th is known as Star Trek Day and Iguana Awareness Day.
Welcome to day 251 of 365! We’re only 114 days away from celebrating the new year… but it’s probably too early to be thinking about that yet.
If you were born on September 8, your star sign is Virgo.
Today has been a rather unique day throughout history; here we’re going to look at some interesting facts and historical events all related to September 8.
Did you know that on this day in 2001, Kylie Minogue’s signature song “Can’t Get You Out of My Head” was released? It reached number 1 in the charts of every European country except Finland.
Keep reading for more facts about September 8
th in history! What Happened On September 8 In History?
Space probe Osiris-Rex by NASA was launched to collect rock samples from the Bennu asteroid.
Kylie Minogue’s signature song “Can’t Get You Out of My Head” was released.
Yellowstone National Park closed for the first time in US history due to ongoing fires.
The Oprah Winfrey Show aired for the first time.
The show, along with her charisma, helped lead Winfrey to become one of the most influential people in the world.
Queen Elizabeth II of England officially opened the Severn Bridge in South West England.
The River Severn is 220 miles long, and is the longest river in Great Britain.
“Star Trek: The Original Series” aired for the first time on NBC-TV.
The original show was created by Gene Roddenberry and ran for three seasons, with a total of 79 episodes.
A 34-year-old grandmother gave birth to four male quintuplets in Venezuela.
“The Old Man and the Sea” by Ernest Hemingway was published in book form after first being published in Life Magazine on September 1.
Ghazi bin Faisal became King of Iraq.
Margaret Gorman from Washington D.C. became the very first Miss America.