Historical Events for 22nd September 2019

1529 – Cardinal Thomas Wolsey stripped of office as Lord Chancellor of England
1869 – Richard Wagner’s opera “Rhine Gold” premieres in Munich
1965 – India and Pakistan cease-fire goes into effect, ending the Indo-Pakistani War
1968 – Twins’ Cesar Tovar pitched a hitless inning and plays all 9 positions
1985 – 37th Emmy Awards: “Cagney and Lacey”, “The Cosby Show” and Tyne Daly win
1999 – “The West Wing” created by Alan Sorkin and starring Martin Sheen, Rob Lowe and Richard Schiff, debuts on NBC
2004 – SF Giants outfielder Barry Bonds was intentionally walked 4 times in a 9-inning game (MLB record) for the second time (1 May 2004)
2004 – “Lost” created by J.J. Abrams and starring Matthew Fox and Evangeline Lilly debuts on ABC in the US
2013 – Angela Merkel and the Christian Democrats win a third term with their best result since 1990 in German Federal elections

2015 – Palangkaraya in Indonesian Borneo records the highest air pollutant index (API) value ever recorded of 1,986 due to haze caused by forest fires deliberately lit to clear land for palm oil plantations

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