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1881 : President Garfield succumbs to his injuries

On September 19, 1881, U.S. President James A. Garfield died of his injuries. He had been shot in the back and in the arm while he was in a railroad waiting room in Washington. The gunman surrendered immediately. Despite the care which had been provided for 2 and a half months, the president died of blood poisoning. He had stayed only a few months in office.

1893 : Women get the right to vote in New Zealand

On September 19, 1893, New Zealand became the first country to grant voting rights to women. This decision was the result of a long action by feminists. The first elections in which women participated was national elections of November 1893.

1985 : Earthquake in Mexico city

On September 19, 1985, an earthquake of magnitude 1.8 hit the capital of Mexico. It lasted about 3 minutes. 3000 buildings were destroyed and over 100,000 severely damaged. 10,000 people were killed and 30,000 more were injured.

1989 : UTA Flight 772 bombed

On September 19, 1989, French UTA Flight 772, making the connection between Brazzaville in Congo and Paris via Ndjamena in Chad, crashed in Niger in the Sahara Desert, following an explosion on board the aircraft. Libya was convicted of the attack. The reason given was the French support to the Chadian government during the conflict between Chad and Libya between 1978 and 1987.

2006 : Coup in Thailand

On September 19, 2006, the Thai army perpetrated a coup against the elected government of Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra. The army declared martial law, abrogated the constitution, banned demonstrations and censored the media. Martial law was repealed in stages during 2007 and general elections were held in December 2007. Nevertheless, the political crisis was not resolved.

Novità del giorno : 19 Settembre

Independance Day in Saint Kitts and Nevis
September 19 is Independence Day in Saint Kitts and Nevis, which commemorates its independence gained against the United Kingdom in 1983.

Citazione del giorno : 19 Settembre

David McCallum
I feel it's a person's duty to participate in the governing of the country in which he lives.

Compleanni : 19 Settembre

Henri III, Re di Francia (1551)
Joe Pasternak, Produttore americano (1901)
William Golding, Poeta inglese, Premio Nobel per la Letteratura (1911)
Emil Zátopek, Atleta ceco (1922)
Masatoshi Koshiba, Fisico giapponese, premio Nobel per la Fisica (1926)
Rosemary Harris, Attrice inglese (1927)
Muhal Richard Abrams, Musicista americano (1930)
David McCallum, Attore scozzese (1933)
Paul Williams, Musicista americano (1940)
Jeremy Irons, Attore inglese (1948)
Sally Potter, Regista inglese (1949)
Twiggy, Modella inglese (1949)
Marie-Anne Chazel, Attrice francese (1951)
Michael Wolff, Pianista jazz americano (1952)
Alexandra Vandernoot, Attrice belga (1965)
Sabine Paturel, Cantante francese (1965)
Victoria Silvstedt, Modello svedese e conduttrice televisiva (1974)
Michelle Alves, Top model brasiliana (1978)
Damiano Cunego, Ciclista italiano (1981)
Eduardo Carvalho, Calciatore portoghese (1982)
Kevin Zegers, Attore canadese (1984)
Danielle Panabaker, Attrice americana (1987)
Faye Reagan, Attrice pornografica americana (1988)
Alex Etel, Attore inglese (1994)
Taylor Geare, Attrice americana (2001)

Ci hanno lasciato un 19 Settembre

Go-Daigo, Imperatore del Giappone (1339)
James A. Garfield, 20o presidente degli Stati Uniti (1881)
Lionel Terray, Alpinista francese (1965)
Chester Carlson, Fisico e inventore americano (1968)
Einar Gerhardsen, Primo ministro norvegese (1987)
Elizabeth Allen, Attrice americana (2006)
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