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Pre-1600

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1145 Year 1145 ( MCXLV) was a common year starting on Monday A common year starting on Monday is any non-leap year A leap year (also known as an intercalary year or year) is a that contains an additional day (or, in the case of a , a month) a ...

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– The main altar of
Lund Cathedral Lund Cathedral ( sv, Lunds domkyrka) is a cathedral A cathedral is a church Church may refer to: Religion * Church (building) A church building, church house, or simply church, is a building used for Christian worship services and ...

Lund Cathedral
, at the time seat of the
archiepiscopal see image:Roma-san giovanni03.jpg, The seat or ''cathedra'' of the Bishop of Rome in the Archbasilica of Saint John Lateran An episcopal see is, in the usual meaning of the phrase, the area of a bishop's ecclesiastical jurisdiction. Phrases concernin ...
of all the
Nordic countries The Nordic countries (also known as the Nordics or ''Norden''; lit. 'the North') are a geographical and cultural region In geography, regions are areas that are broadly divided by physical characteristics (physical geography), human impac ...

Nordic countries
, is consecrated. *
1173 Year 1173 ( MCLXXIII) was a common year starting on MondayA common year starting on Monday is any non-leap year A leap year (also known as an intercalary year or bissextile year) is a calendar year that contains an additional day (or, in th ...
– The widow Stamira sacrifices herself in order to raise the siege of
Ancona Ancona (, also , ; ) is a city and a seaport in the Marche region in central Italy, with a population of around 101,997 . Ancona is the capital of the province of Ancona and of the region. The city is located northeast of Rome, on the Adriatic ...

Ancona
by the forces of Emperor
Frederick Barbarossa Frederick Barbarossa (1122 – 10 June 1190), also known as Frederick I (german: Friedrich I, it, Federico I), was the Holy Roman Emperor The Holy Roman Emperor, originally and officially the Emperor of the Romans ( la, Imperator The La ...
. *
1355 Year 1355 ( MCCCLV) was a common year starting on Thursday Common may refer to: Places * Common, a townland in County Tyrone County Tyrone (; ) is one of the thirty-two counties of Ireland Ireland (; ga, Éire ; Ulster Scots dialec ...
– King
Tvrtko I of Bosnia Stephen Tvrtko I ( sh, Stjepan/Stefan Tvrtko / Стјепан/Стефан Твртко; 1338 – 10 March 1391) was the first king of Kingdom of Bosnia, Bosnia. A member of the House of Kotromanić, he succeeded his uncle Stephen II, Ban of ...
writes ''In castro nostro Vizoka vocatum'' from the
Old town of Visoki The Old Town of Visoki ('';'' '';'' ) was a medieval royal castle town built during the 14th century on the top of the hill overlooking town of Visoko, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Visoko, Bosnia and Herzegovina. The first mention of the town was on 1 ...
. *
1420 Year 1420 ( MCDXX) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar The Julian calendar, proposed by Julius Caesar in , was a reform of the Roman calendar. It took effect on , by edict. It was de ...
A 9.4 MS-strong earthquake shakes Chile's
Atacama Region The Atacama Region ( es, Región de Atacama, ) is one of Chile Chile, officially the Republic of Chile, is a country in the western part of South America South America is a entirely in the and mostly in the , with a relativel ...
causing
tsunami A tsunami ( ; from ja, 津波, lit=harbour wave, ) is a series of waves in a water body caused by the displacement of a large volume of water, generally in an ocean or a large lake. Earthquake An earthquake (also known as a quake, t ...

tsunami
s in Chile as well as
Hawaii Hawaii ( ; haw, Hawaii or ) is a state State may refer to: Arts, entertainment, and media Literature * ''State Magazine'', a monthly magazine published by the U.S. Department of State * The State (newspaper), ''The State'' (newspape ...

Hawaii
and Japan.Manuel Abad, Tatiana Izquierdo, Miguel Cáceres, Enrique Bernárdez and Joaquín Rodríguez‐Vidal (2018). ''Coastal boulder deposit as evidence of an ocean‐wide prehistoric tsunami originated on the Atacama Desert coast (northern Chile)''. Sedimentology. Publication: December 13th, 2018. https://doi.org/10.1111/sed.12570 *
1449 Year 1449 ( MCDXLIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday A common year starting on Wednesday is any non-leap year (a year with 365 days) that begins on Wednesday, 1 January, and ends on Wednesday, 31 December. Its dominical letter hence is ...
Tumu Crisis The Crisis of the Tumu Fortress (), also known as the Tumu Crisis (; mn, Тумугийн тулалдаан), or the Jisi Incident (), was a frontier conflict between the Mongol Northern Yuan The Northern Yuan () was a dynastic regime rule ...

Tumu Crisis
: The
Mongols The Mongols ( mn, Монголчууд, , ''Mongolchuud'', ; russian: Монголы, ) are an East Asian people, East Asian ethnic group indigenous peoples, native to the Inner Mongolia, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region of China, Mongolia an ...
capture the
Emperor of China Emperor of China, or ''Huángdì'' (), was the Chinese sovereign, monarch of China during the History of China#Imperial China, imperial period of Chinese history. In traditional Chinese political theory, the emperor was considered the Son of He ...
. *
1529 __NOTOC__ Year 1529 ( MDXXIX) was a common year starting on Friday A common year starting on Friday is any non-leap year A leap year (also known as an intercalary year or year) is a that contains an additional day (or, in the case of a ...
– The Spanish fort of Sancti Spiritu, the first one built in modern
Argentina Argentina (), officially the Argentine Republic ( es, link=no, República Argentina), is a country located mostly in the southern half of South America South America is a continent A continent is any of several large landmasse ...

Argentina
, is destroyed by natives. *
1532 Year 1532 ( MDXXXII) was a leap year starting on Monday A leap year starting on Monday is any year with 366 days (i.e. it includes 29 February) that begins on Monday Monday is the between and . According to the 's standard, it is th ...
– Lady
Anne Boleyn Anne Boleyn (; 1501 – 19 May 1536) was Queen of England from 1533 to 1536 as the second wife of King Henry VIII Henry VIII (28 June 149128 January 1547) was King of England This list of kings and queens of the Kingdom of En ...

Anne Boleyn
is made
Marquess of Pembroke Marquess of Pembroke was a title in the Peerage of England The Peerage of England comprises all peerages created in the Kingdom of England before the Act of Union 1707, Act of Union in 1707. In that year, the Peerages of England and Peerage o ...
by her
fiancé An engagement or betrothal is the period of time between a marriage proposal A marriage proposal is an event where one person in a relationship asks for the other's hand in marriage in Stockholm Marriage, also called matrimony o ...

fiancé
, King
Henry VIII of England Henry VIII (28 June 149128 January 1547) was King of England from 22 April 1509 until his death in 1547. Henry is best known for Wives of Henry VIII, his six marriages, including his efforts to have his first marriage (to Catherine of Aragon ...
.


1601–1900

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1604 Events January–June * January 14 – The Hampton Court Conference is held between James I of England, the Anglicanism, Anglican bishops and representatives of the Puritans. Work begins on the Authorized King James Version of t ...
Adi Granth The Guru Granth Sahib ( pa, ਗੁਰੂ ਗ੍ਰੰਥ ਸਾਹਿਬ, ) is the central holy religious scripture of Sikhism Sikhism () or Sikhi ( pa, ਸਿੱਖੀ ', , from pa, ਸਿੱਖ, lit=disciple', 'seeker', or 'learner, tran ...
, now known as
Guru Granth Sahib The Guru Granth Sahib ( pa, ਗੁਰੂ ਗ੍ਰੰਥ ਸਾਹਿਬ, ) is the central holy religious scripture of Sikhism Sikhism () or Sikhi ( pa, ਸਿੱਖੀ ', , from pa, ਸਿੱਖ, lit=disciple', 'seeker', or 'learner, tran ...

Guru Granth Sahib
, the holy scripture of
Sikh Sikhs ( or ; pa, ਸਿੱਖ, ', ) are people who adhere to Sikhism, a Monotheism, monotheistic religion that originated in the late 15th century in the Punjab region of the Indian subcontinent, based on the revelation of Guru Nanak. The te ...

Sikh
s, is first installed at
Harmandir Sahib The Golden Temple, also known as Harmandir Sahib, meaning "abode of God" () or Darbār Sahib, meaning "exalted court" (), is a gurdwara A gurdwara (; meaning "door to the Sikh gurus, guru") is a place of assembly and place of worship, worship ...

Harmandir Sahib
. *
1644 It is one of eight years (CE) to contain each Roman numeral once (1000(M)+500(D)+100(C)+(-10(X)+50(L))+(-1(I)+5(V)) = 1644). Events January–June * January 22 Events Pre-1600 *613 __NOTOC__ Year 613 ( DCXIII) was a commo ...
Battle of Tippermuir:
James Graham, 1st Marquess of Montrose James Graham, 1st Marquess of Montrose (1612 – 21 May 1650) was a Scottish nobleman, poet and soldier, Lord Lieutenant, lord lieutenant and later viceroy and captain general of Scotland. Montrose initially joined the Covenanters in the Wa ...
defeats the Earl of Wemyss's
Covenanter Covenanters ( gd, Cùmhnantaich) were members of a 17th-century Kingdom of Scotland, Scottish religious and political movement, who supported a Presbyterian polity, Presbyterian Church of Scotland, and the primacy of its leaders in religious af ...
s, reviving the
Royalist A royalist supports a particular monarch A monarch is a head of stateWebster's II New College DictionarMonarch Houghton Mifflin. Boston. 2001. p. 707. Life tenure, for life or until abdication, and therefore the head of state of a monarchy. ...

Royalist
cause. *
1715 Events For dates within Great Britain and the British Empire, as well as in the Russian Empire, the "old style" Julian calendar The Julian calendar, proposed by Julius Caesar Gaius Julius Caesar (; 12 July 100 BC – 15 March 4 ...
– At the age of five,
Louis XV Louis XV (15 February 1710 – 10 May 1774), known as Louis the Beloved (french: le Bien-Aimé), was King of France from 1 September 1715 until his death in 1774. He succeeded his great-grandfather Louis XIV at the age of five. Until he reached ...

Louis XV
becomes king of France in succession to his great-grandfather, King Louis XIV. *
1763 Events January–March * January 27 – The seat of colonial administration in the Viceroyalty of Brazil is moved from Salvador, Bahia, Salvador to Rio de Janeiro. * February 1 – The Royal Colony of North Carolina official ...
Catherine II of Russia russian: Екатерина Алексеевна Романова, translit=Yekaterina Alekseyevna Romanova en, Catherine Alexeievna Romanova, link=yes , house = , father = Christian August, Prince of Anhalt-Zerbst , mother ...

Catherine II of Russia
endorses
Ivan Betskoy Ivan Ivanovich Betskoi or Betskoy (russian: Ива́н Ива́нович Бе́цкой; ) was an educational reformer in the Russian Empire who served as Catherine II of Russia, Catherine II's advisor on education and President of the Imperial ...
's plans for a Foundling Home in Moscow. *
1772 Events January– March * January 10 – Shah Alam II, the Mughal Emperor of India, makes a triumphant return to Delhi 15 years after having been forced to flee. * January 17 – Johann Friedrich Struensee and Queen Caroline ...
– The
Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa ( es, Misión San Luís Obispo de Tolosa) is a Spanish mission founded September 1, 1772 by Father Junípero Serra Junípero Serra y Ferrer (; ; ca, Juníper Serra i Ferrer; November 24, 1713August 28 ...

Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa
is founded in
San Luis Obispo, California San Luis Obispo (; Spanish Spanish may refer to: * Items from or related to Spain: **Spaniards, a nation and ethnic group indigenous to Spain **Spanish language **Spanish cuisine Other places * Spanish, Ontario, Canada * Spanish River (disamb ...
. *
1774 Events January–March * January 21 Events Pre-1600 *763 – Following the Alid revolt of 762–763, Battle of Bakhamra between Alids and Abbasids near Kufa, the Alid rebellion ends with the death of Ibrahim, brother of Isa i ...
Massachusetts Bay Massachusetts Bay is a bay A bay is a recessed, coastal body of water that directly connects to a larger main body of water, such as an ocean The ocean (also the sea or the world ocean) is the body of salt water which covers ...
colonists rise up in the bloodless
Powder Alarm The Powder Alarm was a major popular reaction to the removal of gunpowder from a magazine A magazine is a periodical publication Periodical literature (also called a periodical publication or simply a periodical) is a category of serial ...
. *
1804 Events January–March * January 1 – Haiti Haiti (; ht, Ayiti ; french: Haïti ), officially the Republic of Haiti (; ), and formerly known as Hayti, is a country located on the island of Hispaniola in the Greater Antilles a ...
Juno Juno commonly refers to: *Juno (mythology), the Roman goddess of marriage and queen of the gods *Juno (film), ''Juno'' (film), 2007 Juno may also refer to: Arts, entertainment and media Fictional characters *Juno, in the film ''Jenny, Juno'' *Jun ...
, one of the largest
asteroid An asteroid is a minor planet of the Solar System#Inner solar system, inner Solar System. Historically, these terms have been applied to any astronomical object orbiting the Sun that did not resolve into a disc in a telescope and was not observ ...

asteroid
s in the
Main Belt The asteroid belt is a circumstellar disc, torus-shaped region in the Solar System, located roughly between the orbits of the planets Jupiter and Mars, that is occupied by a great many solid, irregularly shaped bodies, of many sizes but much ...
, is discovered by the German astronomer
Karl Ludwig Harding Karl Ludwig Harding (September 29, 1765 – August 31, 1834) was a German astronomer, who discovered 3 Juno, the third asteroid of the main-belt in 1804. The lunar crater ''Harding (crater), Harding'' and the asteroid 2003 Harding are nam ...

Karl Ludwig Harding
. *
1831 Events January–March * January 1 – William Lloyd Garrison begins publishing ''The Liberator (anti-slavery newspaper), The Liberator'', an anti-slavery newspaper, in Boston, Massachusetts. * January 10 – Japanese depart ...
– The
Order of St. Gregory the Great
Order of St. Gregory the Great
is established by
Pope Gregory XVI Pope Gregory XVI ( la, Gregorius XVI; born Bartolomeo Alberto Cappellari; 18 September 1765 – 1 June 1846) was head of the Catholic Church The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian churc ...

Pope Gregory XVI
of the
Vatican State Vatican City (), officially the Vatican City State ( it, Stato della Città del Vaticano; la, Status Civitatis Vaticanae),—' * german: Vatikanstadt, cf. '—' (in Austria: ') * pl, Miasto Watykańskie, cf. '—' * pt, Cidade do Vatica ...
to recognize high support for the Vatican or for the Pope, by a man or a woman, and not necessarily a
Roman Catholic Roman or Romans most often refers to: *Rome , established_title = Founded , established_date = 753 BC , founder = King Romulus , image_map = Map of comune of Rome (metropolitan city of Capital Rome, region Laz ...

Roman Catholic
. *
1836 Events January–March * January 1 January 1 or 1 January is the first day of the year in the . There are 364 days remaining until the end of the year (365 in s). This day is known as since the day marks the beginning of the year ...
Narcissa Whitman Narcissa Prentiss Whitman (March 14, 1808 – November 29, 1847) was an American missionary in the Oregon Country of what would become the state of Washington (state), Washington. On their way to found the Protestantism, Protestant Whitman Missio ...

Narcissa Whitman
, one of the first English-speaking white women to settle west of the
Rocky Mountains The Rocky Mountains, also known as the Rockies, are a major mountain range A mountain range is a series of mountains ranged in a line and connected by high ground. A mountain system or mountain belt is a group of mountain ranges with simila ...

Rocky Mountains
, arrives at
Walla Walla, Washington Walla Walla is the largest city and county seat A county seat is an administrative centerAn administrative centre is a seat of regional administration or local government, or a county town, or the place where the central administration of a ...
. *
1838 Events January–March * January 10 Events Pre-1600 *49 BC __NOTOC__ Year 49 BC was a year of the pre-Julian Roman calendar. At the time, it was known as the Year of the Consulship of Lentulus and Marcellus (or, less frequently, y ...
Saint Andrew's Scots School, the oldest school of British origin in South America, is established. *
1862 Events January–March * January 1 January 1 or 1 January is the first day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar The Gregorian calendar is the used in most of the world. It was introduced in October 1582 by as a modif ...
American Civil War The American Civil War (also known by other names Other most often refers to: * Other (philosophy), a concept in psychology and philosophy Other or The Other may also refer to: Books * The Other (Tryon novel), ''The Other'' (Tryon nove ...
:
Battle of Chantilly The Battle of Chantilly (or Ox Hill, the Confederate name) took place on September 1, 1862, in Fairfax County, Virginia, as the concluding battle of the Northern Virginia Campaign of the American Civil War. Stonewall Jackson, Thomas J. "Stonewall" ...
:
Confederate Army troop
Confederate Army troop
s defeat a group of retreating United States Army, Union Army troops in Chantilly, Virginia. *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. *1870 – Franco-Prussian War: The Battle of Sedan is fought, resulting in a decisive Kingdom of Prussia, Prussian victory. *1873 – Cetshwayo ascends to the throne as king of the Zulu Kingdom, Zulu nation following the death of his father Mpande. *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. *1880 – The army of Ayub Khan (Emir of Afghanistan), Mohammad Ayub Khan is routed by the British at the Battle of Kandahar (1880), Battle of Kandahar, ending the Second Anglo-Afghan War. *1894 – Over 400 people die in the Great Hinckley Fire, a forest fire in Hinckley, Minnesota. *1897 – The Tremont Street Subway in Boston opens, becoming the first underground rapid transit system in North America.


1901–present

*1905 – Alberta and Saskatchewan join the Canadian confederation. *1906 – The International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys is established. *1911 – The armored cruiser Greek cruiser Georgios Averof, ''Georgios Averof'' is commissioned into the Hellenic Navy, Greek Navy. It now serves as a museum ship. *1914 – St. Petersburg, Russian Empire, Russia, changes its name to Petrograd. * 1914 – The last known passenger pigeon, a female named Martha (pigeon), Martha, dies in captivity in the Cincinnati Zoo. *1920 – The ''Fountain of Time'' opens as a tribute to the 100 years of peace between the United States and Great Britain following the Treaty of Ghent. *1923 – The 1923 Great Kantō earthquake, Great Kantō earthquake devastates Tokyo and Yokohama, killing about 105,000 people. *1928 – Ahmet Zogu declares Albania to be a monarchy and proclaims himself king. *1934 – The first Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer animated cartoon, ''The Discontented Canary'', is released to movie theatres. *1939 – World War II: Nazi Germany and Slovak Republic (1939–45), Slovakia Invasion of Poland, invade Second Polish Republic, Poland, beginning the European phase of World War II. * 1939 – General George C. Marshall becomes Joint Chiefs of Staff, Chief of Staff of the United States Army. * 1939 – The Wound Badge for Wehrmacht, Schutzstaffel, SS, Kriegsmarine, and Luftwaffe soldiers is instituted. The final version of the Iron Cross is also instituted on this date. * 1939 – Switzerland mobilizes its forces and the Swiss Parliament elects Henri Guisan to head the Swiss Armed Forces (an event that can happen only during war or mobilization). * 1939 – Adolf Hitler signs an order to begin the Aktion T4, systematic euthanasia of mentally ill and disabled people. *1941 – The Holocaust: The Nazis execute 2,500 Jews by shooting in Ostroh, Ukraine. *1951 – The United States, Australia and New Zealand sign a mutual defense pact, called the ANZUS Treaty. *1952 – ''The Old Man and the Sea'', the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Ernest Hemingway, is first published. *1958 – Iceland expands its fishing zone, putting it into conflict with the United Kingdom, beginning the Cod Wars. *1961 – The Eritrean War of Independence officially begins with the shooting of Ethiopian police by Hamid Idris Awate. * 1961 – The first conference of the Non-Aligned Movement, Non-Aligned Countries is held in Belgrade, Yugoslavia. * 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. *1967 – The Khmer–Chinese Friendship Association is banned in Cambodia. * 1967 – Six-Day War: The Khartoum Resolution is issued at the Arab Summit, and eight countries adopt the "three 'no's against Israel". *1969 – A 1969 Libyan coup d'état, coup in Libya brings Muammar Gaddafi to power. * 1969 – Trần Thiện Khiêm becomes Leaders of South Vietnam, Prime Minister of South Vietnam under President Nguyễn Văn Thiệu. *1970 – Palestinian guerrillas attack the motorcade of King Hussein of Jordan in a failed assassination attempt. *1972 – In Reykjavík, Iceland, American Bobby Fischer beats Russian Boris Spassky to become the World Chess Championship, world chess champion. *1973 – A 76-hour multinational rescue effort in the Celtic Sea resulted in the Rescue of Roger Mallinson and Roger Chapman. *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 . *1979 – The American space probe ''Pioneer 11'' becomes the first spacecraft to visit Saturn when it passes the planet at a distance of . *1980 – Major General Chun Doo-hwan becomes President of South Korea, following the resignation of Choi Kyu-hah. *1981 – A ''coup d'état'' in the Central African Republic overthrows List of heads of state of the Central African Republic and Central African Empire, President David Dacko. *1982 – The United States Air Force Space Command is founded. *1983 – Cold War: Korean Air Lines Flight 007 is shot down by a Soviet Union jet fighter when the commercial aircraft enters Soviet Union, Soviet airspace, killing all 269 on board, including United States Congress, Congressman Larry McDonald, Lawrence McDonald. *1985 – A joint American–French expedition locates the wreckage of the . *1991 – Uzbekistan declares independence from the Soviet Union. *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).


Births


Pre-1600

* 948 – Emperor Jingzong of Liao, Jing Zong, emperor of the Liao dynasty, Liao Dynasty (d. 982) *
1145 Year 1145 ( MCXLV) was a common year starting on Monday A common year starting on Monday is any non-leap year A leap year (also known as an intercalary year or year) is a that contains an additional day (or, in the case of a , a month) a ...

1145
– Ibn Jubayr, Spanish geographer and poet (d. 1217) *1288 – Elizabeth Richeza of Poland (d. 1335) *1341 – Frederick III the Simple, King of Sicily (d. 1377) *1453 – Gonzalo Fernández de Córdoba, Spanish general (d. 1515) *1477 – Bartolomeo Fanfulla, Italian mercenary (d. 1525) *1561 – Gervase Helwys, English murderer (d. 1615) *1566 – Edward Alleyn, English actor and major figure of the Elizabethan theatre; founder of Dulwich College and Alleyn's School (d. 1626) *1577 – Scipione Borghese, Italian cardinal and art collector (d. 1633) *1579 – John Frederick of Holstein-Gottorp, Prince-Bishop, Roman Catholic archbishop (d. 1634) *1588 – Henri, Prince of Condé (1588–1646), Henri, Prince of Condé (d. 1646) *1592 – Maria Angela Astorch, Spanish mystic and saint (d. 1665)


1601–1900

*1606 – Nicholas Slanning, English politician (d. 1643) *1608 – Giacomo Torelli, Italian stage designer, engineer, and architect (d. 1678) *1647 – Princess Anna Sophie of Denmark, daughter of King Frederick III of Denmark (d. 1717) *1653 – Johann Pachelbel, German organist, composer, and educator (d. 1706) *1689 – Kilian Ignaz Dientzenhofer, Bohemian architect, designed Ss. Cyril and Methodius Cathedral (d. 1751) *1711 – William IV, Prince of Orange (d. 1751) *1726 – Johann Becker (organist), Johann Becker, German organist, composer, and educator (d. 1803) *1795 – James Gordon Bennett Sr., American publisher, founded the ''New York Herald'' (d. 1872) *1799 – Ferenc Gyulay, Hungarian-Austrian commander and politician (d. 1868) *1811 – James Montgomrey, Leader and important benefactor of his home town of Brentford, England (d. 1883) *1818 – José María Castro Madriz, Costa Rican lawyer and politician, 1st President of Costa Rica (d. 1892) *1848 – Auguste Forel, Swiss myrmecologist, neuroanatomist, and psychiatrist (d. 1931) *1850 – Jim O'Rourke (baseball), Jim O'Rourke, American baseball player and manager (d. 1919) *1851 – John Clum, American journalist and agent (d. 1932) *1853 – Aleksei Brusilov, Russian general (d. 1926) *1854 – Engelbert Humperdinck (composer), Engelbert Humperdinck, German playwright and composer (d. 1921) *1855 – Innokenty Annensky, Russian poet and critic (d. 1909) *1856 – Sergei Winogradsky, Ukrainian-Russian microbiologist and ecologist (d. 1953) *1864 – Akashi Motojiro, Japanese general (d. 1919) *1866 – James J. Corbett, American boxer (d. 1933) *1867 – John Gretton, 1st Baron Gretton, English sailor and politician (d. 1947) *1868 – Henri Bourassa, Canadian publisher and politician (d. 1952) *1871 – J. Reuben Clark, American lawyer, civil servant, and religious leader (d. 1961) *1875 – Edgar Rice Burroughs, American author (d. 1950) *1876 – Harriet Shaw Weaver, English journalist and activist (d. 1961) *1877 – Francis William Aston, English chemist and physicist, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1945) * 1877 – Rex Beach, American author, playwright, and water polo player (d. 1949) *1878 – Princess Alexandra of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (d. 1942) * 1878 – J. F. C. Fuller, English general and historian (d. 1966) * 1878 – Tullio Serafin, Italian conductor and director (d. 1968) *1883 – Didier Pitre, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1934) *1884 – Hilda Rix Nicholas, Australian artist (d. 1961) * 1884 – Sigurd Wallén, Swedish actor and director (d. 1947) *1886 – Othmar Schoeck, Swiss composer and conductor (d. 1957) * 1886 – Shigeyasu Suzuki, Japanese general (d. 1957) *1887 – Blaise Cendrars, Swiss author and poet (d. 1961) *1892 – Leverett Saltonstall, American lieutenant and politician, 55th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1979) *1893 – Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Japanese-American painter and photographer (d. 1953) *1895 – Engelbert Zaschka, German engineer and designer, invented the Human-powered aircraft (d. 1955) *1896 – A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, Indian religious leader, founded the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (d. 1977) *1897 – Andy Kennedy (footballer, born 1897), Andy Kennedy, Irish footballer (d. 1963) *1898 – Violet Carson, English actress and singer (d. 1983) *1899 – Richard Arlen, American actor (d. 1976)


1901–present

*1902 – Kazimierz Dąbrowski, Polish psychiatrist and psychologist (d. 1980) *1904 – George Biswell, English footballer (d. 1981) * 1904 – Johnny Mack Brown, American football player and actor (d. 1974) *1906 – Joaquín Balaguer, Dominican lawyer and politician, 49th President of the Dominican Republic (d. 2002) * 1906 – Franz Biebl, German composer and educator (d. 2001) * 1906 – Eleanor Hibbert, English author (d. 1993) * 1906 – Arthur Rowe, English footballer and manager (d. 1993) *1907 – Gil Puyat, Filipino businessman and politician (d. 1981) * 1907 – Walter Reuther, American union leader, founded United Auto Workers (d. 1970) *1908 – Amir Elahi, Pakistani cricketer (d. 1980) * 1908 – Lou Kenton, English social activist (d. 2012) *1909 – E. Herbert Norman, Canadian historian and diplomat (d. 1957) *1913 – Ludwig Merwart, Austrian painter and illustrator (d. 1979) *1914 – John H. Adams, American jockey (d. 1995) *1916 – Dorothy Cheney, American tennis player (d. 2014) *1919 – Ossie Dawson, South African cricketer (d. 2008) * 1919 – Hilda Hänchen, German physicist and academic (d. 2013) *1920 – Liz Carpenter, American journalist, author, and activist (d. 2010) * 1920 – Eduardo J. Corso, Uruguayan lawyer and journalist (d. 2012) * 1920 – Richard Farnsworth, American actor and stuntman (d. 2000) *1921 – Willem Frederik Hermans, Dutch author, poet, and playwright (d. 1995) *1922 – Yvonne De Carlo, Canadian-American actress and singer (d. 2007) * 1922 – Vittorio Gassman, Italian actor, director, and screenwriter (d. 2000) *1923 – Rocky Marciano, American boxer (d. 1969) * 1923 – Kenneth Thomson, 2nd Baron Thomson of Fleet, Canadian businessman and art collector (d. 2006) *1924 – Hal Douglas, American voice actor (d. 2014) *1925 – Arvonne Fraser, American activist (d. 2018) * 1925 – Art Pepper, American saxophonist, clarinet player, and composer (d. 1982) *1926 – Abdur Rahman Biswas, Bangladeshi banker and politician, 10th President of Bangladesh (d. 2017) * 1926 – Gene Colan, American illustrator (d. 2011) * 1926 – Russell Jones (ice hockey), Russell Jones, Australian ice hockey player and coach (d. 2012) *1927 – Soshana Afroyim, Austrian painter (d. 2015) * 1927 – Wyatt Cooper, American author and screenwriter (d. 1978) *1929 – Mava Lee Thomas, American baseball player (d. 2013) * 1929 – Maurice Vachon, Canadian wrestler (d. 2013) *1930 – Turgut Özakman, Turkish lawyer and civil servant (d. 2013) * 1930 – Dick Raaymakers, Dutch composer and theorist (d. 2013) * 1930 – Charles Correa, Indian architect (d. 2015) *1931 – Abdul Haq Ansari, Indian theologian and scholar (d. 2012) * 1931 – Beano Cook, American journalist and sportscaster (d. 2012) * 1931 – Cecil Parkinson, English accountant and politician, Secretary of State for Transport (d. 2016) * 1931 – Boxcar Willie, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1999) *1932 – Derog Gioura, Nauruan politician, 23rd President of Nauru (d. 2008) *1933 – Marshall Lytle, American bass player and songwriter (d. 2013) * 1933 – Ann Richards, American educator and politician, 45th Governor of Texas (d. 2006) * 1933 – T. Thirunavukarasu, Sri Lankan politician (d. 1982) * 1933 – Conway Twitty, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1993) *1935 – Nicholas Garland, English cartoonist * 1935 – Seiji Ozawa, Japanese conductor and director * 1935 – Guy Rodgers, American basketball player (d. 2001) *1936 – Valery Legasov, Soviet inorganic chemist, chief of the commission investigating the Chernobyl disaster (d. 1988) *1938 – Alan Dershowitz, American lawyer and author * 1938 – Per Kirkeby, Danish painter, sculptor, and poet (d. 2018) *1939 – Lily Tomlin, American actress, comedian, screenwriter, and producer *1940 – Yaşar Büyükanıt, Turkish general (d. 2019) *1942 – C. J. Cherryh, American author and educator *1944 – Archie Bell (singer), Archie Bell, American soul singer-songwriter and musician * 1944 – Leonard Slatkin, American conductor and composer *1945 – Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi, Yemeni general and politician, 2nd President of Yemen *1946 – Barry Gibb, Manx-English singer-songwriter and producer * 1946 – Shalom Hanoch, Israeli rock singer, lyricist and composer * 1946 – Roh Moo-hyun, South Korean soldier and politician, 9th List of Presidents of South Korea, President of South Korea (d. 2009) *1947 – Al Green (politician), Al Green, American lawyer and politician * 1947 – P. A. Sangma, Indian lawyer and politician, 11th Speaker of the Lok Sabha (d. 2016) *1948 – Greg Errico, American drummer and producer * 1948 – Józef Życiński, Polish archbishop and philosopher (d. 2011) * 1948 – Russ Kunkel, American drummer and producer *1949 – Garry Maddox, American baseball player and sportscaster * 1949 – Alasdair McDonnell, Irish physician and politician *1950 – Mikhail Fradkov, Russian politician, 36th Prime Minister of Russia * 1950 – Phillip Fulmer, American football player and coach * 1950 – Phil McGraw, American psychologist, author, and talk show host *1951 – David Bairstow, English cricketer and sportscaster (d. 1998) *1952 – Michael Massee, American actor (d. 2016) * 1952 – Manuel Piñero, Spanish golfer *1953 – Don Blackman, American singer-songwriter, pianist, and producer (d. 2013) *1954 – Richard Burden, English politician * 1954 – Dave Lumley, Canadian ice hockey player *1955 – Bruce Foxton, English singer-songwriter and bass player *1956 – Vinnie Johnson, American basketball player and sportscaster * 1956 – Bernie Wagenblast, American publisher, founded the Transportation Communications Newsletter *1957 – Alexandra Aikhenvald, Australian linguist * 1957 – Gloria Estefan, Cuban-American singer-songwriter and actress * 1957 – Duško Ivanović, Montenegrin basketball player and coach *1959 – Keith Clearwater, American golfer * 1959 – Mike Duxbury, English footballer * 1959 – Kenny Mayne, American football player and journalist * 1959 – Joe Jusko, American illustrator and painter *1960 – Ralf Außem, German footballer and manager * 1960 – Karl Mecklenburg, American football player *1961 – Pete DeCoursey, American journalist (d. 2014) * 1961 – Jeremy Farrar, British academic and educator; director of the Wellcome Trust * 1961 – Christopher Ferguson, American captain, pilot, and astronaut * 1961 – Boney James, American saxophonist, composer, and producer *1962 – Tony Cascarino, English-Irish footballer * 1962 – Ruud Gullit, Dutch footballer and manager *1963 – Stephen Kernahan, Australian footballer *1964 – Brian Bellows, Canadian ice hockey player * 1964 – Holly Golightly (comics), Holly Golightly, American author and illustrator * 1964 – Dave O'Higgins, English jazz saxophonist * 1964 – Charlie Robison, American singer-songwriter and guitarist *1965 – Craig McLachlan, Australian actor and singer * 1965 – Tibor Simon, Hungarian footballer and manager (d. 2002) *1966 – Tim Hardaway, American basketball player and coach * 1966 – Ken Levine (game developer), Ken Levine, American video game designer, co-founded Irrational Games *1967 – Steve Pemberton, English actor, screenwriter and director * 1967 – David Whissell, Canadian engineer and politician *1968 – Mohamed Atta, Egyptian terrorist (d. 2001) *1969 – Henning Berg, Norwegian footballer and manager *1970 – David Fairleigh, Australian rugby league player, coach, and sportscaster * 1970 – Hwang Jung-min, South Korean actor * 1970 – Padma Lakshmi, Indian-American actress and author *1971 – Joe Enochs, American soccer player and manager * 1971 – Yoshitaka Hirota, Japanese bass player and composer * 1971 – Hakan Şükür, Turkish footballer and politician *1973 – J.D. Fortune, Canadian singer-songwriter * 1973 – Rieko Miura, Japanese singer and actress * 1973 – Simon Shaw, English rugby player * 1973 – Zach Thomas, American football player * 1973 – Ram Kapoor, Indian actor *1974 – Burn Gorman, American-born English actor and musician * 1974 – Jason Taylor (American football), Jason Taylor, American football player and sportscaster * 1974 – Yutaka Yamamoto, Japanese director and producer, founded Ordet (company), Ordet Animation Studio * 1974 – Jhonen Vasquez, American writer, director, cartoonist, and comic illustrator *1975 – Natalie Bassingthwaighte, Australian singer-songwriter * 1975 – James Innes (author), James Innes, English entrepreneur and author * 1975 – Nomy Lamm, American singer-songwriter and activist * 1975 – Cuttino Mobley, American basketball player * 1975 – Scott Speedman, English-Canadian actor *1976 – Babydaddy, American singer-songwriter and producer * 1976 – Marcos Ambrose, Australian racing driver * 1976 – Clare Connor, English cricketer * 1976 – Érik Morales, Mexican boxer * 1976 – Sebastián Rozental, Chilean footballer *1977 – David Albelda, Spanish footballer * 1977 – Raffaele Giammaria, Italian racing driver * 1977 – Arsalan Iftikhar, American lawyer and author * 1977 – Aaron Schobel, American football player *1978 – Max Vieri, Australian-Italian footballer *1980 – Sammy Adjei, Ghanaian footballer * 1980 – Chris Riggott, English footballer *1981 – Clinton Portis, American football player * 1981 – Adam Quick, Australian basketball player *1982 – Jeffrey Buttle, Canadian figure skater * 1982 – Paul Dumbrell, Australian racing driver * 1982 – Ryan Gomes, American basketball player *1983 – Iñaki Lejarreta, Spanish cyclist (d. 2012) * 1983 – José Antonio Reyes, Spanish footballer (d. 2019) * 1983 – Jeff Woywitka, Canadian ice hockey player *1984 – Ludwig Göransson, Swedish film composer * 1984 – László Köteles, Hungarian footballer * 1984 – Nick Noble, American football player * 1984 – Rod Pelley, Canadian ice hockey player * 1984 – Joe Trohman, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer *1985 – Larsen Jensen, American swimmer *1986 – Anthony Allen (rugby union), Anthony Allen, English rugby player * 1986 – Gaël Monfils, French tennis player * 1986 – Stella Mwangi, Kenyan-Norwegian singer-songwriter *1987 – Dann Hume, New Zealand singer-songwriter, drummer, and producer * 1987 – Leonel Suárez, Cuban decathlete * 1987 – Mats Zuccarello, Norwegian ice hockey player *1988 – Simona de Silvestro, Swiss racing driver * 1988 – Gabriel Ferrari, American soccer player * 1988 – Mushfiqur Rahim, Bangladeshi cricketer * 1988 – Chanel West Coast, American rapper-songwriter and model *1989 – Astrid Besser, Italian tennis player * 1989 – Jefferson Montero, Ecuadorian footballer * 1989 – Daniel Sturridge, English footballer *1990 – Stanislav Tecl, Czech footballer *1991 – Rhys Bennett, English footballer * 1991 – Angélica Kvieczynski, Brazilian gymnast *1992 – Cristiano Biraghi, Italian footballer * 1992 – Kirani James, Grenadian sprinter * 1992 – Woo Hye-lim, South Korean singer-songwriter *1993 – Mario Lemina, Gabonese footballer *1994 – Anna Smolina, Russian tennis player * 1994 – Carlos Sainz Jr., Spanish Formula One driver * 1994 – Betty Cantrell, Miss America 2016 *1995 – Nathan MacKinnon, Canadian ice hockey player *1996 – Zendaya, American actress and singer *1997 – Jungkook, South Korean singer, songwriter and record producer *1997 – Joan Mir, Spanish motorcycle racer


Deaths


Pre-1600

* 870 – Muhammad al-Bukhari, Persian scholar (b. 810) *1081 – Bishop Eusebius of Angers *1159 – Pope Adrian IV (b. 1100) *1198 – Dulce of Aragon, Dulce, Queen of Portugal (b. 1160) *1215 – Otto I (bishop of Utrecht), Otto, bishop of Utrecht *1256 – Kujō Yoritsune, Japanese shōgun (b. 1218) *1327 – Foulques de Villaret, Grand Master of the Knights Hospitaller *1339 – Henry XIV, Duke of Bavaria (b. 1305) *1376 – Philip of Valois, Duke of Orléans (b. 1336) *1414 – William de Ros, 6th Baron de Ros, English politician, Lord High Treasurer (b. 1369) *1480 – Ulrich V, Count of Württemberg (b. 1413) *1557 – Jacques Cartier, French navigator and explorer (b. 1491) *1581 – Guru Ram Das,
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1601–1900

*1615 – Étienne Pasquier, French lawyer and jurist (b. 1529) *1646 – Francis Windebank, English statesman (b. 1582) *1648 – Marin Mersenne, French mathematician, theologian, and philosopher (b. 1588) *1678 – Jan Brueghel the Younger, Flemish painter (b. 1601) *1685 – Leoline Jenkins, Welsh lawyer, jurist, and politician, Secretary of State for the Northern Department (b. 1625) *1687 – Henry More, English priest and philosopher (b. 1614) *1706 – Cornelis de Man, Dutch painter (b. 1621) *
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– François Girardon, French sculptor (b. 1628) * 1715 – Louis XIV of France (b. 1638) *
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– William Clark, American soldier, explorer, and politician, 4th List of Governors of Missouri, Governor of Missouri Territory (b. 1770) *1839 – Izidor Guzmics, Hungarian theologian and educator (b. 1786) *1868 – Ferenc Gyulay, Hungarian-Austrian commander and politician (b. 1799)


1901–present

*1922 – Samu Pecz, Hungarian architect and academic (b. 1854) *1930 – Peeter Põld, Estonian scientist and politician, 1st Estonian Minister of Education (b. 1878) *1943 – Charles Atangana, Cameroonian ruler (b. 1880) *1947 – Frederick Russell Burnham, American soldier and adventurer (b. 1861) *1953 – Bernard O'Dowd, Australian journalist, author, and poet (b. 1866) *1967 – Siegfried Sassoon, English soldier and writer (b. 1886) *1969 – Drew Pearson (journalist), Drew Pearson, American journalist and author (b. 1897) *1970 – François Mauriac, French novelist, poet, and playwright, Nobel Prize in Literature, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1885) *1971 – Alan Brown (British Army officer), Alan Brown, English soldier (b. 1909) *1974 – Gerd Neggo, Estonian dancer, dance teacher, and choreographer (b. 1891) *1977 – Ethel Waters, American singer and actress (b. 1896) *1981 – Ann Harding, American actress (b. 1901) * 1981 – Albert Speer, German architect and author (b. 1905) *1982 – Haskell Curry, American mathematician and academic (b. 1900) * 1982 – Władysław Gomułka, Polish activist and politician (b. 1905) *1983 – Henry M. Jackson, American lawyer and politician (b. 1912) * 1983 – Larry McDonald, American physician and politician (b. 1935) *1984 – Madeleine de Bourbon-Busset, Duchess of Parma (b. 1898) *1985 – Stefan Bellof, German racing driver (b. 1957) *1986 – Murray Hamilton, American actor (b. 1923) *1988 – Luis Walter Alvarez, American physicist and academic, Nobel Prize in Physics, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1911) *1989 – A. Bartlett Giamatti, American businessman and academic (b. 1938) * 1989 – Kazimierz Deyna, Polish footballer (b. 1947) * 1989 – Tadeusz Sendzimir, Polish-American engineer (b. 1894) *1990 – Edwin O. Reischauer, American scholar and diplomat (b. 1910) *1991 – Otl Aicher, German graphic designer and typographer (b. 1922) *1997 – Zoltán Czibor, Hungarian footballer (b. 1929) *1998 – Józef Krupiński, Polish poet and author (b. 1930) * 1998 – Cary Middlecoff, American golfer and sportscaster (b. 1921) * 1998 – Osman F. Seden, Turkish director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1924) *1999 – W. Richard Stevens, Zambian computer scientist and author (b. 1951) *2003 – Rand Brooks, American actor and producer (b. 1918) * 2003 – Terry Frost, English painter and academic (b. 1915) *2004 – Ahmed Kuftaro, Syrian religious leader, Grand Mufti of Syria (b. 1915) * 2004 – Alastair Morton, South African businessman (b. 1938) *2005 – R. L. Burnside, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1926) *2006 – György Faludy, Hungarian author and poet (b. 1910) * 2006 – Warren Mitofsky, American journalist (b. 1934) * 2006 – Bob O'Connor (mayor), Bob O'Connor, American businessman and politician, 57th Mayor of Pittsburgh (b. 1944) * 2006 – Kyffin Williams, Welsh painter and educator (b. 1918) *2007 – Roy McKenzie, New Zealand horse racer and philanthropist (b. 1922) *2008 – Thomas J. Bata, Czech-Canadian businessman (b. 1914) * 2008 – Jerry Reed, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor (b. 1937) *2010 – Wakanohana Kanji I, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 45th Makuuchi#Yokozuna, Yokozuna (b. 1928) *2012 – Sean Bergin, South African saxophonist, flute player, and composer (b. 1948) * 2012 – Hal David, American songwriter and composer (b. 1921) * 2012 – Smarck Michel, Haitian businessman and politician, 6th Prime Minister of Haiti (b. 1937) * 2012 – William Petzäll, Swedish politician (b. 1988) * 2012 – Arnaldo Putzu, Italian illustrator (b. 1927) *2013 – Ignacio Eizaguirre, Spanish footballer and manager (b. 1920) * 2013 – Gordon Steege, Australian soldier (b. 1917) * 2013 – Margaret Mary Vojtko, American linguist and academic (b. 1930) * 2013 – Ken Wallis, English commander and pilot (b. 1916) *2014 – Ahmed Abdi Godane, Somali militant leader (b. 1977) * 2014 – Roger McKee, American baseball player (b. 1926) * 2014 – Joseph Shivers, American chemist and academic, developed spandex (b. 1920) *2015 – Gurgen Dalibaltayan, Armenian general (b. 1926) * 2015 – Dean Jones (actor), Dean Jones, American actor and singer (b. 1931) * 2015 – Richard G. Hewlett, American historian and author (b. 1923) * 2015 – Ben Kuroki, American sergeant and pilot (b. 1917) *2018 – Randy Weston, American jazz pianist and composer (b. 1926) *2020 – Erick Morillo, American disc jockey and music producer (b. 1971)


Holidays and observances

*List of holidays by country#Eritrea, Anniversary of the Start of the Armed Struggle (Eritrea) *Christian feast day: **Constantius of Aquino, Constantius (Costanzo) of Aquino **David Pendleton Oakerhater (Anglican Communion) **Saint Giles, Giles **Lupus of Sens, Loup (Lupus) of Sens **Nivard, Nivard (Nivo) **Sixtus of Reims **Terentian, Terentian (Terrence) **Verena **Saint Vibiana, Vibiana **The beginning of the Liturgical year#Eastern Orthodox Church, new liturgical year (Eastern Orthodox Church and the Eastern Catholic Church) **September 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) *Constitution Day (Slovakia) *1923 Great Kantō earthquake, Disaster Prevention Day (Japan) *Earliest day on which Father's Day can fall, while September 7 is the latest; celebrated on the first Sunday in September. (Australia, Fiji, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea) *Earliest day on which Labor Day can fall, while September 7 is the latest; celebrated on the first Monday in September. (Canada, United States, Palau) *First day of school in many countries in Asia, Europe and the Americas. *Flag Day (Honduras) *Independence Day (Uzbekistan), Independence Day, celebrates the independence of Uzbekistan from the Soviet Union in 1991. *Journalist Day (Taiwan) *Knowledge Day (Russia, Ukraine and Armenia) *Random Acts of Kindness Day (New Zealand) *Public holidays in Poland#Holidays declared by statute, Veteran's Day (Poland) *Wattle Day (Australia)


References


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