The Kalends of September, a dies fasti when legal action is permitted.
Observances:Feast of St. Giles, patron of handicapped, and day of the St. Giles' Fair in Oxford, England.
Day of the Eccles Wake in Lancashire.
Festival of Thargelia in Greece, similar to the Olympics.
Start of the rainy season in Egypt
Important Events:5509 BCE: World created, according to the Byzantine Church.
891: Arnulf defeated the Vikings at the battle of Louvain, Belgium
1494: Charles VIII of France invads Italy in order to claim the throne of Naples
1858: The East India Company's rule of India ends with the British crown taking over.
1823: Major earthquake shakes Yokahama, Japan, nearly destroying Tokyo
1939: Adolf Hilter invades Poland, starts World War II
1969: Quaddafi overthrows Libyan government, declares himself president.
1985: The Titanic found by US and French explorers.
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