September 8 holidays in 2022
National Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses Day
National Ampersand Day
September 8 2021 holidays
September 8 2023 holidays
Historical Events on September 8
Antipope Theodoric is elected after Antipope Clement dies.
Stanislaus of Szczepanów canonizes Pope Innocent IV. Pope Innocent IV had been killed by King Boleslaw II.
The statue of David – sculpted by Michelangelo – is unveiled to the public in Piazza della Signoria in Florence, Italy.
Polish and Lithuanian forces defeat Russian forces during the Battle of Orsha – a battle that’s considered to be one of the biggest battles of the 16
governor of Florida – Spanish admiral Pedro Menéndez de Avilés – founds St. Augustine, Florida on this day.
During a puppet show in the rustic village of Burwell in Cambridgeshire, a fire erupts at a barn fire and quickly spreads. Almost 80 people are killed – including a number of small children.
The Battle of Lake George begins on this day during the French and Indian War.
The Kittanning Expedition occurs during the French and Indian War on this day.
One of the last important battles to occur in the South during the American Revolutionary War, the Battle of Eutaw ends. It was a small tactical victory for British forces.
The Battle of Hondschoote begins during the French Revolutionary War.
The League of Nations admits Germany.
A marketing campaign for Scotch tape is began by 3M.
German forces attack the city of Leningrad, Russia – thereby beginning the Siege of Leningrad.
The United States Army Air Forces bomb German General Headquarters for the Mediterranean Zone in Frascati, Italy.
The Allies announce their armistice with Italy during WWII.
London is hit with the first V-2 rocket fired by German forces during World War II.
Famous Birthdays on September 8
American author Grace Metalious is born in
English comedian and actor Peter Sellers is born in
English soldier and politician John Garrett is born in
American singer-songwriter Patsy Cline is born in
American author and poet Jack Prelutsky is born in
American politician Bernie Sanders is born in
English author and journalist Judith Hann is born in
American singer-songwriter Pink is born in
English journalist Kate Abdo is born in
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