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 On this day September 12-18, 2021 (week 37) infographic
Graphics show birthdays and anniversaries on each day for the week.


On this day September 12-18, 2021 (week 37)

September 12, 2021 - September 18, 2021 - Graphics show birthdays and anniversaries for each day of the week. This week features Arctic explorer John Franklin, Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, golf’s first recorded hole-in-one, the Wall Street bank Lehman Brothers, the Kings Cup Elephant Polo tournament, the Camp David summit and U.S. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

September 12, 2016: The wreck of HMS Terror, from John Franklin’s lost expedition of 1845, was located in the Canadian Arctic. HMS Erebus, Franklin’s other ship, was found in 2014

September 13, 1993: Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat shook hands at the White House after signing a historic peace agreement

September 14, 1868: Scotsman “Young” Tom Morris, pictured above with his father, “Old” Tom Morris, scored golf’s first recorded hole-in-one at the Open Championship at Prestwick

September 15,v2008: The Wall Street bank Lehman Brothers declared itself bankrupt, triggering a collapse of major financial institutions that led to a global economic crisis

September 16, 2001: The first Kings Cup Elephant Polo tournament was held in Thailand. There are three players per team, each riding an elephant accompanied by a mahout

September 17, 1978: U.S. President Jimmy Carter, Anwar Sadat of Egypt and Menachem Begin of Israel reached a framework for a peace treaty at their summit at Camp David

September 18,2020: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, an outspoken advocate for gender equality and civil rights who served on the U.S. Supreme Court for 27 years, died aged 87

PUBLISHED: 23/08/2021; DESIGN: Phil Bainbridge; PICTURE RESEARCH: Julie Mullins; EVENT SELECTION: Fiona Roberts and Susan Shepherd; PROOFING: Julie Mullins; TECHNICAL CONSTRUCTION: Fiona Roberts;; STORY: Julie Mullins; PICTURES: Newscom, Getty, Associated Press