Historical Events for 7th September 2018

1599 – Earl of Essex and Irish rebel Tyrone signs treaty
1822 – Pedro I, son of King Joao VI declares Brazil’s independence from Portugal (National Day)
1940 – Treaty of Craiova: Romania loses Southern Dobrudja to Bulgaria.
1940 – Luftwaffe loses 41 bombers above England
1960 – Japan wins the men’s gymnastics teams combined exercises gold for the first of 5 consecutive Olympics at the Rome Games; beats Soviet Union by just 2.5 points
1980 – Earnest Gray becomes 2nd NY Giant to score 4 TDs (vs St Louis)
1983 – Drury Gallagher sets fastest swim around Manhattan (6h41m35s)
1985 – US Open Women’s Tennis: Hana MandlĂ­ková beats Martina Navratilova 7-6, 1-6, 7-6 for her first US title
1988 – Security and Exchange Commission accuses Drexel of violating security laws
1988 – 5th MTV Video Music Awards: INXS wins

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