- This week in Louisiana history. September 20 1885 Birthday of pianist Ferdinand "Jelly Roll" Morton in New Orleans, Louisiana. MORE
- This week in New Orleans history.
"City of New Orleans" Writer
Steven Benjamin Goodman Dies
September 20, 1984
- This week in Louisiana.
Louisiana Sugar Cane Festival A midway of treats, games of chance, rides, shows of arts and crafts, flowers and photography. Admission: Free for many events. Cover charge for some dances. New Iberia, 337.369.9323.
- Battle of New
Orleans September 21, 1814. NO.
At a meeting of the committee of public defence on the 21st September, 1814,
On motion, resolved, that a sabre, with a suitable inscription and proper emblems, be presented to major W. Lawrence, as a testimonial of the sense which is entertained of his skill and gal-, lantry in the defence of fovt Bowyer, and in the repulse of the enemy's squadron and forces before that place.
Ordered, that the chairman communicate a copy of this resolution to major Lawrence, with a request that he will convey to the brave officers and men under his command, the expression of gratitude which is felt for the important service they have rendered to this state, as well as to the United States. Edward Livingston, chairman.
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