September 08 in History – What happened on 08 September in Past

08 September - Today in History - Important historical events happened on this day in India and World History

According to Gregory calendar, on September 08, the day number in a year is 251 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 252. September 08 has a special significance in India and world history, because many such incidents have occurred on this day which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let's know some such important events which will increase your general knowledge. The facts collected will be as follows: People born on this day, demise of famous people, war treaty, freedom of any country, invention of new technologies, change of power, important National and International Day etc.

September 08 in History - Top Historical Events

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
337After disposing of all relatives who possibly held a claim tothe throne, Constantine II, Constantius II, and Constans jointly becameRoman emperors.
617Li Yuan defeated a Sui Dynasty army in the Battle of Huoyi,opening the path to his capture of the imperial capital Chang'an and theeventual establishment of the Tang Dynasty.
1320Ghazi Malik Gayasudin Tughlaq) became the Sultan of Delhi.
1331Stephen Uros IV proclaimed himself King of Serbia.
1504David, a marble sculpture by Michelangelo portraying the biblical King David in the nude, was unveiled inFlorence, Italy.
1553The city of Lichfield in Britain was founded.
1563Maximilian was elected King of Hungary.
1727During a puppet show in the village of Barwell in Cambridgeshire, England, a fire killed 78 people including several children.
1755French and Indian War-British and French forces and theirrespective Indian allies fought to a draw in the Battle of Lake George.
1760The French army surrendered Montreal to General Jeffrey Amherst.
1771Mission San Gabriel Arcancy was established in California.
1793Serio de Nazé was celebrated for the first time in Belém.
1831William IV and Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen were crowned King and Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.
1831The Russian Empire brought the Polish November Uprising to anend when its troops captured Warsaw after a two-day assault.
1831William IV was crowned King of Great Britain.
1855Queen Isabella II of Spain opened Iloilo for world trade.
1860The loss of the paddle steamer "Lady Elgin" on Lake Michigan submerged about 300 people.
1885St. Thomas Academy established in Minnesota.
1900The Great Galveston Hurricane, one of the deadliest Atlantic hurricanes with estimated winds of 135 miles per hour(215 km/h) at landfall, struck Galveston, Texas, US, killing at least 6,000 people.
1900A cyclone and tidal storm killed 6000 people in Galveston, Texas, USA.
19006,000–12,000 people died from the 1900 Galveston storm.
1933Asha Bhosle, the famous playback singer of Hindi films, was born.
1935US Senator Huey Long was fatally shot in Baton Rouge,Louisiana.
1939The Battle of Gaddania began.
1941World War II-German forces severed the last land connection to Leningrad, beginning a 28-month siege that would result in the deaths ofover 1 million of the city's civilians from starvation, making it one ofthe most lethal battles in world history.
1946Bulgaria ended the monarchy.
1950The Defense Production Act that was approved of by Congress requires various economic measures, including wage and price controls.
1951Japan signed a peace deal with 48 countries.
1954Eight nations signed an agreement to create the Southeast AsiaTreaty Organization, a Southeast Asian version of NATO.
1960Feroze Gandhi, the country's famous politician and husband of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, passed away.
1962China infiltrated India's eastern border.
1965India opened 2 additional fronts against Pakistan.
1966The American science fiction show Star Trek premiered on theNBC television network, launching a media franchise that has sincecreated a cult phenomenon and has influenced the design of many currenttechnologies.
1966Queen Elizabeth II opened the Severn Bridge, hailing it as thedawn of a new economic era for South Wales.
1966UNESCO celebrated World Literacy Day for the first time by the United Nations Department of Education and Cultural.
1970The third Non-Aligned Movement Summit began in Lucca, Zambia.
1974Watergate scandal-U.S. President Gerald Ford gave recentlyresigned President Richard Nixon a full and unconditional, butcontroversial, pardon for any crimes he committed while in office.
1978Iranian Revolution-After the government of the Shah of Irandeclared martial law in response to protests, the Iranian Army shot andkilled at least 88 demonstrators in Tehran on Black Friday.
1986Nissan establishes itself as the first Japanese automobile company to open a factory in Europe by opening one in Sunderland, England.
1991The Republic of Macedonia became independent.
1994USAir Flight 427 crashed on approach to PittsburghInternational Airport, resulting 132 deaths and the one of the longestaccident investigations in aviation history.
1998The 13th Non-Aligned Movement scheduled in 2001 was handed over to Bangladesh.
2000The Millennium Manifesto of the United Nations was made in New York.
2004Typhoon Songda has been impacting the islands of Japan for 4 days and although it is considered to be just a tropical storm it s still causing extensive damage.
2006The explosion of a suicide car bomb near the United States embassy in Kabul, leads to the death of at least 10 people.
2006Serial blasts took place in Malegaon, Maharashtra, in which around 37 people were killed and more than 100 people were injured.
2009A massive statue of Apollo is founded at a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Turkey.
2010The New South Wales parliament votes in favor of adoption by same sex couples in Australia's most populated state.
2011As per reports, the unemployment rate in Australia has risen to 5.3% in August 2011.
2012Pakistan and India have mutually agreed to relieve visa requirements needed to travel to the other country.
2013Asif Ali Zardari’s five year term as the President of Pakistan comes to an end in which he will be replaced by Mamnoon Hussai.
2014It is conveyed that almost around one thousand children have been affected and hospitalized with respiratory infections in numerous U.S. states.



Famous Birthdays of September 08:

YearName / Profession / Country
1922Sid Caesar / Actor / United States of America
1873David O. McKay / Religious Leader / United States of America
1989Charlie Chauhan / Actress / India
1900Claude Pepper / Politician / United States of America
1952Graham Mourie / Rugby Player / New Zealand
1983Diego Benaglio / Footballer / Switzerland
1991Ignacio González / Footballer / Mexico
1972Lisa Kennedy Montgomery / Radio / United States of America
1974Tanaz Eshaghian / Producer / United States of America
1884Théodore Pilette / Racing Car Driver / Belgium
1927Marguerite Frank / Mathematician / United States of America
1413Catherine of Bologna / Saint / Italy
1929Christoph von Dohnányi / Conductor / Germany
1927Robert L. Rock / Politician / United States of America
1940Jack Prelutsky / Poet / United States of America
1956Mick Brown / Drummer / United States of America
1927Harlan Howard / Writer / United States of America
1971Lachlan Murdoch / Business Man / United Kingdom
1749Yolande de Polastron / Educator / France
1953Pascal Greggory / Actor / France
1828Joshua Chamberlain / Politician / United States of America
1987Wiz Khalifa / Rapper / Haiti
1970Nidal Malik Hasan / Soldier / United States of America
1956David Carr / Author / United States of America
1954Michael Shermer / Author / United States of America
1970Andy Ward / Rugby Player / Ireland
801Ansgar / Saint / Germany
1956Stefan Johansson / Race Car Driver / Sweden
1933Maigonis Valdmanis / Basketball Player / Latvia
1951Dezső Ránki / Pianist / Hungary

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