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The 15t o September is the 258t day o the year (259t in lowp years) in the Gregorian Calendar, wi 107 days bidin.
- 1795 - Great Breetain seizes the Dutch Cape Colony in Soothren Africae.
- 1820 - Constitutional Revolution in Lisbon.
- 1821 - In Central Americae, the kintras o Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua an Costa Rica declare unthirldom frae Spain.
- 1830 - The Liverpuil tae Manchester Railwey opens.
- 1835 - The HMS Beagle, wi Charles Darwin on baird, reaches the Galapagos Islands.
- 1873 - Franco-Proushie War: The last German troops leave Fraunce.
- 1875 - A hurricane hits Indianola, Texas, killin atween 150 an 300 fowk.
- 1935 - The Nuremberg Laws deprive Jews in Germany o their ceetizenship.
- 1940 - Warld War II: Hicht o the Battle o Breetain.
- 1947 - Typhoon Kathleen hits Japan, killin 1,077 fowk.
- 1949 - Konrad Adenauer becomes the first Chancellor o the Federal Republic o Germany.
- 1959 - Nikita Khrushchev veesits the Unitit States.
- 1973 - Carl XVI Gustaf o Swaden becomes Keeng.
- 1981 - Vanuatu joins the Unitit Naitions.
- 1991 - Bangladesh completes its transeetion tae democracy.
- 2000 - The 2000 Simmer Olympics in Sydney, Australie, begin.
- 2007 - Warld rally champion Colin McRae dees in a helicopter crash in Lanrikshire, alang wi his son an three faimily friends.
- 2008 - Lehman Brothers files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy durin the 2008 Feenancial Creesis.
- 2015 - Malcolm Turnbull becomes Prime Meenister o Australie, replacin Tony Abbott.
- 2017 - A bomb attack on Parsons Green tube staition in Lunnon injures 30 fowk.
- 2017 - The Cassini probe's mission tae Saturn is endit, bi plungin it intae the planet's atmosphere.
- 2018 - The V&A Museum at Dundee's watterfront is opened; it wis designed bi Japanese airchitect Kengo Kuma.
- 1254 - Marco Polo, Venetian splorer (d. 1324)
- 1736 - Jean Sylvain Bailly, French astronomer, mathemateecian an politeecian (d. 1793)
- 1789 - James Fenimore Cooper, American writer (d. 1851)
- 1808 - John Hutton Balfour, Scots botanist (d. 1884)
- 1830 - Porfirio Díaz, Preses o Mexico (d. 1915)
- 1857 - William Howard Taft, 27t Preses o the Unitit States (d. 1930)
- 1875 - Jimmy Jackson, Scots fitbawer (d. efter 1914)
- 1890 - Agatha Christie, Inglis writer (d. 1976)
- 1904 - Umberto II o Italy (d. 1983)
- 1919 - Fausto Coppi, Italian cyclist (d. 1960)
- 1929 - Murray Gell-Mann, American pheesicist (d. 2019)
- 1929 - Archie Robertson, Scots fitbawer (d. 1978)
- 1941 - Flórián Albert, Hungarian fitbawer (d. 2011)
- 1942 - Wen Jiabao, umwhile Premier o the Fowkrepublic o Cheenae
- 1942 - Emmerson Mnangagwa, 3rd Preses o Zimbabwe
- 1946 - Oliver Stone, American filmmaker
- 1946 - Tommy Lee Jones, American actor an film director
- 1951 - Johan Neeskens, Dutch fitbawer
- 1955 - Brendan O'Carroll, Erse actor, comedian an writer (Mrs. Brown's Boys)
- 1959 - Mark Kirk, American politeecian
- 1964 - Robert Fico, umwhile Prime meenister o Slovakie
- 1972 - Queen Letizia o Spain
- 1973 - Alyn Smith, Scots politeecian
- 1977 - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Nigerie writer
- 1977 - Tom Hardy, Inglis actor, screenwriter an producer
- 1978 - Eidur Gudjohnsen, Icelandic fitbawer
- 1980 - Jolin Tsai, Taiwanese sangster
- 1984 - Prince Harry, Yerl o Dumbairton
- 668 - Constans II, Byzantine Emperor (b. 630)
- 1512 - John Stewart, 1st Yerl o Atholl (b. 1440)
- 1859 - Isambard Kingdom Brunel, Inglis ingineer (b. 1806)
- 1864 - John Hanning Speke, Inglis splorer (b. 1827)
- 1891 - John Steell, Scots sculptor (b. 1804)
- 1926 - Rudolf Christoph Eucken, German writer (b. 1846)
- 1972 - Asgeir Asgeirsson, 2nt Preses o Iceland (b. 1894)
- 1973 - Gustaf VI Adolf o Swaden (b. 1882)
- 2006 - Oriana Fallaci, Italian jurnalist (b. 1929)
- 2007 - Colin McRae, Scots rally driver (b. 1968)
- 2008 - Richard Wright, Inglis muisicker (b. 1943)
- 2017 - Violet Brown, Jamaican supercentenarian (b. 1900)
- Independence Day (Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua an Costa Rica)
- Grito de Dolores (Mexico)
- Ingineer's Day (Indie)
- Battle o Breetain Day
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