This Week in History

September 22, 1980: Iran-Iraq War begins with Iraq invading Iran.

September 23, 1889: Nintendo is founded.

September 24, 1991: American author, poet and illustrator Dr. Seuss dies.

September 25, 1952: American actor Christopher Reeve is born.

September 26, 1981: American tennis player Serena Williams is born.

September 27, 1937: The Bali tiger goes extinct.

September 28, 1924: Four teams of pilots from the U.S. Army Air Service set out from Seattle to mark the first flight around the world.