24 September, 1957 – Largest stadium opened in Spain

Camp Nou, a stadium that seats over 99,000 opens its doors for football fans situated in Barcelona, Spain, it is the largest stadium in Europe and the 11th largest in the world.

25 September, 1977 – Runners run the first Chicago Marathon

One of the world's six major marathons, which include the marathons in Berlin, Boston, London, New York, and Tokyo, the Chicago Marathon was initially called the Mayor Daley Marathon. The first race was won by Rhud Metzner.

26 September, 1959 – Typhoon Vera hits Japan

The category five typhoon is thought to be the strongest typhoon to impact the island country in recorded history. The resulting rain, landslides, and damage caused the deaths of about 5000 people in Japan.

27 September, 1937 – The Bali Tiger goes extinct

Native to the Indonesian island of Bali, the Bali Tiger was made extinct due to human activities and hunting. On this day, the last known adult Balinese tiger was shot dead.

28 September, 1980 – Carl Sagan’s Cosmos: A personal voyage makes its debut

The widely popular 13-episode science television documentary series was broadcast on Public Broadcasting Service. It was presented by astronomer Carl Sagan and written by Ann Druyan, Sagan, and Steven Soter. It was, and remains, one of the most watched science-based TV documentaries.

29 September, 1972 – First Canadian satellite

Canada launched its first ever satellite, Alouette 1, on this day from the Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, United States. A joint venture between NASA and Defence Research and Development Canada, the satellite was sent to study the Earth's ionosphere.

30 September, 1960 – Premier of The Flintstones

The animated series The Flintstones premiered on TV. It was set in the Stone Age and it detailed the lives of the Flintstone and Rubble families. It ran for six years until April 1 1966.