September 1

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The September 1 is the 244th day of the Gregorian calendar (the 245th in leap years ), thus remain 121 days by year end.

The Second World War begins with the invasion of Poland by German troops on September 1, 1939 ( invasion of Poland ) .

From a meteorological point of view (for weather statistics), September 1st is the beginning of autumn in the northern hemisphere and the beginning of spring in the southern hemisphere.

Historical Anniversaries
August · September · October
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8th 9 10 11 12th 13th 14th
15th 16 17th 18th 19th 20th 21
22nd 23 24 25th 26 27 28
29 30th


Politics and world events

1598: Boris Godunov
Mercy Church in Milicz
1715: Louis XIV's cenotaph.
Louis XV 1715
1873: King Cetshwayo kaMpande
1969: Muammar al-Gaddafi (left), here with Gamal Abdel Nasser
1983: Korean Airlines Flight 007


1879: Course of the Stuttgart - Freudenstadt line

science and technology

1979: Pioneer 11 flies past Saturn


1899: Poster from the opening evening
  • 1899: The Nationaltheatret , the most important and largest spoken theater in the country, opens in the Norwegian capital, Oslo , with excerpts from two comedies by Ludvig Holberg .
1902: The trip to the moon


1271: Gregory X.
  • 1271: After the office of Bishop of Rome had not been occupied for almost three years after the death of Pope Clement IV , Tebaldo Visconti, who was then on a crusade in Palestine, was elected Pope without ever having been a priest be. He later takes the name of Gregory X on.
1883: rosary


1923: Burning building after the quake

Minor accidents are listed in the sub-articles of Disaster .

nature and environment

  • 1730: The Timanfaya volcano begins to erupt in Lanzarote . The eruptions last for more than five and a half years. Several craters are created in the process.
1914: Martha the passenger pigeon


Entries of track and field world records can be found under the respective discipline under track and field .


Before the 18th century

18th century

Wilhelm Leberecht Götzinger (* 1758)

19th century



20th century


Roy J. Glauber (* 1925)



Helena af Sandeberg (* 1971)


Irina Antonenko (* 1991)


Before the 16th century

16th to 18th century

Jacques Cartier († 1557)
Louis XIV († 1715)

19th century

20th century

François Mauriac († 1970)

21st century

Holidays and memorial days

  • Church memorial days
    • St. Joshua , leader of the people of Israel (Catholic, Orthodox, Armenian, Protestant: LCMS )
    • St. Egidius , Greek merchant and abbot, hermit, founder of a monastery and patron saint (Anglican, Catholic)
    • Sixt Karl Kapff , German prelate (Protestant)
    • St. Verena , Egyptian hermit and messenger of faith, benefactress and patroness (Catholic)

The list of days of remembrance and action contains further entries .

Web links

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