All Events

Historical Events on September 19

  • American Revolutionary War


    American Revolutionary War: British forces win a tactically expensive victory over the Continental Army in the First Battle of Saratoga.

  • American Civil War


    American Civil War: Battle of Iuka: Union troops under General William Rosecrans defeat a Confederate force commanded by General Sterling Price.

  • Women's suffrage


    Women's suffrage: In New Zealand, the Electoral Act of 1893 is consented to by the governor giving all women in New Zealand the right to vote.

  • World War II


    World War II: The Battle of Kępa Oksywska concludes, with Polish losses reaching roughly 14% of all the forces engaged.

  • Charlie Chaplin


    The United States bars Charlie Chaplin from re-entering the country after a trip to England.

  • Glastonbury Festival


    The first Glastonbury Festival is held, at a farm belonging to Michael Eavis.

  • Thailand


    The Thai military stages a coup in Bangkok. The Constitution is revoked and martial law is declared.

  • Deepwater Horizon oil spill


    The leaking oil well in the Deepwater Horizon oil spill is sealed.

  • Mariano Rivera


    Mariano Rivera of the New York Yankees surpasses Trevor Hoffman to become Major League Baseball's all time saves leader with 602.

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Famous Birthdays on September 19