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September 1

Muammar Gaddafi
Muammar Gaddafi

Hilda Rix Nicholas (b. 1884) · Yasuo Kuniyoshi (b. 1889) · Alan Dershowitz (b. 1938)


September 2: Ganesh Chaturthi begins (Hinduism, 2019); Labor Day in the United States (2019); National Day in Vietnam (1945)

Great Fire of London
Great Fire of London

Constantius III (d. 421) · Horace Silver (b. 1928) · Roekiah (d. 1945)


September 3

The impending collision of Princess Alice
The impending collision of Princess Alice

Umar al-Aqta (d. 863) · Macfarlane Burnet (b. 1899) · Scott Carson (b. 1985)


September 4

Downtown Los Angeles
Downtown Los Angeles

Stephen Whitney (b. 1776) · Denis Tomlinson (b. 1910) · Joan Rivers (d. 2014)


September 5:

Crazy Horse
Crazy Horse

Nap Lajoie (b. 1874) · Archie Jackson (b. 1909) · Rochus Misch (d. 2013)


September 6: Hosseini infancy conference (Shia Islam, 2019); Defence Day in Pakistan (1965)

[[File:|190px |Two of the aircraft hijacked by the PFLP ]]
Two of the aircraft hijacked by the PFLP

Jessie Willcox Smith (b. 1863) · Sylvester (b. 1947) · Geert Wilders (b. 1963)


September 7

Prise de la Dominique, engraving by François Godefroy
Prise de la Dominique,
engraving by François Godefroy

Johan Ludvig Holstein (b. 1694) · William Burnet (d. 1729) · Paul Brown (b. 1908)


September 8: Victory Day in Malta

Severn Bridge
Severn Bridge

Sabrina Sidney (d. 1843) · Andrei Kirilenko (b. 1906) · Margaret Hodge (b. 1944)


September 9: Day of Tasu'a (Shia Islam, 2019); Independence Day in Tajikistan (1991)

Amalthea
Amalthea

Frank Chance (b. 1877) · Chaim Topol (b. 1935) · Edward Teller (d. 2003)


September 10: Day of Ashura (Shia Islam, 2019)

Mother Teresa
Mother Teresa

Harriet Arbuthnot (b. 1793) · Adele Astaire (b. 1896) · Ho Feng-Shan (b. 1901)


September 11: National Day of Catalonia

Portrait of Gabriel Fauré by John Singer Sargent
Portrait of Gabriel Fauré by John Singer Sargent

Stephen Hagiochristophorites (d. 1185) · Mary Watson Whitney (b. 1847) · Murali Kartik (b. 1976)


September 12

President Kennedy's speech

Grace Macurdy (b. 1866) · George Reid (d. 1918) · Raymond Burr (d. 1993)


September 13: Mid-Autumn Festival (traditional Chinese, 2019); Feast day of Saint John Chrysostom (Western Christianity); Friday the 13th

Mount Kenya
Mount Kenya

Kavad I (d. 531) · Clara Schumann (b. 1819) · Fiona Apple (b. 1977)


September 14: Hindi Divas in India (1949)

Fort Manoel
Fort Manoel

Constantine V (d. 775) · Franz Bopp (b. 1791)  · Kate Millett (b. 1934)


September 15: Independence Day in Costa Rica (1821); Battle of Britain Day in Canada and the United Kingdom (2019)

John Bull locomotive
John Bull

Catherine of Genoa (d. 1510) · Phil Lamason (b. 1918) · Signe Toly Anderson (b. 1941)


September 16: Malaysia Day (1963)

Italian tanks during Italy's invasion of Egypt
Italian tanks during Italy's invasion of Egypt

Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit (d. 1736) · Louis XVIII (d. 1824) · Katie Melua (b. 1984)


September 17: Constitution Day in the United States

Smoke rises above Amman during Black September
Smoke rises above Amman during Black September

Elizabeth Canning (b. 1734) · Frederick Corbett (b. 1853) · Mandawuy Yunupingu (b. 1956)


September 18

Marble bust of Nerva
Marble bust of Nerva

Andronikos Komnenos (b. 1091) · Zhang Xianzhong (b. 1606) · Edwin McMillan (b. 1907)


September 19: International Talk Like a Pirate Day

Damage from the Mexico City earthquake
Damage from the Mexico City earthquake

Leo VI the Wise (b. 866) · William Kirby (b. 1759) · Ashot Nadanian (b. 1972)


September 20

Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs
Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs

Maurice Benyovszky (b. 1746) · Jacob Grimm (d. 1863) · Rose Francine Rogombé (b. 1942)


September 21: International Day of Peace

The Great Fire of New York
The Great Fire of New York

Andrew II of Hungary (d. 1235) · Polyxena of Hesse-Rotenburg (b. 1706) · Florence Griffith Joyner (d. 1998)


September 22: Banned Books Week begins (2019); Independence Day in Mali (1960); Baltic Unity Day in Latvia and Lithuania

Richard Wagner
Richard Wagner

Dōgen (d. 1253) · Selim I (d. 1520) · Norma McCorvey (b. 1947)


September 23: Celebrate Bisexuality Day; National Day in Saudi Arabia (1932)

Nixon delivering the Checkers speech
Nixon delivering the Checkers speech

John Ainsworth Horrocks (d. 1846) · Kostas Tournas (b. 1949) · Michiru Yamane (b. 1963)


September 24: Independence Day in Guinea-Bissau (1973); Heritage Day in South Africa

Cathay Pacific Boeing 777
Cathay Pacific Boeing 777

Gao Pian (d. 887) · Jan Karol Chodkiewicz (d. 1621) · Linda McCartney (b. 1941)


September 25

Women of a Magdalene asylum
Women of a Magdalene asylum

Arthur Lyon Fremantle (d. 1901) · Miller Huggins (d. 1929) · Johannes Brost (b. 1946)


September 26: National Flag Day in Ecuador (1860)

Ruins of the Parthenon (painting by Pierre Peytier)
Ruins of the Parthenon

Richard Grenville-Temple (b. 1711) · Wendy Saddington (b. 1949) · Ramang (d. 1987)


September 27

Flag of China
Flag of China

Guillaume Rondelet (b. 1507) · Braxton Bragg (d. 1876) · Kenji Nagai (d. 2007)


September 28: Meskel in Ethiopia and Eritrea (2020)

Alexander Fleming
Alexander Fleming

Prosper Mérimée (b. 1803) · Frank S. Scott (d. 1912) · Guillermo Endara (d. 2009)


September 29: Michaelmas (Christianity)

Willie Mays
Willie Mays

William of Tyre (d. 1186) · Jim Baxter (b. 1939) · Kevin Durant (b. 1988)


September 30: First day of Rosh Hashanah (Judaism, 2019, AM 5780)

Hotel Ambacang, destroyed by the 2009 Sumatra earthquake
Hotel Ambacang, destroyed by
the 2009 Sumatra earthquake

Honorius of Canterbury (d. 653) · Lucinda Hinsdale Stone (b. 1814) · Catie Ball (b. 1951)



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