This Week in History

September 1, 1914: Passenger pigeons become extinct.

September 2, 1966: Mexican/American actress, director and producer Salma Hayek is born.

September 3, 1995: The Persian Gulf state, Qatar, gained its independence after 55 years of British rule.

September 4, 1998: Google is founded.

September 5, 1986: Pan Am Flight 73 was hijacked in Karachi, Pakistan by four armed men who killed and injured the crew and passengers onboard. 

September 6, 1870: A woman casts her vote in the US for the first time.

September 7, 1566: Ottoman Empire sultan, Suleiman the Magnificent, passes away.