September 7 holidays in 2019

Holiday nameHoliday locationHoliday type
Independence Day
Brazil National Holiday
Constitution Day
Fiji Public Holiday
Victory Day
Mozambique Public Holiday
Knabenschiessen
Switzerland (Zurich) Observance
Carl Garner Federal Lands Cleanup Day
United states Observance

Historical Events on September 7

  • 1778: France invades Dominica in the British West Indies during the American Civil War.
  • 1812: The Battle of Borodino is fought between France and Russia and is considered to be one of the bloodies battles of the Napoleonic Wars.
  • 1818: Carl III of Sweden becomes the king of Norway.
  • 1864: Union General William Sherman orders the evacuation of Atlanta on this day during the American Civil War.
  • 1876: The James-Younger Gang, led by Jesse James, attempts to rob a bank in the town of Northfield, Minnesota but armed citizens drive them off.
  • 1923: INTERPOL (The International Criminal Police Organization) is created.
  • 1927: Philo Farnsworth invents the image dissector – which makes electronic televisions possible.
  • 1936: At Hobart Zoo in Tasmania, the last thylacine (Tasmanian Tiger) dies alone in his cage. The animal’s name was Benjamin.
  • 1940: The Blitz is begun by the Germans as the Luftwaffe bomb London and other British targets for almost two months.
  • 1943: The German 17th Army moves across the Strait of Kerch to the Crimea and evacuates the Kuban bridgehead in Southern Russia.
  • 1945: Japanese forces surrender to the United States Marines on Wake Island. Japanese forces had held the island since December of 1941.

Famous Birthdays on September 7

  • German physicist August Toepler is born in 1836.
  • American zoologist Edward Asahel Birge is born in 1851.
  • American painter Grandma Moses is born in 1860.
  • American director and producer Samuel Goldwyn Jr. is born in 1926.
  • American voice actor Don Messick is born in 1926.
  • American singer-songwriter Buddy Holly is born in 1936.
  • American actor John Phillip Law is born in 1937.
  • Italian screenwriter, director and producer Dario Argento is born in 1940.
  • American rapper and producer Easy E is born in 1963.