Good Eddie" closes at Booth Theater NYC after 307 performances
1976 - Sandra Palmer wins LPGA Jerry Lewis Muscular Dystrophy Golf Classic
1977 - Cleveland Indians stage 1st "I hate the Yankee Hanky Night"
1977 - Jerry Lewis' 12th Muscular Dystrophy telethon
1977 - RAF kidnap West German work chairman Schleyer
1977 - Voyager 1 (US) launched toward fly-by of Jupiter, Saturn
1978 - Sadat, Begin & Carter began peace conference at Camp David, Md
1979 - A's Matt Keough A's beats Brewers 6-1 for 1st win after 14 straight losses, ended 1978 with 4 loses (1 shy of the record 19)
1979 - Canada puts its 1st gold bullion coin on sale
1979 - Earl of Mountbatten funeral held in Burma
1979 - Iran army occupies Piranshahr
1979 - Roscoe Tanner fires 11 aces, breaks the net with his bullet serve & upsets top-seeded Bjorn Borg in US Tennis Open quarterfinals
1980 - Poland party leader Edward Gierek resigns
1980 - World's longest auto tunnel, St Gotthard in Swiss Alps, opens
1982 - 82nd US Golf Amateur Championship won by Jay Sigel
1982 - Eddie Hill sets propeller-driven boat water speed record of 229 mph
1983 - 8th Space Shuttle Mission-Challenger 3-lands at Edwards AFB
1983 - Elmer Trettr sets record for highest terminal velocity at 201.34 mph
1983 - Jerry Lewis' 18th Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $30,691,627
1983 - Lauri Peterson wins LPGA Rail Charity Golf Classic
1984 - 12th Space Shuttle Mission (41-D) -Discovery 1- lands at Edwards AFB
1986 - 3rd MTV Awards: Whitney Houston wins
1986 - Karachi Pakistan army storms hijacked US B-747, 19 killed
1986 - MTV Music Awards - Dire Straits "Money For Nothing" wins
1986 - NASA awards study contracts to 5 aerospace firms
1986 - NASA launches DOD-1
1987 - Carlton Fisk clubs his 300th career HR off Danny Jackson
1987 - John McEnroe is fined $17,500 for tirades at US Tennis Open
1988 - Betsy King wins LPGA Rail Charity Golf Classic
1988 - Jerry Lewis' 23rd Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $41,132,113
1988 - CFL's Earl Winfield (Ham) scores TDs on 101-yd punt return, 100-yd kickoff return & 58-yd pass reception
1989 - Chris Evert last US Open match, she is defeated by Zina Garrison
1989 - Deborah Norville becomes news anchor of Today Show
1990 - Iraqi Pres Saddam Hussein urges Arabs to rise against the West
1990 - Pete Sampras ends Ivan Lendl's bid for 9th straight US Open final
1991 - 8th MTV Awards: REM
1991 - Actor John Travolta weds Kelly Preston
1991 - Nelson Mandela chosen president of South African ANC
1991 - US trial of former Panamanian leader Manuel Noriega begins
1992 - Andrew "Dice" Clay marries his longtime live-in lover Trinie
1992 - Dan O'Brien sets world record decathlon (8891 pts)
1993 - "Fool Moon" closes at Richard Rodgers Theater NYC after 207 perfs
1993 - "Jelly's Last Jam" closes at Virginia Theater NYC after 569 perfs
1993 - "Will Rogers Follies" closes at Palace Theater NYC after 983 perfs
1993 - F Murray Abraham released from hospital after car accident
1993 - Largest US Tennis Open 2 sessions (total) daily gate (43,502)
1993 - Noureddine Morceli runs world record mile (3:44,39)
1993 - Robocop Richard Eden (36) weds actress Shannon Hile (30)
1994 - Barb Mucha wins LPGA State Farm Rail Golf Classic
1994 - Jerry Lewis' 29th Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $47,100,000
1994 - Jingyi Le swims world record 100m women's freestyle (54.01 sec)
1994 - Kirgizia govt resigns
1994 - SF 49'er Jerry Rice catches NFL record 127th touchdown pass
1995 - Cal Ripken Jr ties Gehrig's record of playing in 2,130 straight games
1996 - "Summer & Smoke" opens at Criterion Theater NYC
1996 - MTV Video Music Awards
1997 - Athen's Greece selected for 2004 Olympics
1997 - Larry King weds Shawn Southwick
1997 - Orioles beat Yankes 13-9 in longest 9 inning game
1998 - Women's championship at US Tennis Open
2000 - The Haverstraw-Ossining Ferry makes its maiden voyage.
2005 - Mandala Airlines Flight 091 crashes into a heavily-populated residential of Sumatra, Indonesia, killing 104 people on board and at least 39 persons on ground.
2007 - Three terrorists suspected to be a part of Al-Qaeda are arrested in Germany after allegedly planning attacks on both the Frankfurt International airport and US military installations.
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