On This Day In History, 15 September

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World Events Today

  • The Act of Independence of Central America was ratified today in 1821, it proclaimed the independence of Central America from the Spanish Empire, it included the modern countries Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua and Costa Rica
  • The Sun, which would become one of the largest tabloid newspapers in the United Kingdom, was published for the first time today in 1964
  • Google.com was registered today in 1997

Entertainment Events Today

  • The American western drama television series The Lone Ranger, with Clayton Moore in the starring role, aired for the first time today in 1949 on the ABC network
  • The American crime drama television series Columbo, starring Peter Falk as Columbo, aired for the first time today in 1971 on the NBC network
  • The American legal drama television series L.A. Law, which ran for 8 seasons, aired today for the first time today in 1986 on the NBC network

Family Events Today

  • The English actor Tom Hardy, CBE, who starred in the television series Taboo and The Peaky Blinders, was born today in 1977 in London
  • Prince Harry, the Duke of Sussex, the younger son of Charles and Diana, the Prince and Princess of Wales, was born today in 1984 in London

Main Event Today

National Day Today

  • Today, it’s National Crème de Menthe Day

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