Historical Events for 19th September 2023

335 – Dalmatius is raised to the rank of Caesar by his uncle Constantine I
1865 – Atlanta University founded
1929 – Latvia dictator A Woldemaras chased out
1940 – Witold Pilecki is voluntarily captured and sent to Auschwitz in order to smuggle out information and start a resistance
1953 – “Hazel Flagg” closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 190 performances
1970 – 1st Glastonbury Festival in Pilton, England opens: Tyrannosaurus Rex headlines; other performs include: Wayne Fontana, Steamhammer, Duster Bennett, Al Stewart, Amazing Blondel, Keith Christmas, Quintessence, and Stackridge
1989 – “Janet Jackson’s Rhythm Nation 1814” 4th studio album by Janet Jackson is released (Grammy Award Best Long Form Music Video 1990, Billboard Album of the Year 1990)
2017 – US President Donald Trump addresses the United Nations vowing to “totally destroy North Korea” if threatens the US
2017 – New MLB record for most home runs in a season, no. 5,694 hit by Alex Gordon of the Kansas City Royals
2022 – Magnitude 7.6 earthquake strikes western Mexico on exact anniversary of two previous temblors in 1985 and 2017, killing at least two people,

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