September 15, 1997 in Nation/World

Today In History


In 1776: British forces occupied New York City during the American Revolution.

In 1853: The Congregational Church of South Butler, New York ordained Antoinette Brown as the nation’s first female minister.

In 1950: During the Korean conflict, United Nations forces landed at Inchon.

In 1963: Four children were killed when a bomb went off during Sunday services at a black Baptist church in Birmingham, Alabama.

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