On This Day

September 1, 1875 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • A murder conviction effectively forces the violent Irish anti-owner coal miners, the "Molly Maguires", to disband

Birthdays in History

  • Edgar Rice Burroughs, American author (Tarzan of the Apes, Mars Saga), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1950)