1935 – Nuremberg laws instituted by the Nazi party are put into force. The laws revoked citizenship for Jews, forbade them from having relationships with people of non-Jewish origin and made the swastika the official symbol of Germany.
1981 – John Bull becomes the oldest operable locomotive. It was first put to use on September 15, 1831.
2008 – Lehman Brothers file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. This was the largest bankruptcy in US history.