Wikipedia talk:Selected anniversaries/September 1

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Wikipedia talk:Selected anniversaries/August 31 * Wikipedia talk:Selected anniversaries/September 2

Attack on Sender Gleiwitz was just one of countless German provocations. As the starting point of WWII I'd chose either Westerplatte or Wieluń. If you really want to pick an earlier date it would have to be the Lupków Pass, since it was the first armed engagement. [[User:Halibutt|Halibutt]] 07:40, Sep 2, 2004 (UTC)

I thought the Attack on Sender Gleiwitz was the final German provocation before the large scale invasion to Poland (starting with Westerplatte or Wieluń...) that was why I picked it. No ? -- PFHLai 13:11, 2004 Sep 2 (UTC)
Well, attack on Gleiwitz radio transmitter was simply the best known since it was best advertised by German propaganda. However, I'd rather mention it on August 31, the date it actually happened. IMO a link to it does not belong here. Also, it was neither the final nor the biggest (in terms of casualties), the Germans in fact set the whole Polish border in flames.
I'm not sure what does English historiography say, but the start of WWII in Poland is usually set on either September 1, 4.30 AM (bombardement of Wieluń) or September 1, 4.45 (Westerplatte). Definitely not August 31, 2 AM. I'd propose something like that:
Mention of the Sender Gleiwitz should either be moved to Template:August 31 selected anniversaries or simply ommitted. What do you say? [[User:Halibutt|Halibutt]] 13:33, Sep 2, 2004 (UTC)

The Attack on Gleiwitz radio station is now removed from the Sept.1st template. -- PFHLai 05:02, 2005 August 28 (UTC)

What about the discovery of the wreckage of the RMS Titanic on 1 September 1985 --horsedreamer 20:02, 17 November 2006 (UTC)

2012 notes[edit]

howcheng {chat} 16:26, 31 August 2012 (UTC)

2013 notes[edit]

howcheng {chat} 07:05, 31 August 2013 (UTC)

How about mentioning the start of World War II next year? I mean it's pretty important, I'd say more important than Second Anglo-Afghan War or even Korean Air Lines Flight 007. //Halibutt 12:02, 1 September 2013 (UTC)
Please see the FAQ at the top of this page. Invasion of Poland is currently ineligible because it requires maintenance. howcheng {chat} 18:28, 1 September 2013 (UTC)

2014 notes[edit]

howcheng {chat} 07:44, 31 August 2014 (UTC)

2015 notes[edit]

howcheng {chat} 18:25, 30 August 2015 (UTC)

2016 notes[edit]

howcheng {chat} 06:51, 1 September 2016 (UTC)

1529 – Sancti Spiritu[edit]

Two issues with this hook. "Natives" is a word usually avoided nowadays because of the negative connotations it has acquired. Maybe substitute "indigenous"? Also, "local" in "local natives" is surely redundant? How about "was destroyed by the indigenous people"? Awien (talk) 01:18, 25 August 2017 (UTC)

दुलाराम सहारण[edit]

दुलाराम सहारण

दुलाराम जी सहारण एक राजस्थानी भाषा गा साहित्यकार हैं, थारो जलम पन्द्रा सितम्बर उन्नीसो छीन्तर में राजस्थान गे चूरू जिले गे गांव - भाडंग में हुयो ! — Preceding unsigned comment added by Muraripareek (talkcontribs) 16:28, 31 August 2017 (UTC)

2017 notes[edit]

howcheng {chat} 15:41, 1 September 2017 (UTC)

Request restoring 1st September 1939 Poland entry[edit]

Currently it is ineligible with [[1939]] – [[Nazi Germany]] '''[[Invasion of Poland|invaded]]''' Poland at [[Wieluń]] and [[Westerplatte]], starting [[World War II in Europe]]<!--Link to this article since [[World War II#Chronology]] currently states that the overall start of the war has several dates-->. I am not sure I understand why it is ineligible; WWII start date is primary given as 1939, with the early date taking Japan vs China being a minority view - but in any case, there is no dispute regarding the start of the WWII in Europe as 1st September 1939. Further, I've improved bombing of Wieluń and battle of Westerplatte to GAs (well, the second one still needs a review, but I am sure it will be fine). I suggest replacing links to the places (~C class) with the links to the events (GA-class). PS. I'd suggest the following phrasing to avoid the implication those two places where the only ones (or the first) where the war begun - they are the most famous, but only some among the first places the fighting started: Nazi Germany invaded Poland at Wieluń and Westerplatte among others, starting World War II in Europe --Piotr Konieczny aka Prokonsul Piotrus| reply here 09:24, 12 July 2018 (UTC)

@Piotrus: Invasion of Poland is ineligible because of two maintenance tags in it, but we can pout the blurb back in with the two battle articles in bold instead. Thanks. howcheng {chat} 20:00, 30 August 2018 (UTC)
@Howcheng: Seems good. Let's do it. --Piotr Konieczny aka Prokonsul Piotrus| reply here 05:36, 31 August 2018 (UTC)
@Piotrus: As it turns out, Westerplatte is being featured in DYK, so that means we can't put it in OTD. Next year! howcheng {chat} 04:36, 1 September 2018 (UTC)
@Piotrus: Fair enough, thanks. --Piotr Konieczny aka Prokonsul Piotrus| reply here 03:52, 3 September 2018 (UTC)

2018 notes[edit]

howcheng {chat} 04:48, 1 September 2018 (UTC)

2019 notes[edit]

howcheng {chat} 23:04, 6 September 2019 (UTC)

2020 notes[edit]

howcheng {chat} 06:20, 3 September 2020 (UTC)

2021 notes[edit]

howcheng {chat} 07:38, 2 September 2021 (UTC)