On This Day: September 01st
This is 244th day of the year and 121 days remain in the year.
Former U.S. vice president Aaron Burr was found innocent of treason.
A devastating earthquake struck the Japanese cities of Tokyo and Yokohama. Nearly 150,000 people were killed and more than two million left homeless.
A Korean Air Lines Boeing 747 was shot down by a Soviet jet fighter, killing all 269 people aboard.
September 01 BirthdaysAdolphe Appia1862–1928, Swiss theorist of modern stage lighting and décor.
Walter Philip Reutherlabor leader
Francis William Astonphysicist and chemist