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Saturday, September 3, 2022

News and Weather Briefing for Saturday, September 3, 2022



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Almanac
Macon Calendar
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Russo-UKrainian War Updates
National News Roundup
COVID-19 News and Updates
Science and Technology
Russo-Ukrainian War Videos (mostly long form)
On This Day
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GENERAL OUTLOOK

A shift away from a dry weather pattern will kick off the Labor Day weekend. Deepening moisture levels will increase the likelihood of showers and thunderstorms into next week, while increased cloudiness holds high temperatures below normal each day.



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Local Weather

General Forecast Through Monday Night





Franklin Area

Today

A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with highs in the lower 80s. Winds out of the southeast 3 to 8 mph. Chance of rain is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Tonight

A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog before 2am, then patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with lows in the mid 60s. WInds out of the southeast 3 to 5 mph. Chance of rain is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Sunday

Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 11am. Patchy fog before 9am. Highs near 80. Calm winds in the morning increasing to come out of the southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Sunday Night

Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low in the mid 60s. Calm winds. Chance of rain is 80%.

Labor Day

Showers likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 11am. Highs in the mid-to-upper 70s. Chance of rain is 80%.

Monday Night

Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with lows in the mid 60s. Chance of rain is 60%.


Highlands Plateau

Today

A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 8am. Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with highs in the lower 70s. Winds out of the southeast 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Tonight

A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with lows around 60. Winds out of the southeast 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Sunday

Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9am, then showers likely between 9am and 11am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 11am. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with highs near 70. Winds out of the southeast 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Sunday Night

Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 60. Light winds out of the southeast. Chance of rain is 80%.

Labor Day

Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Highs in the mid-to-upper 60s. Chance of rain is 80%.

Monday Night

Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers. Low around 60. Chance of rain is 80%.


Otto and South Central Macon County

Today

A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 8am. Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with highs in the lower 70s. Winds out of the southeast 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Tonight

A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with lows around 60. Winds out of the southeast 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Sunday

Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9am, then showers likely between 9am and 11am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 11am. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with highs near 70. Winds out of the southeast 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Sunday Night

Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 60. Light winds out of the southeast. Chance of rain is 80%.

Labor Day

Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Highs in the mid-to-upper 60s. Chance of rain is 80%.

Monday Night

Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers. Low around 60. Chance of rain is 80%.


Nantahala Area

Today

A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with highs in the mid-to-upper 70s. Winds out of the southeast 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Tonight

A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with lows in the mid 60s. Winds out of the southeast 3 to 5 mph. Chance of rain is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Sunday

Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 11am. Patchy fog before 9am. Highs in the mid 70s. Winds out of the southeast around 5 mph becoming calm by midmorning. Chance of rain is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Sunday Night

Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low in the mid 60s. Calm winds. Chance of rain is 80%.

Labor Day

Showers likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 11am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Highs in the lower 70s. Chance of rain is 80%.

Monday Night

Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with lows in the mid 60s. Chance of rain is 60%.




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Hazards and Tropical Weather

Hazardous weather is not expected today or tonight.





TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK




Tropical Weather Outlook
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL
200 AM EDT Sat Sep 3 2022

For the North Atlantic...Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico:

Active Systems:
The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Hurricane Danielle, located about 900 miles west of the Azores, and on newly- developed Tropical Storm Earl, located east of the northern leeward Islands.

Tropical cyclone formation is not expected during the next 5 days.

What's Up in the Tropics with Mark Sudduth - September 2, 2022





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Almanac

24 Hour Smoke Forecast

No smoke fields will be crossing Macon County today, no map was produced.













Air quality is in the upper range of green for most of the county, with the ridges and other higher elevations today being in the upper range of green.

Fire and Smoke Map




Local Air Monitor



Pollen

Pollen levels are expected to be in the medium-high range 6.2.0 out of 12) today with Ragweed, Chenopods, and Grasses being the main culprits. Tomorrow is expected to be in the medium-high range (1.0 out of 12).



Record Weather Events for September 3rd

Record weather events for this date in Macon County
(1872-2016)

Highest Temperature 95°F in Franklin in 1975
Lowest Temperature 43°F at the Coweeta Experimental Station in 1987
Greatest Rainfall 2.87 inches in Highlands in 1879

Highest Temperature 98°F in Franklin on 09-04-1975
Lowest Temperature 27°F in Franklin on 09-30-1967
Greatest Rainfall 11.87 inches in Highlands on 09-27-1964
Greatest Snowfall no measurable snowfall has been recorded since records started being kept in 1873

Weather Extremes for North Carolina for the month of September Data available from 1870 to 2018

Highest Temperature 109°F Weldon, Halifax County 09-07-1954
Lowest Temperature 23°F Marion, McDowell County 09-28-2000
Greatest One-Day Rainfall 19.30 in Southport, Brunswick County 09-16-1999

Monthly Averages

Warmest Weather Station 75.4°F Morehead City, Carteret County
Coldest Weather Station 55.0°F Mount Mitchell, Yancey County
Wettest Weather Station 8.93 in Southport, Brunswick County
Driest Weather Station 2.94 in Marshall, Madison County




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Macon Calendar
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Local and State News


• Western counties receive ‘GREAT’ news on broadband [Smoky Mountain NewsE]

• Friday Football Frenzy: All your scores & highlights, 09-02-22 [WLOS-TV (Asheville, NC)]

• With UNC coming to town, App State and Boone brace for a Saturday unlike any other [Raleigh News and Observer]

• The Wrap @NCCapitol: Campaign season heating up [WRAL-TV (Raleigh, NC)]

• Will it rain on your Labor Day Parade? Events, forecast, closings for the weekend. [Asheville Citizen Times]

Long-time Schoolboard member Tommy Cabe has passed away




State Budget Details

• NC Budget Table of Contents [Google Drive (PDF)]

• NC House Bill 103: 2022 Appropriations Act [Google Drive (PDF)]

• Joint Conference Committee Report on the Current Operations Appropriations Act of 2022 [Google Drive (PDF)]

• House Bill 103 Information and Voting History [NC General Assembly Website]

• Raises for state employees, preparations for recession, in proposed state budget [WRAL-TV (Raleigh, NC)]


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Special Section: Russo-Ukrainian War Updates
(sharing of a particular source is not an endorsement)
(Longer videos are in the Russo-Ukraine Videos section)



• Russian Offensive Campaign Assessment, September 02 [Institute for the Study of War] [PDF for September 2ndt]

• Ros Atkins On… how inflation, Ukraine and drought are linked [BBC News (video)]

• Russia-Ukraine war: List of key events, day 191 [Al Jazeera]

Iran is getting BOLD | Funker 530




JOMINI OF THE WEST MAP (Day 148-158)







• Russia-Ukraine updates: IAEA chief slams 'unacceptable' shelling near nuclear plant [DW News]

• Russia’s Gazprom keeps gas pipeline to Germany turned off [Al Jazeera]

• France to restart all nuclear reactors by winter amid energy crunch [France 24]

• For Some Ukrainians, Fear of Homelessness Outweighs Fear of Death [Wall Street Journal]

• Against Fierce Resistance, Ukraine Makes Small Gains in the South [New York TimesE]


News from Russian or pro-Russian outlets or Video About the Russian Perspective

• Kiev attempts another raid near Zaporozhye nuclear plant – local official [Russia Today]

• Armed Forces of Ukraine lose 94 tanks in just three days [Pravda ]

• Over 15 boats with armed people on way to Energodar from Ukraine — official [TASS Russian News Agency]

The causes and consequences of the Ukraine war A lecture by John J. Mearsheimer



The Ukraine War From Russia's Perspective




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National and World News Roundup

• August Jobs Report Shows U.S. Added 315,000 Jobs [Wall Street JournalE]

• Partisan segregation more prominent among TV audiences than online news audiences [PsyPost]

• Japan, Taiwan to begin talks on evacuation plans amid China's threats [Kyodo News]

• Deep inside busy Mar-a-Lago, a storage room where secrets were stashed [Microsoft News Service]

• Bill Barr Hammers Trump for Taking Classified Docs, Argues ‘Declassified Everything’ Defense So ‘Reckless’ If True It’s ‘Almost Worse’ [MEDIAITE]

• DOJ releases more details about Mar-a-Lago documents [Fox News (video)]

• FBI agents search New York and Florida properties linked to Russian oligarch Viktor Vekselberg [CBS News]

• Border Patrol: 8 migrants found dead in Rio Grande at Texas [ABC News]

• U.S. angers China with potential $1.1 billion arms sale to Taiwan [Reuters]

• Pakistan floods: International aid arrives as death toll tops 1,200 [DW News]


9/2: CBS News Prime Time



Global National: Sept. 2, 2022 | Summer scorcher punishing western Canada, US



Nightly News Full Broadcast (September 2nd)


PBS NewsHour full episode, September 2, 2022



• Yes, the Great Books Make Us Better People [New York Times]



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COVID-19 News and Updates

Here is a section on COVID-19. It includes local, regional, state, national, and global items.



COVID-19 Numbers for Macon County:






• WHO Coronavirus (COVID-19) Dashboard [World Health Organization]

Globally, as of 6:33pm CEST, 2 September 2022, there have been 601,189,435 confirmed cases of COVID-19, including 6,475,346 deaths, reported to WHO. As of 24 August 2022, a total of 12,449,443,718 vaccine doses have been administered.

In United States of America, from 3 January 2020 to 6:33pm CEST, 2 September 2022, there have been 93,332,054 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 1,035,674 deaths, reported to WHO. As of 19 August 2022, a total of 599,453,415 vaccine doses have been administered.

• For 2 years, 7 months, and 11 days, the #COVID19 pandemic Wikipedia article was linked from the site's home page's "In the News" section, the longest such appearance in history. [Wikipedia]

• There's no bad time to get a new COVID booster if you're eligible, CDC director says [National Public Radio]

• Who has the highest risk of long COVID? It’s complicated [ScienceNews]

• Considerations for your fall booster [Your Local Epidemiologist]

• TWiV 932: Clinical update with Dr. Daniel Griffin [Microbe TV]




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Science and Technology News Roundup

• A Tesla burst into flames during a crash test. The organizer admitted it was staged [National Public Radio]

• ‘Diamond rain’ on giant icy planets could be more common than previously thought [SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory]

• Zinc battery made with crab shells safely degrades and recycles [New Atlas]

• YouTube More Likely to Direct Election-Fraud Videos to Users Already Skeptical about 2020 Election’s Legitimacy [New York University]

• Tech tool offers police ‘mass surveillance on a budget’ [AP News]

• Meta AI can tell which words you hear by reading your brainwaves [NewScientist]

• Google releases details on how it will combat misinformation in advance of midterm elections [CNN]

• Cops wanted to keep mass surveillance app secret; privacy advocates refused [ARS TECHNICAE]

• Someone Hacked Largest Taxi Service In Russia, Ordered All Available Taxis To the Same Location [Slashdot]

• Digital afterlife: a chance to live forever or never rest in peace? [AdGuardCE]

• White House Wants NASA to Slow Hunt for Killer Asteroids in 'Baffling' Move [BloombergCE]

• Free, legally available series/movies on YouTube in a Netlflix-like interface [Lamplight TV]


Podcasts and Long Form Videos (History, Culture, Science, Technology and Current Events)
Anything covering educational, entertainment, history, current events, and technology topics

The Level1 Show September 2 2022: Literal Trash



Do You Speak Dall-E? - DTNS 4347 | Daily Tech News Show



Why Did The Earth Totally Freeze For 100 Million Years? | History of the Earth



Will Young Americans Want to Work in Semiconductor Manufacturing? | Asianometry



Travel Millions of Years in 365 Days | PBS Eons



TWiV 932: Clinical update with Dr. Daniel Griffin | Microbe TV



How Mountains Of Worm Cocoons Are Turned Into Expensive Silk In Vietnam | Business Insider



TWiN 33: Viruses leaving the brain | Microbe TV



Staying Sane in Space | Science and Futurism with Isaac Arthur



Linux Action News 256 | Jupiter Broadcasting



Cable Giants vs. Phone Carriers | TWIT TV






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Russo-Ukrainian War Videos (mostly long form)

--> IAEA presence at Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant to last days | Al Jazeera



Inspectors arrive at embattled nuclear plant as fears of radiation disaster linger | DW News



Russian oil chief 'falls to death from hospital window' in Moscow | FRANCE 24 English



Russian President Putin not attending funeral of Mikhail Gorbachev | BBC News



Explosion in Ukraine just a few miles from nuclear plant







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On This Day

September 3rd is the 246th day of the year (247th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar; 119 days remain until the end of the year.

Historical Events



Historical Events

(Please note that the Wikipedia articles often contain a bibliography and links to where you can learn more about a historical event)

36 BC – In the Battle of Naulochus, Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa, admiral of Octavian, defeats Sextus Pompey, son of Pompey, thus ending Pompeian resistance to the Second Triumvirate.
• [Wikipedia: Battle of Naulochus]
• [Sextus Pompeius and the Sicilian War (42 to 36 B.C.E.)]
• [War between Sextus Pompey and the Second Triumvirate]

301 – San Marino, one of the smallest nations in the world and the world's oldest republic still in existence, is founded by Saint Marinus.

590 – Consecration of Pope Gregory I (Gregory the Great).

673 – King Wamba of the Visigoths puts down a revolt by Hilderic, governor of Nîmes (France) and rival for the throne.



863 – Major Byzantine victory at the Battle of Lalakaon against an Arab raid.
• [Battle of Lalakaon]
• [Today in Middle Eastern history: the Battle of Lalakaon (863)]
• [Arab–Byzantine wars]

1189 – Richard I of England (a.k.a. Richard "the Lionheart") is crowned at Westminster.

1260 – The Mamluks defeat the Mongols at the Battle of Ain Jalut in Palestine, marking their first decisive defeat and the point of maximum expansion of the Mongol Empire.
• [Wikipedia: Battle of Ain Jalut]
• [Battle of Ain Jalut, 1260 AD ⚔️ The Battle that saved Islam and stopped the Mongols معركة عين جالوت]
• [Mongols: Zenith of Empire - Siege of Baghdad 1258 and Battle of Ain Jalut 1260 DOCUMENTARY]
• [Mongols vs. Mamluks: The Battle of Ain Jalut - DOCUMENTARY]

1411 – The Treaty of Selymbria is concluded between the Ottoman Empire and the Republic of Venice.

1650 – Victory over the royalists in the Battle of Dunbar opens the way to Edinburgh for the New Model Army in the Third English Civil War.

1651 – The Battle of Worcester is the last significant action in the Wars of the Three Kingdoms.

1658 – The death of Oliver Cromwell; Richard Cromwell becomes Lord Protector of England.

1666 – The Royal Exchange burns down in the Great Fire of London.

1777 – American Revolutionary War: During the Battle of Cooch's Bridge, the Flag of the United States is flown in battle for the first time.
• [Battle of Cooch's Bridge]
• [The 302 #23 (Season 3): The battle of Cooch’s Bridge | Full Show]
• [American Revolution "Battle of Cooch's Bridge" - September 3, 1777]

1783 – American Revolutionary War: The war ends with the signing of the Treaty of Paris by the United States and the Kingdom of Great Britain.
• [Treaty of Paris (1783)]
• [HistoryPod Video]

1798 – The week long battle of St. George's Caye begins between Spain and Britain off the coast of Belize.

1812 – Twenty-four settlers are killed in the Pigeon Roost Massacre in Indiana.

1838 – Future abolitionist Frederick Douglass escapes from slavery.

1843 – King Otto of Greece is forced to grant a constitution following an uprising in Athens.

1855 – American Indian Wars: In Nebraska, 700 soldiers under United States General William S. Harney avenge the Grattan massacre by attacking a Sioux village and killing 100 men, women and children.

1861 – American Civil War: Confederate General Leonidas Polk invades neutral Kentucky, prompting the state legislature to ask for Union assistance.

1870 – Franco-Prussian War: The Siege of Metz begins, resulting in a decisive Prussian victory on October 23.

1875 – The first official game of polo is played in Argentina after being introduced by British ranchers.

1878 – Over 640 die when the crowded pleasure boat Princess Alice collides with the Bywell Castle in the River Thames.

1879 – Siege of the British Residency in Kabul: British envoy Sir Louis Cavagnari and 72 men of the Guides are massacred by Afghan troops while defending the British Residency in Kabul. Their heroism and loyalty became famous and revered throughout the British Empire.
• [Siege of the British Residency in Kabul]
• [Second Anglo-Afghan War]
• [Britain's greatest military disaster (Graveyard of Empires, Part 3)]

1895 – John Brallier becomes the first openly professional American football player, when he was paid US$10 by David Berry, to play for the Latrobe Athletic Association in a 12–0 win over the Jeanette Athletic Association.

1914 – William, Prince of Albania leaves the country after just six months due to opposition to his rule.

1914 – French composer Albéric Magnard is killed defending his estate against invading German soldiers.

1914 – World War I: Start of the Battle of Grand Couronné, a German assault against French positions on high ground near the city of Nancy.
• [Battle of Grand Couronné]

1916 – World War I: Leefe Robinson destroys the German airship Schütte-Lanz SL 11 over Cuffley, north of London; the first German airship to be shot down on British soil.

1925 – USS Shenandoah, the United States' first American-built rigid airship, was destroyed in a squall line over Noble County, Ohio. Fourteen of her 42-man crew perished, including her commander, Zachary Lansdowne.

1933 – Yevgeniy Abalakov is the first man to reach the highest point in the Soviet Union, Communism Peak (now called Ismoil Somoni Peak and situated in Tajikistan) (7495 m).

1935 – Sir Malcolm Campbell reaches a speed of 304.331 miles per hour on the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah, becoming the first person to drive an automobile over 300 mph.

1939 – World War II: France, the United Kingdom, New Zealand and Australia declare war on Germany after the invasion of Poland, forming the Allied nations. The Viceroy of India also declares war, but without consulting the provincial legislatures.

1939 – World War II: The United Kingdom and France begin a naval blockade of Germany that lasts until the end of the war. This also marks the beginning of the Battle of the Atlantic.

1941 – The Holocaust: Karl Fritzsch, deputy camp commandant of the Auschwitz concentration camp, experiments with the use of Zyklon B in the gassing of Soviet POWs.
• [http://auschwitz.org/en/museum/news/64-years-ago-first-nazi-use-of-poison-gas-for-murdering-people-in-auschwitz,422.htmlirst Nazi Use of Poison Gas for Murdering People in Auschwitz]
• [Holocaust Encyclopedia: Gassing Operations]
• [Dramatization from "War and Remembrance"] (Graphic Depiction)

1942 – World War II: In response to news of its coming liquidation, Dov Lopatyn leads an uprising in the Ghetto of Lakhva (present-day Belarus).

1943 – World War II: British and Canadian troops land on the Italian mainland. On the same day, Walter Bedell Smith and Giuseppe Castellano sign the Armistice of Cassibile, although it is not announced for another five days.

1944 – Holocaust: Diarist Anne Frank and her family are placed on the last transport train from the Westerbork transit camp to the Auschwitz concentration camp, arriving three days later.

1945 – A three-day celebration begins in China, following the Victory over Japan Day on September 2.

1950 – "Nino" Farina becomes the first Formula One Drivers' champion after winning the 1950 Italian Grand Prix.

1954 – The People's Liberation Army begins shelling the Republic of China-controlled islands of Quemoy, starting the First Taiwan Strait Crisis.
• [Wilson Center Digital Archive]
• [Frontline PBS Chronology]
• [First Taiwan Strait Crisis]
• [U.S. NAVY SEVENTH FLEET FORMOSA PATROL, KOREAN WAR, TAIWAN STRAIT CRISIS 1950s FILM 64554]
• [aiwan Strait Crisis 1954-1958 - Cold War DOCUMENTARY]

1967 – Dagen H in Sweden: Traffic changes from driving on the left to driving on the right overnight.

1971 – Qatar becomes an independent state.

1976 – Viking program: The American Viking 2 spacecraft lands at Utopia Planitia on Mars.

1981 – The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women, an international bill of rights for women, is instituted by the United Nations.

1987 – In a coup d'état in Burundi, President Jean-Baptiste Bagaza is deposed by Major Pierre Buyoya.

1997 – Vietnam Airlines Flight 815 (Tupolev Tu-134) crashes on approach into Phnom Penh airport, killing 64.

2001 – In Belfast, Protestant loyalists begin a picket of Holy Cross, a Catholic primary school for girls.

2004 – Beslan school siege results in over 330 fatalities, including 186 children.
• [Beslan School Siege Ends - 2004 | Today in History | 3 Sept 16]
• [Russia 'failed' in Beslan school massacre - BBC News]
• [Beslan school siege: Russia 'failed to prevent' 2004 massacre]

2010 – After taking off from Dubai International Airport, UPS Airlines Flight 6 develops an in-flight fire in the cargo hold and crashes near Nad Al Sheba, killing both crew members on board.

2016 – The U.S. and China, together responsible for 40% of the world's carbon emissions, both formally ratify the Paris global climate agreement.

2017 – North Korea conducts its sixth and most powerful nuclear test.
• [Wikipedia: 2017 North Korean nuclear test]
• [CBS: North Korea's latest nuclear test]
• [North Korea’s 2017 nuke test was 16 times bigger than Hiroshima bomb]


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Published at 5:00am on Saturday, September 03, 2022
Author: Bobby Coggins


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