1600s / 17th century history on the 7th of September
1630 : The city of Boston, in Massachusetts, was founded. Prior to European colonization, the area was originally inhabited by the indigenous Massachusett. The total population of the city was 675,647 as of 2020. Official website : Boston.gov
1800s / 19th century history on the 7th of September
1876 : C. J. Dennis, the Australian poet and writer, was born Clarence Michael James Dennis, in Auburn, South Australia (died in 1938 aged 61).
1900s / 20th century history on the 7th of September
1923 : The International Criminal Police Organization aka iNTERPOL, was formed. Official website : interpol.int
1927 : Philo Farnsworth invented electronic television when he transmitted his first image, on his image dissector camera tube.
1936 : Benjamin, the last captive thylacine died, due to neglect, alone in his cage at the Hobart Zoo in Tasmania, Australia. The thylacine was also known as a Tasmanian Tiger, a carnivorous marsupial. Benjamin was the last of the thylacine species, known.
1947 : Gloria Gaynor, the American singer, was born Gloria Fowles, in Newark, New Jersey, USA. official website : GloriaGaynor.com
1951 : Chrissie Hynde, the American singer-songwriter and guitarist, was born in Akron, Ohio, USA. She is best known as a founding member, lead singer-songwriter, and guitarist, in the Pretenders rock band. official website : ThePretenders.com
1951 : Morris Albert, the Brazilian singer-songwriter, was born Maurício Alberto Kaisermann, in São Paulo, Brazil. He is best known for writing and recording “Feelings” , which was a hit single in 1974.
1953 : Marc Hunter, the New Zealand-Australian singer-songwriter, was born in Auckland, New Zealand (died in 1998 aged 44). He was best known as the lead singer of Dragon (1973 to 1979, 1982 to 1989, 1995 to 1997). March Hunter is the brother of Todd Hunter in Dragon. Official website : DragonOnline.com.au
1978 : Keith Moon, the English drummer in The Who rock band, died aged 32 (born in 1946). He died from an overdose of a drug to treat alcohol withdrawal. Official website : TheWho.com
1986 : Desmond Tutu became the 1st black man to become the Archbishop of Cape Town, in South Africa.
1987 : Evan Rachel Wood, the American actress was born in Raleigh, North Carolina, USA.
1988 : Abdul Ahad Mohmand became the 1st Afghan to journey to outer space, after he returned to Earth after 9 days on the Mir space station. He was part of the Soyuz TM-6 crew of 3, which launched on the 29th August 1988.
2000s / 21st century history on the 7th of September
2003 : Warren Zevon, the American singer-songwriter and musician, died of mesothelioma, aged 56 (born in 1947). Official website : WarrenZevon.com
2021 : Bitcoin become legal tender in El Salvador. Bitcoin official website : Bitcoin.org
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