7 SEPTEMBER
   
 

Born On This Day:

  • Queen Elizabeth I, 1533
  • Francois-Andre Danican Philidor, 1726
  • Thomas Coutts, 1735
  • Samuel Wilberforce, 1805
  • Grandma Moses, 1860
  • J. Pierpont Morgan, 1867
  • Edith Sitwell, 1887
  • WNP Barbellion (Bruce Frederick Cummings) , 1889
  • Taylor Caldwell, 1900
  • Michael DeBakey, 1908
  • Elia Kazan, 1909
  • Anthony Quayle, 1913
  • Peter Lawford, 1923
  • Daniel Inouye, 1924
  • Laura Ashley, 1925
  • King Baudouin of the Belgians, 1930
  • Sir Malcolm Bradbury, 1932
  • Buddy Holly, 1936
  • Richard Roundtree, 1942
  • Susan Blakely, 1948
  • Corbin Bernsen, 1948
  • Gloria Gaynor, 1949
  • Chrissie Hynde, 1951
  • Julie Kavner, 1951
  • Michael Feinstein, 1956

Died On This Day:

  • Saint Isaac the Great, AD 439
  • King Ferdinand IV Castile/Leon, 1312
  • Frederick IV King of German, 1493
  • King Ferdinand II Naples, 1496
  • Catherine Parr, 1548
  • John Greenleaf Whittier, 1892
  • Isak Dinesen, 1962
  • Bishop James Pike, 1969
  • Everett Dirksen, 1969
  • Spring Byington, 1971
  • Keith Moon, 1978
  • Christy Brown, 1981
  • Mobutu Sese Seko, 1997
  • Warren Zevon, 2003
  • Dorothy McGuire, 2012

Today's Events:

  • 1298 - Venetians defeated by Genoiese at the naval Battle of Curzola.
  • 1664 - Dutch surrender New Amsterdam to English naval force; name of colony changed to New York.
  • 1812 - Napoleon battles Russians in Battle of Borodino.
  • 1813 - Troy, New York newspaper first refers to the United States as 'Uncle Sam.'
  • 1876 - Jesse & Frank James escape; others in gang killed or captured in bungled Minnesota bank robbery.
  • 1892 - Gentleman Jim Corbett beats John L. Sullivan in first gloved boxing match at New Orleans.
  • 1901 - Official end of Boxer Rebellion with Peace of Peking. China pays indemnity money.
  • 1921 - First Miss America crowned in Atlantic City - Margaret Gorman, 16, of Washington D.C.
  • 1936 - Boulder Dam (now Hoover) begins operations.
  • 1940 - Germany begins bombing blitz on England; to continue for 85 consecutive nights.
  • 1993 - In one of baseball's greatest offensive games, Mark Whiten of St. Louis hits 4 homeruns & 12 RBI's

Feast Day of Saint:

  • Alcmund and Tilbert
  • Grimonia
  • John of Nicomedia
  • Regina or Reine of Alise
  • Sozon
  • Anastasius the Fuller
  • Evurtius
  • Cloud

Holiday:

  • Independence Day Brazil (1822)

Non-Specific Holiday:

  • JANAM (OR JANMA) ASHTAMI, Hindu Birthday Festival of Krishna
  • ANANT CHATURDASI, Hindu Eternal Anniversary of 14th day of Month Bhaedra
  • LABOR DAY (U.S. and Canada) First Monday in September.
  • CH'UNG YANG, Festival of High Places in China (ninth day of the ninth moon)
  • BIRTHDAY OF KRSNA. (Hindu)
  • CHUSOK (Korea) on day of full moon of eighth lunar month.
  • ROSH HASHANA (Jewish New Year) first and second days of lunar month Tishri.
  • YOM KIPPUR (Jewish Day of Atonement) tenth day of lunar month Tishri.
  • SUKKOTH (Jewish Feast of Tabernacles) 15th day of lunar month Tishri - five days after Yom Kippur
  • SIMCHAT TORAH (Jewish Rejoicing of the Law) 23rd day of Tishri
  • DURGA-PUJA (Hindu festival of Goddess Durga)
  • PITRA PASKSHA and AMAVASYA, Hindu Feast of the Dead.
  • LAKSHMI PUJA, Hindu Festival of the Goddess of Fortune
  • CHUNG CH'IU CHIEH (Chinese mid-autumn festival) 15th day of 8th lunar month.
  • OWARA KAZE NO BON, HACHIMAN & DOBUROKU MATSURI harvest festivals in Japan
  • NATIONAL GRANDPARENTS' DAY - first Sunday after Labor Day in USA
  • NATIVE AMERICAN DAY - fourth Friday in September in US
  • RAMADAN, Muslim Holy Month

 

 
   
 
 
 
 
 
 
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