On This Day: September 19th
This is 262nd day of the year and 103 days remain in the year.
President James Garfield died of a gunshot wound inflicted by a disappointed office seeker the previous July 2.
The United States conducted its first underground nuclear test in the Nevada desert.
Gov. Ross Barnett blocked James Meredith from enrolling in the University of Mississippi.
September 19 BirthdaysSir William Golding1911–93, English novelist.
George Cadburymanufacturer, social reformer
William Hesketh Leversoap-maker, philanthropist
Benjamin ReifelSioux activist and U.S. representative
Jim Abbottbaseball pitcher