1 September

1 September

We have some interesting facts & historic events all about September 1st, including areas in religion, crime, health and more.

Keep reading for more interesting facts about September 1st in history!

Global Celebrations

  • Building and Code Staff Appreciation Day
  • Emma M Nutt Day
  • No Rhyme or Reason Day
  • Letter Writing Day

Historic Events

1939: The German battleship “Schleswig-Holstein” fires into the Polish city of Westerplatte on 1 Sept 1939, the first shots of WWII.

The German battleship “Schleswig-Holstein” fires into the Polish city of Westerplatte on 1 Sept 1939, the first shots of WWII.

1930: Ballooning pioneers Auguste Piccard and Paul Kipfer, wearing improvised crash helmets, Belgium, September 1930

Ballooning pioneers Auguste Piccard and Paul Kipfer, wearing improvised crash helmets, Belgium, September 1930

1918: “The Boy Scout delivering a pair of crutches to the wounded soldier.” – September 1918. World War I did not end until November 1918. Lewis Wickes Hine, photographer, 1874-1940.

“The Boy Scout delivering a pair of crutches to the wounded soldier.” – September 1918. World War I did not end until November 1918. Lewis Wickes Hine, photographer, 1874-1940.

1864: Ruins of CSA General Hood’s 28-car ammunition train and the Schofield Rolling Mill, near Atlanta, Ga., September 1864.

Ruins of CSA General Hood’s 28-car ammunition train and the Schofield Rolling Mill, near Atlanta, Ga., September 1864.

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