September 8, 1592
Peter Stuyvesant, later to become colonial governor of New Amsterdam, was born.
September 11, 1609
Explorer Henry Hudson discovered that Manhattan was an island.
The Duke of York appointed Col. Thomas Dongan as colonial governor of New York
September 16, 1776
Washington defeated Howe at the Battle of Harlem Heights, New York.
September 1, 1783
The Revolutionary War ended with the Treaty of Paris.
September 1, 1819
Jethro Wood of Cayuga County patented the first plow with interchangeable parts.
September 24, 1869
Jay Gould and Jim Fisk attempted to corner the gold market on Black Friday.
September 13, 1899
H.H. Bliss of New York City became the first pedestrian to be killed by an automobile.
The Hudson River was declared to be toxic by an environmental study.
September 11, 2001
Terrorists hijacked two airplanes and crashed them into the World Trade Centerís Twin Towers.