This day in history - September 4

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This day in history - September 4.

 

What happened on this day in history? Important events on this day in history, September 4, had a major impact on the history of the world. Pivotal occurrences that happened on September 4 revolved around events relating to the Ending of the Western Roman Empire, Founding of Los Angeles, Siege of Fort Harrison, First Commercial Electric Power Plant, America Indian Wars, Founding of Kodak, Maiden Flight of USS Shenandoah, Inaugural Southern Five-Hundred, Opening of the Forth Road Bridge and Winning of Seven Olympic Gold Medals. Many famous people were associated with these important events including Romulus Augustus and Flavius Odacer, Antonio Mesa, Manuel Camero and Luis Quintero, Namahtoha and Zachary Taylor, Thomas Edison, Geronimo and Nelson A. Miles, George Eastman, Unfortunately not recorded, Johnny Mantz and Hubert Westmoreland, John Alexander King and Sir William Arrol and Mark Spitz.

Ending of the Western Roman Empire - September 4, 476: On this day in history, September 4, 476, significant events took place today in Italy, respecting the Ending of the Western Roman Empire. The Western Roman Empire ended when Flavius Odacer deposed the Emporer Romulus Augustus and became the first king of Italy. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 4, 476 were Romulus Augustus and Flavius Odacer. Facts on this day in History September 4: Events on this day in history: Ending of the Western Roman Empire *** Date: September 4, 476 *** Place: Italy *** Category: Politics *** Historical Period: 5th Century *** This day in history ***

Founding of Los Angeles - September 4, 1781: On this day in history, September 4, 1781, important events took place today in Los Angeles, USA, surrounding the Founding of Los Angeles. 44 settlers, known as Los Pobladores, founded a town in what was known as Alta California. The town was called 'El Pueblo de Nuestra Señora la Reina de los Ángeles de Porciúncula' (The Town of Our Lady the Queen of the Angels of Porciúncula). Over the years the town grew and became Los Angeles. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 4, 1781 were Antonio Mesa, Manuel Camero and Luis Quintero. Facts on this day in History September 4: Events on this day in history: Founding of Los Angeles *** Date: September 4, 1781 *** Place: Los Angeles, USA *** Category: Settlement *** Historical Period: 18th Century *** This day in history ***

Siege of Fort Harrison - September 4, 1812: On this day in history, September 4, 1812, momentous events took place today in Terre Haute, Indiana, USA, with regard to the Siege of Fort Harrison. A party of around 600 Indians from several tribes including Shawnee and Kickapoo, arrived near Fort Harrison. 40 Indians, under the command of the Kickapoo Chief Namahtoha, approached the fort under a flag of truce with a request to parley the next morning. Zachary Taylor agreed and the Indians returned to their camp. That night a lone warrior approached and set the block house on fire. The Indians then began their attack. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 4, 1812 were Namahtoha and Zachary Taylor. Facts on this day in History September 4: Events on this day in history: Siege of Fort Harrison *** Date: September 4, 1812 *** Place: Terre Haute, Indiana, USA *** Category: Battle *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

First Commercial Electric Power Plant - September 4, 1882: On this day in history, September 4, 1882, momentous events took place today in New York City, USA, with regard to the First Commercial Electric Power Plant. Pearl Street Station was built by the Edison Illuminating Company in Pearl Street Manhattan. It was the first commerical electrical power plant and was switched on by Edison on September 4, 1882. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 4, 1882 were Thomas Edison. Facts on this day in History September 4: Events on this day in history: First Commercial Electric Power Plant *** Date: September 4, 1882 *** Place: New York City, USA *** Category: Industry *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

America Indian Wars - September 4, 1886: On this day in history, September 4, 1886, significant events took place today in Skeleton Canyon, Arizona, USA, respecting the America Indian Wars. Geronimo surrendered, for the final time, to General Nelson A. Miles at Skeleton Canyon. This surrender concluded the American Indian Wars after almost 30 years of conflict. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 4, 1886 were Geronimo and Nelson A. Miles. Facts on this day in History September 4: Events on this day in history: America Indian Wars *** Date: September 4, 1886 *** Place: Skeleton Canyon, Arizona, USA *** Category: War *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

Founding of Kodak - September 4, 1888: On this day in history, September 4, 1888, crucial events took place today in Rochester, New York, USA, relating to the Founding of Kodak. George Eastman founded Kodak on September 4, 1888 and helped to popularise roll film and photography. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 4, 1888 were George Eastman. Facts on this day in History September 4: Events on this day in history: Founding of Kodak *** Date: September 4, 1888 *** Place: Rochester, New York, USA *** Category: Science *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

Maiden Flight of USS Shenandoah - September 4, 1923: On this day in history, September 4, 1923, critical events took place today in Lakehurst Naval Air Station, near Trenton, New Jersey,, regarding the Maiden Flight of USS Shenandoah. USS Shenandoah was a United States Navy rigid airship, built at Lakehurst Naval Air Station, near Trenton, New Jersey. It's maiden flight was on September 4, 1923. USS Shenandoah crashed during a storm, just under 2 years later, on September 3, 1925. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 4, 1923 were Unfortunately not recorded. Facts on this day in History September 4: Events on this day in history: Maiden Flight of USS Shenandoah *** Date: September 4, 1923 *** Place: Lakehurst Naval Air Station, near Trenton, New Jersey, *** Category: Science *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Inaugural Southern Five-Hundred - September 4, 1950: On this day in history, September 4, 1950, important events took place today in Darlington, South Carolina, USA, surrounding the Inaugural Southern Five-Hundred. The first Southern Five-Hundred (later Southern 500) Nascar race was run at the Darlington Raceway. The race covered 500 miles run over 125 laps of the track, and was won by Johnny Mantz in a Plymouth owned by Hubert Westmoreland. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 4, 1950 were Johnny Mantz and Hubert Westmoreland. Facts on this day in History September 4: Events on this day in history: Inaugural Southern Five-Hundred *** Date: September 4, 1950 *** Place: Darlington, South Carolina, USA *** Category: Sport *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Opening of the Forth Road Bridge - September 4, 1964: On this day in history, September 4, 1964, important events took place today in Edinburgh, Scotland, in respect of the Opening of the Forth Road Bridge. The Forth Road Bridge, was jointly constructed by Sir William Arrol & Co., Cleveland Bridge & Engineering Co. and Dorman Long. John Alexander King was the resident design engineer. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 4, 1964 were John Alexander King and Sir William Arrol. Facts on this day in History September 4: Events on this day in history: Opening of the Forth Road Bridge *** Date: September 4, 1964 *** Place: Edinburgh, Scotland *** Category: Construction *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Winning of Seven Olympic Gold Medals - September 4, 1972: On this day in history, September 4, 1972, critical events took place today in Munich, West Germany, regarding the Winning of Seven Olympic Gold Medals. During the Munich Olympics in 1972, the American swimmer, Mark Spitz, became the first athlete to win 7 gold medals and set 7 world records. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 4, 1972 were Mark Spitz. Facts on this day in History September 4: Events on this day in history: Winning of Seven Olympic Gold Medals *** Date: September 4, 1972 *** Place: Munich, West Germany *** Category: Sport *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

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