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What Happened on 1st
1914 St. Petersburg Changes Name To Petrograd
1923 Great Kanto Earthquake and Great Tokyo Fire Japan
1939 Germany Invades Poland
1954 Hurricane Carol Strikes Long Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island
2004 Chechen Rebels Take 1,000 Children Hostage


What Happened on 2nd
1935 Labor Day Hurricane strikes Florida Keys
1945 Japan formally surrenders to the Allies


What Happened on 3rd
1929 Dow Reaches Peak of 381.17 Before Stock Market Crash
1939 Britain and France Declare War On Germany
1984 Typhoon Ike Strikes Philippines


What Happened on 4th
1959 Labor Reform Act Passed US
1972 Mark Spitz wins a record seventh gold medal


What Happened on 5th
1972 Black September Attack Israel Athletes During Olympics
2007 Apple Launches Itouch


What Happened on 6th :
1901 President McKinley Assasinated
1941 Jews Ordered To Wear Yellow Star Of David Germany


What Happened on 7th :
1940 Battle Of Britain To Protect British Cities
1979 ESPN Debuts On Cable
2008 Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac into government control


What Happened on 8th :
1944 First V2 rocket Lands on London


What Happened on 9th :
1950 Truman Fireside Chat To Explain new Controls
1956 Elvis Presley appears on Ed Sullivan's show
1965 Hurricane Betsy Makes Landfall
1971 Attica Prison Riot New York


What Happened on 10th :
1942 Gas Rationing US
1973 King's Cross and Euston station Bombings


What Happened on 11th :
1978 Georgi Markov Killed Using Poison Umbrella
2001 9/11 Attacks On World Trade Center and Pentagon
2004 Hurricane Ivan Causes Massive Destruction


What Happened on 12th :
1940 Lascaux Prehistoric Cave Paintings Discovered In France
1953 John Fitzgerald Kennedy marries Jacqueline Lee Bouvier
1953 Nikita Khrushchev Takes Over In Soviet Union
1960 Hurricane Donna Strikes Long Island
1977 Steve Biko Killed In South Africa
1988 Hurricane Gilbert Strikes Jamaica


What Happened on 13th :
1959 First Man Made Object ( Luna 2 )Reaches The Moon
1960 OPEC Created
1966 Minimum Wage Raised To $1.40 in US
1982 Princess Grace of Monaco Dies
2001 Osama bin Laden Named As Prime Suspect
2006 E. Coli Breakout U.S.


What Happened on 14th :
1920 Wall Street Bombing
1928 Okeechobee Hurricane Strikes Florida
1932 Mahatma Gandhi begins his hunger strike
1997 Steve Jobs Returns to Apple


What Happened on 15th :
1975 Inflation Hits 26% in the UK


What Happened on 16th :
1970 Jimi Hendrix Dies From Overdose


What Happened on 17th :
1960 Chubby Checker has a number 1 record with The Twist
1978 Carl Bridgewater Murder UK
1995 Unabombers 35,000 word manifesto New York Times


What Happened on 18th :
1946 First Cannes Film Festival
1973 Battle of the sexes in Tennis Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs


What Happened on 19th :
1937 J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Hobbit," published
1989 Colin Powell appointed as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.


What Happened on 20th :
1938 New England hurricane
1961 Peace Corps Established


What Happened on 21st :
1937 J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Hobbit," published
1989 Colin Powell appointed as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.


What Happened on 22nd :
1938 New England hurricane
1961 Peace Corps Established


What Happened on 23rd :
1952 Rocky Marciano Becomes world heavyweight champion
1957 Little Rock Nine School Children Issue Arkansas
2004 Hurricane Jeanne slams into Haiti


What Happened on 24th :
1908 First factory-built Ford Model T completed
1988 Ben Johnson wins the 100m gold at the Seoul Olympics and then fails drug test



What Happened on 26th :
1962 "Beverly Hillbillies" HIT TV Show Starts
1969 "Chicago Seven" Trial Begins
1969 The Beatles release the "Abbey Road Album " in the UK
2002 The ferry Joola from Senegal capsizes off the coast of Gambia
2007 "Saffron Revolution" Burma / Union of Myanmar
2009 Roman Polanski Detained In Switzerland


What Happened on 27th :
1959 Typhoon Vera Strikes Honshu , Japan
1964 The Warren commission publishes official verdict for assassination of President John F. Kennedy


What Happened on 28th :
1928 Alexander Fleming Discovers Penicillin
1975 Spaghetti House Siege In London
1994 Car and Passenger Ferry the Estonia sinks


What Happened on 29th :
1982 Tylenol Capsule Laced with Cyanide poison Chicago, Illinois


What Happened on 30th :
1949 Berlin Airlift Ends After agreement reached
1955 James Dean Dies In Car Crash
1981 Sandra Day O'Connor becomes first female U.S. Supreme Court justice in history
2009 Earthquake Sumatra