On This Day

What Happened on September 1, 2019

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Co-founder and CEO of Twitter Jack Dorsey has his Twitter account hacked

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Exhibition on Christian Dior sets new attendance record of almost 595,000 in seven months on closing at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Fashion Designer Christian Dior
Fashion Designer
Christian Dior
  • German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier asks for Polish forgiveness for WWII at 80 year commemoration in Pilsudski Square, Warsaw
  • Houston Astros starter Justin Verlander strikes out 14 as he throws his third career no-hitter in a 2-0 decision against the Toronto Blue Jays
  • Hurricane Dorian makes landfall on Elbow Cay in the Abaco islands, northern Bahamas as a category five storm with winds of 180mph (285km/h)
  • Saudi-led coalition air strikes on Yemen city of Dhamar kills more than 100 people according to the Red Cross

Famous Deaths

  • Tom Collins, Canadian ice skating promoter (Champions on Ice), dies from stroke complications at 88