Today in history: September

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What happened on this day in September?

1st

Edgar Rice Burroughs born 1875
Titanic found by Robert Ballard 1985
Lily Tomlin born 1939
Germany invaded Poland 1939
Lady Iris Mountbatten died 1982
Princess Anne announced divorce 1989

2nd

George Harrison married Olivia Arias 1978
Labor Day Hurricane 1935
Jean Spangler born 1923

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3rd

Steve Fossett disappeared 2007
Britain declared war on Germany 1939
Denby Dale Pie 1988

4th

Robert Dudley died 1588
Rico Rodriguez died 2015

5th

Mavynee Betch died 2005
Denby Dale Pie 1965
Verner Panton died 1998
Work stopped at Winchester House 1922

6th

John Atkinson Grimshaw born 1839
Top Hat released 1935
Stephen Blackwell born 1866

7th

Buddy Holly born 1936
Keith Moon died 1978
Elizabeth I died 1606
Bruce Reynolds born 1931
George Viccars died 1665
Louise Bennett born 1919
The sinking of the Forfarshire 1838

8th

Avicii born 1989

9th

Elizabeth II surpasses Victoria’s record reign 2015
Cynthia Powell born 1939
Sheila Chisholm born 1895
How Do You Sleep released 1971
Seymour Worsley died 1818

10th

Empress Elisabeth assassinated 1898
Colin Firth born 1960
Biba opened 1973
Ben Coes born 1966
Rosie Glaser born 1914

11th

Jessica Mitford born 1917

12th

John Kennedy married Jacqueline Bouvier 1953
Johnny Cash died 2003

13th

Tom Dean / Franchot Tone fight 1951
Buckingham Palace Bombed 1940

14th

Grace Kelly died 1982
Isadora Duncan died 1927
Golden Girls premiered on TV 1985

15th

Agatha Christie born 1890
Prince Harry born 1984
Alex Zanardi accident 2001
Georia Tann died 1950
Buck Ruxton murders 1935
First railway casualty 1803
Cannonball Adderley born 1928
Margaret Lockwood born 1916

16th

Louis le Prince disappeared 1890
Lauren Bacall born 1926
Edward Whymper died 1911
Mary Travers died 2008
Louis Reard died 1984
Peter Falk born 1927

17th

Anne Bancroft born 1931
Gisele Pascal born 1921

18th

Peg Entwistle‘s body found 1932
Greta Garbo born 1905
Jimi Hendrix died 1970

19th

Monica Proietti shot 1967
Cass Elliot born 1941
Armand Jacoubovitch died 2010

20th

Sophia Loren born 1934
Brian Clough died 2004
Peggy Sue released 1957

21st

Stephen King born 1947
Leonard Cohen born 1934
Leonid Rogozov died 2000
Jaco Pastorius died 1987
Lynne Constantine born 1901

22nd

Fay Weldon born 1931
Theodore Hook born 1788
Idina Sackville married Joss Hay 1923
Henry Segrave born 1896
Ellen Church born 1904

23rd

Victoria Woodhull born 1938
Queen Victoria became longest serving monarch

24th

Deborah Mitford died 2015
Linda McCartney died 1941

25th

Mark Rothko born 1903
Alexander Zoubkoff born 1901
Mary Astor died 1987

26th

Bessie Smith died 1937

27th

Rosario Gonzalez born 1963
Woof Barnato born 1895

28th

Alice de Janze born 1899
Ben E King born 1938
Ed Sullivan born 1901

29th

Greer Garson born 1904

30th

Deborah Kerr born 1921
Princess Charlotte born 1898
Alice de Janze died 1941
Roy W Allen born 1882
Dennis Muldowney hanged 1952

 

 

 

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