September 07: Fun Facts about Today in History

Today in History

On September 7, learn about the most interesting events and historical facts from across history. The Gregorian calendar’s 250th day is September 7. Pope Alexander III was elected, the inaugural Miss America Pageant was conducted, and Egypt held its first multi-party presidential election on this day.

Virgo is the zodiac sign for September 7. Eazy-E, Evan Rachel Wood, and Buddy Holly all had famous birthdays. National 401(k) Day and National Beer Lover’s Day both fall on September 7.


(September 07, 1191)
On this day in 1191, the Muslim army of Saladin assaulted the Crusaders under Richard I (the Lion-Heart) at the Battle of Arsf, and despite a victorious counterattack in the evening, Richard's march to Jerusalem was delayed.

(September 7, 1822)
Brazil Independence Day.


(September 07, 1970)
Vietnam Television was founded.

(September 07, 1986)
Desmond Tutu is appointed as the first black archbishop of the Anglican Diocese of Cape Town. photo source:

(September 07, 1988)
After a total of nine days in the Mir space station, the first Afghan and fourth Muslim in space, Abdul Ahad Mohmand, is returned to Earth. photo source:

(September 07, 1996)
Tupac Shakur, one of the most prominent figures in gangster rap in the 1990s, was shot by an unknown assailant and died six days later.

Written by James

James has always been intrigued by dinosaurs, the universe, technology, and animals. With a Bachelor of Computer Science and years of writing expertise, he joined World Amazing Facts in 2021 as a staff writer.

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