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8th of September 0070 EVENT Roman forces under Titus sack Jerusalem.
8th of September 1264 EVENT The Statute of Kalisz, guaranteeing Jews safety and personal liberties and giving battei din jurisdiction over Jewish matters, is promulgated by Boleslaus the Pious, Duke of Greater Poland.
8th of September 1331 EVENT Stephen Uros IV Dusan declares himself king of Serbia
8th of September 1380 EVENT Battle of Kulikovo : Russian forces defeat a mixed army of Tatars and Mongols, stopping their advance.
8th of September 1449 EVENT Battle of Tumu Fortress : Mongolians capture the Chinese emperor.
8th of September 1504 EVENT Michelangelo's David is unveiled in Florence.
8th of September 1514 EVENT Battle of Orsha : in one of the biggest battles of the century, Lithuanians and Poles defeat the Russian army.
8th of September 1551 EVENT The foundation day in Vitoria, Brazil
8th of September 1565 EVENT The Knights of Malta lift the Turkish siege of Malta that began on May 18.
8th of September 1565 EVENT Pedro Menendez de Aviles settles St. Augustine, Florida.
8th of September 1727 EVENT A barn fire during a puppet show in the village of Burwell in Cambridgeshire, England kills 78 people, many of whom are children.
8th of September 1755 EVENT French and Indian War: Battle of Lake George.
8th of September 1756 EVENT French and Indian War: Kittanning Expedition.
8th of September 1761 EVENT Marriage of King George III of the United Kingdom to Duchess Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz.
8th of September 1793 EVENT French Revolutionary Wars: Battle of Hondschoote.
8th of September 1796 EVENT French Revolutionary Wars: Battle of Bassano : French forces defeat Austrian troops at Bassano del Grappa.
8th of September 1810 EVENT The Tonquin sets sail from New York Harbor with 33 employees of John Jacob Astor's newly created Pacific Fur Company on board. After a six-month journey around the tip of South America, the ship arrives at the mouth of the Columbia River and Astor's men establish the fur-trading town of Astoria, Oregon.
8th of September 1831 EVENT William IV and Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen are crowned King and Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.
8th of September 1863 EVENT American Civil War: Second Battle of Sabine Pass : on the Texas-Louisiana border at the mouth of the Sabine River, a small Confederate force thwarts a Union invasion of Texas.
8th of September 1888 EVENT In London, the body of Jack the Ripper's second murder victim, Annie Chapman, is found.
8th of September 1888 EVENT In England the first six Football League matches are played.
8th of September 1892 EVENT The Pledge of Allegiance is first recited.
8th of September 1900 EVENT Galveston Hurricane of 1900: a powerful hurricane hits Galveston, Texas killing about 8,000 people.
8th of September 1914 EVENT World War I: Private Thomas Highgate becomes the first British soldier to be executed for desertion during the war.
8th of September 1921 EVENT 16-year-old Margaret Gorman wins the Atlantic City Pageant's Golden Mermaid trophy; pageant officials later dubbed her the first Miss America.
8th of September 1923 EVENT Honda Point Disaster: nine US Navy destroyers run aground off the California coast. Seven are lost, and twenty-three sailors killed.
8th of September 1926 EVENT Germany is admitted to the League of Nations.
8th of September 1930 EVENT 3M begins marketing Scotch transparent tape.
8th of September 1934 EVENT Off the New Jersey coast, a fire aboard the passenger liner SS Morro Castle kills 135 people.
8th of September 1935 EVENT US Senator from Louisiana, Huey Long, nicknamed "Kingfish", is fatally shot in the Louisiana capitol building.
8th of September 1941 EVENT World War II: Siege of Leningrad begins. German forces begin a siege against the Soviet Union's second-largest city, Leningrad.
8th of September 1943 EVENT World War II: The O.B.S. (German General Headquarters for the Mediterranean zone) in Frascati is bombed by USAAF.
8th of September 1943 EVENT World War II: United States General Dwight D. Eisenhower publicly announces the Allied armistice with Italy.
8th of September 1944 EVENT World War II: London is hit by a V2 rocket for the first time.
8th of September 1944 EVENT World War II: Menton is liberated from Germany.
8th of September 1945 EVENT Cold War: United States troops arrive to partition the southern part of Korea in response to Soviet troops occupying the northern part of the peninsula a month earlier.
8th of September 1951 EVENT Treaty of San Francisco: In San Francisco, California, 48 nations sign a peace treaty with Japan in formal recognition of the end of the Pacific War.
8th of September 1954 EVENT The Southeast Asia Treaty Organization (SEATO) is established.
8th of September 1959 EVENT The Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) is established.
8th of September 1960 EVENT In Huntsville, Alabama, US President Dwight D. Eisenhower formally dedicates the Marshall Space Flight Center (NASA had already activated the facility on July 1).
8th of September 1962 EVENT Last run of the famous Pines Express over the Somerset and Dorset Railway line (UK) fittingly using the last steam locomotive built by British Railways, 9F locomotive 92220 Evening Star.
8th of September 1962 EVENT Newly independent Algeria, by referendum, adopts a Constitution.
8th of September 1966 EVENT The Severn Bridge is officially opened by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
8th of September 1966 EVENT The first Star Trek series premieres on NBC.
8th of September 1967 EVENT The formal end of steam traction in the North East of England by British Railways.
8th of September 1968 EVENT The Beatles perform their last live TV performance on the David Frost show. They perform their new hit "Hey Jude".
8th of September 1970 EVENT Hijacking (and subsequent destruction) of three airliners to Jordan by Palestinians; the events to follow would later become known as Black September
8th of September 1971 EVENT In Washington, D.C., the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is inaugurated, with the opening feature being the premiere of Leonard Bernstein's Mass.
8th of September 1974 EVENT Watergate Scandal: US President Gerald Ford pardons former President Richard Nixon for any crimes Nixon may have committed while in office.
8th of September 1975 EVENT Gays in the military: US Air Force Tech Sergeant Leonard Matlovich, a decorated veteran of the Vietnam War, appears in his Air Force uniform on the cover of Time magazine with the headline "I Am A Homosexual". He is later given a general discharge.
8th of September 1991 EVENT The Republic of Macedonia becomes independent.
8th of September 1994 EVENT USAir Flight 427, on approach to Pittsburgh International Airport, suddenly crashes in clear weather killing all 132 aboard; resulting in the most extensive aviation investigation in world history and altering manufacturing practices in the industry.
8th of September 2004 EVENT NASA's unmanned spacecraft Genesis crash-lands when its parachute fails to open.
8th of September 2005 EVENT Two EMERCOM Il-76 aircraft land at a disaster aid staging area at Little Rock Air Force Base; the first time Russia has flown such a mission to North America.
8th of September 0801 BIRTHDAY Ansgar, German Christian archbishop (d. 865)
8th of September 0828 BIRTHDAY Ali al-Hadi, Shia Imam (d. 868)
8th of September 1157 BIRTHDAY King Richard I of England (d. 1199)
8th of September 1207 BIRTHDAY King Sancho II of Portugal (d. 1248)
8th of September 1271 BIRTHDAY Charles Martel of Anjou, son of Charles II of Naples (d. 1295)
8th of September 1380 BIRTHDAY Saint Bernardino of Siena, Italian Franciscan missionary (d. 1444)
8th of September 1474 BIRTHDAY Ludovico Ariosto, Italian poet (d. 1533)
8th of September 1515 BIRTHDAY Alfonso Salmeron, Spanish Jesuit biblical scholar (d. 1585)
8th of September 1588 BIRTHDAY Marin Mersenne, French mathematician (d. 1648)
8th of September 1611 BIRTHDAY Johann Friedrich Gronovius, German classical scholar (d. 1671)
8th of September 1621 BIRTHDAY Louis II de Bourbon, Prince de Conde, French general (d. 1686)
8th of September 1633 BIRTHDAY Ferdinand IV of Germany (d. 1654)
8th of September 1672 BIRTHDAY Nicolas de Grigny, French organist and composer (d. 1703)
8th of September 1742 BIRTHDAY Ozias Humphrey, English artist (d. 1810)
8th of September 1749 BIRTHDAY Gabrielle de Polastron, duchesse de Polignac, French aristocrat (d. 1793)
8th of September 1749 BIRTHDAY Marie-Louise, princesse de Lamballe, Italian-born French aristocrat (d. 1792)
8th of September 1750 BIRTHDAY Tanikaze Kajinosuke, Jamapese sumo wrestler, the 4th Yokozuna (d. 1795)
8th of September 1767 BIRTHDAY August von Schlegel, German poet (d. 1845)
8th of September 1778 BIRTHDAY Clemens Brentano, German poet (d. 1842)
8th of September 1783 BIRTHDAY Nicolai Frederik Severin Grundtvig, Danish writer and philosopher (d. 1872)
8th of September 1804 BIRTHDAY Eduard Morike, German poet (d. 1875)
8th of September 1814 BIRTHDAY Charles-Etienne Brasseur de Bourbourg, French writer and historian (d. 1874)
8th of September 1824 BIRTHDAY Jaime Nuno, Spanish composer (d. 1908)
8th of September 1828 BIRTHDAY Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain, American Civil War soldier (d. 1914)
8th of September 1828 BIRTHDAY Clarence Cook, American writer and art critic (d. 1900)
8th of September 1830 BIRTHDAY Frederic Mistral, French poet, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1914)
8th of September 1841 BIRTHDAY Antonin Dvorak, Czech composer (d. 1904)
8th of September 1841 BIRTHDAY Charles J. Guiteau, American assassin of James A. Garfield (d. 1882)
8th of September 1846 BIRTHDAY Catchick Paul Chater, Hong Kong businessman(d. May 27, 1926)
8th of September 1852 BIRTHDAY Emperor Gwangmu of Korea (d. 1919)
8th of September 1857 BIRTHDAY Georg Michaelis, Chancellor of Germany (d. 1936)
8th of September 1873 BIRTHDAY Alfred Jarry, French playwright (d. 1907)
8th of September 1873 BIRTHDAY David O. McKay, ninth president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (d. 1970)
8th of September 1881 BIRTHDAY Harry Hillman, American athlete (d. 1945)
8th of September 1884 BIRTHDAY Theodore Pilette, Belgian racing driver (d. 1921)
8th of September 1886 BIRTHDAY Siegfried Sassoon, English poet (d. 1967)
8th of September 1887 BIRTHDAY George, Crown Prince of Serbia (d. 1972)
8th of September 1889 BIRTHDAY Robert Alphonso Taft, American politician (d. 1953)
8th of September 1894 BIRTHDAY John Samuel Bourque, Quebec politician (d. 1974)
8th of September 1895 BIRTHDAY Sara Garcia, Mexican actress (d. 1980)
8th of September 1896 BIRTHDAY Howard Dietz, American lyricist and librettist (d. 1983)
8th of September 1897 BIRTHDAY Jimmie Rodgers, American singer and composer (d. 1933)
8th of September 1901 BIRTHDAY Hendrik Frensch Verwoerd, South African politician (d. 1966)
8th of September 1910 BIRTHDAY Jean-Louis Barrault, French actor and director (d. 1994)
8th of September 1914 BIRTHDAY Sir Denys Lasdun, English architect (d. 2001)
8th of September 1915 BIRTHDAY Frank Cady, American actor
8th of September 1915 BIRTHDAY Frank Pullen, English businessman and racehorse owner (d. 1992)
8th of September 1918 BIRTHDAY Derek Harold Richard Barton, British chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1998)
8th of September 1919 BIRTHDAY Gianni Brera, Italian journalist and writer (d. 1992)
8th of September 1921 BIRTHDAY Harry Secombe, Welsh entertainer (d. 2001)
8th of September 1922 BIRTHDAY Sid Caesar, American comedian
8th of September 1922 BIRTHDAY Lyndon LaRouche, American politician
8th of September 1924 BIRTHDAY Marie-Claire Kirkland, Quebec politician
8th of September 1924 BIRTHDAY Mimi Parent, Canadian painter (d. 2005)
8th of September 1924 BIRTHDAY Jean-Paul Cloutier, Quebec politician
8th of September 1924 BIRTHDAY Grace Metalious, American novelist (d. 1964)
8th of September 1925 BIRTHDAY Peter Sellers, English actor (d. 1980)
8th of September 1925 BIRTHDAY Jacqueline Ceballos, American feminist and activist
8th of September 1927 BIRTHDAY Harlan Howard, American country music songwriter (d. 2002)
8th of September 1929 BIRTHDAY Christoph von Dohnanyi, German conductor
8th of September 1929 BIRTHDAY Roger Byrne, English footballer (d. 1958)
8th of September 1930 BIRTHDAY Mario Adorf, Swiss-born German actor
8th of September 1930 BIRTHDAY Robert W. Firestone, American clinical psychologist, author of a number of books about psychological defenses, and visual artist.
8th of September 1930 BIRTHDAY Nguyen Cao Ky, South Vietnamese politician
8th of September 1931 BIRTHDAY John Garrett, British politician (d. 2007)
8th of September 1932 BIRTHDAY Patsy Cline, American singer (d. 1963)
8th of September 1933 BIRTHDAY Paul M. Fleiss, American pediatrician; father of Heidi Fleiss
8th of September 1933 BIRTHDAY Asha Bhosle, Indian singer
8th of September 1933 BIRTHDAY Michael Frayn, British playwright
8th of September 1933 BIRTHDAY Eric Salzman, American composer
8th of September 1934 BIRTHDAY Peter Maxwell Davies, British composer
8th of September 1934 BIRTHDAY Rodrigue Biron, Canadian politician
8th of September 1937 BIRTHDAY Barbara Frum, Canadian news anchor (d. 1992)
8th of September 1937 BIRTHDAY Virna Lisi, Italian actress
8th of September 1937 BIRTHDAY Sam Nunn, American politician
8th of September 1938 BIRTHDAY Kenichi Horie, Japanese adventurer
8th of September 1939 BIRTHDAY Carsten Keller, German field hockey player
8th of September 1939 BIRTHDAY Guitar Shorty, American musician
8th of September 1940 BIRTHDAY Quentin L. Cook, LDS apostle
8th of September 1941 BIRTHDAY Bernie Sanders, American politician
8th of September 1942 BIRTHDAY Brian Cole, American musician (The Association) (d. 1972)
8th of September 1943 BIRTHDAY Adelaide C. Eckardt, American politician
8th of September 1944 BIRTHDAY Terry Jenner, Australian cricketer
8th of September 1945 BIRTHDAY Ron Pigpen McKernan, American musician (Grateful Dead) (d. 1973)
8th of September 1945 BIRTHDAY Rogie Vachon, Canadian ice hockey player
8th of September 1946 BIRTHDAY L. C. Greenwood, American football player
8th of September 1947 BIRTHDAY Ann Beattie, American writer
8th of September 1947 BIRTHDAY Valery Afanassiev, Russian pianist
8th of September 1947 BIRTHDAY Halldor Asgrimsson, former Prime Minister of Iceland
8th of September 1947 BIRTHDAY Benjamin Orr, American bassist and singer (The Cars) (d. 2000)
8th of September 1948 BIRTHDAY Jean-Pierre Monsere, Belgian cyclist (d. 1971)
8th of September 1948 BIRTHDAY Great Kabuki, Japanese professional wrestler
8th of September 1950 BIRTHDAY Zachary Richard, American singer and songwriter
8th of September 1950 BIRTHDAY Mike Simpson, American politician
8th of September 1951 BIRTHDAY Nikos Karvelas, Greek composer
8th of September 1953 BIRTHDAY Pascal Greggory, French actor
8th of September 1954 BIRTHDAY Michael Shermer, American science writer
8th of September 1954 BIRTHDAY Mark Lindsay Chapman, English film and television actor
8th of September 1954 BIRTHDAY Anne Diamond, English television presenter
8th of September 1954 BIRTHDAY Giorgos Toussas, Greek politician
8th of September 1954 BIRTHDAY Mark Foley, American politician
8th of September 1955 BIRTHDAY Terry Tempest Williams, American author and environmentalist
8th of September 1955 BIRTHDAY Julian Richings, English-born Canadian actor
8th of September 1956 BIRTHDAY Mick Brown, American drummer (Dokken)
8th of September 1956 BIRTHDAY Frank Tovey, British musician (d. 2002)
8th of September 1956 BIRTHDAY Maurice Cheeks, American basketball player and coach
8th of September 1957 BIRTHDAY Heather Thomas, American actress
8th of September 1958 BIRTHDAY Mitsuru Miyamoto, Japanese voice actor
8th of September 1958 BIRTHDAY Michael Lardie, American musician
8th of September 1959 BIRTHDAY Carmen Campagne, Canadian singer and children's entertainer
8th of September 1959 BIRTHDAY Daler Nazarov, Tajik composer and actor
8th of September 1960 BIRTHDAY Stefano Casiraghi, Italian businessman; husband of Princess Caroline of Monaco (d. 1990)
8th of September 1960 BIRTHDAY Aguri Suzuki, Japanese racing driver
8th of September 1960 BIRTHDAY Aimee Mann, American musician
8th of September 1960 BIRTHDAY David Steele, English musician
8th of September 1961 BIRTHDAY Paul Zanetti, Australian political cartoonist
8th of September 1962 BIRTHDAY Sergio Casal, Spanish tennis player
8th of September 1962 BIRTHDAY Thomas Kretschmann, German actor
8th of September 1962 BIRTHDAY Jay Ziskrout, American punk bassist ex-Bad Religion
8th of September 1962 BIRTHDAY Christopher Klim, American novelist
8th of September 1963 BIRTHDAY Li Ning, Chinese gymnast
8th of September 1963 BIRTHDAY Brad Silberling, American television and film director
8th of September 1963 BIRTHDAY Hitoshi Matsumoto, Japanese comedian
8th of September 1964 BIRTHDAY Michael Johns, American business executive
8th of September 1964 BIRTHDAY Scott Levy, American professional wrestler
8th of September 1964 BIRTHDAY Joachim Nielsen, Norwegian musician (d. 2000)
8th of September 1965 BIRTHDAY Darlene Zschech, Australian Christian Singer
8th of September 1966 BIRTHDAY Peter Furler, Australian musician (Newsboys)
8th of September 1966 BIRTHDAY Carola, Swedish singer
8th of September 1967 BIRTHDAY Kimberly Peirce, American film director
8th of September 1969 BIRTHDAY Oswaldo Ibarra, Ecuadorian footballer
8th of September 1969 BIRTHDAY Gary Speed, Welsh footballer
8th of September 1969 BIRTHDAY Lars Bohinen, Norwegian footballer
8th of September 1969 BIRTHDAY Chris Powell, English footballer
8th of September 1970 BIRTHDAY Neko Case, American musician
8th of September 1970 BIRTHDAY Paul DiPietro, Canadian-born Swiss ice hockey player
8th of September 1970 BIRTHDAY Latrell Sprewell, American basketball player
8th of September 1970 BIRTHDAY Yuji Nishizawa, Japanese hijacker
8th of September 1970 BIRTHDAY Brad Cain, American professional wrestler
8th of September 1970 BIRTHDAY Andy Ward, Irish rugby player
8th of September 1971 BIRTHDAY Daniel Petrov, Bulgarian boxer
8th of September 1971 BIRTHDAY Brooke Burke, American model
8th of September 1971 BIRTHDAY David Arquette, American actor
8th of September 1971 BIRTHDAY Martin Freeman, English actor
8th of September 1971 BIRTHDAY Pierre Sevigny, French-Canadian ice hockey player
8th of September 1971 BIRTHDAY Dustin O'Halloran, American pianist and composer
8th of September 1972 BIRTHDAY Os du Randt, South African rugby player
8th of September 1972 BIRTHDAY Markus Babbel, German footballer
8th of September 1972 BIRTHDAY Giovanni Frezza, Italian actor
8th of September 1972 BIRTHDAY Lisa Kennedy, American television personality
8th of September 1972 BIRTHDAY Phil Laak, Irish-born American professional poker player
8th of September 1972 BIRTHDAY Tomokazu Seki, Japanese voice actor
8th of September 1973 BIRTHDAY Khamis Al-Owairan, Saudi Arabian footballer
8th of September 1973 BIRTHDAY Troy Sanders, American bassist and frontman of Mastodon
8th of September 1974 BIRTHDAY Braulio Luna, Mexican footballer
8th of September 1974 BIRTHDAY Tanaz Eshaghian, Iranian-born American documentarian
8th of September 1975 BIRTHDAY Larenz Tate, American actor
8th of September 1975 BIRTHDAY Richard Hughes, English musician (Keane)
8th of September 1975 BIRTHDAY Elena Likhovtseva, Russian tennis player
8th of September 1975 BIRTHDAY Lee Eul-Yong, South Korean footballer
8th of September 1975 BIRTHDAY Chris Latham, Australian rugby player
8th of September 1976 BIRTHDAY Sjeng Schalken, Dutch tennis player
8th of September 1976 BIRTHDAY Sarah Kucserka, American screenwriter
8th of September 1976 BIRTHDAY Brendan Kelly, American musician (The Lawrence Arms)
8th of September 1976 BIRTHDAY Gerald Drummond and Jervis Drummond, Costa Rican footballers
8th of September 1977 BIRTHDAY Jay McKee, Canadian hockey player
8th of September 1978 BIRTHDAY Gerard Autet, Spanish footballer
8th of September 1978 BIRTHDAY Emanuele Ferraro, Italian footballer
8th of September 1978 BIRTHDAY Gil Meche, American baseball player
8th of September 1978 BIRTHDAY Angela Rawlings, Canadian-American author and performer
8th of September 1979 BIRTHDAY Pink, American singer
8th of September 1980 BIRTHDAY Slim Thug, American rapper
8th of September 1980 BIRTHDAY Teruyuki Moniwa, Japanese footballer
8th of September 1981 BIRTHDAY Jonathan Taylor Thomas, American actor
8th of September 1981 BIRTHDAY Morten Gamst Pedersen, Norwegian footballer
8th of September 1983 BIRTHDAY Wali Lundy, American football player
8th of September 1983 BIRTHDAY Diego Benaglio, Swiss footballer
8th of September 1983 BIRTHDAY Will Blalock, American basketball player
8th of September 1983 BIRTHDAY Chris Judd, Australian rules footballer
8th of September 1983 BIRTHDAY Lewis Roberts-Thompson, Australian rules footballer
8th of September 1984 BIRTHDAY Bobby Parnell, American baseball player
8th of September 1984 BIRTHDAY Vitaly Petrov, Russian racing driver
8th of September 1984 BIRTHDAY Tiago Treichel, Brazilian footballer
8th of September 1984 BIRTHDAY Peter Whittingham, English footballer
8th of September 1985 BIRTHDAY Yendi Phillips, Jamaican beauty pageant contestant
8th of September 1986 BIRTHDAY Joao Moutinho, Portuguese footballer
8th of September 1986 BIRTHDAY Matt Grothe, American football player
8th of September 1987 BIRTHDAY Wiz Khalifa, American hip-hop artist
8th of September 1987 BIRTHDAY Alexandre Bilodeau, Canadian freestyle skier
8th of September 1988 BIRTHDAY Arrelious Benn, American football player
8th of September 1988 BIRTHDAY Caitlin Hill, Australian internet personality
8th of September 1988 BIRTHDAY Gustav Schafer, German drummer (Tokio Hotel)
8th of September 1988 BIRTHDAY Chantal Jones, American fashion model
8th of September 1989 BIRTHDAY Gylfi Sigurdsson, Icelandic footballer
8th of September 1990 BIRTHDAY Matt Barkley, American football player
8th of September 1996 BIRTHDAY Krystal Reyes, Filipina actress
8th of September 1997 BIRTHDAY Kimberlea Berg, English actress
8th of September 0701 DEATH Pope Sergius I
8th of September 0780 DEATH Leo IV, Byzantine Emperor (Born 750)
8th of September 1397 DEATH Thomas of Woodstock, 1st Duke of Gloucester (Born 1355)
8th of September 1425 DEATH King Charles III of Navarre (Born 1361)
8th of September 1539 DEATH John Stokesley, English churchman
8th of September 1560 DEATH Amy Robsart, English noblewoman (Born 1532)
8th of September 1601 DEATH John Shakespeare, father of William Shakespeare (Born 1530)
8th of September 1603 DEATH George Carey, 2nd Baron Hunsdon, English politician (Born 1547)
8th of September 1613 DEATH Carlo Gesualdo, Italian composer (Born 1566)
8th of September 1637 DEATH Robert Fludd, English mystic (Born 1574)
8th of September 1644 DEATH Francis Quarles, English poet (Born 1592)
8th of September 1644 DEATH John Coke, English politician (Born 1563)
8th of September 1645 DEATH Francisco de Quevedo, Spanish writer (Born 1580)
8th of September 1656 DEATH Joseph Hall, English bishop and writer (Born 1574)
8th of September 1675 DEATH Amalia of Solms-Braunfels, countess of Solms-Braunfels (Born 1602)
8th of September 1682 DEATH Juan Caramuel y Lobkowitz, Spanish writer (Born 1606)
8th of September 1721 DEATH Michael Brokoff, Czech sculptor (Born 1686)
8th of September 1739 DEATH Yuri Troubetzkoy, Governor of Belgorod (Born 1668)
8th of September 1755 DEATH Ephraim Williams, American philanthropist (Born 1715)
8th of September 1761 DEATH Bernard Forest de Belidor, French engineer (Born 1698)
8th of September 1780 DEATH Enoch Poor, American Continental Army general (Born 1736)
8th of September 1784 DEATH Ann Lee, American religious leader (Born 1736)
8th of September 1811 DEATH Peter Simon Pallas, German zoologist (Born 1741)
8th of September 1831 DEATH John Aitken, Scottish-born music publisher (Born 1745)
8th of September 1853 DEATH Frederic Ozanam, founder of the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul (Born 1813)
8th of September 1882 DEATH Joseph Liouville, French mathematician (Born 1809)
8th of September 1888 DEATH Annie Chapman, widely believed to be the second victim of Jack the Ripper (Born 1841)
8th of September 1894 DEATH Hermann von Helmholtz, German physician (Born 1821)
8th of September 1916 DEATH Friedrich Baumfelder, German composer, conductor, and pianist (Born 1836)
8th of September 1933 DEATH King Faysal I of Iraq (Born 1883)
8th of September 1943 DEATH Julius Fucik, Czech journalist (executed) (Born 1903)
8th of September 1944 DEATH Jan van Gilse, Dutch composer and conductor (Born1881)
8th of September 1948 DEATH Thomas Mofolo, Lesotho writer (Born 1876)
8th of September 1949 DEATH Richard Strauss, German composer (Born 1864)
8th of September 1965 DEATH Dorothy Dandridge, American actress (Born 1922)
8th of September 1965 DEATH Hermann Staudinger, German chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (Born 1881)
8th of September 1969 DEATH Bud Collyer, American television game show host (Born 1908)
8th of September 1969 DEATH Alexandra David-Neel, French explorer and writer (Born 1868)
8th of September 1970 DEATH Percy Spencer, inventor of the microwave oven, (Born 1894)
8th of September 1977 DEATH Zero Mostel, American actor (Born 1915)
8th of September 1979 DEATH Jean Seberg, American actress (Born 1938)
8th of September 1980 DEATH Willard Libby, American chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (Born 1908)
8th of September 1981 DEATH Roy Wilkins, American civil rights activist (Born 1901)
8th of September 1981 DEATH Hideki Yukawa, Japanese physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (Born 1907)
8th of September 1983 DEATH Antonin Magne, French cyclist (Born 1904)
8th of September 1985 DEATH John Franklin Enders, American scientist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (Born 1887)
8th of September 1991 DEATH Alex North, American composer (Born 1910)
8th of September 1999 DEATH Moondog, American composer, musician and poet (Born 1916)
8th of September 2001 DEATH Bill Ricker, Canadian founder of fisheries science (Born 1908)
8th of September 2002 DEATH Laurie Williams, West Indian cricketer (Born 1968)
8th of September 2003 DEATH Jaclyn Linetsky, Canadian voice actress (Born 1986)
8th of September 2003 DEATH Leni Riefenstahl, German film director (Born 1902)
8th of September 2004 DEATH Frank Thomas, American animator (Born 1913)
8th of September 2005 DEATH Noel Cantwell, Irish cricketer and footballer (Born 1932)
8th of September 2006 DEATH Hilda Bernstein, English-born South African author, artist, and activist (Born 1915)
8th of September 2006 DEATH Peter Brock, Australian racecar driver (Born 1945)
8th of September 2006 DEATH Frank Middlemass, actor (Born 1919)
8th of September 2006 DEATH Erk Russell, American football coach (Born 1923)
8th of September 2007 DEATH Ramon Cardemil, Chilean huaso (Born 1917)
8th of September 2008 DEATH Evan Tanner, UFC Champion (Born 1971)
8th of September 2008 DEATH Ahn Jae-hwan, South Korean actor (Born 1972)
8th of September 2009 DEATH Aage Bohr, Danish physicist, Nobel laureate (Born 1922)
8th of September 2009 DEATH Mike Bongiorno, Italian television host (Born 1924)