01 September 2012

Timeline September 1

September 1
1875  Edgar Rice Burroughs, American novelist, who wrote the Tarzan stories, was born.
1902  A Trip to the Moon, considered one of the first science fiction films, was released in France.
1905  Alberta and Sackatchewan became the 8th and 9th provinces of Canada.
1914  The last passenger pigeon, a female named Martha, died in captivity in the Cincinnati Zoo.
1939  WW II began as Nazi Germany invaded Poland.

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