Historical Events for 25th September 2019

1597 – Amiens surrenders to French King Henry IV
1867 – Congress creates 1st all-black university, Howard U in Washington, D.C.
1919 – US President Woodrow Wilson suffers a breakdown in Colorado, his health never recovers
1926 – PGA Championship Men’s Golf, Salisbury GC: Walter Hagen defeats Leo Diegel, 5 and 3 in the final to win his 3rd consecutive PGA C’ship title
1957 – Soviet 7 year plan (1959-1965) announced
1965 – “Do I Hear a Waltz?” closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 220 performances
1981 – Sandra Day O’Connor becomes the first female US Supreme Court Justice
1989 – Archaeologists open Titus of Rhine grave in Amsterdam
2003 – A magnitude-8.0 earthquake strikes just offshore of Hokkaidō, Japan.
2008 – The “Celtic Tiger” slides into recession for the first time in over two decades, recording a 0.5% fall in second quarter GDP, following a 0.3% decline in the first quarter

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