A Brief History
This article presents a chronological list of notable events that happened on September 19th. For each date below, please click on the date to be taken to an article covering that date’s event.
On September 19, 1692, Giles Corey, age 81, became a footnote in the history of America by becoming the first and only man to be “pressed” to death during legal proceedings.
On September 19, 1692, Giles Corey, age 81, became a footnote in the history of America by becoming the first and only man to be “pressed” to death during the infamous Salem Witch Trials.
On September 19, 1846, two shepherd children in La Salette-Fallavaux, France experienced a vision or an encounter with what has officially been recognized by the Catholic Church as a meeting with the Virgin Mary, mother of Jesus Christ.
On September 19, 1976, two F-4 Phantom IIs of the Imperial Iranian Air Force flew out to intercept a UFO over the capital city of Tehran.
On September 19, 1991, the mummified body of a man that lived around 3350 to 3105 BC was discovered in the Ötztal Alps between Austria and Italy.
On September 19, 2017, we were happy to report on our pre-screening of the latest block-buster sequel out of Hollywood and Twentieth Century Fox, Kingsman: The Golden Circle.
On September 19, 2018, we once again celebrated National Talk Like a Pirate Day by talking like a pirate!
On September 19, 2022, the United Kingdom and all of the Commonwealth paid tribute to Queen Elizabeth II by conducting her Royal funeral.
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For more information, please see…
Andrews, John and Matt Baker. Timeline of World History. Thunder Bay Press, 2020.
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