Ante diem IV Nonas September (Four days until the Nones of September)
Observances: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)
Birthdays:1964: Keanu Reeves
1966: Salma Hayek
Deaths: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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