History September 1st

Discussion in 'History' started by Zsandmann, Aug 30, 2004.

  1. Zsandmann

    Zsandmann Premium Member

    On this day in History:

    1666 - The Great London Fire began in Pudding Lane.
    1838 - William Clark the explorer dies: Age 68.
    1933 - Country singer Conway Twitty was born.
    1939 - Germany Invaded Poland initiating World War II.
    1982 - Speedometers are mandated to max out at 85 MPH.
     
  2. helenheaven

    helenheaven Premium Member

    it is also officially the first day of spring in the southern hemisphere