8 Sept- On This Day

8 Sept- On This Day

This day in history.



What Happened Today in Histor

Historical Event

1380 Battle on Kulikovo: Moscow's great monarch Dimitri defeats the Mongols beginning the decline of the Tatar

1504 Michelangelo's Statue of David is unveiled in Florenc

1522 Spanish navigator Juan de Elcano returns to Spain, completing 1st circumnavigation of the globe (expedition began under Ferdinand Magella

1565 1st permanent European settlement in the US founded at St. Augustine, Florid

1664 Dutch surrender colony of New Netherlands (including New York) to 300 English soldier

1941 WWII: Siege of Leningrad by German, Finnish, and eventually Spanish troops begins; battle lasted over 28 months, as Russia repels the invasion; well over a million live

1970 Black September hijackings begin, three airliners hijacked and blown up by Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestin

1986 "The Oprah Winfrey Show" is first broadcast nationall

Historical Events Toda

Today in Film & T

1960 Nationwide release (US) of Alfred Hitchcock's "Psycho" starring Anthony Perkins and Janet Leig

1965 Small ads in Daily Variety and Hollywood Reporter attract 437 young men interested in forming the world’s first manufactured boy band, "The Monkees" - 3 are chosen with Davey Jones already having been cas

Today in Musi

2001 Kylie Minogue releases her single "I Just Can't Get You Out of My Head", the biggest of her caree

Today in Spor

1973 Hank Aaron sets record of most HRs in 1 league (709

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"Star Trek" premieres on NBC-TV starring William Shatner and Leonard Nimo

Today in History in 1966

Would You Believe?

Giraffe DNA study published in "Current Biology" reveals there are 4 species not just 1, as previously assumed

Today in History in 2016

8 Sept- On This Day