September 04 History

September is the ninth month of the year in our modern-day Gregorian calendar. In older versions of the ancient Roman calendar, September was the seventh month of the year. It became the ninth month when January and February were added to the calendar.

September was originally september mensis, the seventh month of the year in the Roman calendar and consisted of 30 days. Its name was changed during the Julian calendar reform in 153 BCE to honor Julius Caesar.

According to Gregory calendar, the day number 365 in a year and if it is a leap year then the day number is 366. September 04 has its own special significance in India and world history.

In modern times, September has 30 days. September starts on the same day of the week as December every year.

Here you will find some important events that happened today in Indian and world History on September 04. Read on to know more about this day.

List of Important Historical events of 04 September:

  • 1609: Henry Hudson became the first European sailor to discover the island of Manhattan.
  • 1665: The Treaty of Purandar was signed between the Maratha ruler Shivaji and the Mughals.
  • 1800: French troops at Veltata surrender to British troops, who were summoned at the invitation of the Maltese. The islands of Malta and Gozo became Malta patrons.
  • 1807: Robert Morrison, the first Protestant missionary to China, arrived in Guangzhou.
  • 1825: India’s great freedom fighter Dada Bhai Naoroji was born in Mumbai. He is also called the “Grandfather of Indian Politics”.
  • 1882: The bulb, invented by the great American inventor Thomas Elva Edison, was first exhibited at a New York station. Edison also invented the bulb in 1869.
  • 1884: UK ends ICT policy of penal transport to New South Wales in Australia.
  • 1927: 22 people were killed and more than 100 injured in the Nagpur riots.
  • 1946: Road violence between Muslims and Hindus erupted in Bombay.
  • 1952: Rishi Kapoor, the famous actor of Indian films, was born in Chembur, Mumbai.
  • 1967: More than 200 people died due to the earthquake of 6.5 magnitude earthquake of the Kayana Dam in Maharashtra.
  • 1969: President and President of North Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh died.
  • 1972: Soviet Union conducts underground nuclear test.
  • 1977: Golden Dragon Massacre in San Francisco
  • 1981: US conducts nuclear test at Nevada test site.
  • 1985: For the first time after 73 years, pictures of the giant luxurious ship Titanic sank in the sea were revealed.
  • 1998: Larry Page and Sergey Brin together register Google as a company and open a bank account for it.
  • 1998: The Soviet Union’s radar station, Skronda-1, was shut down in Latvia.
  • 2000: 316 people were killed in a clash between the Sri Lankan army and Mukti Cheetah on the outer borders of Sri Lanka’s northern Jaffna.
  • 2007: Former Iranian President Akbar Hashmi Rafsanjani was elected the head of the country’s highest religious institution.
  • 2009: Gujarat High Court lifts ban on Aswant Singh’s book written on Muhammad Ali Jinnah in Gujarat.

The Most Important Historical events of September Month

Also See: Today in Indian and World History – What Happened Today In History


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