2nd SEPTEMBER ~ HISTORY ON THIS DAY

1600s / 17th century history on the 2nd of September

1666 : The Great Fire of London broke out of control, and swept through central London in 3 days. The fire destroyed 13,200 houses, 87 parish churches, St Paul’s Cathedral, and most of the buildings of the City authorities. Approximately 85% of the city inhabitants became homeless.

The Great Fire of London : London Burns – episode 1 (Free Documentary – History verified YouTube video)
1700s / 18th century history on the 2nd of September

1789 : The United States Department of the Treasury was founded. Official website : home.treasury.gov

1800s / 19th century history on the 2nd of September
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