Events in History on September 1 (Part 2)

Historic Event

2020 President Trump visits the city of Kenosha, Wisconsin, where Jacob Blake was shot, to offer support to law enforcement

  • 2020 Rare protests in Mongolia against moves to teach school subjects in Mandarin instead of Mongolian
  • 2021 Powerful 400 yard wide EF-3 tornado travels 12.5 miles through Gloucester County, New Jersey, destroying 50 homes, several farm buildings, and killing 3 dairy cows
  • 2021 Record rain recorded in Central Park, New York (7.13 inches) and Newark, New Jersey (8.41 inches) from remnants of Hurricane Ida
  • 2021 South America's second-longest river, the Paraná, at its lowest levels for 77 years due to drought
  • 2021 Texas law banning most abortion after six weeks comes into effect, now most restrictive in the country
  • 2022 China locks down the economically important city of Chengdu with 21 million people, after 700 COVID-19 cases discovered in last few days [1]

Historic Event

2022 US President Joe Biden warns of 'threats to democracy' from MAGA Republican extremism in prime-time address in front of Philadelphia’s Independence Hall [1]