Historical Events In September - 08
Friday, 03 July 2020
1936 On this day in history princess Juliana & German prince Bernard Lippe-Biesterfeld get engaged
1937 Pan Arab conference about Palestine opens on September - 08.
1939 On September - 08 fDR declares "limited national emergency" due to war in Europe
1941 On September - 08 entire Jewish community of Meretsch, Lithuania is exterminated
1941 Blockade of Leningrad (St Petersburg) by Germany begins on September - 08.
1943 On this day in history italy surrenders to the allies in WW II
1943 On this day in history gen Eisenhower announce unconditional surrender of Italy in WW II
1944 German V2 rockets strike London for the first time on this day in history.
1944 On September - 08 the first V-2 rocket lands in Britain
1944 On September - 08 1st V-2 rockets land in London & Antwerp
1944 On this day in history jan van Gilse, composer/Dutch resistance fighter, dies at 63
1945 US invades Japanese-held Korea on this day in history.
1946 On this day in history 60th US Womens Tennis: Pauline Betz beats Patricia Canning (119 63)
1947 On this day in history british govt sails "Exodus" with fugitives from Nazis
1948 On this day in history british De Havilland 08-fighter flies faster than sound
1949 On September - 08 richard Strauss, German composer (Also sprach Zarathustra), dies at 85
1951 Forty-nine countries sign the Japanese Peace Treaty in San Francisco on this day in history.
1951 Japan signs peace treaty with 48 countries (SF) on this day in history.
1951 On September - 08 jurgen Stroop, Nazi commander of Warsaw Ghetto, executed
1952 Ernest Hemingway's "Old Man &the Sea" published on this day in history.
1952 72nd US Mens Tennis: Frank A Sedgman beats Gardnar Mulloy (61 62 63) on September - 08.
1953 On this day in history "Carnival in Flanders" opens at New Century Theater NY for 6 perfs
1954 SE Asia Treaty Org (SEATO) formed to stop communist spread in SE Asia on September - 08.
1955 On September - 08 john de Young, cardinal/archbishop of Utrecht, dies at 69
1956 On September - 08 harry Belafonte's album "Calypso," goes to #1 &stays #1 for 31 weeks
1956 On September - 08 gerrit Bolkestein, Dutch minister of Education (1939-4.), dies at 84
1957 On September - 08 pope Pius XII encyclical On motion pictures, radio, TV
1958 On September - 08 oman turns over Gwadur (on Bal£chist n coast) to Pakistan
1962 Hermann Standiger, German chemist (Nobel 1953), dies at 84 on this day in history.
1963 Ines Cuervo de Priete, 34, gives birth to quintuplets, all boys on September - 08.
1965 Hurricane Betsy kills 75 in Louisiana &Florida on this day in history.
1965 Dorothy Danridge, actress (Island in the Sun), dies at 41 in Hollywood on this day in history.
1966 On this day in history "That Girl" starring Marlo Thomas premiers on ABC-TV
1966 Star Trek makes its debut on NBC-TV on September - 08.