Berlin (dpa) - The current calendar sheet for September 19, 2019
38th calendar week
262nd day of the year
103 more days until the end of the year
Zodiac sign: Virgo
Nameday: Albert, Igor, Theodor
2014 - Chinese online giant Alibaba starts its IPO and takes $ 25.03 billion.
1994 - American soldiers land in the Haitian capital Port-au-Prince. They are intended to ensure the peaceful return to democracy of the country, which has been ruled by the military for three years.
1989 - The GDR civil rights movement «New Forum» applies for admission as a political association. The Ministry of the Interior rejects the group as an "anti-state platform".
1982 - The "Smiley" appears in the computer world. The computer science professor Scott Fahlman proposes in a mailbox message the use of the string :-) to mark not seriously meant postings.
1946 - Winston Churchill speaks in a speech at the University of Zurich for the founding of the United States of Europe.
1944 - In Moscow, Finland and the Soviet Union sign a ceasefire agreement.
1897 - The "Munich House" on the Zugspitze opens.
1876 - American Melville Bisell of Michigan applies for a patent for a carpet sweeper.
1657 - The Brandenburg Elector Friedrich Wilhelm and the Polish King John II Casimir close the Treaty of Wehlau. As a result, the elector regains sovereignty in Prussia from the Polish king.
1954 - Catherine David (65), French art historian and cultural functionary, artistic director of Documenta X in Kassel 1994-1997
1949 - Sally Potter (70), British director and scriptwriter («Tango Lesson», «The Party»)
1949 - Richard Rogler (70), German cabaret artist (TV satirical shows «Rogler's racing cabaret», «Windscreen wiper»)
1949 - Twiggy (70), British actress ("Young Charlie Chaplin"), singer ("Midnight Blue") and fashion model, became world famous as a supermodel at the age of 16
1944 - Friedrich Christian Flick (75), German lawyer and entrepreneur, art collection «Friedrich Christian Flick Collection»
2018 - Geta Bratescu, Romanian artist (performance "The Studio"), born. 1926
2009 - Eduard Zimmermann, German TV journalist (ZDF series "Aktenzeichen XY ... unresolved"), born. 1929