Events on Sep 2

  • 0911Viking-monarch Oleg of Kiev-Russia signs treaty with Byzantines
  • 1192Sultan Saladin and King Richard the lion hearted sign cease fire
  • 15191st Battle of Tehuacingo, San Salvador vs. Mexico
  • 1537King Christian III publishes "Ordinance on the Danish Church"
  • 1666Fire in London destroys 13,000 houses and kills 8
  • 1686Habsburgse armies occupy Buda on Turks
  • 1732Pope Clement XII renews anti-Jewish laws of Rome
  • 1752Last day of Julian calendar in Britain, British colonies
  • 1752Last Julian calender day in US and England (no September 3rd - September 13th)
  • 1789US Treasury Department established by Congress
  • 1792Paris masses remove nobles / clergymen out of jails and slaughter them
  • 1796Jews of the Netherlands are emancipated
  • 1806A side of Rossberg Peak collapses into Goldau Valley Switz, kills 500
  • 1859Gas lighting introduced to Hawaii
  • 1864Union General William T Sherman captures Atlanta
  • 18671st Girl School opens in Haarlem Neth
  • 1870Napoleon III surrenders to Prussian armies
  • 1894Forest fires destroy Hinckley Minnesota: about 600 die
  • 1897McCall-magazine 1st published
  • 1898Battle of Omdurman: Lord Kitchener retakes Sudan for Britain
  • 1898Machine gun 1st used in battle
  • 1900Telegraph use between Germany and US begins
  • 1901VP Theodore Roosevelt advises, "Speak softly & carry a big stick"
  • 1908Tommy Burns KOs Bill Lang in 6 for heavyweight boxing title
  • 1909English King Edward VII signs South Africa Bill
  • 1911Joao Chagas forms Portuguese government
  • 1913Amsterdam reroutes sewage of canals to South Seas
  • 1917Deutsche Vaterlands Party forms (by Admiral Tirpitz)
  • 1919Communist Party of America organizes in Chicago
  • 1919Italy agress to general voting right / proportional representation

Born on Sep 2

  • 1661Georg Bohm: German Organist / composer
  • 1716Johann Trier: Composer
  • 1731Johann F von Cronegk: German playwright (Olint und Sophronia)
  • 1750Pehr Frigel: Composer
  • 1763Caroline von Schelling [Michaelis]: German author
  • 1778Leopold FJJJ van Sassen Ysselt: Dutch politician
  • 1798Thomas Holliday Hicks: (Union Gov) died in 1865
  • 1814Ernst Curtius: German archaeologist / historian
  • 1837James Harrison Wilson: Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1925
  • 1838Liliuokalani [Lydia Paki]: Last Queen of Hawaii (1891-93)
  • 1839Henry George: Land Reformer / writer (Progress & Poverty)
  • 1850Albert Spaulding: Baseball player / founded Spaulding sports company
  • 1850Eugene Field: Author / journalist (Little Boy Blue)
  • 1853Wilhelm Ostwald: Germany -- Physical chemist (Nobel 1909)
  • 1866Hiram Johnson: (Gov-Progressive-California)
  • 1870Marie Ault [Mary Cragg]: Wigan, England
  • 1878Werner von Blomberg: German Minister of Reichswehr
  • 1884Frank Laubach: Benton, Pennsylvania -- Educator that taught reading through phonetics
  • 1892Felix Wolfes: Composer
  • 1894Joseph Roth: Austria -- Journalist / writer (Hotel Savoy)
  • 1904Vera Vague [Barbara Jo Allen]: NYC, New York -- Actress (Follow the Leader)
  • 1908Barbara Jo Allen: NYC, New York -- Actress (Ice Capades Revue, Rosie the Riveter)
  • 1910Bruce Boyce: Singer / teacher
  • 1911Eileen Way: Actress (Les Miserables, Rainbow, Vikings, Assassin)
  • 1911Rene Amengual: Composer
  • 1912Johan Daisne [Herman Thiery]: Belgian writer (magic realism)
  • 1914Booker T Laury: Blues pianist / vocalist
  • 1915Dai-Keong Lee: Composer
  • 1915Hans Joachim Koellreutter: Composer
  • 1916Dorothy May Bundy-Cheney: Winner of more than 141 US tennis titles

Died on Sep 2

  • 0421Flavius Constantine III: Emperor of Westromeinse, dies at about 51
  • 1384Louis I: Duke of Anjou / King of Naples (Battle of Poitiers)
  • 1418Jan III Chalon: Prince of Orange / gov of Burgundy
  • 1547Hernan Cortes: Spanish General defeated Aztec Indians
  • 1566Taddeo Zuccari: Italian painter, dies at 37
  • 1645Lady Alice Lisle: English widow of John Lisle, beheaded
  • 1698Justus Vingboons: Architect, buried
  • 1715Constantin Christian Dedekind: Composer, dies at 87
  • 1779Onno Zwier van Hairs: Fries Poet (Agon), dies at 66
  • 1790Johann N von Hontheim: German religious Historian / Bishop
  • 1862Thornton F Brodhead: US lawyer / politician / Brigadier General, dies at 40
  • 1870Charles Victor Arthur Saint-Leon: Composer, dies at 48
  • 1891Ferdinand Christian Wilhelm Praeger: Composer, dies at 76
  • 1898Hubert Howard: British journalist (Times), dies through friendly fire
  • 1905Walter Cecil Macfarren: Composer, dies at 79
  • 1906Guiseppe Giacosa: Ital screenwriter (libretti opera Puccini)
  • 1910Henri "le Douanier" Rousseau: French ambassador / painter
  • 1915August Stramm: Writer, dies at 41
  • 1934Ruggiero de Rudolpho "Russ" Columbo: US singer / violist, dies at 26
  • 1937Esther de Farmer-of Rich: Actress (Kniertje-On hope of blessing)
  • 1937Pierre de Coubertin: Baron / revivor of Olympics, dies at 74
  • 1944George W Norris: US senator (lame duck-amendement)
  • 1955Rudolf Kattnigg: Composer, dies at 60
  • 1957William A Craigie: Scottish lexicographer, dies at 90
  • 1961Greet Koeman: Dutch singer, dies at 54
  • 1964Francisco H Craveiro Lopes: Portuguese General / President (1951-58), dies at 70
  • 1964Morris Ankrum: Actor (Kronos, Earth vs. Flying Saucers), dies at 67
  • 1965Johannes Bobrowski: Writer, dies at 48
  • 1968Ernest Claes: Belgium -- Author (The White), dies at 82
  • 1969Harry Williams Millard: Producer, dies of cancer at 41

Historical events on September 3

  • 0590St. Gregory I begins his reign as Catholic Pope
  • 118930 Jews are mnassacred at King Richard I (lion hearted) coronation
  • 1260Battle of Ain Djaloet, Palestine defeats Mongols army
  • 1483Utrecht surrenders to Habsburgs army
  • 1543Cardinal Beaton replaces Earl Arran as regent for Mary of Scotland
  • 1650Battle at Dunbar: England vs. Scotland
  • 1651Battle at Worcester-Oliver Cromwell destroys English royalists
  • 1658Richard Cromwell succeeds his father as English Lord Protector
  • 1683Turkish troops break through defense of Vienna
  • 17091st major group of Swiss / German colonists reach North and South Carolina
  • 1725England, France, Hannover and Prussia sign Covenant of Hannover
  • 1731Willem KH Friso installed as Viceroy of Friesland
  • 1752This day never happened nor next 10 as England adopts Gregorian Calendar. People riot thinking the government stole 11 days of their lives
  • 1752US adopts Gregorian calender (becomes September 14)
  • 1783Treaty of Paris signed (ending US Revolutionary War)
  • 1791French Constitution passed by French National Assembly
  • 1826USS Vincennes leaves New York to become 1st warship to circumnavigate globe
  • 1832Rebellious slaves set fire to Paramaribo Suriname
  • 1833New York Sun begins publishing (1st daily newspaper)
  • 1838Frederick Douglass escapes from slavery disguised as a sailor
  • 1849California State Constitutional Convention convenes in Monterey
  • 1852Anti Jewish riots break out in Stockholm
  • 1861Confederate forces enter Kentucky, thus ending its neutrality
  • 1864Battle of Berryville, Virginia
  • 1864US, British, French and Dutch naval officer sails Staits of Simonoseki
  • 18811st US Mens Tennis: Richard D Sears beats William E Glyn (60 63 62)
  • 1881Anton Bruckner completes his 6th Symphony
  • 1882French / Vietnamese / Chinese battle at Hanoi, 100s die
  • 1888East Africa Company political and commercial rights
  • 1888Queen Victoria grants William Mackinnons Imperial British

Born on September 3

  • 1568Adriano Banchieri: Composer
  • 1596Nicolo Amati: Italy -- Violin maker (Stradivari and Guarneri)
  • 1600Dirck Graswinckel: Dutch States-General court clerk
  • 1608Pieter Stockmans: Flemish Chairman of military
  • 1695Pietro Antonio Locatelli: Italian violinist / composer
  • 1703Johan-Theodoor van Bayern: Prince-Bishop of Luik / Cardinal
  • 1778Jean Nicolas Auguste Kreutzer: Composer
  • 1789Ludvig Anton Edmund Passy: Composer
  • 1803Prudence Crandall: Founder (School for "young ladies of colour")
  • 1811John Humphrey Noyes: Vermont, United States -- Founder Oneida Community (Perfectionists)
  • 1825Armistead Lindsay Long: Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1891
  • 1825William Wallace Burns: Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1892
  • 1835William Gaston Lewis: Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1901
  • 1840Jacob Fabricius: Composer
  • 1849Sarah Orne Jewett: Maine, United States -- Author (Country of the Pointed Firs)
  • 1856Louis Henri Sullivan: Boston, Massachusetts -- Father of modern US architecture
  • 1860Edward Albert Filene: Merchant, established US credit union movement
  • 1864Hale Ascher VanderCook: Composer
  • 1865Wilhelm Bousset: German theologist / historian
  • 1866Alain Locke: Famous African
  • 1875Ferdinand Porsche: German car inventor (Porsche, Volkswagen)
  • 1889Cecil Weston: South Africa -- Actor (Dude Ranch, Huckleberry Finn)
  • 1891Bessie Annie Elizabeth Delany: Dentist writer
  • 1893Florrie Rodrigo: Dutch dancer / choreography / teacher (Schepelingen)
  • 1897Cecil Parker: Hastings, England -- Actor (Indiscreet, Tale of 2 Cities)
  • 1897Francisco Paolo Mignone: Composer
  • 1900Urho K Kekkonen: Premier / President Finland (1956-81)
  • 1901Eduard A van Beinum: Dutch musician / conductor
  • 1902Mantan Moreland: Monroe, Louisiana -- Comedian (Charlie Chan, Spirit of Youth)
  • 1903Willem Kooiman: Dutch theologist / church historian

Died on September 3

  • 1189Jacob of Orleans: Rabbi, killed in anti Jewish riot in London England
  • 1205Petrus van Poitiers: French Theologist (Sententiarum libri V)
  • 1402Gian Galeazzo Visconti: Duke / tyrant of Milan (1395-1402), dies at 51
  • 1634Edward Coke: English Chief Justice / politician
  • 1642Elisabeth of Nassau: Daughter of Willem I / Charlotte, dies at 65
  • 1653Claudius Salmasius [Claude Saumaise]: French linguistic, dies at 65
  • 1655Jan W van Brederode: Dutch Governor / field marshal, dies at 56
  • 1658James I: King of England (1603-25), dies at 92
  • 1658Oliver Cromwell: British General (1653-58) / Lord Protector, dies at 59
  • 1667Alonso Cano: Spanish Painter / Sculptor / architect, dies at 66
  • 1675Pieter Boel: Flemish Painter / etcher
  • 1708Christian Liebe: Composer, dies at 53
  • 1739George Lillo: English dramatist (Fatal Curiosity), dies at 46
  • 1790Thomas Norris: Composer, dies at 49
  • 1811Ignaz Franzl: Composer, dies at 75
  • 1843Cornelis PJ Elout: Military / President of West Sumatra, dies at 47
  • 1849Earnest Freiherr von Feuchtersleben: Austria writer / physician
  • 1857M Heinrich C Lichtenstein: German zoologist / explorer, dies at 77
  • 1871Vaclav Horak: Composer, dies at 71
  • 1877Adolphe Thiers: 1st President of 3rd French Rep (1871-77), dies at 80
  • 1883Iwan Turgenjew: Writer, dies at 64
  • 1890Charles-A Chatrian: French writer (Waterloo), dies at 63
  • 1890Willem Linnig, Jr.: Flemish Painter / graphic artist
  • 1908Cornelis Pijnacker Hordijk: Governor-General (Dutch East-Indies)
  • 1914Ferdinand AR Cabrera: Spanish / German of Emperor Wilhelm II, dies at 58
  • 1914Lucien-Denis-Gabriel-Alberic Magnard: Composer, dies at 49
  • 1917Fanya Kaplan: Russian who shot at Lenin on August 30th, executed
  • 1938Bart de Ligt: Anti military theologist, dies at 77
  • 1944Frantisek Alois Drdla: Composer, dies at 75
  • 1946Carl Emil Paul Lincke: Composer, dies at 79