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On This Day - September 7, A Shot of History

Get On This Day delivered free to your inbox: 1936 – The last thylacine dies alone in its cage at the Hobart Zoo in Tasmania. 1986 – Desmond Tutu becomes the first black man to lead the Anglican Church in South Africa. 2011 – A plane crash in Russia kills 43 people, including nearly the entire roster of the Lokomotiv Yaroslavl Kontinental Hockey League team. 1921 – In Atlantic City, New Jersey, the first Miss America Pageant, a two-day event, is held. Produced by Anne-Sophie Goninet

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