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1 settembre 1838 (175 Anni)
William Clark, American explorer, soldier, Indian agent and territorial governor, dies.
1 settembre 1914 (99 Anni)
The Passenger Pigeon becomes extinct.
1 settembre 1939 (74 Anni)
Invasione della Polonia da parte della Germania, che segna l'inizio della Seconda guerra mondiale.
1 settembre 1967 (46 Anni)
Death by suicide of female nazi criminal Ilse Koch.
2 settembre 1666 (347 Anni)
Great Fire of London, major conflagration that swept through the central parts of London.
2 settembre 1937 (76 Anni)
Pierre de Frédy, Baron de Coubertin French educator and historian, and founder of the International Olympic Committee, died.
2 settembre 1945 (68 Anni)
Japan formally surrenders, ending World War II throughout the rest of the world.
3 settembre 1838 (175 Anni)
Frederick Douglass escapes from slavery disguised as a sailor.
3 settembre 1935 (78 Anni)
Sir Malcolm Campbell reaches a speed of 304.331 miles per hour on the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah, becoming the first person to drive an auto mobile over 300 mph.
3 settembre 1939 (74 Anni)
Beginning of WWII - France, the UK, New Zealand and Australia declare war on Germany after the invasion of Poland.
3 settembre 1943 (70 Anni)
WWII: The Allied invasion of Italy began.
3 settembre 1991 (22 Anni)
Frank Russell Capra, Italian-American film director, producer and writer of some of the major award-winning films of the 1930s and 1940s, died.
4 settembre 1768 (245 Anni)
François-René de Chateaubriand, French historian and politician, was born.
4 settembre 1888 (125 Anni)
George Eastman registers the name Kodak as a trademark.
4 settembre 1888 (125 Anni)
Oskar Schlemmer, German painter and sculptor, is born.
4 settembre 1985 (28 Anni)
The first pictures of the wreck of the Titanic are released 73 years after the liner sank with the loss of 1,500 lives.
5 settembre 1793 (220 Anni)
French Revolution: The French National Convention initiated the Reign of Terror.
5 settembre 1838 (175 Anni)
Charles Percier, French architect who designed the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, died.
5 settembre 1847 (166 Anni)
Jesse Woodson James, American outlaw, guerrilla, gang leader, bank robber, train robber, and murderer, was born.
5 settembre 1914 (99 Anni)
The Battle of Marne occurs during World War I.
5 settembre 1997 (16 Anni)
Mother Teresa MC, the Albanian-Indian Roman Catholic nun, missionary and Saint, died.
6 settembre 1939 (74 Anni)
Morte di Arthur Rackham, illustratore inglese famoso per Alice nel Paese delle Meraviglie, Il Canto di Natale e molti altri.
6 settembre 1997 (16 Anni)
Diana, Princess of Wales, is buried in Althorp, with the service observed by over a million lining the streets and 2.5 billion watching around the world on television.
7 settembre 1556 (457 Anni)
Suleiman the Magnificent, Ottoman sultan, died.
7 settembre 1813 (200 Anni)
United States was nicknamed "Uncle Sam". Samuel Wilson, a meat packer from NY stamped the barrels with "U.S." for United States, but soldiers began referring to the grub as "Uncle Sam's."
7 settembre 1866 (147 Anni)
Tristan Bernard, French playwright, novelist, journalist and lawyer, is born.
7 settembre 1940 (73 Anni)
World War II: The Blitz - Nazi Germany begins to rain bombs on London. This will be the first of 57 consecutive nights of bombing.
7 settembre 1968 (45 Anni)
Lucio Fontana, Argentine born Italian Sculptor and Painter, died.
8th settembre 1888 (125 Anni)
Annie Chapman's body, the 2nd canonical victim of Jack the Ripper, was found in Whitechapel.
8 settembre 1936 (77 Anni)
Nuremberg "Rally of Honour" (Reichsparteitag der Ehre) celebrated the remilitarization of the Rhineland in March 1936.

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