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What happend on 3. September in History

In our data base we found 319 events happened on 3. September:
  • 264: Sun Xiu, Chinese emperor (b. 235) [category: Deaths]
  • 301: San Marino, one of the smallest nations in the world and the world's oldest republic still in existence, is founded by Saint Marinus. [category: Events]
  • 590: Consecration of Pope Gregory I (Gregory the Great). [category: Events]
  • 863: Umar al-Aqta, Arab emir of Malatya [category: Deaths]
  • 863: Major Byzantine victory at the Battle of Lalakaon against an Arab raid. [category: Events]

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  • 1034: Emperor Go-Sanjō of Japan (d. 1073) [category: Births]
  • 1189: Richard I of England (a.k.a. Richard "the Lionheart") is crowned at Westminster. [category: Events]
  • 1260: The Mamluks defeat the Mongols at the Battle of Ain Jalut in Palestine, marking their first decisive defeat and the point of maximum expansion of the Mongol Empire. [category: Events]
  • 1402: Gian Galeazzo Visconti, Italian son of Galeazzo II Visconti (b. 1351) [category: Deaths]
  • 1420: Robert Stewart, Duke of Albany (b. 1340) [category: Deaths]
  • 1467: Eleanor of Portugal, Holy Roman Empress (b. 1434) [category: Deaths]
  • 1499: Diane de Poitiers, French mistress of Henry II of France (d. 1566) [category: Births]
  • 1568: Adriano Banchieri, Italian composer (d. 1634) [category: Births]
  • 1592: Robert Greene, English author (b. 1558) [category: Deaths]
  • 1634: Edward Coke, English judge and politician (b. 1552) [category: Deaths]
  • 1650: Third English Civil War: in the Battle of Dunbar, English Parliamentarian forces led by Oliver Cromwell defeat an army loyal to King Charles II of England and led by David Leslie, Lord Newark. [category: Events]
  • 1651: Third English Civil War: Battle of Worcester – Charles II of England is defeated in the last main battle of the war. [category: Events]
  • 1653: Claudius Salmasius, French scholar (b. 1588) [category: Deaths]
  • 1658: Oliver Cromwell, English military leader and politician (b. 1599) [category: Deaths]
  • 1658: Richard Cromwell becomes Lord Protector of England [category: Events]

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  • 1662: William Lenthall, English politician (b. 1591) [category: Deaths]
  • 1666: The Royal Exchange burns down in the Great Fire of London [category: Events]
  • 1675: Paul Dudley, American jurist (d. 1751) [category: Births]
  • 1693: Charles Radclyffe, English politician (d. 1746) [category: Births]
  • 1695: Pietro Locatelli, Italian composer (d. 1764) [category: Births]
  • 1710: Abraham Trembley, Swiss naturalist (d. 1784) [category: Births]
  • 1720: Henri de Massue, Earl of Galway, French soldier and diplomat (b. 1648) [category: Deaths]
  • 1724: Guy Carleton, 1st Baron Dorchester, English soldier and politician, Governor General of Canada (d. 1808) [category: Births]
  • 1729: Jean Hardouin, French scholar (b. 1646) [category: Deaths]
  • 1760: James Wilson, Scottish revolutionary (d. 1820) [category: Births]
  • 1766: Archibald Bower, Scottish historian (b. 1686) [category: Deaths]
  • 1777: American Revolutionary War: during the Battle of Cooch's Bridge, the Flag of the United States is flown in battle for the first time. [category: Events]
  • 1781: Eugène de Beauharnais, French son of Alexandre de Beauharnais (d. 1824) [category: Births]
  • 1783: American Revolutionary War: the war ends with the signing of the Treaty of Paris by the United States and the Kingdom of Great Britain. [category: Events]
  • 1798: The week long battle of St. George's Caye begins between Spain and Britain off the coast of Belize. [category: Events]
  • 1802: William Wordsworth composes the sonnet Composed upon Westminster Bridge, September 3, 1802. [category: Events]
  • 1803: English scientist John Dalton begins using symbols to represent the atoms of different elements. [category: Events]
  • 1808: John Montgomery, American politician (b. 1722) [category: Deaths]
  • 1810: Paul Kane, Canadian painter (d. 1871) [category: Births]
  • 1811: John Humphrey Noyes, American activist (d. 1886) [category: Births]
  • 1812: 24 settlers are killed in the Pigeon Roost Massacre in Indiana. [category: Events]
  • 1820: George Hearst, American businessman and politician (d. 1891) [category: Births]
  • 1838: Future abolitionist Frederick Douglass escapes from slavery. [category: Events]
  • 1841: Tom Emmett, English cricketer (d. 1904) [category: Births]
  • 1849: Sarah Orne Jewett, American author (d. 1909) [category: Births]
  • 1851: Olga Constantinovna of Russia (d. 1926) [category: Births]
  • 1854: Charles Tatham, American fencer (d. 1939) [category: Births]
  • 1855: American Indian Wars: in Nebraska, 700 soldiers under United States General William S. Harney avenge the Grattan Massacre by attacking a Sioux village and killing 100 men, women and children. [category: Events]
  • 1856: Louis Sullivan, American architect, designed the Carson, Pirie, Scott and Company Building (d. 1924) [category: Births]
  • 1856: Robert Stewart, South African cricketer (d. 1913) [category: Births]
  • 1857: John McLoughlin, Canadian businessman (b. 1784) [category: Deaths]
  • 1860: Aleksey Khomyakov, Russian poet (b. 1804) [category: Deaths]
  • 1861: American Civil War: Confederate General Leonidas Polk invades neutral Kentucky, prompting the state legislature to ask for Union assistance. [category: Events]
  • 1866: Konstantin Flavitsky, Russian painter (b. 1830) [category: Deaths]
  • 1869: Fritz Pregl, Slovenian chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1930) [category: Births]
  • 1870: Franco-Prussian War: the Siege of Metz begins, resulting in a decisive Prussian victory on October 23. [category: Events]
  • 1874: The congress of the state of México elevates Naucalpan to the category of Villa, with the title of "Villa de Juárez". [category: Events]
  • 1875: Ferdinand Porsche, Austrian-German engineer and businessman, founded Porsche (d. 1951) [category: Births]
  • 1875: The first official game of Polo is played in Argentina after being introduced by British Ranchers. [category: Events]
  • 1878: Over 640 die when the crowded pleasure boat Princess Alice collides with the Bywell Castle in the River Thames. [category: Events]
  • 1880: George Bretz, Canadian lacrosse player [category: Births]
  • 1880: Gwynne Evans, American swimmer and water polo player (d. 1965) [category: Births]
  • 1882: Johnny Douglas, English cricketer and boxer (d. 1930) [category: Births]
  • 1883: Ivan Turgenev, Russian novelist and playwright (b. 1818) [category: Deaths]
  • 1886: William W. Snow, American politician (b. 1812) [category: Deaths]
  • 1887: Frank Christian, American trumpet player (d. 1973) [category: Births]
  • 1887: Manfred Toeppen, American water polo player (d. 1968) [category: Births]
  • 1893: Andrey Dikiy, Russian American writer, historian, emigre politician and journalist (d. 1977) [category: Births]
  • 1893: James Harrison, Scottish-Australian publisher, journalist, politician, and engineer (b. 1816) [category: Deaths]
  • 1895: John Brallier became the first openly professional American football player, when he was paid $10 by David Berry, to play for the Latrobe Athletic Association in a 12-0 win over the Jeanette Athletic Association. [category: Events]
  • 1897: Sally Benson, American screenwriter (d. 1972) [category: Births]
  • 1899: Frank Macfarlane Burnet, Australian biologist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1985) [category: Births]
  • 1900: Percy Chapman, English cricketer (d. 1961) [category: Births]
  • 1900: Urho Kekkonen, Finnish politician, 8th President of Finland (d. 1986) [category: Births]
  • 1901: Eduard van Beinum, Dutch conductor (d. 1959) [category: Births]
  • 1903: Joseph Skipsey, English poet and songwriter (b. 1832) [category: Deaths]
  • 1905: Carl David Anderson, American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1991) [category: Births]
  • 1905: John Mills, New Zealand cricketer (d. 1972) [category: Births]
  • 1906: Mihály Kolossa, Hungarian-Slovene writer (b. 1846) [category: Deaths]
  • 1907: Loren Eiseley, American anthropologist, philosopher, and author (d. 1977) [category: Births]
  • 1908: Lev Semenovich Pontryagin, Russian mathematician (d. 1988) [category: Births]
  • 1910: Kitty Carlisle, American actress and singer (d. 2007) [category: Births]
  • 1910: Maurice Papon, French civil servant (d. 2007) [category: Births]
  • 1911: Bernard Mammes, American cyclist (d. 2000) [category: Births]
  • 1913: Alan Ladd, American actor (d. 1964) [category: Births]
  • 1914: Dixy Lee Ray, American politician, 17th Governor of Washington (d. 1994) [category: Births]
  • 1914: Memphis Slim, American singer, pianist, and composer (d. 1988) [category: Births]
  • 1914: Albéric Magnard, French composer (b. 1865) [category: Deaths]
  • 1914: William, Prince of Albania leaves the country after just six months due to opposition to his rule. [category: Events]
  • 1915: Knut Nystedt, Norwegian composer [category: Births]
  • 1916: Eddie Stanky, American baseball player (d. 1999) [category: Births]
  • 1918: Helen Wagner, American actress (d. 2010) [category: Births]
  • 1920: Les Medley, English footballer (d. 2001) [category: Births]
  • 1920: Tereska Torres, French author (d. 2012) [category: Births]
  • 1921: Marguerite Higgins, American journalist (d. 1966) [category: Births]
  • 1921: Thurston Dart, English pianist and conductor (d. 1971) [category: Births]
  • 1923: Glen Bell, American businessman, founded Taco Bell (d. 2010) [category: Births]
  • 1923: Mort Walker, American cartoonist [category: Births]
  • 1925: Bengt Lindström, Swedish painter (d. 2008) [category: Births]
  • 1925: Hank Thompson, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2007) [category: Births]
  • 1925: Shoista Mullojonova, Tajikistani singer (d. 2010) [category: Births]
  • 1925: USS Shenandoah (ZR-1), the United States' first American-built rigid airship, was destroyed in a squall line over Noble County, Ohio. Fourteen of her 42-man crew perished, including her commander, Zachary Lansdowne. [category: Events]
  • 1926: Alison Lurie, American author [category: Births]
  • 1926: Anne Jackson, American actress [category: Births]
  • 1926: Irene Papas, Greek actress and singer [category: Births]
  • 1926: Uttam Kumar, Bengali actor and singer (d. 1980) [category: Births]
  • 1928: Gaston Thorn, Luxembourg politician, 8th Prime Minister of Luxembourg (d. 2007) [category: Births]
  • 1929: Armand Vaillancourt, Canadian sculptor and painter [category: Births]
  • 1929: Carlo Clerici, Swiss cyclist (d. 2007) [category: Births]
  • 1929: Whitey Bulger, American mobster [category: Births]
  • 1929: John Bigham, 1st Viscount Mersey, English jurist and politician (b. 1840) [category: Deaths]
  • 1930: Cherry Wilder, New Zealand author (d. 2002) [category: Births]
  • 1931: Albert DeSalvo, American serial killer (d. 1973) [category: Births]
  • 1931: Dick Motta, American basketball coach [category: Births]
  • 1931: Guy Spitaels, Belgian politician, 7th Minister-President of the Walloon Region (d. 2012) [category: Births]
  • 1932: Eileen Brennan, American actress [category: Births]
  • 1933: Basil Butcher, Guyanese cricketer [category: Births]
  • 1933: Tompall Glaser, American singer (Tompall & the Glaser Brothers) [category: Births]
  • 1933: Yevgeniy Abalakov is the first man to reach the highest point in the Soviet Union, Communism Peak (now called Ismoil Somoni Peak and situated in Tajikistan) (7495 m). [category: Events]
  • 1934: Freddie King, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1976) [category: Births]
  • 1935: Helmut Clasen, Canadian motorcycle racer [category: Births]
  • 1935: Sir Malcolm Campbell reaches a speed of 304.331 miles per hour on the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah, becoming the first person to drive an automobile over 300 mph [category: Events]
  • 1936: Pilar Pallete, Peruvian actress [category: Births]
  • 1936: Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, Tunisian politician, 2nd President of Tunisia [category: Births]
  • 1936: Nikita Balieff, Armenian puppeteer, director, and writer (b. 1876 or 1877) [category: Deaths]
  • 1938: Caryl Churchill, English playwright [category: Births]
  • 1938: Ryōji Noyori, Japanese chemist, Nobel Prize laureate [category: Births]
  • 1939: Vladimir Bakulin, Kazakhstani wrestler (d. 2012) [category: Births]
  • 1939: World War II: France, the United Kingdom, New Zealand and Australia declare war on Germany after the invasion of Poland, forming the Allies. [category: Events]
  • 1939: World War II: The United Kingdom and France begin a naval blockade of Germany that lasts until the end of the war. This also marks the beginning of the Battle of the Atlantic. [category: Events]
  • 1940: Eduardo Galeano, Uruguayan journalist [category: Births]
  • 1940: Pauline Collins, English actress [category: Births]
  • 1941: Sergei Dovlatov, Russian-American journalist and author (d. 1990) [category: Births]
  • 1941: The Holocaust: Karl Fritzsch, deputy camp commandant of the Auschwitz concentration camp, experiments with the use of Zyklon B in the gassing of Soviet POWs. [category: Events]
  • 1942: Al Jardine, American guitarist, singer, and composer (The Beach Boys) [category: Births]
  • 1942: John Shrapnel, English actor [category: Births]
  • 1942: World War II: In response to news of its coming liquidation, Dov Lopatyn leads an uprising in the Ghetto of Lakhva, in present-day Belarus. [category: Events]
  • 1943: Frank Lister, English footballer [category: Births]
  • 1943: Valerie Perrine, American actress [category: Births]
  • 1943: World War II: The Allied invasion of Italy begins on the same day that U.S. General Dwight D. Eisenhower and Italian Marshal Pietro Badoglio sign an armistice aboard the Royal Navy battleship HMS Nelson off Malta. [category: Events]
  • 1944: Holocaust: diarist Anne Frank and her family are placed on the last transport train from the Westerbork transit camp to the Auschwitz concentration camp, arriving three days later. [category: Events]
  • 1945: Finn Bergesen, Norwegian civil servant and businessman (d. 2012) [category: Births]
  • 1945: George Biondo, American bass player and songwriter (Steppenwolf) [category: Births]
  • 1945: Three-day celebration was held in China, following the Victory over Japan Day on September 2. [category: Events]
  • 1947: Eric Bell, Irish guitarist and songwriter (Thin Lizzy and The Noel Redding Band) [category: Births]
  • 1947: Kjell Magne Bondevik, Norwegian minister and politician, 7th Prime Minister of Norway [category: Births]
  • 1948: Don Brewer, American singer-songwriter and drummer (Grand Funk Railroad and Terry Knight and the Pack) [category: Births]
  • 1948: Fotis Kouvelis, Greek lawyer and politician [category: Births]
  • 1948: Levy Mwanawasa, Zambian lawyer and politician, 3rd President of Zambia (d. 2008) [category: Births]
  • 1948: Edvard Beneš, Czech politician, 2nd President of Czechoslovakia (b. 1884) [category: Deaths]
  • 1949: José Pekerman, Argentine footballer and coach [category: Births]
  • 1949: Patriarch Peter VII of Alexandria (d. 2004) [category: Births]
  • 1950: Doug Pinnick, American singer-songwriter and bass player (King's X) [category: Births]
  • 1950: Nino Farina becomes the first Formula One Drivers' champion after winning the 1950 Italian Grand Prix. [category: Events]
  • 1951: Denys Hobson, South African cricketer [category: Births]
  • 1951: The first long-running American television soap opera, Search for Tomorrow, airs its first episode on the CBS network. [category: Events]
  • 1952: Şehrazat, Turkish singer-songwriter, producer, and composer [category: Births]
  • 1953: Jean-Pierre Jeunet, French director [category: Births]
  • 1954: Marika Kotopouli, Greek actress (b. 1887) [category: Deaths]
  • 1954: The German U-Boat U-505 begins its move from a specially constructed dock to its final site at Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry. [category: Events]
  • 1954: The People's Liberation Army begins shelling the Republic of China-controlled islands of Quemoy, starting the First Taiwan Strait Crisis. [category: Events]
  • 1955: Steve Jones, English singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor (Sex Pistols, The Professionals, and Neurotic Outsiders) [category: Births]
  • 1956: Pat McGeown, Irish activist (d. 1996) [category: Births]
  • 1957: Earl Cureton, American basketball player [category: Births]
  • 1957: Garth Ancier, American businessman [category: Births]
  • 1957: Steve Schirripa, American actor [category: Births]
  • 1959: Merritt Butrick, American actor (d. 1989) [category: Births]
  • 1961: Robert E. Gross, American businessman (b. 1897) [category: Deaths]
  • 1962: Costas Mandylor, Australian actor [category: Births]
  • 1962: E. E. Cummings, American poet (b. 1894) [category: Deaths]
  • 1963: Amber Lynn, American porn actress and model [category: Births]
  • 1963: Malcolm Gladwell, Canadian journalist and author [category: Births]
  • 1963: Mubarak Ghanim, Emirati footballer [category: Births]
  • 1963: Louis MacNeice, Irish poet (b. 1907) [category: Deaths]
  • 1964: Adam Curry, American-Dutch businessman and television host, co-founded mevio [category: Births]
  • 1964: Holt McCallany, American actor [category: Births]
  • 1964: Junaid Jamshed, Pakistani singer-songwriter and poet (Vital Signs) [category: Births]
  • 1964: Nigel Rhodes, English actor [category: Births]
  • 1964: Spike Feresten, American screenwriter [category: Births]
  • 1964: Thomas Mikal Ford, American actor [category: Births]
  • 1964: Stewart Holbrook, American lumberjack, and historian (b. 1893) [category: Deaths]
  • 1965: Charlie Sheen, American actor [category: Births]
  • 1966: Vladimir Ryzhkov, Russian politician [category: Births]
  • 1967: Chris Gatling, American basketball player [category: Births]
  • 1967: Francis Ouimet, American golfer (b.1893) [category: Deaths]
  • 1967: James Dunn, American actor (b. 1905) [category: Deaths]
  • 1967: Mohammed bin Awad bin Laden, Yemeni-Saudi Arabian businessman (b. 1903) [category: Deaths]
  • 1967: Dagen H in Sweden: traffic changes from driving on the left to driving on the right overnight. [category: Events]
  • 1968: Isabel Withers, American actress (b. 1896) [category: Deaths]
  • 1969: John Fugelsang, American actor [category: Births]
  • 1969: Marianna Komlos, Canadian bodybuilder, model, and wrestler (d. 2004) [category: Births]
  • 1969: Noah Baumbach, American director [category: Births]
  • 1969: John Lester, American cricketer (b. 1871) [category: Deaths]
  • 1970: Gareth Southgate, English footballer [category: Births]
  • 1970: George Lynch, American basketball player [category: Births]
  • 1970: Jeremy Glick, American businessman, passenger United Airlines Flight 93 (d. 2001) [category: Births]
  • 1970: Alan Wilson, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and composer (Canned Heat) (b. 1943) [category: Deaths]
  • 1970: Vince Lombardi, American football coach (b. 1913) [category: Deaths]
  • 1971: Chabeli Iglesias, Spanish journalist [category: Births]
  • 1971: Kiran Desai, Indian-American author [category: Births]
  • 1971: Trevor St. John, American actor [category: Births]
  • 1971: Qatar becomes an independent state [category: Events]
  • 1972: Bob Evans, American professional wrestler and trainer [category: Births]
  • 1972: Christine Boudrias, Canadian speed skater [category: Births]
  • 1972: Martin Straka, Czech ice hockey player [category: Births]
  • 1972: Natalia Estrada, Spanish model and actress [category: Births]
  • 1973: Damon Stoudamire, American basketball player [category: Births]
  • 1973: Jennifer Paige, American singer-songwriter [category: Births]
  • 1973: Norihiko Hibino, Japanese saxophonist and composer [category: Births]
  • 1973: Zita Urbonaitė, Lithuanian cyclist (d. 2008) [category: Births]
  • 1974: Clare Kramer, American actress [category: Births]
  • 1974: Rahul Sanghvi, Indian cricketer [category: Births]
  • 1974: Harry Partch, American composer (b. 1901) [category: Deaths]
  • 1975: Cristobal Huet, French ice hockey player [category: Births]
  • 1975: Daniel Chan, Hong Kong singer-songwriter and actor [category: Births]
  • 1975: Redfoo, American singer-songwriter, producer, and dancer (LMFAO) [category: Births]
  • 1976: Ashley Jones, American actress [category: Births]
  • 1976: Jevon Kearse, American football player [category: Births]
  • 1976: Raheem Morris, American football coach [category: Births]
  • 1976: Vivek Oberoi, Indian actor [category: Births]
  • 1976: Viking program: The American Viking 2 spacecraft lands at Utopia Planitia on Mars. [category: Events]
  • 1977: Nate Robertson, American baseball player [category: Births]
  • 1977: Olof Mellberg, Swedish footballer [category: Births]
  • 1977: Rui Marques, Angolan footballer [category: Births]
  • 1978: John Curtis, English footballer [category: Births]
  • 1978: Michal Rozsival, Czech ice hockey player [category: Births]
  • 1978: Nick Wechsler, American actor [category: Births]
  • 1978: Paul Moor, English bowler [category: Births]
  • 1978: Terje Bakken, Norwegian singer-songwriter (Windir) (d. 2004) [category: Births]
  • 1978: Karin Molander, Swedish actress (b. 1889) [category: Deaths]
  • 1979: Júlio César Soares Espíndola, Brazilian footballer [category: Births]
  • 1979: Tiffany Chapman, English actress [category: Births]
  • 1979: Tomo Miličević, Bosnian-American guitarist (30 Seconds to Mars) [category: Births]
  • 1980: B.G., American rapper and actor [category: Births]
  • 1980: Daniel Ruben Bilos, Argentinian footballer [category: Births]
  • 1980: Jason McCaslin, Canadian singer-songwriter, bass player, and producer (Sum 41 and The Operation M.D.) [category: Births]
  • 1980: Jennie Finch, American softball player [category: Births]
  • 1980: Justin Halpern, American author [category: Births]
  • 1980: Dirch Passer, Danish actor (b. 1926) [category: Deaths]
  • 1980: Duncan Renaldo, American actor (b. 1904) [category: Deaths]
  • 1981: Fearne Cotton, English radio and television host [category: Births]
  • 1981: Alec Waugh, English author (b. 1898) [category: Deaths]
  • 1982: Andrew McMahon, American singer-songwriter and pianist (Something Corporate and Jack's Mannequin) [category: Births]
  • 1982: Kaori Natori, Japanese singer (Spontania) [category: Births]
  • 1982: Sarah Burke, Canadian skier (d. 2012) [category: Births]
  • 1982: Tiago Rannow, Brazilian footballer [category: Births]
  • 1983: Augusto Farfus, Brazilian race car driver [category: Births]
  • 1983: Christine Woods, American actress [category: Births]
  • 1983: Marcus McCauley, American football player [category: Births]
  • 1983: Nicky Hunt, English footballer [category: Births]
  • 1983: Valdas Vasylius, Lithuanian basketball player [category: Births]
  • 1983: Ellie Lambeti, Greek actress (b. 1926) [category: Deaths]
  • 1984: Garrett Hedlund, American actor [category: Births]
  • 1984: Seo In-Young, South Korean singer, dancer, and model (Jewelry) [category: Births]
  • 1985: Kelvin Wilson, English footballer [category: Births]
  • 1985: Scott Carson, English footballer [category: Births]
  • 1985: Yūki Kaji, Japanese voice actor and singer [category: Births]
  • 1985: Johnny Marks, American songwriter (b. 1909) [category: Deaths]
  • 1986: Shaun White, American snowboarder and skateboarder [category: Births]
  • 1986: Beryl Markham, English-Kenyan horse trainer, adventurer, and writer (b. 1902) [category: Deaths]
  • 1987: Chris Fountain, English actor [category: Births]
  • 1987: James Neal, Canadian ice hockey player [category: Births]
  • 1987: Modibo Maïga, Malian footballer [category: Births]
  • 1987: Morton Feldman, American composer (b. 1926) [category: Deaths]
  • 1987: In a coup d'état in Burundi, President Jean-Baptiste Bagaza is deposed by Major Pierre Buyoya. [category: Events]
  • 1988: Hana Makhmalbaf, Iranian director and producer [category: Births]
  • 1988: Jérôme Boateng, Ghanaian-German footballer [category: Births]
  • 1988: Marine Debauve, French gymnast [category: Births]
  • 1989: Gaetano Scirea, Italian footballer (b. 1953) [category: Deaths]
  • 1991: Frank Capra, American director (b. 1897) [category: Deaths]
  • 1993: Rina Koike, Japanese actress and model [category: Births]
  • 1994: Billy Wright, English footballer (b. 1924) [category: Deaths]
  • 1994: James Thomas Aubrey, Jr., American television executive (b. 1918) [category: Deaths]
  • 1994: Major Lance, American singer (b. 1939) [category: Deaths]
  • 1994: Sino-Soviet Split: Russia and the People's Republic of China agree to de-target their nuclear weapons against each other. [category: Events]
  • 1996: Emily Kngwarreye, Australian painter (b. 1910) [category: Deaths]
  • 1997: Vietnam Airlines Flight 815 (Tupolev TU-134) crashes on approach into Phnom Penh airport, killing 64. [category: Events]
  • 1999: An 87-automobile pile-up happens on Highway 401 freeway just East of Windsor, Ontario, Canada after an unusually thick fog from Lake St. Clair. [category: Events]
  • 2000: Edward Anhalt, American screenwriter (b. 1914) [category: Deaths]
  • 2001: Pauline Kael, American critic (b. 1919) [category: Deaths]
  • 2001: Thuy Trang, Vietnamese-American actress (b. 1973) [category: Deaths]
  • 2001: In Belfast, Protestant loyalists begin a picket of Holy Cross, a Catholic primary school for girls. For the next 11 weeks, riot police escort the schoolchildren and their parents through hundreds of protesters, some of whom hurl missiles and abuse. [category: Events]
  • 2002: Kenneth Hare, Canadian climatologist and academic (b. 1919) [category: Deaths]
  • 2002: W. Clement Stone, American businessman, philanthropist, and author (b. 1902) [category: Deaths]
  • 2003: Paul Jennings Hill, American murderer (b. 1954) [category: Deaths]
  • 2003: Rudolf Leiding, German businessman (db. 1914) [category: Deaths]
  • 2004: Beslan school hostage crisis – day 3: the Beslan hostage crisis ends with the deaths of over 300 people, more than half of which are children. [category: Events]
  • 2005: R. S. R. Fitter, English botanist and author (b. 1913) [category: Deaths]
  • 2005: William Rehnquist, American lawyer and jurist, 16th Chief Justice of the United States (b. 1924) [category: Deaths]
  • 2007: Carter Albrecht, American keyboardist and guitarist (Edie Brickell & New Bohemians and Sorta) (b. 1973) [category: Deaths]
  • 2007: Jane Tomlinson, English charity campaigner (b. 1964) [category: Deaths]
  • 2007: Steve Ryan, American actor (b. 1947) [category: Deaths]
  • 2007: Syd Jackson, New Zealand activist and trade unionist (b. 1939) [category: Deaths]
  • 2008: Donald Blakeslee, American pilot (b. 1917) [category: Deaths]
  • 2010: Noah Howard, American saxophonist (b. 1943) [category: Deaths]
  • 2010: Robert Schimmel, American comedian (b. 1950) [category: Deaths]
  • 2012: Griselda Blanco, Colombian-American drug lord (b. 1943) [category: Deaths]
  • 2012: Harold Dunaway, American race car driver (b. 1933) [category: Deaths]
  • 2012: Mahmoud El-Gohary, Egyptian footballer and coach (b. 1938) [category: Deaths]
  • 2012: Michael Clarke Duncan, American actor (b. 1957) [category: Deaths]
  • 2012: Ola Vincent, Nigerian economist and banker (b. 1925) [category: Deaths]
  • 2012: Ottó Foky, Hungarian animator (b. 1927) [category: Deaths]
  • 2012: Sun Myung Moon, South Korean religious leader, author, and activist, founder of the Unification Church (b. 1920) [category: Deaths]
  • 36_bc: In the Battle of Naulochus, Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa, admiral of Octavian, defeats Sextus Pompeius, son of Pompey, thus ending Pompeian resistance to the Second Triumvirate. [category: Events]
  • _: Armed Forces Day (Republic of China) [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: China's victory over Japan commemoration related observances: [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Christian Feast Day: [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Feast of San Marino and the Republic, celebrates the foundation of the Republic of San Marino in 301. [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Flag Day (Australia) [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Independence Day, celebrates the second independence of Qatar from Great Britain in 1971. [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Levy Mwanawasa Day (Zambia) [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Marinus [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Memorial Day (Tunisia) [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Merchant Navy Day (United Kingdom) [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Merchant Navy Remembrance Day (Canada) [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Pope Gregory I [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Remaclus [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: September 3 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: V-J Day (People's Republic of China) [category: Holidays and observances]