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1666 : Great Fire of London

On September 2, 1666, the house of King Charles II of England's baker burned completely. The baker did not extinguish his oven properly before going to bed, the night before. The fire spread to the entire city. At that time, most of the houses of London were made of wood and many warehouses along the Thames were full of flammable materials. 80% of the city were destroyed. St Paul's Cathedral went up in smoke. 100,000 people were left homeless.

1945 : Japan formally surrendered to the Allies

On September 2, 1945, Japan surrendered to the Allies on the USS Missouri, ending the Second World War. The Instrument of Surrender was signed by the supreme commander of Allied forces in the Pacific, General MacArthur, the Japanese foreign minister, Mamoru Shigemitsu, the representative of the Japanese armed forces, General Yoshijiro Umezu and various representatives of the Allies with interests in the Pacific : USA (represented by Admiral Nimitz), United Kingdom, France (represented by General Leclerc), China, Soviet Union, New Zealand, Netherlands, Australia and Canada.

1945 : Proclamation of Independence of Vietnam

On September 2, 1945, hours after the official surrender of Japan, Ho Chi Minh proclaimed the independence of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam against France, in front of an enthusiastic crowd in Hanoi. The French occupied southern Vietnam and opened negotiations with North Vietnam representatives. Negotiations were well under way when French generals, among whom Valluy and Argenlieu, decided on a coup by bombing the port of Haiphong, on November 28, 1946.

1973 : Death of J.R.R. Tolkien

On September 2, 1973, the English writer J.R.R. Tolkien died at the age of 81. His novels The Hobbit and the Lord of the Rings trilogy are part of world culture. Lord of the Rings was made ​​into a film by director Peter Jackson from New Zealand with Elijah Wood, Sean Astin, Viggo Mortensen, Ian McKellen, John Rhys-Davies, Orlando Bloom, Liv Tyler and Dominic Monaghan in the lead roles. The same Peter Jackson began the staging of The Hobbit in 2011.

Novità del giorno : 02 Settembre

National Day in Vietnam
September 2 is Vietnam's National Day which commemorates the declaration of independence of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam by Ho Chi Minh on September 2nd, 1945.

Citazione del giorno : 02 Settembre

Ho Chi Minh
You can kill ten of our men for every one we kill of yours. But even at those odds, you will lose and we will win.

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Frederick Soddy, Chimico inglese, premio Nobel (1877)
Romare Bearden, Pittore americano (1911)
René Thom, Matematico francese (1923)
Daniel arap Moi, 2o presidente del Kenya (1924)
Henri Krasucki, Sindacalista francese (1924)
Victor Spinetti, Attore gallese (1929)
Giuliano Gemma, Attore italiano (1938)
Jack Lang, Uomo politico francese (1939)
Walt Simonson, Vignettista americano (1946)
Mark Harmon, Attore americano (1951)
Jimmy Connors, Tennista americano (1952)
Ahmad Shah Massoud, Capo militare e spirituale afgano (1953)
Dominique Farrugia, Comico francese (1962)
Keanu Reeves, Attore canadese (1964)
Salma Hayek, Attrice messicana (1966)
Olivier Panis, Pilota di Formula Uno francese (1966)
Andreas Möller, Calciatore tedesco (1967)
Kjetil André Aamodt, Sciatore norvegese (1971)
Shauna Sand, Attrice americana (1971)
Tom Steels, Ciclista belgo (1971)
Matthew Dunn, Nuotatore australiano (1973)
Inari Vachs, Attrice porno americana (1974)
Joey Barton, Calciatore inglese (1982)
Jack Peñate, Musicista inglese (1984)
Scott Moir, Pattinatore canadese (1987)
Alexandre Pato, Calciatore brasiliano (1989)

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Jiaqing, Imperatore della Cina (1820)
Thomas Telford, Ingegnere scozzese (1834)
William Hamilton, Matematico irlandese (1865)
Henri Rousseau, Pittore francese (1910)
Pierre de Coubertin, Storico francese, fondatore dei moderni Giochi Olimpici (1937)
Sylvanus Morley, Archeologo americano (1948)
Ho Chi Minh, Politico vietnamita (1969)
Marie-Pierre Koenig, Maresciallo francese (1970)
J. R. R. Tolkien, Scrittore inglese (1973)
Alfonso García Robles, Diplomatico messicano, premio Nobel per la Pace (1991)
Barbara McClintock, Genetista americana, premio Nobel per la Fisiologia e Medicina (1992)
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