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Following is our collection of super amazing and curious facts and details explaining September 8. This list is intended for research in school, for college students or just to feed your brain with. Possible use cases are in quizzes, differences, homework facts legend, cover facts, and many more. But nevertheless learn why is September 8 so important!

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Top 10 September 8 facts that will blow your mind.

  1. On September 8, 2009, Sgt. Dakota Meyer disobeyed a direct order to pull back from his position so he could rescue wounded soldiers from a firefight a mile away. He ended up going back five times, saving the lives of 36 soldiers, saying “That’s what you do for a brother”.

  2. On 8 September 2009, Marine Sgt. Dakota Meyer disobeyed a direct order from a superior to pull back from his position so he could rescue wounded soldiers from a firefight a mile away. He ended up going back five times, saved the lives of 36 soldiers, and won the Medal of Honor.

  3. Reginald Dwayne Betts spent 8 years in prison as a result of carjacking when he was 16 after getting out of prison he became one of the rare convicted felons to get a law degree from Yale and passed the Connecticut bar exam in September 2017.

  4. The 8 year old Afghani skateboarder on the front page was killed in a suicide attack on September 8th, 2012. Here is the news update from the school.

  5. "Jerome of Sandy Cove" an unknown man who washed up on the shore of Nova Scotia September 8 1863. Both his legs were amputated above the knees and he couldn't (or refused to) understand French, Latin, Italian, or Spanish. He died 49 years later and no one ever figured out where he came from.

  6. On September 10, 2001, US Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld announced that the Pentagon had wasted or misplaced up to $2.3 trillion, or $8,000 for every man, woman, and child in the country, and promised to go after the unchecked Pentagon bureaucracy

  7. The Second Battle of Fort Sumter took place on September 8, 1863 when Major General Quincey Gillmore of the United States Army led a force to retake the army.

  8. In August or September Jains hold their most important festival called Paryushana, or Daslakshana. During this 8-10 day festival Jains often fast, meditate, and emphasize the five main vows of abstinence.

  9. On September 10th, 2001, Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld gave a speech that $2.3 Trillion of Pentagon funds had been unaccounted for, a figure that equated to $8,000 per US citizen that could not be traced to any transactions.

  10. Although the surrender ended hostilities in the Pacific, it was not until Japan signed the Treaty of San Francisco on September 8, 1951 when the war was officially ended.

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More than 400 firefighters and police officers lost their lives trying to save the lives of those who had been injured in the attacks. 343 firefighters and paramedics, 23 NY City police officers, 37 Port Authority police officers, and 8 EMTs all died that day in New York City.

Former President Nixon was pardoned by President Gerald Ford on September 8, 1974.

Tailed frogs reach sexual maturity at the age of 8 to 9 years. Mating season lasts from September to October.

Flight 11 crashed into the World Trade Center north tower at 8:46am on Sept. 11th, 2001. This was the first attack that day.

In September 2000, 189 world leaders from the UN agreed to 8 goals to accomplish by 2015: end poverty and hunger, universal education, gender equality, child health, maternal health, combat diseases, environmental sustainability, and global partnership.

The first Thanksgiving Mass in North America was celebrated in September 8, 1565, at the founding of the settlement of St. Augustine, Florida

Beginning in September 1950, the crew of a U.S. Navy minesweeper ship spent 6 days spraying Serratia marcescens into the air ~2 miles off northern California coast. The project was called “Operation Sea Spray.” This was one of hundreds of open-air bioweapon tests carried out in 8+ U.S. cities.

On September 8, 1900, Galveston Texas was hit by a hurricane which killed approximately 8,000 people. The Galveston Hurricane of 1900 is the deadliest natural disaster ever to strike the United States.

About Lemuel Haynes, the first ordained African American minister, and the first African American to receive an honorary degree. The West Rutland Vermont Historical Society will place a historical marker commemorating Haynes September 8.

Sprint Nextel provided law enforcement agencies with customer location data more than 8 million times between September 2008 and October 2009

There is a criminal called Dr. Chaos who was incarcerated at the supermax prison ADX Florence for causing 28 power failures and hoarding large amounts of cyanide. After 20 years in prison, was released on September 8, 2019.

John Malcolm Thorpe Fleming Churchill, (16 September 1906 – 8 March 1996), was a British Army officer who fought throughout the Second World War armed with a longbow, bagpipes, and a basket-hilted Scottish broadsword.

On September 28 1994 M/S Estonia sunk in the Baltic Sea, killing 86% (852) of those on board. The ship had been transporting military equipment from Estonia to Sweden 8 and 14 days before the incident.

In 1969, 366 capsules, each representing one day of the year, were drawn to determine the order in which men would be called to draft in Vietnam. The first drawn were those born September 14, the last, June 8. 195 of the possible birth dates ended up being called to war.

The summer of 2001 is often called the "Summer of the Shark". Sensationalist media coverage of shark attacks began following a Fourth of July weekend shark attack on 8-year-old child—despite no evidence for an actual increase in attacks—until the September 11 shifted the media's attention away.

Beverly Eckert, who was onboard and perished during Colgan Air Flight 3407 (the last domestic American plane crash) in 2009. She was co-chair of the '9/11 Family Steering Committee' a position she obtained after her Husband Sean Rooney was killed in the September 11 attacks 8 years prior.

Today, as every September 8 since 1900, the members of the Sisters of Charity sing "Queen of the Waves" to remember the lives of 90 children and ten nuns, in addition to the 6,000+ lives taken during the Galveston hurricane

Massive blackout hit Southern California in September 8, 2011 in San Diego, California which knocked out electricity for nearly 1.4 million customers.

The Peshtigo Fire, The Great Chigaco Fire, The Holland, Michigan Fire, The Port Huron Fire of 1871, and the Great Michigan Fire all started on the same day, September 8, 1871

The months September, October, November, and December have prefixes for 7,8,9, and 10, but are the 9th,10th,11th, and 12th months, respectively

7)SEPtember, (8)OCTOber, (9)NOVember and (10)DECember were originally named such because the calendar had 10 months.

The Hanapepe Massacre on September 9 1924 where striking Filipino sugarcane workers clashed with the Hawai'i County Police resulting in the death of 20 people. The strikers, lead by Pablo Manlapit, were demanding $2 a day pay and 8 hour work days.

On September 8, 2009, Sgt. Dakota Meyer disobeyed a direct order to pull back from his position so he couls rescue wounded soldiers from a firefight a mile away. He ended up going back five times, saving the lives of 36 soldiers, saying “That’s what you do for a brother”.

Sept= 7, so September should be the 7th month of the year. But thanks to the romans, they added July for Julius and August for Augustus which then shifted the rest of the months by two. Making Sept(7)ember, Oct(8)ober, Nov(9)ember, and Dec(10)ember’s names kind of pointless.

There is a criminal called Dr. [email protected] who is currently incarcerated at the supermax prison ADX Florence for causing 28 power failures and hoarding large amounts of cyanide. After 20 years in prison, he is scheduled for release on September 8, 2019.