Historical Events for 16th September 2021

1873 – German troops leave France
1919 – Dutch Ruether beats Giants 4-3 to clinch Cincinnati 1st NL pennant
1920 – The “Wall Street bombing” occurs at 12:01 when a horse-drawn wagon explodes on Wall Street, New York, killing 38 and injuring 143
1928 – Hurricane hits West Palm Beach-Lake Okeechobee Florida; 3,000 die
1962 – Gerda Kroon runs European record 800 m in 2:02.8
1964 – “Shindig” premieres on ABC-TV
1971 – West German chancellor Willy Brandt meets with Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev
1996 – 1st one-day international in Canada, India v Pakistan at Toronto
2012 – Anti-Japanese protesters set fire to Panasonic plant in Qingdao, China
2018 – Kansas City quarterback Patrick Mahomes sets an NFL record of 10 touchdowns in first 2 weeks of a season, torching Pittsburgh’s secondary with 6 TD passes; leads Chiefs to 42-37 victory on the road

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