8t o September is the 251t day o the year (252t in lowp years) in the Gregorian Calendar, wi 114 days bidin.
: Genesis efter impact
1504 - Michelangelo's statue Dauvit is unveiled in Florence.
1727 - A barn fire durin a puppet show in Burwell, Cambridgeshire, Ingland, kills 78 fowk, maist o them bairns.
1831 - Coronation o King William IV o the Unitit Kinrick.
1900 - A hurricane devastates Galveston on the Texas coast, killin 8,000 fowk.
1926 - Germany is admittit tae the League o Naitions.
1934 - A fire on baird the passenger liner SS Morro Castle aff New Jersey kills 135 fowk.
1941 - Warld War II: The Siege o Leningrad begins.
1943 - Warld War II: US General Dwight D. Eisenhower propales the alleed airmistice wi Italy.
1962 - Algerie adopts its constitution.
1966 - Star Trek is braidcast for the first time.
1974 - US Preses Gerald Ford pardons his predecessor, Richard Nixon.
1989 - Partnair Flicht 394 crashes intae the German Ocean aff Denmark, killin 55 fowk.
1991 - The Republic o Macedonie (later North Macedonie) declares unthirldom frae Yugoslavie.
1994 - USAir Flicht 427 crashes on approach tae Pittsburgh Internaitional Airport in Pennsylvanie, killin aw 132 fowk on baird.
2004 - The Genesis space probe crash-launds in Utah fower year efter its launch.
2013 - A train crash in Iasi County, Romanie, kills 11 fowk.
2018 - Naomi Osaka becomes the first Japanese tennis player tae win a Grand Slam singles' teetle, at the US Open, in a match kent for Serena Williams' disputes wi the umpire. 2019 - Rafael Nadal defeats Daniil Medvedev in five sets tae win the US Open, an tae secure his 19nt Grand Slam singles teetle, puttin him ane ahint Roger Federer; this an aa means that nae male player born efter 1988 haes managed tae win a Grand Slam singles teetle in the 2010s decade. Births
1157 - King Richard I o Ingland (d. 1199)
1588 - Marin Mersenne, French mathemateecian an philosopher (d. 1648)
1633 - Ferdinand IV, Keeng o the Romans (d. 1654)
1779 - Mustafa IV, Ottoman Sultan (d. 1808)
1830 - Frédéric Mistral, French poet (d. 1914)
1841 - Antonín Dvořák, Czech componer (d. 1904)
1922 - Sid Caesar, American actor an comedian (d. 2014)
1924 - Wendell H. Ford, American politeecian (d. 2015)
1925 - Peter Sellers, Inglis actor (d. 1980)
1930 - Mario Adorf, German actor
1932 - Patsy Cline, American sangster (d. 1963)
1934 - Peter Maxwell Davies, Breetish componer (d. 2016)
1941 - Bernie Sanders, American politeecian
1944 - Margaret Hodge, Inglis politeecian
1946 - Aziz Sancar, Turkish-American biochemist an molecular biologist
1951 - John McDonnell, Inglis politeecian
1957 - Ricardo Montaner, Argentine-Venezuelan sangster-sangwriter
1961 - Kenneth Gibson, Scots politeecian
1969 - Gary Speed, Welsh fitbawer (d. 2011)
1970 - Michael Matheson, Scots politeecian
1971 - Martin Freeman, Inglis actor
1979 - Pink, American sangster
1983 - Diego Benaglio, Swiss fitbawer
1987 - Wiz Khalifa, American rapper an sangster
1989 - Avicii, Swadish DJ an record producer (d. 2018) 1989 - Gylfi Sigurdsson, Icelandic fitbawer Daiths Halidays