September 1st is the day we officially celebrate Tofu Day as well as Letter Writing Day.
We are now on the 244th day of the year, congratulations for making it this far! There’s only 121 days left until next year.
People who were born on September 1st all share the Virgo star sign.
To start the month off, here we’re going to give you some interesting facts about this day, as well as some fascinating events that all happened on September 1st throughout history.
Did you know that on this day in 1992, Super Mario Kart was released in North America on the SNES console? It would become the 4th best-selling SNES game of all time.
Keep reading for more interesting facts about September 1st in history!
What Happened On September 1 In History?
Google adopted a new logo design.
A bill in New York to reinstate the death penalty became law on this day.
Ten offences could lead you to the death penalty in the state, but under 18s and pregnant persons are excluded.
Super Mario Kart was released in North America on the SNES console.
Zombie horror movie “Dawn of the Dead” premiered in Turin, Italy.
The world population on Earth passed 3 billion.
It was only 33 years prior to this that the population reached 2 billion.
Jews in Germany over six years old were forced to wear the yellow star of David.
Those who didn't display their badge were subjected to fines, prison or even being shot.
Germany invaded Poland in the free city of Danzig which started World War I.
The Great Kantō earthquake struck Japan.
The 7.9 magnitude earthquake happened alongside raging firestorms and a swirling fire tornado. 142,800 people lost their lives.
Over 400 people died in the Great Hinckley Fire, a forest fire in Hinckley, Minnesota.
Blacksmith, Patrick Lyon stole $162,821 cash and gold from a vault at the Bank of Pennsylvania.
Mozart published the Haydn Quartets on this day in Vienna.
The "Haydn" Quartets are a set of six string quartets as his opus 10. They were dedicated to composer Joseph Haydn.
The famous Liberty Bell arrived in Philadelphia, US.
The Liberty Bell became a national symbol of both freedom and justice.