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.
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 1937
J. R. R. Tolkien's The Hobbit is published. 80 years.
21st September 1832
Sir Walter Scott, Scottish historical novelist, playwright and poet, died. 185 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
1st October 1977
Pelé closed out his career in an exhibition match between the Cosmos and Santos. 40 years
3rd October 1867
Pierre Bonnard, French painter and founding member of the Post-Impressionist group of avant-garde painters Les Nabis, was born. 150 years.
4th October 1957
Sputnik, world's first satellite, is launched by the Soviet Union. 60 years.
6th October 1847
Charlotte Bronte’s novel Jane Eyre is published in London. 170 years.
6th October 1887
Le Corbusier, Swiss-born French architect and city planner, was born. 130 years.
6th October 1892
Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson, one of the most popular British poets, died. 125 years.
7th October 1917
June Allyson, American stage, film, and television actress, dancer, and singer, was born. 100 years.
8th October 1967
Clement Richard Attlee, 1st Earl Attlee, former Prime Minister of the UK and Leader of the Labour Party, died. 50 years.

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