Tag: September

Behind History For October 2 – Today...

Behind History For October 2 – Today in History 1928 – The “Prelature of the Holy Cross and the Work of God”, simply known as Opus Dei, is founded Saint Josemaría Escrivá. 1937 – Rafael Trujillo orders the mass killing of Haitians living in the north-western region of the... Read More →

Behind History For September 30 –...

Behind History For September 30 – Today in History 1915 – World War I: Radoje Ljutovac becomes the 1st soldier in history to shoot down an enemy aircraft with ground-to-air fire. 1938 – Britain, France, Germany and Italy signed the Munich Agreement. 1939 – World War II: General Władysław... Read More →

Behind History For September 29 –...

Behind History For September 29 – Today in History 1911 – Italy declares war on Ottoman Empire. 1918 – World War I: Bulgaria signs the Armistice of Salonica (to cease fire). 1923 – The French Mandate for Syria and the Lebanon takes place and was in effet. 1923 –... Read More →

Behind History For September 28 –...

Behind History For September 28 – Today in History 1901 – Philippine–American War: Filipino guerrillas killed around 40 American soldiers, they have losted there 28 Filipino soldiers. 1912 – The Ulster Covenant (Ulster’s Solemn League and Covenant) nearly around 500,000 Ulster Protestant joined the protest opposing the Third Irish... Read More →

Behind History For September 22 –...

Behind History For September 22 1910 – The Duke of York’s Picture House opens in Brighton, one of the oldest. 1914 – A German submarine sinks 3 British cruisers over a 79 period, killing almost 1500 sailors. 1919 – The steel strike of 1919 begins, led by the Amalgamated... Read More →

Behind History for September 16 –...

Behind History for September 16 1908 – The General Motors Corporation was born. 1914 – World War I: The Siege of Przemyśl (Poland) starts. 1931: Political prisoners in Hijli detention camp (near Kharagpur) were fired upon by the prison authorities. 2 died and multiple people were injured. 1940 –... Read More →

Behind History for September 9 –...

Behind History for September 9 – Today in History 1776 – United States of America was officially named by Congress (before it was United Colonies). 1791 – The Capital of Unites States Washington, D.C., is named after President George Washington. 1801 – Alexander I of Russia confirms the privileges... Read More →