About September 1

September 1, 2021 is the 244th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 121 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Wednesday.

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Virgo is the sun sign of a person born on this day. Sapphire is the modern birthstone for this month. Agate is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 153 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

What Happened On September 1

  • 462
    Possible start of first Byzantine indiction cycle.
  • 1529
    the Spanish fort Sancti Spiritu, the first one built in modern Argentina, is destroyed by natives.
  • 1804
    Juno, one of the largest main belt asteroids, is discovered by German astronomer Karl Ludwig Harding.
  • 1862
    American Civil War: Battle of Chantilly – Confederate forces attack retreating Union troops in Chantilly, Virginia.
  • 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.
  • 1894
    More than 400 people die in the Great Hinckley Fire, a forest fire in Hinckley, Minnesota.
  • 1902
    A Trip to the Moon, considered one of the first science fiction films, is released in France.
  • 1905
    Alberta and Saskatchewan join the Canadian confederation.
  • 1911
    The armored cruiser Georgios Averof is commissioned into the Greek Navy. It now serves as a museum ship.
  • 1923
    The Great Kantō earthquake devastates Tokyo and Yokohama, killing about 105,000 people.
  • 1939
    World War II: Nazi Germany and Slovakia invade Poland, beginning World War II.
  • 1951
    The United States, Australia and New Zealand sign a mutual defense pact, called the ANZUS Treaty.
  • 1969
    A coup in Libya brings Muammar al-Gaddafi to power.
  • 1970
    Attempted assassination of King Hussein of Jordan by Palestinian guerrillas, who attacked his motorcade.
  • 1972
    In Reykjavík, Iceland, American Bobby Fischer beats Russian Boris Spassky to become the world chess champion.
  • 1980
    Terry Fox’s Marathon of Hope ends near Thunder Bay, Ontario.
  • 1982
    The United States Air Force Space Command is founded.
  • 1983
    Cold War: Korean Air Flight 007 is shot down by a Soviet Union jet fighter when the commercial aircraft enters Soviet airspace. All 269 on board die, including Congressman Lawrence McDonald.
  • 1985
    A joint American–French expedition locates the wreckage of the RMS Titanic.
  • 2004
    Beslan school hostage crisis commences when armed terrorists take children and adults hostage in Beslan in North Ossetia, Russia.

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