On the 30th September 1938 the Munich Agreement was signed. Chamberlain returned to the UK waved the agreement and said ‘This means peace in our time’.
On 29 September 1923 Britain’s mandate from the League of Nations to govern Palestine began. This was followed by 16 years of almost continuous conflict.
On the 28th September 1970 Gamal Abdel Nasser Hussein died. In 1952, Nasser with other military officers staged a coup that overthrew the monarchy.
On 27 September 2015 cricketer Frank Tyson died. Frank Tyson made his first-class cricket debut for Northants in 1952 while on National Service in the Corps.
On the 26th September 1983 Lt Col Stanislav Yevgrafovich Petrov prevented a nuclear attack and possibly a nuclear war.
On the 25th September 1820 Francois Arago announced the first occurrence of electromagnetism.