44 BC - Cicero started the first of his Philippics (oratorical attacks)
on Mark Antony.
1192 - The Treaty of Jaffa was signed between Richard I of England
and Saladin, leading to the end of the Third Crusade.
1666 - The Great Fire of London destroyed more than 13,000 homes along
with St. Paul's Church.
1752 (Julian year) - Great Britain adapted the Gregorian calander,
making the next day September 14, 1752. There was no September 3-13
in the British Empire, including the American colonies.
1754 (Earthquake) Cairo, Egypt
1789 - The United States Treasury Department was established.
1837 - General Sherman taook Atlanta, after four weeks of fighting.
1837 - Samuel F.B. Morse patented his telegraph for sending messages.
Ben Franklin was the first to send an electrical signal through a
wire in 1750.
1897 - McCall Magazine began publication.
1901 - Vice President of the US, Theodore Roosevelt, used the famous
phrase, "Speak softly and carry a big stick" at the Minnesota
1912 - Arthur Rose Eldred was awarded the first Eagle Scout award
of the Boy Scouts of America.
1944 - Future President George H.W. Bush ejected from his damaged
plane in WW II.
1945 - Japan formally surrendered World War II.
1963 - CBS Evening News expanded from 15 minutes to 30 minutes, the
first network to do so. NBC followed on September 9.
1969- Chemical Bank installed the first United States ATM in the U.S.
at the branch in Rockville Centre, New York.
1985 - NBC began broadcasting in stereo.
1989 - #1 Hit September 2, 1989 - September 8, 1989: Paula Abdul
- Cold Hearted
1992 (Earthquake) Nicaragua killing at least 116 people.
1995 - #1 Hit September 2, 1995 - September 8, 1995: Michael Jackson
- You Are Not Alone
2005 - On NBC's Concert for Hurricane Relief, Kanye West stated that
"George Bush doesn't care about black people"