Historical Events on September 1, Special Events on This Day

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What Happened on September 1st This Day in History

Year Name
2008 Iraq War: The United States Armed Forces transfers control of Anbar Province to the Iraqi Armed Forces.
2004 The Beslan school siege begins when armed terrorists take schoolchildren and school staff hostage in North Ossetia, Russia; by the end of the siege, three days later, more than 385 people are dead (including hostages, other civilians, security personnel and terrorists).
1983 Cold War: Korean Air Lines Flight 007 is shot down by a Soviet Union jet fighter when the commercial aircraft enters Soviet airspace, killing all 269 on board, including Congressman Lawrence McDonald.
1982 The United States Air Force Space Command is founded.
1981 Central African President David Dacko is ousted from power in a bloodless military coup led by General André Kolingba.
1974 The SR-71 Blackbird sets (and holds) the record for flying from New York to London in the time of one hour, 54 minutes and 56.4 seconds at a speed of 1,435.587 miles per hour (2,310.353 km/h).
1973 A 76-hour multinational rescue effort in the Celtic Sea resulted in the Rescue of Roger Mallinson and Roger Chapman.
1969 A coup in Libya brings Muammar Gaddafi to power.
1967 Six-Day War: The Khartoum Resolution is issued at the Arab Summit, and eight countries adopt the "three 'no's against Israel".
1961 TWA Flight 529 crashed shortly after takeoff from Midway Airport in Chicago, killing all 78 people on board. At the time, it was the deadliest single plane disaster in U.S. history.
1939 World War II: Nazi Germany and Slovakia invade Poland, beginning the European phase of World War II.
1923 The Great Kantō earthquake devastates Tokyo and Yokohama, killing about 105,000 people.
1897 The Tremont Street Subway in Boston opens, becoming the first underground rapid transit system in North America.
1894 Over 400 people die in the Great Hinckley Fire, a forest fire in Hinckley, Minnesota.
1880 The army of Mohammad Ayub Khan is routed by the British at the Battle of Kandahar, ending the Second Anglo-Afghan War.
1878 Emma Nutt becomes the world's first female telephone operator when she is recruited by Alexander Graham Bell to the Boston Telephone Dispatch Company.
1873 Cetshwayo ascends to the throne as king of the Zulu nation following the death of his father Mpande.
1870 Franco-Prussian War: The Battle of Sedan is fought, resulting in a decisive Prussian victory.
1864 American Civil War: The Confederate Army General John Bell Hood orders the evacuation of Atlanta, ending a four-month siege by General William Tecumseh Sherman.
1862 American Civil War: Battle of Chantilly: Confederate Army troops defeat a group of retreating Union Army troops in Chantilly, Virginia.
1838 Saint Andrew's Scots School, the oldest school of British origin in South America, is established.
1836 Narcissa Whitman, one of the first English-speaking white women to settle west of the Rocky Mountains, arrives at Walla Walla, Washington.
1831 The Order of St. Gregory the Great is established by Pope Gregory XVI of the Vatican State to recognize high support for the Vatican or for the Pope, by a man or a woman, and not necessarily a Roman Catholic.
1804 Juno, one of the largest asteroids in the Main Belt, is discovered by the German astronomer Karl Ludwig Harding.
1774 Massachusetts Bay colonists rise up in the bloodless Powder Alarm.
1772 The Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa is founded in San Luis Obispo, California.
1763 Catherine II of Russia endorses Ivan Betskoy's plans for a Foundling Home in Moscow.
1715 At the age of five, Louis XV becomes king of France in succession to his great-grandfather, King Louis XIV.
1645 English Civil War. Scottish Covenanter forces abandon their month-long Siege of Hereford, a Cavalier stronghold, on news of Royalist victories in Scotland.
1644 Battle of Tippermuir: James Graham, 1st Marquess of Montrose defeats the Earl of Wemyss's Covenanters, reviving the Royalist cause.
1604 Adi Granth, now known as Guru Granth Sahib, the holy scripture of Sikhs, is first installed at Harmandir Sahib.
1532 Lady Anne Boleyn is made Marquess of Pembroke by her fiancé, King Henry VIII of England.
1529 The Spanish fort of Sancti Spiritu, the first one built in modern Argentina, is destroyed by natives.
1449 Tumu Crisis: The Mongols capture the Emperor of China.
1420 A 9.4 MS-strong earthquake shakes Chile's Atacama Region causing tsunamis in Chile as well as Hawaii and Japan.[6]
1355 King Tvrtko I of Bosnia writes In castro nostro Vizoka vocatum from the Old town of Visoki.
1173 The widow Stamira sacrifices herself in order to raise the siege of Ancona by the forces of Emperor Frederick Barbarossa.[2][3][4]
1145 The main altar of Lund Cathedral, at the time seat of the archiepiscopal see of all the Nordic countries, is consecrated.
Famous People Born on September 1

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Year Name
1946 Shalom Hanoch, Israeli rock singer, lyricist and composer
1976 Sebastián Rozental, Chilean footballer
1974 Jason Taylor, American football player and sportscaster
1997 Joan Mir, Spanish motorcycle racer
1977 Raffaele Giammaria, Italian racing driver
1895 Engelbert Zaschka, German engineer and designer, invented the Human-powered aircraft (d. 1955)
1871 J. Reuben Clark, American lawyer, civil servant, and religious leader (d. 1961)
1920 Richard Farnsworth, American actor and stuntman (d. 2000)
1341 Frederick III the Simple, King of Sicily (d. 1377)
1913 Ludwig Merwart, Austrian painter and illustrator (d. 1979)
Famous People Deaths On September 1

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Date Name
1989 A. Bartlett Giamatti, American businessman and academic (b. 1938)
1998 Józef Krupiński, Polish poet and author (b. 1930)
2003 Rand Brooks, American actor and producer (b. 1918)
1986 Murray Hamilton, American actor (b. 1923)
1991 Otl Aicher, German graphic designer and typographer (b. 1922)
1971 Alan Brown, English soldier (b. 1909)
2008 Thomas J. Bata, Czech-Canadian businessman (b. 1914)
1985 Stefan Bellof, German racing driver (b. 1957)
1999 W. Richard Stevens, Zambian computer scientist and author (b. 1951)
1715 François Girardon, French sculptor (b. 1628)