1st September 1967
Death by suicide of female nazi criminal Ilse Koch. 50 years
2nd September 1937
Pierre de Frédy, Baron de Coubertin French educator and historian, and founder of the International Olympic Committee, died. 80 years
5th September 1847
Jesse Woodson James, American outlaw, guerrilla, gang leader, bank robber, train robber, and murderer, was born. 170 years
5th September 1997
Mother Teresa MC, the Albanian-Indian Roman Catholic nun, missionary and Saint, died. 20 years
6th September 1997
Diana, Princess of Wales, is buried in Althorp, with the service observed by over a million lining the streets and 2.5 billion watching around the world on television. 20 years.
11th September 1947
Alice Keppel, British society hostess and mistress of Edward VII, died. 70 years.
14th September 1867
Das Kapital by Karl Marx, the foundational theoretical text in communist philosophy, economics and politics, was published. 150 years.
14th September 1927
Angela Isadora Duncan, American dancer who performed throughout Europe, died. 90 years.
16th September 1977
Maria Callas, Greek-American soprano and one of the most influential opera singers of the 20th century died. 40 years.
17th September 1787
The Constitution of the United States of America was signed. 230 years
19th September 1867
Arthur Rackham, English book illustrator, is born. 150 years.
21st September 1832
Sir Walter Scott, Scottish historical novelist, playwright and poet, died. 185 years.
21st September 1937
J. R. R. Tolkien's The Hobbit is published. 80 years.
24th September 1717
Horatio Walpole, 4th Earl of Orford, also known as Horace Walpole, English art historian, man of letters, antiquarian and Whig politician, was born. 300 years.
24th September 1937
Benito Mussolini gives a speech to a crowd of thousands at the Berlin Olympiastadion. 80 years.
27th September 1917
Edgar Degas, French painter, dies. 100 years.
29th September 1997
Roy Fox Lichtenstein, American pop artist, died. 20 years
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