From The Art and Popular Culture Encyclopedia
Art and culture
- 1902 - A Trip to the Moon, considered one of the first science fiction films, is released in France.
- 1939 – World War II: Nazi Germany, Slovakia and the Soviet Union invade Poland, beginning the European phase of World War II.
- 1612 - Nicolas Chorier, French writer (L'Academie des dames) (d. 1692)
- 1662 - Claude Le Petit, French writer (d. 1638)
- 1857 - André Brouillet, French painter (d. 1914 )
- 1864 - Roger Casement, Irish patriot, poet, revolutionary (d. 1916)
- 1875 - Edgar Rice Burroughs, American writer (d. 1950)
- 1887 - Blaise Cendrars, Swiss writer (d. 1961)
- 1896 - André Hunebelle, French director (d. 1985)
- 1921 - Willem Frederik Hermans, Dutch writer (d. 1995)
- 1932 - Raymond Durgnat, British film critic (d. 2002)
- 1937 - Allen Jones, British artist (Chair, Table and Hat Stand, 1969)
- 1943 - W. W. Jacobs, English author (b. 1863)
- 1951 - Wols, German painter and photographer. (b. 1913)
- 1961 - Eero Saarinen, Finnish American architect and designer (b. 1910)
Unless indicated otherwise, the text in this article is either based on Wikipedia article "September 1" or another language Wikipedia page thereof used under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License; or on original research by Jahsonic and friends. See Art and Popular Culture's copyright notice.