September 12

1609

Henry Hudson began his exploration of the Hudson River.

1953

Future President John F. Kennedy married Jacqueline Bouvier.

1977

South African black civil rights leader Steven Biko died while in police custody.

1992

Dr. Mae Carol Jemison became the first black woman in space aboard the Space Shuttle Endeavour.

1999

Indonesia announced it would allow an international peacekeeping force to restore order to East Timor.

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