[WorldKings – World Almanac Event 2021] 38th Anniversary of the Independence Day of Saint Kitts and Nevis (September 19, 1983 - September 19, 2021)
(WorldKings.org) Saint Kitts and Nevis, officially known as the Federation of Saint Christopher and Nevis, is an island country in the West Indies. Located in the Leeward Islands chain of the Lesser Antilles, it is the smallest sovereign state in the Western Hemisphere, in both area and population. The country is a Commonwealth realm, with Elizabeth II as Queen and head of state. It is the only federation in the Caribbean. The country gained independence from Britain on 19 September 1983.
[WorldKings – World Almanac Event 2021] 211th anniversary of Chilean Independence Day (September 18, 1810 - September 18, 2021)
(worldkings.org) When is Chilean Independence Day? This public holiday is always celebrated in Chile on September 18th and marks the date when the Chilean people declared independence from Spain in 1810. It is Chile's National Day and along with Christmas, this period is the most important holiday time in the year in Chile.
WORLDKINGS - On This Day - September 18, 2021 - Daniel David Palmer of Davenport, Iowa gives the first chiropractic adjustment in 1895
(Worldkings.org) Daniel David Palmer or D.D. Palmer (March 7, 1845 – October 20, 1913) was the founder of chiropractic. Palmer was born in Port Perry, Canada West (now Ontario) and was raised in the southern Ontario area, where he received his education.
[Worldkings - World Almanac Event 2021] 3rd Anniversary of World Patient Safety Day (September 17, 2019 - September 17, 2021)
(worldkings.org) For World Patient Safety Day, 17 September 2021, WHO urges all stakeholders to “Act now for safe and respectful childbirth!” with the theme “Safe maternal and newborn care”.
WORLDKINGS - On This Day - September 17, 2021 - Van Leeuwenhoek Gives Us Reason to Brush and Floss in 1683
(Worldkings.org) Anton van Leeuwenhoek writes a letter to Britain’s Royal Society describing the “animalcules” he observed under the microscope. It’s the first known description of bacteria.
[WorldKings – World Almanac Event 2021] 211th Anniversary of Mexico's Independence Day (September 16, 1810 - September 16, 2021)
(worldkings) On September 16, Mexicans around the globe will celebrate the anniversary of the country’s independence from Spain. The day is marked by a national holiday in Mexico, a reenactment of a historic moment from the revolution’s leader, and an array of performances from fireworks to dance routines.
WORLDKINGS - On This Day - September 16, 2021 - Cocaine was first used as a local anaesthetic to immobilize a patient's eye for eye surgery by Carl Koller in 1884
(Worldkings.org) A medical breakthrough just four days old opens the eyes of ophthalmologists at a medical convention – cocaine works as a local anesthetic.
[WorldKings – World Almanac Event 2021] 200th anniversary of Independence day in Costa Rica (September 15, 1821 – September 15, 2021)
(worldkings.org) Costa Rica's Independence Day is celebrated on September 15th. It commemorates the independence of the entire Central America from Spain, which took place in 1821. The news of the country's independence reached the nation's people about a month after the declaration of independence that occurred in Guatemala.
WORLDKINGS - On This Day - September 15, 2021 - A U.S. patent was issued for saccharine, the artificial sweetener discover by Constantin Fahlberg in 1885
(Worldkings.org) In 1885, a U.S. patent was issued for saccharine, the artificial sweetener discover by Constantin Fahlberg (No. 326,281).
[WorldKings – World Almanac Event 2021] 114th anniversary of establishment of Jasper National Park (September 14, 1907 - September 14, 2021)
(Worldkings.org) Jasper National Park is a national park in Alberta, Canada. It is the largest national park within Alberta's Rocky Mountains spanning 11,000 km2 (4,200 sq mi).