On Sept. 14, 1836, former Vice President Aaron Burr died in Staten Island, New York, at age 80.

In 1927, modern dance pioneer Isadora Duncan died in Nice France, when her scarf became entangled in a wheel of the sports car she was riding in.

In 1982, Princess Grace of Monaco, formerly film star Grace Kelly, died at age 52 of injuries from a car crash the day before.

In 2011, a government panel released a report saying that BP bore ultimate responsibility for the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history.

In 2020, in Northern California for a briefing on the wildfires that had killed dozens of people, President Donald Trump dismissed the scientific consensus that climate change was playing a central role in the fires; he renewed his unfounded claim that failure to rake forest floors was to blame.