Historical Events for 22nd September 2023

1866 – War of the Triple Alliance: Decisive battle of Curupayty results in a Paraguayan victory and heavy losses for Argentinian and Brazilian forces
1905 – US Open Men’s Golf, Myopia Hunt GC: Willie Anderson wins his 3rd consecutive Open title, and his record 4th overall, 2 strokes ahead of runner-up Alex Smith
1913 – George M. Cohan’s play “Seven Keys to Baldpate” premieres in NYC
1919 – -Jan 20] Steel strike in the US
1943 – British dwarf submarines attack German battleship Tirpitz
1961 – Antonio Albertondo (Argentina) completes 1st “double” crossing swim of English Channel in 43 hrs 10 min at 42.
1964 – “Man from U.N.C.L.E.” premieres starring Robert Vaughn and David McCallum on NBC-TV: open channel D
1985 – St Louis Cardinals set an unusual streak record by winning 9 of 10 games, each pitched by a different man
1990 – Andre Dawson steals his 300th base and is only player other than Willie Mays to have 300 HRs, 300 steals and 2,000 hits
2019 – “Howdy, Modi!” US President Donald Trump holds a mass rally for Indian PM Narendra Modi in Houston, Texas

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