7 September- On This Day

7 September- On This Day

This day in history



What Happened on September 7

Historical Events

70 Roman army under General Titus occupies and plunders Jerusalem

1714 Treaty of Baden signed by the Holy Roman Empire and France, ending the War of the Spanish Succession; French retain Alsace and Landau, Austria gets east bank of Rhine

1812 Battle of Borodino: Napoleon Bonapartre wins a pyrrhic victory against Russian General Mikhail Kutuzov in the most ferocious battle of the Napoleonic era, 70,000 are killed

1822 Pedro I, son of King Joao VI declares Brazil's independence from Portugal (National Day)

1888 Edith Eleanor McLean is 1st baby to be placed in an incubator at State Emigrant Hospital on Ward’s Island, New York

1909 Eugene Lefebvre becomes first pilot to die in an airplane craft, while test piloting new French-built Wright biplane at Juvisy

1940 Beginning of The Blitz as the German Luftwaffe bomb London for the 1st of 57 consecutive nights losing 41 bombers as the Nazis prepare to invade Britain

More Historical Events

Sep 7 in Film & TV

1980 32nd Emmy Awards: "Taxi"; "Lou Grant"; Ed Asner & Barbara Bel Geddes win. Notable for going ahead despite 51 of the 52 nominated performers boycotting the event due to a strike by members of the Screen Actors Guild.

Sep 7 in Music

1996 Rap artist Tupac Shakur shot multiple times in a drive by shooting in Las Vegas, dies 6 days later

Sep 7 in Sport

1896 A. H. Whiting wins the 1st automobile race held on a closed-circuit track in Cranston, Rhode Island

Did You Know?

"Uncle Sam" 1st used to refer to the US, by Troy Post of New York

On September 7, 1813

7 September- On This Day