History & Quotes / Knowledge

Other Notable Events for September 7

On this date in history:

In 1822, Brazil declared independence from Portugal.

In 1892, James Corbett knocked out John L. Sullivan in the 21st round of a prizefight at New Orleans, the first major fight under the Marquess of ...

Notable Birthdays for September 7

Those born on this date include:

- England's Queen Elizabeth I in 1533
- American painter Anna Grandma Moses in 1860
- financier J. Pierpont Morgan Jr. in 1867
- novelist Taylor Caldwell in 1900
- pioneering heart...

Astronomy

Today is Sunday, Sept. 7, the 250th of 2014 with 115 to follow.

The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Jupiter, Uranus and Venus. Evening stars are Mars, Mercury, Neptune and Saturn.