2021 September

September 7: Facts & Historical Events On This Day

Facts & Historic Events That Happened on September 7

September 7th is known as Superhuman Day and Buy A Book Day.

We’ve made it to the 250th day of the year! There are 115 days left until we reach the new year.

People who were born on September 7th share the Virgo star sign.

Is today a special day for you? It’s a special day for us! Here we’re going to look at what historical events happened on this day, as well as some notable celebrities that were born on this day.

Did you know that on this day in 1995, NASA launched the STS-69 from the Kennedy Space Center? This was the 100th successful crewed NASA spaceflight.

Keep reading for more facts about September 7th in history!

What Happened On September 7 In History?

2019

Asteroid 2014 RC came within close proximity to Earth at 24,800 miles distance.

Source NASA
1996

Rapper Tupac Shakur was shot four times in Las Vegas, Nevada, US.

Tupac was just 25 years old at the time and was shot twice in the chest, once in the arm, and once in the thigh. He died in hospital from his wounds on September 13.
1995

The STS-69 became the 100th successful crewed NASA spaceflight.

The space shuttle was launched from Kennedy Space Center at 15:09:00 UTC on this day.
1944

The Great Atlantic hurricane formed and would wreak havoc for a whole week.

400 lives were lost, and $100 million in damages was caused.
1940

The Blitz began.

OTD in 1940: The Blitz began.
On this day, Germany started mass air bombing the United Kingdom during World War II. Around 43,000 people in Britain died, up to 140,000 were injured, and two million homes were destroyed.
1909

French aviator Eugène Lefebvre tragically died in an airplane crash, making this day the first-ever aviation fatality.

OTD in 1909: French aviator Eugène Lefebvre tragically died in an airplane crash
1888

Edith Eleanor McLean became the first baby to ever use an incubator.

The incubator was at the State Emigrant Hospital, New York, US.
Source Nancy.cc
1701

The Treaty of The Hague was signed between the German Empire, Great Britain, and The Netherlands.

1630

Boston, Massachusetts was founded by Governor Winthrop.

The name came from the town of the same name in Lincolnshire, England.
1251 BC

A solar eclipse occurred, which is said to have marked the birth of Greek legend Hercules.

Did you know that on this day, September 7th 1995, NASA launched the STS-69 from the Kennedy Space Center?