Wikipedia:Selected anniversaries/September 7

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This is a list of selected September 7 anniversaries that appears on the "On this day" section of the Main Page. To suggest a new item, in most cases you can be bold and edit this page. Please read the selected anniversaries guidelines before making your edit. However, if your addition might be controversial, or on a day that is or soon will be on the Main Page, please post your suggestion on the talk page instead.

Please note that the events listed on the Main Page are chosen based more on relative article quality and to maintain a mix of topics, not based solely on how important or significant their subjects are. Only 5–6 events are posted at a time and thus not everything that is "most important and significant" can be listed. In addition, an event is not generally posted this year if it is also the subject of the scheduled September 7, 2018 featured article or the September 7, 2018 featured picture.

To report an error when this appears on the Main Page, see Main Page errors. Please remember that this list defers to the supporting articles, so it is best to achieve consensus and make any necessary changes there first.

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1571Thomas Howard, 4th Duke of Norfolk, was arrested for his involvement in a plot to overthrow Queen Elizabeth I and replace her with Mary, Queen of Scots. refimprove
1776American Revolutionary War: Sergeant Ezra Lee made the first documented attack using a submersible when he piloted the Turtle to attempt to attach explosive charges on the hull of HMS Eagle in New York Harbor. refimprove
1893 – British expatriates in Italy founded the Genoa Cricket & Athletic Club, today one of Italy's oldest association football clubs. refimprove
1901 – With Peking occupied by foreign troops from the Eight-Nation Alliance, Qing China was forced to sign the Boxer Protocol, an unequal treaty ending the Boxer Rebellion. unreferenced section
1927 – American inventor Philo Farnsworth transmitted the first images using his all-electronic television system. refimprove section
1977 – Panamanian de facto leader Omar Torrijos and U.S. President Jimmy Carter signed the Torrijos–Carter Treaties, agreeing that Panama would retake control of the Panama Canal at the end of the 20th century. needs more footnotes
1979 – The cable television network ESPN made its debut, broadcasting and producing sports-related programming 24 hours a day. refimprove section
1986Desmond Tutu (pictured) became the first black person to lead the Church of the Province of Southern Africa. missing ISBNs
2011Yak-Service Flight 9633, carrying the players and coaching staff of the Lokomotiv Yaroslavl professional ice hockey team, crashed near the Russian city of Yaroslavl, killing all aboard but one. refimprove section


September 7: Independence Day in Brazil (1822)

Luftwaffe Heinkel He 111 bomber over Wapping in September 1940
Luftwaffe bomber over Wapping

John Shakespeare (d. 1601) · Grandma Moses (b. 1860) · Regina Martínez Pérez (b. 1963)

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