This Day in History on 8 September

The historical events hold a lot of value for aspirants who are sitting for UPSC competitive exams including that of the IAS Exam.

On this page, we will list all historical events that have occurred on 8 September. The students can refer them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.

Important Days

World Physical Therapy Day

International Literacy Day (International)

Important Events

1755 – French and Indian War: Battle of Lake George.
1756 – French and Indian War: Kittanning Expedition.

Birth/Birth Anniversary

1846 – Paul Chater, Indian-Hong Kong businessman and politician (d. 1926)

1926 – Bhupen Hazarika, Indian singer-songwriter, poet, and director (d. 2011)

1927 – Robert L. Rock, American soldier and politician, 42nd Lieutenant Governor of Indiana (d. 2013)

1933 – Asha Bhosle, Indian singer

Death/ Death Anniversary

1981 – Nisargadatta Maharaj, Indian guru, philosopher, and educator (b. 1897)

Futher Reading

Month-wise This Day in History