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Events

  • 617Battle of Huoyi: Li Yuan defeats a Sui dynasty army, opening the path to his capture of the imperial capital Chang'an and the eventual establishment of the Tang dynasty.
  • 1100 – Election of Antipope Theodoric.
  • 1198Philip of Swabia, Prince of Hohenstaufen, is crowned King of Germany (King of the Romans)
  • 1253Pope Innocent IV canonises Stanislaus of Szczepanów, killed by king Bolesław II.
  • 1264 – The Statute of Kalisz, guaranteeing Jews safety and personal liberties and giving battei din jurisdiction over Jewish matters, is promulgated by Bolesław the Pious, Duke of Greater Poland.
  • 1276Pope John XXI is chosen.
  • 1331Stefan Dušan declares himself king of Serbia.
  • 1380Battle of Kulikovo: Russian forces defeat a mixed army of Tatars and Mongols, stopping their advance.
  • 1504 – Michelangelo's David is unveiled in Piazza della Signoria in Florence.
  • 1514Battle of Orsha: In one of the biggest battles of the century, Lithuanians and Poles defeat the Russian army.
  • 1522Magellan–Elcano circumnavigation: Victoria arrives at Seville, technically completing the first circumnavigation.
  • 1551 – The foundation day in Vitória, Brazil.
  • 1565St. Augustine, Florida is founded by Spanish admiral and Florida's first governor, Pedro Menéndez de Avilés.
  • 1565 – The Knights of Malta lift the Ottoman siege of Malta that began on May 18.
  • 1612 – The foundation day in São Luís, Maranhão, Brazil.
  • 1655 – Warsaw falls without resistance to a small force under the command of Charles X Gustav of Sweden during The Deluge, making it the first time the city is captured by a foreign army.
  • 1727 – A barn fire during a puppet show in the village of Burwell in Cambridgeshire, England kills 78 people, many of whom are children.
  • 1755French and Indian War: Battle of Lake George.
  • 1756 – French and Indian War: Kittanning Expedition.
  • 1761 – Marriage of King George III of the United Kingdom to Duchess Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz.
  • 1775 – The unsuccessful Rising of the Priests in Malta.
  • 1781American Revolutionary War: The Battle of Eutaw Springs in South Carolina, the war's last significant battle in the Southern theater, ends in a narrow British tactical victory.
  • 1793French Revolutionary Wars: Battle of Hondschoote.
  • 1796 – French Revolutionary Wars: Battle of Bassano: French forces defeat Austrian troops at Bassano del Grappa.
  • 1810 – The Tonquin sets sail from New York Harbor with 33 employees of John Jacob Astor's newly created Pacific Fur Company on board. After a six-month journey around the tip of South America, the ship arrives at the mouth of the Columbia River and Astor's men establish the fur-trading town of Astoria, Oregon.
  • 1831William IV and Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen are crowned King and Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.
  • 1831 – November uprising: The Battle of Warsaw effectively ends the Polish insurrection.
  • 1860 – The steamship Template:Ship sinks on Lake Michigan, with the loss of around 300 lives.
  • 1862Millennium of Russia monument is unveiled in Novgorod.
  • 1863American Civil War: In the Second Battle of Sabine Pass, a small Confederate force thwarts a Union invasion of Texas.
  • 1883 – The Northern Pacific Railway (reporting mark NP) was completed in a ceremony at Gold Creek, Montana. Former president Ulysses S. Grant drove in the final "golden spike" in an event attended by rail and political luminaries.
  • 1888Isaac Peral's submarine is first tested.
  • 1888 – In London, the body of Jack the Ripper's second murder victim, Annie Chapman, is found.
  • 1888 – In England, the first six Football League matches are played.
  • 1892 – The Pledge of Allegiance is first recited.
  • 1900Galveston hurricane: A powerful hurricane hits Galveston, Texas killing about 8,000 people.
  • 1905 – The 7.2 Template:M Calabria earthquake shakes southern Italy with a maximum Mercalli intensity of XI (Extreme), killing between 557 and 2,500 people.
  • 1914World War I: Private Thomas Highgate becomes the first British soldier to be executed for desertion during the war.
  • 1916 – In a bid to prove that women were capable of serving as military dispatch riders, Augusta and Adeline Van Buren arrive in Los Angeles, completing a 60-day, 5,500 mile cross-country trip on motorcycles.
  • 1921Margaret Gorman, a 16-year-old, wins the Atlantic City Pageant's Golden Mermaid trophy; pageant officials later dubbed her the first Miss America.
  • 1923Honda Point disaster: Nine US Navy destroyers run aground off the California coast. Seven are lost, and twenty-three sailors killed.
  • 1925Rif War: Spanish forces including troops from the Foreign Legion under Colonel Francisco Franco landing at Al Hoceima, Morocco.
  • 1926Germany is admitted to the League of Nations.
  • 19303M begins marketing Scotch transparent tape.
  • 1933Ghazi bin Faisal became King of Iraq.
  • 1934 – Off the New Jersey coast, a fire aboard the passenger liner Template:SS kills 137 people.
  • 1935 – US Senator from Louisiana Huey Long is fatally shot in the Louisiana State Capitol building.
  • 1941World War II: German forces begin the Siege of Leningrad.
  • 1943 – World War II: The Armistice of Cassibile is proclaimed by radio. OB Süd immediately implements plans to disarm the Italian forces.
  • 1944 – World War II: London is hit by a V-2 rocket for the first time.
  • 1945 – The division of Korea begins when United States troops arrive to partition the southern part of Korea in response to Soviet troops occupying the northern part of the peninsula a month earlier.
  • 1946 – The referendum abolishes the monarchy in Bulgaria.
  • 1952 – The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation makes its first televised broadcast on the second escape of the Boyd Gang.
  • 1954 – The Southeast Asia Treaty Organization (SEATO) is established.
  • 1960 – In Huntsville, Alabama, US President Dwight D. Eisenhower formally dedicates the Marshall Space Flight Center (NASA had already activated the facility on July 1).
  • 1962 – Last run of the famous Pines Express over the Somerset and Dorset Railway line (UK) fittingly using the last steam locomotive built by British Railways, BR Standard Class 9F 92220 Evening Star.
  • 1966 – The landmark American science fiction television series Star Trek premieres with its first-aired episode, "The Man Trap".
  • 1970Trans International Airlines Flight 863 crashes during takeoff from John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City, killing all 11 aboard.[1]
  • 1971 – In Washington, D.C., the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is inaugurated, with the opening feature being the premiere of Leonard Bernstein's Mass.
  • 1974Watergate scandal: US President Gerald Ford signs the pardon of Richard Nixon for any crimes Nixon may have committed while in office.
  • 1975Gays in the military: US Air Force Tech Sergeant Leonard Matlovich, a decorated veteran of the Vietnam War, appears in his Air Force uniform on the cover of Time magazine with the headline "I Am A Homosexual". He is given a general discharge, later upgraded to honorable.
  • 1978Black Friday, a massacre by soldiers against protesters in Tehran, results in 700–3000 deaths, it marks the beginning of the end of the monarchy in Iran.
  • 1988 – Yellowstone National Park is closed for the first time in U.S. history due to ongoing fires.
  • 1989Partnair Flight 394 dives into the North Sea, killing 55 people. The investigation showed that the tail of the plane vibrated loose in flight due to sub-standard connecting bolts that had been fraudulently sold as aircraft-grade.
  • 1991 – The Republic of Macedonia becomes independent.
  • 1994USAir Flight 427, on approach to Pittsburgh International Airport, suddenly crashes in clear weather killing all 132 aboard, resulting in the most extensive aviation investigation in world history and altering manufacturing practices in the industry.
  • 2004 – NASA's unmanned spacecraft Genesis crash-lands when its parachute fails to open.
  • 2005 – Two Ilyushin Il-76 aircraft from EMERCOM land at a disaster aid staging area at Little Rock Air Force Base; the first time Russia has flown such a mission to North America.
  • 2016 – NASA launches OSIRIS-REx, its first asteroid sample return mission. The probe will visit 101955 Bennu and is expected to return with samples in 2023.

Births

  • 685Emperor Xuanzong of Tang (d. 762)
  • 801Ansgar, German archbishop and saint (d. 865)
  • 828Ali al-Hadi, Hijazi (Western Arabian), 10th of the Twelve Imams (d. 868)
  • 1157Richard I of England (d. 1199)
  • 1209Sancho II of Portugal (d. 1248)
  • 1271Charles Martel of Anjou (d. 1295)
  • 1380Bernardino of Siena, Italian priest, missionary, and saint (d. 1444)
  • 1413Catherine of Bologna, Italian nun and saint (d. 1463)[2]
  • 1442John de Vere, 13th Earl of Oxford, English commander and politician, Lord Great Chamberlain of England (d. 1513)
  • 1462Henry Medwall, first known English vernacular dramatist (d. 1501)
  • 1474Ludovico Ariosto, Italian playwright and poet (d. 1533)
  • 1515Alfonso Salmeron, Spanish priest and scholar (d. 1585)
  • 1588Marin Mersenne, French mathematician, philosopher, and theologian (d. 1648)
  • 1593Toyotomi Hideyori, Japanese nobleman (d. 1615)
  • 1611Johann Friedrich Gronovius, German scholar and critic (d. 1671)
  • 1621Louis, Grand Condé, French general (d. 1686)
  • 1633Ferdinand IV, King of the Romans (d. 1654)
  • 1672Nicolas de Grigny, French organist and composer (d. 1703)
  • 1698François Francoeur, French violinist and composer (d. 1787)
  • 1742Ozias Humphry, English painter and academic (d. 1810)[3]
  • 1749Yolande de Polastron, French educator (d. 1793)
  • 1750Tanikaze Kajinosuke, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 4th Yokozuna (d. 1795)
  • 1752Carl Stenborg, Swedish opera singer, actor, and director (d. 1813)
  • 1767August Wilhelm Schlegel, German poet and critic (d. 1845)
  • 1774Anne Catherine Emmerich, German nun and mystic (d. 1824)
  • 1779Mustafa IV, Ottoman sultan (d. 1808)
  • 1783N. F. S. Grundtvig, Danish pastor, philosopher, and author (d. 1872)
  • 1804Eduard Mörike, German pastor, poet, and academic (d. 1875)
  • 1814Charles Étienne Brasseur de Bourbourg, French archaeologist, ethnographer, and historian (d. 1874)
  • 1815Giuseppina Strepponi, Italian soprano and educator (d. 1897)
  • 1822Karl von Ditmar, German geologist and explorer (d. 1892)
  • 1824Jaime Nunó, Spanish-American composer, conductor, and director (d. 1908)
  • 1828Joshua Chamberlain, American general and politician, 32nd Governor of Maine (d. 1914)
  • 1828 – Clarence Cook, American author and critic (d. 1900)
  • 1830Frédéric Mistral, French poet and lexicographer, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1914)
  • 1831Wilhelm Raabe, German author and painter (d. 1910)
  • 1841Antonín Dvořák, Czech composer and academic (d. 1904)
  • 1846Paul Chater, Indian-Hong Kong businessman and politician (d. 1926)
  • 1851John Jenkins, American-Australian businessman and politician, 22nd Premier of South Australia (d. 1923)
  • 1852Gojong of Korea (d. 1919)
  • 1857Georg Michaelis, German academic and politician, 6th Chancellor of Germany (d. 1936)
  • 1863Mary of the Divine Heart, German nun and saint (d. 1899)
  • 1863W.W. Jacobs, English novelist and short story writer (d. 1943)
  • 1867Alexander Parvus, Belarusian-German theoretician and activist (d. 1924)
  • 1868Seth Weeks, American mandolin player, composer, and bandleader (d. 1953)
  • 1869José María Pino Suárez, Mexican politician, Vice President of Mexico, murdered in a military coup (d. 1913)
  • 1871Samuel McLaughlin, Canadian businessman and philanthropist, founded the McLaughlin Carriage Company (d. 1972)
  • 1872James William McCarthy, American judge (d. 1939)
  • 1873Alfred Jarry, French author and playwright (d. 1907)
  • 1873 – David O. McKay, American religious leader, 9th President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (d. 1970)
  • 1876Inez Knight Allen, Mormon missionary and Utah politician (d. 1937)
  • 1881Harry Hillman, American runner and hurdler (d. 1945)
  • 1881 – Refik Saydam, Turkish physician and politician, 5th Prime Minister of Turkey (d. 1942)
  • 1884Théodore Pilette, Belgian race car driver (d. 1921)
  • 1886Siegfried Sassoon, English captain, journalist, and poet (d. 1967)
  • 1886 – Ninon Vallin, French soprano and actress (d. 1961)
  • 1889Robert A. Taft, American lawyer and politician (d. 1953)
  • 1894John Samuel Bourque, Canadian soldier and politician (d. 1974)
  • 1894 – Willem Pijper, Dutch composer and critic (d. 1947)
  • 1896Howard Dietz, American publicist and songwriter (d. 1983)
  • 1897Jimmie Rodgers, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1933)
  • 1900Tilly Devine, English-Australian organised crime boss (d. 1970)
  • 1900 – Claude Pepper, American lawyer and politician (d. 1989)
  • 1901Hendrik Verwoerd, Dutch-South African journalist and politician, 7th Prime Minister of South Africa (d. 1966)
  • 1903Jane Arbor, English author (d. 1994)
  • 1906Andrei Kirilenko, Russian engineer and politician (d. 1990)
  • 1907William Wentworth, Australian economist and politician, 11th Australian Minister for Human Services (d. 2003)
  • 1909Józef Noji, Polish runner (d. 1943)
  • 1910Jean-Louis Barrault, French actor and director (d. 1994)
  • 1914 – Patriarch Demetrios I of Constantinople (d. 1991)
  • 1914 – Denys Lasdun, English architect, designed the Royal National Theatre (d. 2001)
  • 1915N. V. M. Gonzalez, Filipino novelist, poet, and writer (d. 1999)
  • 1917Jan Sedivka, Czech-Australian violinist and educator (d. 2009)
  • 1918Derek Barton, English-American chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1998)
  • 1919Gianni Brera, Italian journalist and author (d. 1992)
  • 1919 – Maria Lassnig, Austrian painter and academic (d. 2014)
  • 1921Harry Secombe, Welsh-English actor (d. 2001)
  • 1921 – Dinko Šakić, Croatian concentration camp commander (d. 2008)[4]
  • 1922Sid Caesar, American comic actor and writer (d. 2014)
  • 1922 – Lyndon LaRouche, American politician and activist, founded the LaRouche movement (d. 2019)
  • 1923Rasul Gamzatov, Russian poet (d. 2003)
  • 1923 – Wilbur Ware, American double-bassist (d. 1979)
  • 1924Wendell H. Ford, American lieutenant and politician, 53rd Governor of Kentucky (d. 2015)
  • 1924 – Marie-Claire Kirkland, American-Canadian lawyer, judge, and politician (d. 2016)
  • 1924 – Grace Metalious, American author (d. 1964)
  • 1924 – Mimi Parent, Canadian-Swiss painter (d. 2005)
  • 1925Jacqueline Ceballos, American activist, founded the Veteran Feminists of America
  • 1925 – Peter Sellers, English actor and comedian (d. 1980)
  • 1926Bhupen Hazarika, Indian singer-songwriter, poet, and director (d. 2011)
  • 1927Harlan Howard, American songwriter (d. 2002)
  • 1927 – Robert L. Rock, American soldier and politician, 42nd Lieutenant Governor of Indiana (d. 2013)
  • 1927 – Marguerite Frank, American-French mathematician
  • 1929Christoph von Dohnányi, German conductor
  • 1930Nguyễn Cao Kỳ, Vietnamese general and politician, 16th Prime Minister of the Republic of Vietnam (d. 2011)
  • 1931Marion Brown, American saxophonist and composer (d. 2010)
  • 1931 – John Garrett, English soldier and politician (d. 2007)
  • 1932Patsy Cline, American singer-songwriter and pianist (d. 1963)
  • 1933Asha Bhosle, Indian singer [5]
  • 1933 – Michael Frayn, English author and playwright
  • 1933 – Jeffrey Koo Sr., Taiwanese banker and businessman (d. 2012)
  • 1933 – Eric Salzman, American composer, producer, and critic (d. 2017)
  • 1933 – Maigonis Valdmanis, Latvian basketball player and coach (d. 1999)
  • 1934Rodrigue Biron, Canadian politician
  • 1934 – Ross Brown, New Zealand rugby player (d. 2014)
  • 1934 – Peter Maxwell Davies, English composer and conductor (d. 2016)
  • 1934 – Bernard Donoughue, Baron Donoughue, English academic and politician
  • 1936Roy Newman, English admiral
  • 1937Edna Adan Ismail, Somaliland politician and activist[6]
  • 1937 – Barbara Frum, American-Canadian journalist (d. 1992)
  • 1937 – Archie Goodwin, American author and illustrator (d. 1998)
  • 1938Adrian Cronauer, American sergeant and radio host (d. 2018)
  • 1938 – Kenichi Horie, Japanese sailor
  • 1938 – Sam Nunn, American lawyer and politician
  • 1939Carsten Keller, German field hockey player and coach
  • 1939 – Guitar Shorty, American singer and guitarist
  • 1940Quentin L. Cook, American religious leader
  • 1940 – Jerzy Robert Nowak, Polish historian and journalist
  • 1940 – Jack Prelutsky, American author and poet
  • 1941Bernie Sanders, American politician
  • 1942Brian Cole, American bass player (d. 1972)
  • 1942 – Judith Hann, English journalist and author
  • 1942 – Sal Valentino, American rock singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1943Adelaide C. Eckardt, American academic and politician
  • 1944Peter Bellamy, English singer-songwriter (d. 1991)
  • 1944 – Margaret Hodge, English economist and politician
  • 1944 – Terry Jenner, Australian cricketer and coach (d. 2011)
  • 1945Lem Barney, American football player
  • 1945 – Kelly Groucutt, English bass player (d. 2009)
  • 1945 – Ron "Pigpen" McKernan, American singer-songwriter and keyboard player (d. 1973)
  • 1945 – Vinko Puljić, Croatian cardinal
  • 1945 – Rogie Vachon, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
  • 1946L. C. Greenwood, American football player (d. 2013)
  • 1946 – Aziz Sancar, Turkish-American biologist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate
  • 1946 – Wong Kan Seng, Singaporean business executive, former Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore[7]
  • 1947Valery Afanassiev, Russian pianist and conductor
  • 1947 – Halldór Ásgrímsson, Icelandic accountant and politician, 22nd Prime Minister of Iceland (d. 2015)
  • 1947 – Ann Beattie, American novelist and short story writer
  • 1947 – Benjamin Orr, American singer-songwriter and bass player (d. 2000)
  • 1947 – Marianne Wiggins, American author
  • 1948Great Kabuki, Japanese wrestler
  • 1948 – Jean-Pierre Monseré, Belgian cyclist (d. 1971)
  • 1949Edward Hinds, English physicist and academic
  • 1950Ian Davidson, Scottish lawyer and politician
  • 1950 – Zachary Richard, American singer-songwriter and poet
  • 1950 – Mike Simpson, American dentist and politician
  • 1951Tim Gullikson, American tennis player and coach (d. 1996)
  • 1951 – Tom Gullikson, American tennis player and coach
  • 1951 – John McDonnell, English politician
  • 1951 – Dezső Ránki, Hungarian pianist
  • 1952Will Lee, American bass player
  • 1952 – Geoff Miller, English cricketer
  • 1952 – Graham Mourie, New Zealand rugby player
  • 1953Pascal Greggory, French actor
  • 1953 – Stein-Erik Olsen, Norwegian guitarist
  • 1954Mark Lindsay Chapman, English actor
  • 1954 – Ruby Bridges, American civil rights activist
  • 1954 – Michael Shermer, American historian, author, and academic, founded The Skeptics Society
  • 1955David O'Halloran, Australian footballer (d. 2013)
  • 1955 – Terry Tempest Williams, American environmentalist and author
  • 1956Mick Brown, American drummer
  • 1956 – David Carr, American journalist and author (d. 2015)
  • 1956 – Maurice Cheeks, American basketball player and coach
  • 1956 – Stefan Johansson, Swedish race car driver
  • 1957Walt Easley, American football player (d. 2013)
  • 1958Bart Batten, American wrestler
  • 1958 – Brad Batten, American wrestler (d. 2014)
  • 1958Michael Lardie, American keyboard player, songwriter, and producer
  • 1960Aimee Mann, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actress
  • 1960 – David Steele, English bass player and songwriter
  • 1960 – Aguri Suzuki, Japanese race car driver
  • 1961Timothy Well, American wrestler (d. 2017)
  • 1963Alexandros Alexiou, Greek footballer
  • 1963 – Daniel Wolpert, American scientist
  • 1964Michael Johns, American businessman and political activist
  • 1964 – Joachim Nielsen, Norwegian singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2000)
  • 1964 – Raven, American wrestler
  • 1965Darlene Zschech, Australian singer-songwriter and pastor
  • 1965 – Tutilo Burger, German Benedictine monk and abbot
  • 1966Peter Furler, Australian singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
  • 1967Eerik-Niiles Kross, Estonian politician and diplomat
  • 1967 – James Packer, Australian businessman
  • 1967 – Kimberly Peirce, American director, producer, and screenwriter
  • 1968Wolfram Klein, German footballer
  • 1968 – Ray Wilson, Scottish singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1969Lars Bohinen, Norwegian footballer and manager
  • 1969 – Oswaldo Ibarra, Ecuadorian footballer
  • 1969 – Chris Powell, English footballer and manager
  • 1969 – Gary Speed, Welsh footballer and manager (d. 2011)
  • 1970Neko Case, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1970 – Paul DiPietro, Canadian-Swiss ice hockey player
  • 1970 – Nidal Malik Hasan, American soldier, psychiatrist, and mass murderer
  • 1970 – Latrell Sprewell, American basketball player
  • 1970 – Lodi, American wrestler
  • 1970 – Andy Ward, Irish rugby player and coach
  • 1970 – John Welborn, Australian rugby player
  • 1971David Arquette, American actor, director, producer, screenwriter, and wrestler
  • 1971 – Martin Freeman, English actor
  • 1971 – Lachlan Murdoch, English-Australian businessman
  • 1971 – Dustin O'Halloran, American pianist and composer
  • 1971 – Daniel Petrov, Bulgarian boxer
  • 1971 – Pierre Sévigny, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
  • 1972Markus Babbel, German footballer and manager
  • 1972 – Os du Randt, South African rugby player and coach
  • 1972 – Lisa Kennedy Montgomery, American radio and television host
  • 1973Khamis Al-Dosari, Saudi Arabian footballer (d. 2020)
  • 1973 – Gabrial McNair, American saxophonist, keyboard player, and composer
  • 1973 – Troy Sanders, American singer-songwriter and bass player
  • 1973 – Matteo Strukul, Italian writer and journalist
  • 1974Marios Agathokleous, Cypriot footballer
  • 1974 – Tanaz Eshaghian, Iranian-American director and producer
  • 1974 – Braulio Luna, Mexican footballer
  • 1974 – Rick Michaels, American wrestler
  • 1975Lee Eul-yong, South Korean footballer and manager
  • 1975 – Richard Hughes, English drummer
  • 1975 – Chris Latham, Australian rugby player
  • 1975 – Elena Likhovtseva, Russian tennis player
  • 1975 – Larenz Tate, American actor, director, and producer
  • 1976Gerald Drummond, Costa Rican footballer
  • 1976 – Jervis Drummond, Costa Rican footballer
  • 1976 – Sjeng Schalken, Dutch tennis player
  • 1977 – Jay McKee, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
  • 1978Gerard Autet, Spanish footballer and manager
  • 1978 – Emanuele Ferraro, Italian footballer
  • 1978 – Gil Meche, American baseball player
  • 1978 – Angela Rawlings, Canadian-American author and poet
  • 1978 – Rebel, American wrestler
  • 1979Pink, American singer-songwriter, producer, and actress
  • 1981Kate Abdo, English journalist
  • 1981 – Selim Benachour, Tunisian footballer
  • 1981 – Māris Ļaksa, Latvian basketball player
  • 1981 – Morten Gamst Pedersen, Norwegian footballer
  • 1981 – Jonathan Taylor Thomas, American actor
  • 1982Travis Daniels, American football player
  • 1983Kate Beaton, Canadian cartoonist
  • 1983 – Diego Benaglio, Swiss footballer
  • 1983 – Will Blalock, American basketball player
  • 1983 – Chris Judd, Australian footballer
  • 1983 – Wali Lundy, American football player
  • 1983 – Lewis Roberts-Thomson, Australian footballer
  • 1983 – Sarah Stup, American writer and autism activist[8][9]
  • 1984Bobby Parnell, American baseball player
  • 1984 – Vitaly Petrov, Russian race car driver
  • 1984 – Jürgen Säumel, Austrian footballer
  • 1984 – Tiago Treichel, Brazilian footballer
  • 1984 – Peter Whittingham, English footballer
  • 1985Tomasz Jodłowiec, Polish footballer
  • 1986Brett Anderson, Australian rugby league player
  • 1986 – Carlos Bacca, Colombian footballer
  • 1986 – Matt Grothe, American football player
  • 1986 – Dan Hunt, Australian rugby league player
  • 1986 – João Moutinho, Portuguese footballer
  • 1986 – Kirill Nababkin, Russian footballer
  • 1987Alexandre Bilodeau, Canadian skier
  • 1987 – Danielle Frenkel, Israeli high jumper
  • 1987 – Wiz Khalifa, Haitian rapper and actor
  • 1987 – Illya Marchenko, Ukrainian tennis player
  • 1987 – Marcel Nguyen, German gymnast
  • 1988Arrelious Benn, American football player
  • 1988 – Chantal Jones, American model and actress
  • 1988 – Rie Kaneto, Japanese swimmer
  • 1989Gylfi Sigurðsson, Icelandic footballer
  • 1989 – Avicii, Swedish electronic musician (d. 2018)
  • 1990Matt Barkley, American football player
  • 1990 – Tokelo Rantie, South African footballer
  • 1990 – Musa Nizam, Turkish footballer
  • 1990Jos Buttler, English cricketer
  • 1991Ignacio González, Mexican footballer
  • 1991 – Joe Sugg, British vlogger
  • 1992Nino Niederreiter, Swiss ice hockey player
  • 1992 – Kilian Pruschke, German footballer
  • 1993Will Bosisto, Australian cricketer
  • 1993 – Yoshikazu Fujita, Japanese rugby union player[10]
  • 1994Marco Benassi, Italian footballer
  • 1994 – Cameron Dallas, American Internet personality
  • 1995Ellie Black, Canadian gymnast[11]
  • 1998Matheus Leist, Brazilian race car driver
  • 2000Brennan Malone, American baseball pitcher

Deaths

  • 394Arbogast, Frankish general
  • 701Pope Sergius I (b. 650)
  • 780Leo IV the Khazar, Byzantine emperor (b. 750)
  • 869Ahmad ibn Isra'il al-Anbari, Muslim vizier
  • 1100Antipope Clement III (b. 1029)
  • 1306Sir Simon Fraser, Scottish knight, hung drawn and quartered by the English
  • 1397Thomas of Woodstock, 1st Duke of Gloucester, English politician, Lord High Constable of England (b. 1355)
  • 1425Charles III of Navarre (b. 1361)
  • 1539John Stokesley, English bishop (b. 1475)
  • 1555Saint Thomas of Villanueva, Spanish bishop and saint(b. 1488)
  • 1560Amy Robsart, English noblewoman (b. 1536)
  • 1613Carlo Gesualdo, Italian lute player and composer (b. 1566)
  • 1637Robert Fludd, English physician, mathematician, and cosmologist (b. 1574)
  • 1644John Coke, English civil servant and politician (b. 1563)
  • 1644 – Francis Quarles, English poet and author (b. 1592)
  • 1645Francisco de Quevedo, Spanish poet and politician (b. 1580)
  • 1656Joseph Hall, English bishop (b. 1574)
  • 1682Juan Caramuel y Lobkowitz, Spanish mathematician and philosopher (b. 1606)
  • 1721Michael Brokoff, Czech sculptor (b. 1686)
  • 1755Ephraim Williams, American soldier and philanthropist (b. 1715)
  • 1761Bernard Forest de Bélidor, French mathematician and engineer (b. 1698)
  • 1780Enoch Poor, American general (b. 1736)
  • 1784Ann Lee, English-American religious leader (b. 1736)
  • 1811Peter Simon Pallas, German zoologist and botanist (b. 1741)
  • 1831John Aitken, Scottish-American publisher (b. 1745)
  • 1853Frédéric Ozanam, French scholar, co-founded the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul (b. 1813)
  • 1882Joseph Liouville, French mathematician and academic (b. 1809)
  • 1916Friedrich Baumfelder, German pianist, composer, and conductor (b. 1836)
  • 1894Hermann von Helmholtz, German physician and physicist (b. 1821)
  • 1909Vere St. Leger Goold, Irish tennis player (b. 1853)
  • 1933Faisal I of Iraq (b. 1883)
  • 1935Carl Weiss, American physician (b. 1906)
  • 1940Hemmo Kallio, Finnish actor (b. 1863)
  • 1942Rıza Nur, Turkish surgeon and politician (b. 1879)
  • 1943Julius Fučík, Czech journalist (b. 1903)
  • 1944Jan van Gilse, Dutch composer and conductor (b. 1881)
  • 1949Richard Strauss, German composer and manager (b. 1864)
  • 1954André Derain, French painter and sculptor (b. 1880)
  • 1963Maurice Wilks, English engineer and businessman (d. 1904)
  • 1965Dorothy Dandridge, American actress and singer (b. 1922)[12]
  • 1965 – Hermann Staudinger, German chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1881)
  • 1969Bud Collyer, American game show host (b. 1908)
  • 1969 – Alexandra David-Néel, Belgian-French explorer and activist (b. 1868)
  • 1970Percy Spencer, American engineer, invented the microwave oven (b. 1894)
  • 1974Wolfgang Windgassen, French-German tenor (b. 1914)
  • 1977Zero Mostel, American actor and comedian (b. 1915)
  • 1980Willard Libby, American chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1908)
  • 1981Nisargadatta Maharaj, Indian guru, philosopher, and educator (b. 1897)
  • 1981 – Roy Wilkins, American journalist and activist (b. 1901)
  • 1981 – Hideki Yukawa, Japanese physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1907)
  • 1983Antonin Magne, French cyclist (b. 1904)
  • 1985John Franklin Enders, American virologist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1887)
  • 1990Denys Watkins-Pitchford, English author and illustrator (b. 1905)
  • 1991Alex North, American composer and conductor (b. 1910)
  • 1997Derek Taylor, English journalist and author (b. 1932)
  • 1999Moondog, American-German singer-songwriter, drummer, and poet (b. 1916)
  • 1999 – Michalis Kounelis, Greek violinist (b. 1928)
  • 2001Bill Ricker, Canadian entomologist and author (b. 1908)
  • 2002Laurie Williams, Jamaican cricketer (b. 1968)
  • 2003Leni Riefenstahl, German actress, director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1902)
  • 2004Frank Thomas, American animator, voice actor, and screenwriter (b. 1913)
  • 2005Noel Cantwell, Irish cricketer, footballer, and manager (b. 1932)
  • 2005 – Donald Horne, Australian journalist, author, and critic (b. 1921)
  • 2006Hilda Bernstein, English-South African author and activist (b. 1915)
  • 2006 – Peter Brock, Australian race car driver and sportscaster (b. 1945)
  • 2007Vincent Serventy, Australian ornithologist, conservationist, and author (b. 1916)
  • 2008Ralph Plaisted, American explorer (b. 1927)
  • 2009Aage Bohr, Danish physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1922)
  • 2009 – Mike Bongiorno, American-Italian television host (b. 1924)
  • 2012Ronald Hamowy, Canadian historian and academic (b. 1937)
  • 2012 – Bill Moggridge, English-American designer, author, and educator, co-founded IDEO (b. 1943)
  • 2012 – Thomas Szasz, Hungarian-American psychiatrist and academic (b. 1920)
  • 2013Goose Gonsoulin, American football player (b. 1938)
  • 2013 – Don Reichert, Canadian painter and photographer (b. 1932)
  • 2013 – Jean Véronis, French linguist, computer scientist, and blogger (b. 1955)
  • 2014Marvin Barnes, American basketball player (b. 1952)
  • 2014 – S. Truett Cathy, American businessman, founded Chick-fil-A (b. 1921)
  • 2014 – Sean O'Haire, American wrestler, mixed martial artist, and kick-boxer (b. 1971)
  • 2014 – Magda Olivero, Italian soprano (b. 1910)
  • 2014 – Gerald Wilson, American trumpet player and composer (b. 1918)
  • 2014 – George Zuverink, American baseball player (b. 1924)
  • 2015Joaquín Andújar, Dominican baseball player (b. 1952)
  • 2015 – Andrew Kohut, American political scientist and academic (b. 1942)
  • 2015 – Tyler Sash, American football player (b. 1988)
  • 2015 – Joost Zwagerman, Dutch author and poet (b. 1963)
  • 2016Hannes Arch, Austrian race pilot (b. 1967)
  • 2016 – Dragiša Pešić, Montenegrin politician, 5th Prime Minister of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (b. 1954)
  • 2016 – Prince Buster, Jamaican singer-songwriter and producer (b. 1938)
  • 2017Pierre Bergé, French businessman (b. 1930)
  • 2017 – Blake Heron, American actor (b. 1982)
  • 2017 – Jerry Pournelle, American author and journalist (b. 1933)
  • 2017 – Ljubiša Samardžić, Serbian actor and director (b. 1936)
  • 2017 – Don Williams, American musician (b. 1939)
  • 2018Gennadi Gagulia, Prime Minister of Abkhazia (b. 1948)
  • 2018 – Chelsi Smith, American singer and beauty pageant winner (b. 1973)

Holidays and observances

  • Christian Feast Day:
    • Adrian and Natalia of Nicomedia (Roman Catholic Church)
    • Corbinian
    • Disibod
    • Nativity of Mary (Roman Catholic Church), (Anglo-Catholicism)
      • Monti Fest (Mangalorean Catholic)
    • Our Lady of Charity
    • Our Lady of Good Health of Vailankanni
    • Pope Sergius I
    • September 8 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
    • Feast Day of Our Lady of Meritxell (national holiday in Andorra)
  • Earliest day on which Auditor's Day can fall, while September 14 is the latest; celebrated on the second Sunday in September. (Church of Scientology)
  • Earliest day on which Day of the Workers in the Oil, Gas, Power, and Geological Industry can fall, while September 14 is the latest; celebrated on the second Saturday in September. (Turkmenistan)
  • Earliest day on which Grandparents Day (Estonia) can fall, while September 14 is the latest; celebrated on the second Sunday in September. (Estonia)
  • Earliest day on which Mid-Autumn Festival can fall, while October 8 is the latest; celebrated on the 15th day in the 8th month of Chinese calendar. (China, Chinese diaspora)
  • Earliest day on which Turkmen Bakhshi Day can fall, while September 14 is the latest; celebrated on the second Sunday in September. (Turkmenistan)
  • Day of the Battle of Borodino (Russia)
  • Feast of 'Izzat – First day of the tenth month of the Bahá'í calendar. (Bahá'í Faith)
  • Independence Day, celebrates the independence of Macedonia from Yugoslavia in 1991.
  • International Literacy Day (International)
  • Martyrs' Day (Afghanistan) (date may fall on September 9, follows a non-Gregorian calendar)
  • National Day, also the feast of Our Lady of Meritxell (Andorra)
  • Victory Day (Pakistan)
  • Victory Day, also the feast of Our Lady of Victories or il-Vittorja (Malta)
  • World Physical Therapy Day

In Literature

Daniel Defoe published an pamphlet entitled "A True Relation of the Apparition of One Mrs. Veal the Next Day after her Death to One Mrs. Bargrave at Canterbury the 8th of September, 1705", purporting to document the details of the encounter between the living Mrs. Bargrave and the ghost of her dead neighbor Mrs. Veal.

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