CAIRO – 2 September 2021: On September 2, many important events took place.
Important world events:
47 BC - Queen Cleopatra VII of Egypt assigns her son as co-king under the name of Ptolemy XV Caesarion.
31 BC - Roman commander Octavius defeats his opponent Marcus Antony and his wife, Queen Cleopatra of Egypt, in the naval battle of Actium in the Ionian Sea.
1192 - Richard the Lionheart concludes a peace treaty with Saladin. The Crusaders keep a coastal strip extending from Tyre to Jaffa, and Saladin allows pilgrims and merchants to visit Jerusalem.
1666 - A fire breaks out in London, burning for three days turning more than ten thousand homes to ashes.
1941 - The American Academy of Sciences and Arts registers the Oscar statuette as a trademark protected by trademark and intellectual property law, after the statue became the most important award in the world of cinema.
2018 - A massive fire destroys the National Museum of Brazil in Rio de Janeiro, causing the loss of more than 20 million antiques collected over more than 200 years, according to the museum's website.