This Week in History

September 15, 1981: John Bull becomes the oldest operable locomotive.

September 16, 1963: The Federation of Malaya united with Sabah, Sarawak, and Singapore to create Malaysia.

September 17, 1915: Indian painter and film director, M. F. Husain is born.

September 18, 1976: Brazilian footballer, Ronaldo, is born.

September 19, 1944: The Moscow Armistice ends the Continuation War.

September 20, 2001: American President George W. Bush declares War on Terror.

September 21, 1937: JRR Tolkien's The Hobbit is published for the first time.