1 September 2022: This day in history

1715: King Louis XIV of France dies after a reign of 72 years—the longest of any major European monarch.

1878: 1st female telephone operator starts work, Emma Nutt for the Edwin Holmes Telephone Despatch Company in Boston

1905: Wilfrid Laurier oversees Alberta and Saskatchewan joining the Confederation of Canada as its 8th and 9th Canadian provinces

1939: World War II starts when Germany invades Poland by attacking the Free City of Danzig

1941: Jews living in Germany are required to wear a yellow star of David

1951: US, Australia and New Zealand sign the ANZUS mutual defense treaty

1969: Colonel Muammar Gaddafi deposes King Idris in the Libyan revolution


Source: Onthisday.com

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