This was 249th day of the year and 116 days remained in the year.
President William McKinley was shot by anarchist Leon Czolgosz at the Pan American Exposition in Buffalo, N.Y. McKinley died on September 14th.
More than 2 billion people watched Princess Diana's funeral on TV.
Japanese movie director Akira Kurosawa died in Tokyo at age 88.
Italian operatic tenor Luciano Pavarotti died at age 71.
Note: Dates in the Islamic calendar are provided for planning purposes only, and calculated with the hdate Islamic calendar program for moonrise in Boston, Masschusetts. Depending on your location and other factors, this result may differ from actual religious observances by one day. Please consult your local religious authority for any religious determinations of hejiric date.