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Today in History: Invasion of Poland

On September 1st 1939, the military forces of Germany invaded the small country of Poland which is situated in between the mighty country of Germany and Czechoslovakia which had recently been invaded back in March. 276 more words


2nd September - On This Day In History


1675 William Somervile (poet)


1834 Thomas Telford (engineer)

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1930 First non stop flight to the US from Europe (takes 37 hours) 11 more words


September 2 in history:

“The CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite” expanded from a 15-minute newscast to a 30-minute program on September 2nd, 1963. In honor of the occasion, much of that night’s broadcast featured a Cronkite interview with President John F. 121 more words

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Today in History: Anne Boleyn is Made Marquess of Pembroke

Happy September 1st!  Now what happened today?  Sunday, 1 September, 1532.

Today, 483 years ago Mistress Anne Boleyn, daughter of Thomas Boleyn and Elizabeth Boleyn (née Howard), was granted the Marquessate of Pembroke. 283 more words

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