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September 7 Birthdays

Elizabeth I
1533–1603, queen of England (1558–1603).

Grandma Moses
painter (1860)

Elinor Wylie
poet and novelist (1885)

Edith Sitwell
poet and critic (1887)

Taylor Caldwell
novelist (1900)

Elia Kazan
director, writer, actor (1909)

Peter Lawford
actor (1923)

Buddy Holly
singer (1936)

September 7 in History

1822

Brazil declared its independence from Portugal.

1901

The Boxer Rebellion in China officially ended with the signing of the Peking Protocol (Peace of Beijing).

1940

Nazi Germany began its initial blitz on London during World War II.

1979

The Entertainment and Sports Programming Network (ESPN) made its debut on cable TV.

1986

Desmond Tutu became the first black to lead the Anglican Church in southern Africa.

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