As of today, September 24, 2022

As of today, September 24, 2022
As of today, September 24, 2022

What happened like today in Greece and the world.

622: The Egira, the migration of the prophet Muhammad from Mecca to the city of Yathrib, later to be called Medina, is completed. The reason for Muhammad’s escape from the city of Mecca was the rejection of his ideas by the new leader of the Quraish dynasty, Abu Zal. The year will constitute year 1 of the Muslim calendar.

787: The 7th Ecumenical Council (2nd of Nice) begins its work. The Synod was convened by Emperor Constantine VI and his mother, Empress Irene of Athena in Nicaea, Bithynia, in the temple of Hagia Sophia, at the request of the Patriarch of Constantinople Tarasios. He will decide on the restoration of icons by condemning Iconoclasm and the idea of ​​formulating the invisible and immaterial Trinity.


622:
The Egira, the migration of the prophet Muhammad from Mecca to the city of Yathrib, later to be called Medina, is completed. The reason for Muhammad’s escape from the city of Mecca was the rejection of his ideas by the new leader of the Quraish dynasty, Abu Zal. The year will constitute year 1 of the Muslim calendar.

787: The 7th Ecumenical Council (2nd of Nice) begins its work. The Synod was convened by Emperor Constantine VI and his mother, Empress Irene of Athena in Nicaea, Bithynia, in the temple of Hagia Sophia, at the request of the Patriarch of Constantinople Tarasios. He will decide on the restoration of icons by condemning Iconoclasm and the idea of ​​formulating the invisible and immaterial Trinity.

1664: Holland hands over New Amsterdam to England, renamed New York.

1822: Odysseus Androutsos is declared commander-in-chief of Eastern Greece (Eastern Central Greece). In the magnificent ceremony the high priests of Athens and Thebes gird him with the sword of Omer Bryonis.

1828: Ioannis Kapodistrias signs the resolution for the establishment of a General Post Office for the first time in Greece.

1830: A revolutionary committee forms the Provisional Government of Belgium.

1869: “Black Friday” in the USA. An economic crisis is noted with a sharp and dramatic fall in the financial markets. The reason is the attempt by two speculators, James Fisk and Jay Gould, to manipulate the gold market.

1908: The Union of Crete with Greece is proclaimed.

1915: The pro-royalist government of Alexandros Zaimis is sworn in in Greece, replacing the resigned government of Venizelos.

1921: The High Commission in Smyrna is abolished and renamed the Hellenic General Administration of Microsia.

1927: An autonomous management organization of the Port of Piraeus, the well-known PPA, is established.

1948: In Japan, the Technical Research Institute founded by engineer Soichiro Honda is officially renamed the Honda Motor Company. Initially it only manufactures motorcycles, then also cars.

1957: The “Camp Nou” stadium is inaugurated in Barcelona, ​​the largest football stadium in Europe, home of Barcelona and one of the “temples” of world football.

1965: The third renegade government, under Stefanos Stephanopoulos, receives a vote of confidence from the Parliament.

1973: Guinea-Bissau unilaterally declares its independence from Portugal (national holiday).

1979: The headquarters of the Arab League is moved from Cairo to Tunis, in protest of the peace agreement signed by Egypt and Israel.

1988: Scandal at the Olympic Games in Seoul. It is announced that the Canadian world champion, Ben Johnson, competed under doping. He is stripped of his gold medal in the 100 m and his world record (9.79”) is not recognized. Carl Lewis is declared first with 9.92″.

1993: Prince Norodom Sihanouk is enthroned in Cambodia. The country acquires a Constitution.

1995: Israelis and Palestinians sign an agreement to expand the Palestinian Authority in the West Bank.

1998: The Hellenic Parliament votes unanimously to declare September 14 as a day of national remembrance of the Genocide of the Greeks of Asia Minor by the Turkish State.

1998: For the first time in the world, a human hand is transplanted in Lyon, France.

2000: Kahi Kakiashvili wins his third consecutive Olympic gold medal and second for Greece, in the 94 kg weightlifting category, at the Sydney Olympics. On the same day, Demosthenes Tabakos wins the silver medal in the rings event in the apparatus gymnastics, with 9,762 points.

2002: East German Angela Merkel takes over as chair of the Christian Democratic Party of Germany.

2008: The “Revolutionary Struggle” organization is attempting a bomb attack on the Shell offices in Paleo Faliro.

2021: The People’s Bank of China rules that all financial transactions and activities involving cryptocurrencies are illegal in the country.

2021: In an article in Science, a team of researchers based at Bournemouth University concludes that a series of human footprints preserved in White Sands National Park in the US state of New Mexico date from 21,000 to 23,000 years ago during the Last Glacial Maximum , which suggests that people lived in the Americas 5,000 years earlier than previously thought. The team also found that most footprints come from children and teenagers.

Births

15 – Vitellius, Roman emperor

1583 – Albrecht von Wallenstein, Bohemian soldier

1859 – Radko Dimitriev, Bulgarian soldier

1878 – Spyridon Vikatos, Greek painter

1882 – Max Decoussy, French batsman

1883 – Franklin Clarence Marsh, American businessman

1884 – Ismet Inonou, Turkish military and politician

1886 – Edward Bach, English physician

1893 – Blind Lemon Jefferson, American singer and guitarist

1896 – Francis Scott Fitzgerald, American author

1902 – Ruhollah Khomeini, Iranian leader

1905 – Howard Hughes, aviator and producer

1911 – Konstantin Chernyenko, Soviet politician

1924 – Voula Zoumboulakis, Greek actress

1932 – Markos Drakos, Cypriot fighter

1936 – Jim Henson, puppeteer (creator of the “Muppet Show”)

1941 – Linda McCartney, singer and activist

1943 – Antonio Tabucci, Italian writer

1944 – Archbishop of America Spyridon

1949 – Christos Iordanidis, Greek basketball player

1951 – Pedro Almodovar, Spanish director

1952 – Nikos Sergianopoulos, Greek actor

1957 – Brad Bird, American director

1961 – John Logan, American screenwriter

1962 – Nia Vardalos, Greek-Canadian actress, screenwriter and producer

1969 – Sean Clown Crahan, American musician

1977 – Frank Fachrenhorst, German soccer player

1978 – Dario Ezequiel Fernandez, Argentine soccer player

1979 – George Georgiou, Greek football player

1980 – Jon Arne Riise, Norwegian football player

1980 – Petri Pasanen, Finnish football player

1988 – Tasos Papazoglou, Greek football player

Deaths

366 – Pope Liverius

768 – Pippin the Short, king of the Franks

911 – Louis the Child, king of the East Franks

1143 – Pope Innocent II

1180 – Manuel I Komnenos, Byzantine emperor

1230 – Alfonso IX, King of Leon

1227 – Stephen the First, king of Serbia

1435 – Isabella of Bavaria, Queen of France

1541 – Paracelsus, Swiss physician, botanist and chemist

1834 – Peter I, Emperor of Brazil

1845 – Andreas S. Lodos, Greek politician

1877 – Saigo Takamori, Japanese samurai

1891 – Princess Alexandra of Greece and Denmark

1920 – Peter Carl Fabergé, Russian jeweler

1939 – Carl Laemmle, American film producer

[1945–HansGeigerGermanphysicistandinventor

1950 – Princess Victoria of Hesse – Darmstadt

1966 – Aristides Protopapadakis, Greek politician

1975 – Yannis Miliadis, Greek archaeologist

1982 – Sarah Churchill, actress and daughter of Winston Churchill

2000 – Leo Avdis, Greek politician

2001 – Allen Carnow, New Zealand poet

2004 – Françoise Sagan, French writer

2015 – Theodoros Theofilogiannakos, Greek soldier

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