Today in History, English
Today in History, English

100021September 2Death2014 – Peter Carter, Nigerian-English diplomat, British Ambassador to Estonia (b. 1956)
100022September 2Death2014 – F. Emmett Fitzpatrick, American lawyer and politician, 20th District Attorney of Philadelphia (b. 1930)
100023September 2Death2014 – Norman Gordon, South African cricketer (b. 1911)
100024September 2Death2014 – Helena Rakoczy, Polish gymnast (b. 1921)
100025September 2Death2014 – Goolam Essaji Vahanvati, Indian lawyer and politician, 13th Attorney General of India (b. 1949)
100026September 2Death2015 – Ephraim Engleman, American rheumatologist, author, and academic (b. 1911)
100027September 2Death2015 – Stan Kane, Scottish-Canadian actor, singer, and painter (b. 1929)
100028September 2Death2015 – Alan Kurdi, Syrian boy (b. 2012)
100029September 2Death2015 – Brianna Lea Pruett, American singer-songwriter, poet, and painter (b. 1983)
100030September 2Death2015 – Simo Salminen, Finnish actor (b. 1932)
100031September 2Holiday and observanceChristian feast day:Acepsimas of Hnaita and companions (Syriac Orthodox Church)Agricola of AvignonAntoninus of PamiersCastor of AptNonnosusSan Esteban del Rey (Acoma Pueblo)September 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
100032September 2Holiday and observanceDemocracy Day (Tibet)
100033September 2Holiday and observanceIndependence Day (Transnistria, unrecognized)
100034September 2Holiday and observanceIndependence Day (Nagorno-Karabakh Republic, unrecognized)
100035September 2Holiday and observanceNational Day, celebrates the independence of Vietnam from Japan and France in 1945
100036September 2Holiday and observanceSedantag (German Empire)
100037September 2Holiday and observanceVJ Day (United States)
100038September 3Event36 BC – In the Battle of Naulochus, Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa, admiral of Octavian, defeats Sextus Pompey, son of Pompey, thus ending Pompeian resistance to the Second Triumvirate.
100039September 3Event301 – San Marino, one of the smallest nations in the world and the world's oldest republic still in existence, is founded by Saint Marinus.
100040September 3Event590 – Consecration of Pope Gregory I (Gregory the Great).
100041September 3Event673 – King Wamba of the Visigoths puts down a revolt by Hilderic, governor of Nîmes (France) and rival for the throne.
100042September 3Event863 – Major Byzantine victory at the Battle of Lalakaon against an Arab raid.
100043September 3Event1189 – Richard I of England (a.k.a. Richard "the Lionheart") is crowned at Westminster.
100044September 3Event1260 – The Mamluks defeat the Mongols at the Battle of Ain Jalut in Palestine, marking their first decisive defeat and the point of maximum expansion of the Mongol Empire.
100045September 3Event1650 – Third English Civil War: In the Battle of Dunbar, English Parliamentarian forces led by Oliver Cromwell defeat an army loyal to King Charles II of England and led by David Leslie, Lord Newark.
100046September 3Event1651 – Third English Civil War: Battle of Worcester: Charles II of England is defeated in the last main battle of the war.
100047September 3Event1658 – Richard Cromwell becomes Lord Protector of England.
100048September 3Event1666 – The Royal Exchange burns down in the Great Fire of London.
100049September 3Event1777 – American Revolutionary War: During the Battle of Cooch's Bridge, the Flag of the United States is flown in battle for the first time.
100050September 3Event1783 – American Revolutionary War: The war ends with the signing of the Treaty of Paris by the United States and the Kingdom of Great Britain.

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