Month In History

Discover the global events and personal stories of September

September 1, 1867

Mark Twain in Jerusalem and the Holy Land

American literature, travel writing, and international tourism would never be the same.

September 1, 1881

Robert Todd Lincoln, Witness to Presidential Assassinations

If in the annals of American history, there was ever an expert witness on Presidential assassinations, that person would be Robert Lincoln.

Gen. Douglas MacArthur wades ashore during initial landings at Leyte, Philippine Islands. October 1944. U.S. Army Signal Corps officer Gaetano Faillace. National Archives (NARA.)
September 1, 1939

World War II

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Election Poster fod President Wm. McKinley, Vice President Theo. Roosevelt, c.1900. Source: Library of Congress.
September 6, 1901

The McKinley Assassination

The afternoon that President McKinley was shot point-blank, his Vice President was on an island, xxxxx miles away. VP Theodore Roosevelt wired for news - and predicted a recovery for McKinley who would succumb to his wounds xxxxx days later.

September 14, 1901

The Death of McKinley and the Presidency of Roosevelt

On the day he suddenly becomes president, Roosevelt writes of his heavy and painful task.



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