TIL that the poem "The Road Not Taken" is actually just an inside joke between author Robert Frost and a friend about his friend always regretting not taking a different path than the one he chose to take on their frequent walks together.
September 1, 1939: Joe, Kathleen, and Jack Kennedy, the children of American Ambassador to Great Britain, Joseph P. Kennedy, arriving at the Houses of Parliament in London.
- BBC World Service reports - September 1939 - Gordon Skene Sound Collection - As the final negotiations ended, and the last letter of appeal delivered, precautions were underway for what was going to be a long and deadly war.
TIL that during WWII hamburgers in the U. were dubbed Liberty Steaks to avoid the German-sounding name.
Report of the International Committee of the Red Cross on its activities during the second world war (September 1, 1939 - June 30, 1947), Volumes 1 - 3 (complete) : International Committee of the Red Cross : Free Download & Streaming