The Yellow Star of David
(Monday, September 1, 1941) — The requirement to wear the yellow Star of David with the word Jude (German for Jew) inscribed was extended today to all Jews over the age of six in the Reich and the Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia (by a decree issued today signed by Reinhard Heydrich), effective Sept. 19, 1941.
Watergate. Part 3 of 30
(Friday, September 3, 1971) — The office of Lewis Fielding, a psychiatrist treating Daniel Ellsberg (who had leaked the Pentagon Papers), was burglarized today by G. Gordon Liddy, E. Howard Hunt of The White House Plumbers unit and CIA officers Eugenio Martinez, Felipe de Diego and Bernard Barker. The men failed to find Ellsberg’s file.
(Saturday, September 4, 1971) — Riders on the Storm by The Doors peaked today at #14 on Billboard’s Hot 100 singles chart for one week, exactly nine weeks after the death of lead singer Jim Morrison. Read more on ‘Riders On The Storm’ by The Doors peaks at #14 in USA 40 years ago today…
(Saturday, September 4, 1971) — Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey by Paul and Linda McCartney peaked today at #1 on Billboard’s Hot 100 singles chart for one week. Read more on ‘Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey’ by Paul and Linda McCartney #1 in USA 40 years ago today…
The World At War: On Our Way U.S.A. 2/5 (Greer Incident @ 1:47)
(Thursday, September 4, 1941) — The American destroyer Greer became the first U.S. vessel fired on in World War II when a German sub aimed a few torpedoes at it today, sparking heightened tensions between Germany and the United States.