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Calendar for September 21st, 2013

Every Year

  • International Day of Peace

  • Every Year

    • Belize: Independence Day

    • 1640s

    • Born 1645: Louis Joliet (explorer)

    • 1730s

    • Born 1737: Francis Hopkinson (judge)

    • 1780s

    • Born 1788: Margaret Taylor (U.S. First Lady)

    • 1830s

    • Died 1832: Sir Walter Scott (poet)

    • 1840s

    • Born 1849: Sir Edmund William Gosse (poet)

    • 1860s

    • Born 1866: H.G. Wells (writer)

    • Born 1867: Henry Lewis Stimson (politician)

    • 1890s

    • 1897: The New York Sun's Frank Church replied, "Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus."

    • 1910s

    • Born 1912: Chuck Jones (Bugs Bunny animator)

    • 1915: Stonehenge was sold to a local landowner for 6,600 pounds

    • 1930s

    • Born 1931: Larry Hagman (actor)

    • 1937: J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit published

    • 1940s

    • Born 1947: Stephen King (author)

    • Born 1947: Don Felder (musician)

    • 1950s

    • Born 1950: Bill Murray (actor)

    • Born 1959: Dave Coulier (actor)

    • 1960s

    • Born 1960: David James Elliot (actor)

    • Born 1965: Cheryl Hines (actress)

    • 1969: The NFL's longest punt, 98 yards, came off the foot of Steve O'Neal of the NY Jets

    • 1970s

    • 1970: The NY Jets competed against the Cleveland Browns in the first televised NFL Monday Night Football game

    • Born 1971: Luke Wilson (actor)

    • Born 1972: John Kitna (football player)

    • Born 1973: Virginia Ruano Pascual (tennis player)

    • Born 1976: Jana Kandarr (tennis player)

    • 1980s

    • 1981: Belize becomes fully independent from Great Britain

    • Born 1983: Maggie Grace (actress)

    • 1990s

    • 1995: Canada's "toonie" coin unveiled

    • 1996: John F. Kennedy, Jr. married Carolyn Bessette

    • Died 1998: Florence Griffith Joyner (Olympic gold medalist)

    • 2000s

    • Died 2002: Angelo Buono, Jr. ("Hillside Strangler" convicted of killing young Los Angeles women in the 1970s)

    • 2004: Singer Billy Joel was honored with a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame

    • Died 2007: Alice Ghostley (actress)


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