September 2

Ante diem IV Nonas September (Four days until the Nones of September)


  • Feasts of St. Sulien; St. Justus, bishop of Lyon; Nivardus, archbishop of Reims
  • Feast of St. William, English bishop, "Apostle to Danes"
  • Feastival of Ariadne, Cyprus

    Important Events:

  • 31 BCE: Battle of Actium, wherein Octavian Caesar, later Augustus, defeats Marc Anthony.
  • 1192: Saladin and Richard the Lionhearted sign a ceasefire of the Third Crusade
  • 1666: End of the Great Fire of London
  • 1752: End of the Julian calendar in England (and thus September 3-13 go missing, causing a fair amount of confusion)


  • 1964: Keanu Reeves
  • 1966: Salma Hayek


  • 1547: Hernan Cortez, butcher of the Aztecs
  • 1973: J. R. R. Tolkien, linguist, translator, and author (do I even need to explain?)

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