On This Day 22 September

Important Days

Important Events

1995 – An E-3B AWACS crashes outside Elmendorf Air Force Base, Alaska after multiple bird strikes to two of the four engines soon after takeoff; all 24 on board are killed.

1995 – The Nagerkovil school bombing is carried out by the Sri Lanka Air Force in which at least 34 die, most of them ethnic Tamil schoolchildren.

2013 – At least 75 people are killed in a suicide bombing at a Christian church in Peshawar, Pakistan.

Birth/Birth Anniversary

1887 – Bhaurao Patil, Indian educator and activist (d. 1959)

Death/ Death Anniversary

2018 – Chas Hodges, English musician and singer (b. 1943)
2018 – Edna Molewa, South African politician (b. 1957)
2018 – Mike Labinjo, Canadian professional gridiron football player (b. 1980)