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What happened on this day in history? Important events on this day in history, September 1, had a major impact on the history of the world. Pivotal occurrences that happened on September 1 regarded events relating to the Installation of the Guru Granth Sahib at Harmandir Sahib, Death of King Louis XIV of France, Discovery of the Asteroid Juno, Recruitment of the World's First Female Telephone Operator, Great Hinckley Fire, Death of the last known Passenger Pigeon, Commencement of a Euthanasia Order, Publishing of The Old Man and the Sea, World Chess Championship and Discovery of the wreck of RMS Titanic. Many famous people were associated with these significant events including Guru Arjan, King Louis XIV of France, Karl Ludwig Harding and Johann Hieronymus Schröter, Emma Nut and Alexander Graham Bell, Tommy Dunn, Charles Otis Whitman, Adolph Hiltler, Ernest Hemingway, Bobby Fischer and Boris Spassky and Jean-Louis Michel and Robert Ballard.

Installation of the Guru Granth Sahib at Harmandir Sahib - September 1, 1604: On this day in history, September 1, 1604, critical events took place today in Amritsar, Punjab, India, regarding the Installation of the Guru Granth Sahib at Harmandir Sahib. The fifth Sikh Guru, Guru Arjan, compiled the Guru Granth Sahib and installed it Sri Harmander Sahib. The Guru Granth Sahib is the principal religious scripture of Sikhism. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 1, 1604 were Guru Arjan. Facts on this day in History September 1: Events on this day in history: Installation of the Guru Granth Sahib at Harmandir Sahib *** Date: September 1, 1604 *** Place: Amritsar, Punjab, India *** Category: Religion *** Historical Period: 17th Century *** This day in history ***

Death of King Louis XIV of France - September 1, 1715: On this day in history, September 1, 1715, crucial events took place today in Palace of Versailles, Versailles, France, relating to the Death of King Louis XIV of France. After reigning over France for 72 years and 110 days, King Louis XIV died in the Palace of Versailles. His death, which occurred 4 days before his 77th birthday, was caused by gangrene. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 1, 1715 were King Louis XIV of France. Facts on this day in History September 1: Events on this day in history: Death of King Louis XIV of France *** Date: September 1, 1715 *** Place: Palace of Versailles, Versailles, France *** Category: Death *** Historical Period: 18th Century *** This day in history ***

Discovery of the Asteroid Juno - September 1, 1804: On this day in history, September 1, 1804, important events took place today in Lilienthal, Germany, surrounding the Discovery of the Asteroid Juno. While working as Inspector and Observer in Johann Hieronymus Schröter's observatory in Lilienthal, Germany; Karl Ludwig Harding discovered Juno, the third asteroid of the main belt. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 1, 1804 were Karl Ludwig Harding and Johann Hieronymus Schröter. Facts on this day in History September 1: Events on this day in history: Discovery of the Asteroid Juno *** Date: September 1, 1804 *** Place: Lilienthal, Germany *** Category: Science *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

Recruitment of the World's First Female Telephone Operator - September 1, 1878: On this day in history, September 1, 1878, critical events took place today in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, regarding the Recruitment of the World's First Female Telephone Operator. Emma Nutt became the first female telephone operator, in the world, when Alexander Graham Bell recruited her to work at the Boston Telephone Dispatch Company. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 1, 1878 were Emma Nut and Alexander Graham Bell. Facts on this day in History September 1: Events on this day in history: Recruitment of the World's First Female Telephone Operator *** Date: September 1, 1878 *** Place: Boston, Massachusetts, USA *** Category: Communication *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

Great Hinckley Fire - September 1, 1894: On this day in history, September 1, 1894, important events took place today in Hinckley, Minnesota, USA, surrounding the Great Hinckley Fire. Following a hot, dry summer, several small fires had been started by sparks from passing trains igniting tree debris left by loggers. On the morning of September 1, a breeze whipped up and caused the fires to rage and spread, covering an area of 400 miles. 418 people died in the fire including Tommy Dunn, a telegrapher who had remained at his station until it was too late to escape. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 1, 1894 were Tommy Dunn. Facts on this day in History September 1: Events on this day in history: Great Hinckley Fire *** Date: September 1, 1894 *** Place: Hinckley, Minnesota, USA *** Category: Disaster *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

Death of the last known Passenger Pigeon - September 1, 1914: On this day in history, September 1, 1914, important events took place today in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, surrounding the Death of the last known Passenger Pigeon. Charles Otis Whitman kept six Passenger Pigeons at the University of Chicago where he successfully bred a pair that hatched another named Martha. Martha was named after Martha Washington the First Lady. The wild populations were in decline when Whitman donated Martha to Cincinnati Zoo in 1902. The surviving Passenger Pigeons continued to die out leaving Martha as the last. She died of old age in 1914. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 1, 1914 were Charles Otis Whitman. Facts on this day in History September 1: Events on this day in history: Death of the last known Passenger Pigeon *** Date: September 1, 1914 *** Place: Cincinnati, Ohio, USA *** Category: Nature *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Commencement of a Euthanasia Order - September 1, 1939: On this day in history, September 1, 1939, momentous events took place today in German Occupied Europe, with regard to the Commencement of a Euthanasia Order. Aktion T4, the German SS program for enforced euthanasia on the disabled and mentally ill, came into effect. The order was signed by Adolph Hitler in October 1939 but backdated to September 1. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 1, 1939 were Adolph Hitler. Facts on this day in History September 1: Events on this day in history: Commencement of a Euthanasia Order *** Date: September 1, 1939 *** Place: German Occupied Europe *** Category: Genocide *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Publishing of The Old Man and the Sea - September 1, 1952: On this day in history, September 1, 1952, significant events took place today in New York City, USA, respecting the Publishing of The Old Man and the Sea. The Old Man and the Sea was written, in 1951, by Ernest Hemingway in Bimini, Bahamas. Published in 1952 by Charles Scribner's Sons, the novel was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 1, 1952 were Ernest Hemingway. Facts on this day in History September 1: Events on this day in history: Publishing of The Old Man and the Sea *** Date: September 1, 1952 *** Place: New York City, USA *** Category: Literature *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

World Chess Championship - September 1, 1972: On this day in history, September 1, 1972, important events took place today in Reykjavik, Iceland, surrounding the World Chess Championship. Bobby Fischer of the USA became the eleventh World Chess Champion when he beat Russian Boris Spassky in, what was known as, a cold war confrontation. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 1, 1972 were Bobby Fischer and Boris Spassky. Facts on this day in History September 1: Events on this day in history: World Chess Championship *** Date: September 1, 1972 *** Place: Reykjavik, Iceland *** Category: Sport *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Discovery of the wreck of RMS Titanic - September 1, 1985: On this day in history, September 1, 1985, crucial events took place today in North Atlantic Ocean, relating to the Discovery of the wreck of RMS Titanic. The wreck of RMS Titanic was discovered by a joint French-American expedition led by Robert Ballard and Jean-Louis Michel. Lying at a depth of 3,800 metres and around 370 miles south-southeast from the coast of Newfoundland, the wreck is broken in two with the bow and stern sections lying 600 metres apart. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 1, 1985 were Jean-Louis Michel and Robert Ballard. Facts on this day in History September 1: Events on this day in history: Discovery of the wreck of RMS Titanic *** Date: September 1, 1985 *** Place: North Atlantic Ocean *** Category: Discovery *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

This day in history - September 1

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