The foundation stone for Central Station in Sydney, Australia was laid on the 26th of September, 1903.
The production was based on a 16th century legend of the elopement of Dorothy Vernon, the heiress of Haddon Hall, and John Manners. However the setting of the story was changed to the 17th century.
In the first performance the roles of Vernon and Manners were played by Lucille Hill and Courtice Pounds.
Haddon Hall circa 1890
Haddon Hall is an English country house in Derbyshire, and is one of the seats of the Duke of Rutland. These days it is used in film adaptations of Jane Eyre.
The 1938 New England hurricane formed off the coast of Africa on the 9th, and hit the United States on the 21st of September.
Estimated to have killed at least 682 people, the destruction was photographed at Island Park in Rhode Island on the 22nd.
The official launch party for the RMS Mauretania on the 20th of September, 1906.
After being shot in the back and arm at a railway station on the 2nd of July, US President James A. Garfield died of infections in his wounds on the 19th of September, 1881.
The ship RMS Mauretania completes a speed trial off St Abbs in Scotland on the 18th of September, 1907.
An image of the United Nations building in New York under construction in 1949. The building was completed in 1952.
The Empire State Building is in the background.
Bizarrely, this image is often said to be the Empire State Building under construction, even though it was completed in 1931, and is clearly visible in the background!