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September in

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September was a month important to agriculture. In late 20th century England, apples were harvested in this month, and stores started their big marketing push for Christmas. (PROSE: K9 and Company)

By year

Early history

In 1666, the city of London was ravaged by a great fire. (TV: The Visitation, PROSE: The Republican's Story)

In 1752, the British Empire changed over from the Julian calendar to the Gregorian calendar, skipping eleven days: 2 September through 14 September. These were purchased by Faction Paradox to create the Eleven-Day Empire.

In 1809, Lord Byron and other agents of the Star Chamber performed a ritual on Malta that stranded them in the Mal'akh "other-world".

In 1877, Pai'ngya and the Kiowa attached a wagon train near Red Clay Ridge. The only survivor was seven-year-old Nancy Sims Wilhauer. (PROSE: The Book of the War)

20th century

In 1938, a spaceship containing a Laiderplacker breeding party landed in New York. (AUDIO: Invaders from Mars)

In 1939, World War II began in Europe with Nazi Germany's invasion of Poland on 1 September, and the subsequent declaration of war by the United Kingdom and France on 3 September. (PROSE: Timewyrm: Exodus) The invasion lasted throughout the month. (PROSE: Illegal Alien)

In 1940, 7 September saw the start of the Blitz, the Luftwaffe's nighttime bombing campaign against cities across Great Britain. (PROSE: A History of Humankind)

In 1944, Reichsfuhrer Heinrich Himmler ordered the Nazi death camps shut down after realising Germany was losing the war. His orders were ignored. (PROSE: The Shadow in the Glass)

In 1945, the world war officially ended, (PROSE: Base of Operations) after the surrender of Japan to the United States in the Pacific War on 2 September. (COMIC: Sky Jacks)

In 1969, James Stevens married Natasha Stevens in the Chelsea Registry Office. (PROSE: Who Killed Kennedy)

Later history

In 2015, the United Kingdom's Prime Minister, Daniel Claremont, was revealed to be a Sea Devil on live television. (COMIC: Clara Oswald and the School of Death)