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  • U.S.
    Monday Sep 22, 1862

    Juneteenth

    President Abraham Lincoln issued the preliminary Emancipation Proclamation

    U.S.
    Monday Sep 22, 1862

    During the American Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln issued the preliminary Emancipation Proclamation on September 22, 1862.




  • Kyoto, Japan
    Sunday Sep 22, 1889

    Nintendo

    Nintendo Foundation

    Kyoto, Japan
    Sunday Sep 22, 1889

    Nintendo was founded as a playing card company by Fusajiro Yamauchi on 23 September 1889. Based in Kyoto, the business produced and marketed hanafuda cards. The handmade cards soon became popular, and Yamauchi hired assistants to mass-produce cards to satisfy demand.




  • Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
    Saturday Sep 22, 1906

    W. E. B. Du Bois

    Atlanta race riot

    Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
    Saturday Sep 22, 1906

    In September, riots broke out in Atlanta, precipitated by unfounded allegations of black men assaulting white women. This was a catalyst for racial tensions based on a job shortage and employers playing black workers against white workers. Ten thousand whites rampaged through Atlanta, beating every black person they could find, resulting in over 25 deaths.




  • Mexico City, Mexico
    Sunday Sep 22, 1912

    Mexican Revolution

    Founding The anarcho-Syndicalist Casa del Obrero Mundial Founded

    Mexico City, Mexico
    Sunday Sep 22, 1912

    The anarcho-syndicalist Casa del Obrero Mundial (House of the World Worker) was founded in September 1912 by Antonio Díaz Soto y Gama, Manuel Sarabia, and Lázaro Gutiérrez de Lara and served as a center of agitation and propaganda, but it was not a formal labor union.




  • Geneva, Switzerland
    Tuesday Sep 22, 1931

    World War II

    China appealed to the League of Nations

    Geneva, Switzerland
    Tuesday Sep 22, 1931

    China appealed to the League of Nations to stop the Japanese invasion of Manchuria.




  • French Indochina (Now Vietnam)
    Sunday Sep 22, 1940

    First Indochina War

    Japan launched its invasion of French Indochina

    French Indochina (Now Vietnam)
    Sunday Sep 22, 1940

    Japan launched its invasion of French Indochina, mirroring its ally Germany's conquest of metropolitan France.




  • Washington D.C., U.S.
    Friday Sep 22, 1944

    United Nations

    Dumbarton Oaks Conference

    Washington D.C., U.S.
    Friday Sep 22, 1944

    The UN was formulated and negotiated among the delegations from the Allied Big Four (the United States, the United Kingdom, the Soviet Union, and China) at the Dumbarton Oaks Conference from 21 September 1944 to 7 October 1944 and they agreed on the aims, structure and functioning of the UN.


  • Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Friday Sep 22, 1972

    Johan Cruyff

    Intercontinental Cup

    Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Friday Sep 22, 1972

    Ajax won the Intercontinental Cup, beating Argentina's Independiente 1–1 in the first game followed by 3–0. The first leg was held on 6 September 1972 at La Doble Visera, home of Independiente, and ended in a 1–1 draw, with goals from Johan Cruyff and Francisco Sá. The return leg was held 22 days later on 28 September 1972 at the Olympic Stadium, which was won by Ajax 3–0.


  • South Africa
    Saturday Sep 22, 1979

    Nuclear Power

    First nuclear weapon test in South Africa

    South Africa
    Saturday Sep 22, 1979

    South Africa reached an understanding with the United States after signing a 50-year collaboration under the U.S.-sanctioned programme, Atoms for Peace. The treaty concluded the South African acquisition of a single nuclear research reactor and an accompanying supply of highly enriched uranium (HEU) fuel, located in Pelindaba. South Africa was able to mine uranium ore domestically and used aerodynamic nozzle enrichment techniques to produce weapons-grade material.


  • Iran
    Monday Sep 22, 1980

    Qasem Soleimani

    Iran–Iraq War

    Iran
    Monday Sep 22, 1980

    On 22 September 1980, when Saddam Hussein launched an invasion of Iran, setting off the Iran–Iraq War (1980–1988), Soleimani joined the battlefield serving as the leader of a military company, consisting of men from Kerman whom he assembled and trained.


  • Iran
    Monday Sep 22, 1980

    Iran–Iraq War

    IraqI ground invasion To Iran

    Iran
    Monday Sep 22, 1980

    The next day, Iraq launched a ground invasion along a front measuring 644 km (400 mi) in three simultaneous attacks. The invasion's purpose, according to Saddam, was to blunt the edge of Khomeini's movement and to thwart his attempts to export his Islamic revolution to Iraq and the Persian Gulf states.


  • Tokyo, Japan
    Tuesday Sep 22, 1987

    Hirohito

    The Doctors Discovered that Hirohito had Duodenal Cancer

    Tokyo, Japan
    Tuesday Sep 22, 1987

    On September 22, 1987, the Emperor underwent surgery on his pancreas after having digestive problems for several months. The doctors discovered that he had duodenal cancer.


  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Thursday Sep 22, 1994

    Bosnian War

    NATO aircraft carried out an air strike against a Bosnian Serb tank

    Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Thursday Sep 22, 1994

    On 22 September 1994, NATO aircraft carried out an air strike against a Bosnian Serb tank at the request of UNPROFOR.


  • Chechnya, Russia
    Wednesday Sep 22, 1999

    Second Chechen War

    Deputy Interior Minister Igor Zubov said that Russian troops had surrounded Chechnya and were prepared to retake the region

    Chechnya, Russia
    Wednesday Sep 22, 1999

    As of 22 September 1999, Deputy Interior Minister Igor Zubov said that Russian troops had surrounded Chechnya and were prepared to retake the region, but the military planners were advising against a ground invasion because of the likelihood of heavy Russian casualties.


  • Newark, New Jersey, U.S.
    Wednesday Sep 22, 2010

    Mark Zuckerberg

    Donated $100 million

    Newark, New Jersey, U.S.
    Wednesday Sep 22, 2010

    On September 22, 2010, it was reported that Zuckerberg had donated $100 million to Newark Public Schools, the public school system of Newark, New Jersey.


  • Germany
    Sunday Sep 22, 2013

    Angela Merkel

    2013 National Elections

    Germany
    Sunday Sep 22, 2013

    In the election of September 2013 the CDU/CSU parties emerged as winners, but formed another grand coalition with the SPD due to the FDP's failure to obtain the minimum of 5% of votes required to enter parliament.


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