Facts & Historical Events On This Day
Singer Selena Gomez shared on Instagram that she had a kidney transplant due to her struggle with lupus.
14-year-old Ahmed Mohamed was arrested at school after bringing in a homemade clock, which was mistaken for a bomb.
The people of Estonia voted to approve joining the European Union.
The American sitcom 'The Golden Girls' premiered on NBC.
Pope Paul VI canonized Elizabeth Anne Seton as the first American saint.
Mary Ann Fischer gave birth to quintuplets, who became the first US quintuplets to survive past infancy.
The Luna 2 spacecraft by the Soviet Union became the first human-made artifact to land on the moon’s surface.
The IBM 305 RAMAC commercial computer was announced to the public.
Hindi became the official language of India.
The Vought-Sikorsky VS-300 became the first successful helicopter to fly.
Theodore Roosevelt became the US president after former president William McKinley died from gunshot wounds.
The Ottoman Empire signed the Treaty of Adrianople with Russia, which ended the Russo-Turkish War.
Britain skipped ten days of the Calendar from September 3 to September 13, with the adoption of the Gregorian calendar starting on this day.
Boston Light was illuminated for the first time.