On September 1:
1653 German composer Johann Pachelbel was born.
1933 US singer Conway Twitty was born.
1939 World War II began when Nazi Germany invaded Poland.
1939 US actor Lily Tomlin was born.
1946 English singer Barry Gibb of the Bee Gees, was born.
1951 The Anzus Treaty, a mutual defense traty, was signed between Australia, New Zealand and the United States.
1991 Uzbekistan declared its independence from the USSR.
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