September 08 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 08 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 08. Read on to know more about this day.

List of Important Historical events of 08 September:

  • 1320: Ghazi Malik (Gaiasudin Tughlaq) became the Sultan of Delhi.
  • 1331: Stephen Uros IV proclaimed himself King of Serbia.
  • 1553: Lichfield city of Britain is founded.
  • 1563: Maximilian is elected King of Hungary.
  • 1727: A fire during a puppet show in the village of Barwell in Cambridgeshire, England, killed 78 people including several children.
  • 1760: French army surrenders Montreal to General Jeffrey Amherst.
  • 1771: Mission San Gabriel Arcancy is established in California.
  • 1793: Serio de Nazé is celebrated for the first time in Belém.
  • 1831: William IV is crowned King of Great Britain.
  • 1855: Queen Isabella II of Spain opens Iloilo for world trade.
  • 1860: The loss of the paddle steamer “Lady Elgin” on Lake Michigan submerged nearly 300 people.
  • 1885: St. Thomas Academy established in Minnesota.
  • 1900: A cyclonic and tidal storm killed 6000 people in Galveston, Texas, USA.
  • 1900: 6,000–12,000 people died from the 1900 Galveston storm.
  • 1933: Asha Bhosle, the famous playback singer of Hindi films, was born.
  • 1939: The Battle of Gaddania begins.
  • 1946: Bulgaria ended the monarchy.
  • 1951: Japan signs a peace deal with 48 countries.
  • 1960: Feroze Gandhi, the country’s famous politician and husband of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, passed away.
  • 1962: China infiltrates India’s eastern border.
  • 1965: India opened 2 additional fronts against Pakistan.
  • 1966: UNESCO celebrated World Literacy Day for the first time by the United Nations Department of Education and Cultural.
  • 1991: Republic of Macedonia became independent.
  • 1998: The 13th Non-Aligned Movement scheduled in 2001 was handed over to Bangladesh.
  • 2000: United Nations Millennium Manifesto made in New York.
  • 2006: Serial blasts took place in Malegaon, Maharashtra, in which around 37 people were killed and more than 100 people were injured.

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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