Historical Events for 21st September 2023

1915 – Cecil Chubb buys English prehistoric monument Stonehenge for £6,600
1944 – Operation Market Garden: Last British paratroopers at Arnhem Bridge surrender after several days of fighting
1961 – Maiden flight of the CH-47 Chinook military transport helicopter
1964 – Malta becomes independent from the United Kingdom.
1993 – Ukraine government of Kutshma resigns
2003 – Galileo mission terminated by sending the probe into Jupiter’s atmosphere, where it is crushed by the pressure at the lower altitudes
2004 – Green Day release their album “American Idiot” in the US
2013 – 59 people are killed and 175 wounded in a shopping mall gun battle in Nairobi, Kenya
2015 – 67th Emmy Awards: hosted by Andy Samberg, “Game of Thrones”, Viola Davis, John Hamm win
2019 – “Queer Eye” star Jonathan Van Ness reveals he is living with HIV and is a sexual abuse survivor, ahead of the publication of his autobiography

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