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1813 : The United States nicknamed Uncle Sam

On September 7, 1813, a New York newspaper wrote the story of the barrels of meat delivered to the U.S. Army during the Anglo-American war of 1812, packed by a man named Samuel Wilson and called Uncle Sam by the soldiers. Following the publication of this story, the nickname Uncle Sam was adopted by the people to refer to the federal government.

1911 : Apollinaire arrested for the theft of the Mona Lisa

On September 7, 1913, avant-garde poet Guillaume Apollinaire was arrested for the theft of Mona Lisa, stolen on August 22nd. He remained five days in jail before being released for lack of evidence. The real thief of the Mona Lisa, a former employee of the Louvre, was arrested two years later when he tried to sell the precious table.

1940 : Beginning of the blitz on London

On September 7, 1940, 300 German bombers dropped their bombs on London. This was the first of 57 nights that lasted the blitz. 40,000 people were killed and 1 million homes were destroyed.

1986 : Desmond Tutu becomes Archbishop

On September 7, 1986, Desmond Tutu was appointed Archbishop of the Anglican Church of Cape Town, South Africa. He was the first Black to be appointed to this position. Desmond Tutu was awarded the Nobel Peace 2 years earlier for his nonviolent struggle against apartheid in his country.

Novità del giorno : 07 Settembre

National Day in Brazil
September 7 is National Day in Brazil which commemorates its independence, gained against Portugal on September 7, 1822.

Citazione del giorno : 07 Settembre

Guillaume Apollinaire
Now and then it's good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy.

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Elizabeth I, Regina d'Inghilterra (1533)
Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon, Naturalista francese (1707)
Alexandre Falguière, Pittore e scultore francese (1831)
Henry Campbell-Bannerman, Primo Ministro del Regno Unito (1905-1908) (1836)
Tristan Bernard, Drammaturgo francese (1866)
Siegfried Sassoon, Poeta inglese (1886)
Margaret Landon, Scrittrice americana (1903)
Elia Kazan, Regista americano (1909)
Todor Zhivkov, Primo Segretario del Comitato Centrale del Partito comunista bulgaro (1954-1989) (1911)
David Packard, Ingegnere americano, co-fondatore della Hewlett-Packard (1912)
Anthony Quayle, Regista e attore inglese (1913)
John Cornforth, Chimico inglese, premio Nobel (1917)
Arthur Ferrante, Pianista americano (1921)
Laura Ashley, Stilista gallese (1925)
Sonny Rollins, Sassofonista americano (1930)
Baudouin I , Re dei Belgi (1930)
Malcolm Bradbury, Scrittore inglese (1932)
Buddy Holly, Cantante americano (1936)
Dario Argento, Regista italiano (1940)
Susan Blakely, Attrice americana (1948)
Gloria Gaynor, Cantante americana (1949)
Barry Siegel, Giornalista americano (1949)
Chrissie Hynde, Musicista americana (The Pretenders) (1951)
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Pianista francese (1961)
Angela Gheorghiu, Cantante lirica rumena (1965)
Sean Michael Daley (Slug), Rapper americano (1972)
Shannon Elizabeth, Attrice americana (1973)
Maud Fontenoy, Navigatrice francese (1977)
Gabriel Milito, Calciatore argentino (1980)
Gökhan Zan, Calciatore turco (1981)
Piri Weepu, Rugby player di Nuova Zelanda (1983)
Rafinha, Calciatore brasiliano (1985)
Evan Rachel Wood, Attrice americana (1987)
Alex Harvey, Sciatore canadese (1988)

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William Holman Hunt, Pittore inglese (1910)
Maria Montez, Attrice dominicana (1951)
Maurice Duplessis, Politico canadese (1959)
Karen Blixen, Scrittrice danese (1962)
Keith Moon, Musicista inglese (The Who) (1978)
Christy Brown, Scrittore e pittore irlandese (1981)
Edwin McMillan, Fisico americano, premio Nobel (1991)
Terence Young , Regista inglese (1994)
Barbara Holland, Scrittrice americana (2010)
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