Wikipedia:Selected anniversaries/September 19

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This is a list of selected September 19 anniversaries that appear in the "On this day" section of the Main Page. To suggest a new item, in most cases, you can be bold and edit this page. Please read the selected anniversaries guidelines before making your edit. However, if your addition might be controversial or on a day that is or will soon be on the Main Page, please post your suggestion on the talk page instead.

Please note that the events listed on the Main Page are chosen based more on relative article quality and to maintain a mix of topics, not based solely on how important or significant their subjects are. Only five to six events are posted at a time and thus not everything that is "most important and significant" can be listed. In addition, an event is generally not posted this year if it is also the subject of the scheduled featured article or picture of the day.

To report an error when this appears on the Main Page, see Main Page errors. Please remember that this list defers to the supporting articles, so it is best to achieve consensus and make any necessary changes there first.

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Armed Forces Day in Chile; refimprove
Respect for the Aged Day in Japan (2016); stub
Independence Day in Saint Kitts and Nevis (1983); external links
1796George Washington's Farewell Address was published in many American newspapers, warning citizens, among others, about the dangers of political factionalism and to avoid permanent alliances with foreign powers. unreferenced section
1893 – New Zealand became the first country to introduce universal suffrage, following the women's suffrage movement led by Kate Sheppard. Sheppard is TFA for 2018
1961 – American couple Barney and Betty Hill claimed to have been kidnapped by a UFO in rural New Hampshire in one of the first widely publicized claims of alien abduction. unreferenced section


September 19: Day of Tasu'a (Shia Islam, 2018); International Talk Like a Pirate Day

Witold Pilecki
Witold Pilecki

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