US records lowest level of people living in poverty since records began in 1967 (9.1% vs 11.8% in 2019), due to increase in government aid.
California Governor Gavin Newsom defeats a state vote to recall him from office.
Singer Selena Gomez shared on Instagram that she had a kidney transplant due to her struggle with lupus.
14-year-old Ahmed Mohamed was arrested at school after bringing in a homemade clock, which was mistaken for a bomb.
Mohamed’s English teacher at a school in Irving, Texas, reported the clock to the principal after suspecting it to be a bomb. Police were called, and Mohamed was arrested. The clock incident caused an uproar about racial profiling and Islamophobia in Texas.
The American sitcom “The Golden Girls” premiered on NBC.
Pope Paul VI canonized Elizabeth Anne Seton as the first American saint.
Elizabeth was born before the foundation of the United States of America in 1774 in the province of New York and spent her life devoted to good deeds in the service of God. One of the main reasons she was beatified was that when a nun prayed to her in 1952 to cure a child of leukemia, the child was miraculously healed.
Mary Ann Fischer gave birth to quintuplets, who became the first US quintuplets to survive past infancy.
On this day, Mary gave birth to four girls and one boy.
The Luna 2 spacecraft by the Soviet Union became the first human-made artifact to land on the moon’s surface.
The IBM 305 RAMAC commercial computer was announced to the public.
More than 1,000 units were sold at an introductory rate of $3,200 per month, which is equivalent to almost $30,000 a month in today’s money.
Hindi became the official language of India.
This day is now celebrated yearly as a national holiday and is known as Hindi Day.
The Vought-Sikorsky VS-300 became the first successful helicopter to fly.
Theodore Roosevelt became the US president after former president William McKinley died from gunshot wounds.
The Ottoman Empire signed the Treaty of Adrianople with Russia, which ended the Russo-Turkish War.
Britain skipped ten days of the Calendar from September 3 to September 13, with the adoption of the Gregorian calendar starting on this day.
Boston Light was illuminated for the first time.
The Boston Light was the first lighthouse built in North America and located on Little Brewster Island in Boston Harbor, Massachusetts.