September 22, 1817- John Quincy Adams becomes secretary of state.
September 23, 1941- The first experiments testing gas murder are conducted at Auschwitz concentration camp.
September 24, 1932- New York governor Franklin D. Roosevelt visits LA.
September 25, 1493- Christopher Columbus left Spain with 17 ships on his second voyage to the Western hemisphere.
September 26, 1960- Richard Nixon and John F. Kennedy take part in the first televised presidential debate in Chicago.
September 27, 1939- Poland surrenders to Germany after 26 days and 140,000 Polish troops are taken prisoner.
September 28, 1969- The Beatles 7 minutes long single "Hey Jude" hits number 1 on the charts making it the longest song to reach number 1.
September 15, 1978- The Dodgers become the first major league baseball team to reach 3 million fans.
September 16, 1920- A horse drawn buggy carrying 100 pounds of dynamite and 500 pounds cast-iron explodes on Wall Street, New York.
September 17, 1994- Heather Whitestone became the first deaf Miss America.
September 18, 1810- Chile declared its independence from Spain.
September 19, 1893- New Zealand is the 1st country to grant all its women the right to vote.
September 20, 1884- The Equal Rights Party gets formed in San Francisco, CA.
September 21, 1780 Benedict Arnold gives British Major John Andre the plans to West Point.
May 12, 1965- The Soviet spacecraft Luna 5 crashes on the moon.
May 13, 1912- The Royal Flying Corps (which is now known as The Royal Air Force) was established.
May 14, 1796- Edward Jenner administers the first smallpox vaccination!
May 15, 1951- AT&T becomes the U.S.'s first company to have one million stockholders.
May 5, 1891- The Music Hall in N.Y.C. ( which is also known as the Carnegie Hall) had its grand opening with its first public performance!
May 11, 1949- Israel joined the United Nations!
April 18, 1958 the U.S.'s federal court rules that the poet Ezra Pound, is to be released from his insane asylum.
April 19, 1987 the Simpsons premieres as a short cartoon on The Tracy Ullman Show!
April 20, 2001 China finally removes homosexuality from its list of mental illnesses! I mean it shouldn't have even been a mental illness in the first place!
April 21, 1944 the women in France become allowed to vote! How awesome!
April 22, 1970 the very first earth day is celebrated! GO GREEN!!:)
April 23, 1597 William Shakespeare's play, "The Merry Wives of Windsor", is first preformed, with the attendance of Queen Elizabeth l of England!
April 24, 1184 B.C. the Greeks enter Troy using the Trojan Horse:)
April 25, 1901 New York becomes the first state which requires automobiles to have license plates.
April 26, 1865 the union cavalry troopers corner and kill John Wilkes Booth (Abraham Lincoln's assassin) in Virginia.
April 27, 1810 Beethoven composes his famous piano piece, called Fur Elise.
April 11, 1930 Apollo 13 is launched from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. It was suppose to land on the moon, though it failed and came back in 6 days:(
April 12, 1545 the king of France, Francois I, orders to have protestants of Vaudois killed.
April 13, 1796 the very first elephant arrives in the United States from India.
April 14, 1828 Noah Webster copyrights the first edition of his dictionary! Now there are millions!
April 15, 2008 at Elim Christian College (which is situated in Auckland, New Zealand) 6 students and 1 teacher die from a flash flood of the Mangetepopo River.
April 16, 1946 Syria gains its independence!
April 17, the 335 year war between the Netherlands and the Isles of Scilly finally ends! Can you imagine being at war for that long!