On This Day in History for September 2

Events in History

  • 44 BC Queen Cleopatra VII of Egypt declares her son Caesarion co-ruler as Ptolemy XV Caesar
  • 44 BC The first of Cicero's Philippics (oratorical attacks) on Mark Antony. He will make 14 of them over the next several months.

Weddings in History

  • 1824 US Navy flag officer David Farragut (23) weds Susan Caroline Marchant
  • 1908 Naval officer Robert Scott (40) weds sculptress Kathleen Bruce (30) at the Chapel Royal in London, England
  • 1922 "Gone With The Wind" author Margaret Mitchell (21) weds Berrien "Red" Upshaw; divoce in 1924

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