The Battle of Cable Street saw demonstrators block a march by Oswald Mosley’s British Union of Fascists.
On the 3rd October 1990, Germany was reunified when the territory of the communist German Democratic Republic joined with the Federal Republic of Germany to create a single, united Germany.
On the 1st October 1928, the Soviet Union introduced Joseph Stalin’s first five-year plan.
The Battle of the Baggage saw the defeat of an army from the powerful Umayyad Caliphate by Turgesh forces.
William, duke of Normandy, landed in England to begin the Norman Conquest.
On the 23rd September 1974, the world’s first teletext service went live when the BBC began transmitting its Ceefax service.
The Ragamuffin War began when Brazilian rebels in the southern province of Rio Grande do Sul captured Porto Alegre.
The Revolución Libertadora began in Argentina, resulting in the end of Juan Perón’s second term as President.
On the 15th September 1935, the German Reichstag passed the Nuremberg Laws that legally discriminated against Jews.
On the 13th September 1985, the Super Mario Bros. video game was released in Japan.
South African anti-apartheid activist Steve Biko died in Pretoria prison from injuries inflicted while in police custody.
The Siege of Leningrad, one of the longest and most destructive sieges in history, began.
On the 7th September the Second Cornish Uprising of 1497 began when Perkin Warbeck landed at Whitesand Bay near Land’s End.
The ship Victoria returned to Spain as the only survivor of Ferdinand Magellan’s fleet that circumnavigated the globe.