Friday, September 7, 2018

Today is Friday, September 7, the 250th day of 2018. There are 115 days left in the year.

1714 — Treaty of Baden-French retain Alsace, Austria gets right bank of Rhine

1800 — Zion AME Church dedicated (NYC)

1822 — Brazil declares independence from Portugal (National Day)

1860 — Excursion steamer “Lady Elgin” drowns 340 in Lake Michigan

1863 — Federal naval expedition arrives off Sabine Pass

1880 — Geo Ligowsky patents device to throw clay pigeons for trapshooters

1914 — New York Post Office Building opens to the public

1915 — St Louis Dave Davenport no-hits Chicago (Federal League), 3-0

1923 — Boston Red Sox Howard Ehmke no-hits Phila A’s, 4-0

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