September 4 is the 247th day of the year (248th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 118 days remaining until the end of the year.

Events in WWIIEdit

1939: A Bristol Blenheim is the first British aircraft to cross the German coast following the declaration of war and German ships are bombed.


1941: A German submarine makes the first attack against a United States ship, the USS Greer.



1944: The British 11th Armoured Division liberates the Belgian city of Antwerp.

1944: Finland exits from the war with Soviet Union.


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