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September 1st is the 244th day of the year (245th day in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 121 days remaining until the end of the year.
On this page, we have placed information about September 1st, including famous people born on, historical events that occurred on, holidays and observances that fall on, and astrological connections of, this day.
Famous People born on September 1st
1875 Edgar Rice Burroughs (author)
1896 A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada (Leader of the Hare Krishna movement)
1933 Conway Twitty (singer)
1933 Ann Richards (US politician)
1938 Alan Dershowitz (attorney, author)
1939 Lily Tomlin (actress)
1946 Barry Gibb (singer - The Bee Gees)
1955 Bruce Foxton (bass player - The Jam)
1957 Gloria Estefan (singer)
1962 Ruud Gullit (soccer player and manager)
1962 Tony Cascarino (soccer player)
1968 Mohamed Atta (terrorist)
1970 Padma Lakshmi (actress, TV host, cookbook author)
1989 Daniel Sturridge (soccer player)
September 1st in History
1870 Prussians defeat French at the Battle of Sedan.
1914 Last known Passenger Pigeon dies at Cincinnati Zoo.
1914 St. Petersburg changes its name to Petrograd.
1928 Zog I, Skanderbeg III is crowned king of Albania.
1939 Germany invades Poland, beginning World War Two.
1951 United States, Australia, and New Zealand sign the ANZUS mutual defense treaty.
1958 Iceland expands its fishing zone, initiating the first of three Cod Wars with the United Kingdom.
1969 Colonel Gaddafi comes to power in Libya.
1972 Bobby Fischer beats Boris Spassky to become World Chess Champion.
1979 Pioneer 11 is the first space probe to visit Saturn.
1983 Korean Air Flight 007 is shot down by Soviet fighters near Sakhalin Island. killing all 269 passengers and crew.
1991 Uzbekistan declares its independence from the USSR.
September 1st is also
Revolution Day (Libya)
Teacher's Day (Singapore)
Independence Day (Uzbekistan)
Constitution Day (Slovakia)
People born on September 1st are Virgo
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