Historical Events for 6th September 2019

1634 – Battle at Nordlingen ends in Swedish/protestant German defeat
1880 – W. G. Grace scores 152 in debut Test Cricket innings, v Aust The Oval
1905 – General Trade journal publishes 1st Dutch photo (train accident)
1912 – NY Giant Jeff Tesreau no-hits Philadelphia, 3-0
1913 – 19th US Golf Amateur Championship won by Jerry Travers
1943 – Carl Scheib becomes youngest pitcher in American League history at 16years, 8 months
1955 – J van Tilburg appointed governor of Suriname
1965 – India invades West Pakistan – official beginning of the Indo-Pakistani War
2017 – Catalonia’s parliament passes law to allow referendum on independence from Spain
2017 – Hurricane Irma makes landfall on Caribbean islands of Barbuda, Sint Maartens and British Virgin Islands. Prime Minister Gaston Browne reports 95% of buildings in Barbuda damaged.

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