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    • September 11, 0009 Battle of the Teutoburg Forest ends.

    • September 11, 1185 "Isaac II Angelus kills Stephanus Hagiochristophorites and then appeals to the people, resulting in the revolt which deposes Andronicus I Comnenus and places Isaac on the throne of the Byzantine Empire."

    • September 11, 1226 The Roman Catholic practice of perpetual adoration begins.

    • September 11, 1297 Battle of Stirling Bridge: Scots led by William Wallace defeat the English.

    • September 11, 1541 "Santiago, Chile, is destroyed by indigenous warriors, lead by Michimalonko."

    • September 11, 1609 Expulsion order announced against the Moriscos of Valencia; beginning of the expulsion of all Spain's Moriscos.

    • September 11, 1649 Siege of Drogheda ends: Oliver Cromwell's English Parliamentarian troops take the town and execute its garrison.

    • September 11, 1683 Battle of Vienna.

    • September 11, 1683 "John III Sobieski of Poland arrives on Kahlen Hill, leading to the Battle of Vienna the next day.[1]"

    • September 11, 1697 Battle of Zenta

    • September 11, 1708 "Charles XII of Sweden stops his march to conquer Moscow outside Smolensk, marking the turning point in the Great Northern War. The army is defeated nine months later in the battle of Poltava, and the Swedish empire is no longer a major power."

    • September 11, 1709 "Battle of Malplaquet: Great Britain, Netherlands and Austria fight against France."

    • September 11, 1709 "English, Dutch & Austrians defeat French in Battle of Malplaquet"

    • September 11, 1714 Barcelona surrenders to Spanish and French Bourbon armies in the War of the Spanish Succession.

    • September 11, 1773 "Benjamin Franklin writes ""There never was a good war or bad peace."""

    • September 11, 1773 "The Public Advertiser publishes a satirical essay titled Rules By Which A Great Empire May Be Reduced To A Small One, which is written by Benjamin Franklin."

    • September 11, 1776 British-American peace conference on Staten Island fails to stop nascent American Revolution.

    • September 11, 1777 "Battle of Brandywine - Major American Revolutionary war victory for British in Chester County, Pennsylvania."

    • September 11, 1786 Annapolis Convention to determine interstate commerce

    • September 11, 1786 The Beginning of the Annapolis Convention.

    • September 11, 1789 Alexander Hamilton is appointed as first United States Secretary of the Treasury.

    • September 11, 1792 Hope Diamond is stolen along with other crown jewels when six men broke into the house used to store the jewels.

    • September 11, 1802 France annexed the Kingdom of Piedmont.

    • September 11, 1814 "Battle of Lake Champlain, NY; Americans defeat British"

    • September 11, 1814 "The climax of the Battle of Plattsburgh, a major United States victory in the War of 1812."

    • September 11, 1847 "Stephen Foster's most well-known song, Oh! Susanna, is first performed at a saloon in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania."

    • September 11, 1853 "First electric telegraph in use, Merchant's Exchange to Pt Lobos"

    • September 11, 1857 "The Mountain Meadows Massacre: Mormon settlers and Paiutes massacre 120 pioneers at Mountain Meadows, Utah."

    • September 11, 1869 Work completed on the Wallace Monument.

    • September 11, 1886 Mayflower (US) beats Galatea (England) in 7th America's Cup

    • September 11, 1888 "Death of the Argentine politician Domingo Sarmiento, after whom the Latin American Teacher's Day was chosen."

    • September 11, 1891 The Jewish Colonization Association is established by Baron Maurice de Hirsch.

    • September 11, 1893 First World Parliament of Religions conference held.

    • September 11, 1897 "After months of pursuit, generals of Menelik II of Ethiopia capture Gaki Sherocho, the last king of Kaffa, bringing an end to that ancient kingdom."

    • September 11, 1903 "First race is held at The Milwaukee Mile in West Allis, Wisconsin. It is the oldest major speedway in the world."

    • September 11, 1906 Mahatma Gandhi coins the term Satyagraha to characterize the Non-Violence movement in South Africa.

    • September 11, 1911 "Middle Tennessee State University is founded in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, as Middle Tennessee Normal School."

    • September 11, 1914 "Australia invades New Britain, defeating a German contingent there."

    • September 11, 1914 "Two Australian battalions land near Rabaul and occupy the German colony on New Britain, off north-eastern New Guinea during WWI."

    • September 11, 1915 "The Pennsylvania Railroad begins electrified commuter rail service between Paoli and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, using overhead AC trolley wires for power."

    • September 11, 1918 "Major League Baseball: The Boston Red Sox win last World Series until 2004, starting the ""Curse of the Bambino."""

    • September 11, 1919 U.S. Marines invade Honduras.

    • September 11, 1921 Motion picture star Fatty Arbuckle is arrested for rape.

    • September 11, 1921 "Nahalal, the first moshav in Israel, is settled."

    • September 11, 1922 British mandate of Palestine begins

    • September 11, 1922 "One of the Herald Sun of Melbourne, Australia's predecessor papers The Sun News-Pictorial is founded."

    • September 11, 1922 The British Mandate of Palestine begins.

    • September 11, 1922 "The Treaty of Kars is ratified in Yerevan, Armenia."

    • September 11, 1923 "The ZR-1 (biggest active dirigible) flies over NY's tallest skyscraper, the Woolworth Tower"

    • September 11, 1926 Aloha Tower dedicated in Honolulu

    • September 11, 1929 SF Mayor Rolph inaugurates new pedestrian traffic light system

    • September 11, 1930 Stomboli volcano (Sicily) throws 2-ton basaltic rocks 2 miles

    • September 11, 1931 Salvatore Maranzano is murdered by Charles Luciano's hitmen.

    • September 11, 1932 "Franciszek wirko and Stanisaw Wigura, Polish Challenge 1932 winners, killed in a plane crash as their RWD 6 crashed into the ground during a storm."

    • September 11, 1936 "FDR dedicates Boulder Dam, now known as Hoover Dam"

    • September 11, 1940 George Stibitz pioneers the first remote operation of a computer.

    • September 11, 1940 World War II: Buckingham Palace is damaged during a German air raid.

    • September 11, 1941 "Charles Lindbergh, charges ""the British, the Jewish & the Roosevelt administration"" are trying to get the US into WW II"

    • September 11, 1941 "Charles Lindberg's Des Moines Speech accusing the British, Jews and FDR's administration of pressing for war with Germany."

    • September 11, 1941 FDR orders any Axis ship found in American waters be shot on sight

    • September 11, 1941 Ground broken for the construction of The Pentagon.

    • September 11, 1941 World War II: U.S. Navy ordered to attack German U-boats.

    • September 11, 1942 HMCS Charlottetown lost the Gulf of St. Lawrence

    • September 11, 1943 World War II: start of the liquidation of the Ghettos in Minsk and Lida by the Nazis.

    • September 11, 1944 FDR and Churchill meet in Canada at the 2nd Quebec Conference

    • September 11, 1944 Holland is liberated by the Allies.

    • September 11, 1944 "World War II: RAF bombing raid on Darmstadt and the following firestorm kill 11,500."

    • September 11, 1944 World War II: the first allied troops of the U.S. Army cross the western border of Nazi Germany.

    • September 11, 1946 First mobile long-distance car-to-car telephone conversation

    • September 11, 1950 33 die in a train crash in Coshocton Ohio

    • September 11, 1950 Dick Tracy TV show sparks uproar concerning violence

    • September 11, 1951 "Florence Chadwick becomes first woman to swim the English Channel from England to France. It takes 16 hours,19 minutes"

    • September 11, 1954 First Miss America TV broadcast

    • September 11, 1955 "Dedication of the first Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Europe, the Bern Switzerland Temple."

    • September 11, 1956 People to People International is founded by President Dwight D. Eisenhower.

    • September 11, 1959 Lee Harvey Oswald is discharged from the United States Marine Corps.

    • September 11, 1960 The 17th Olympic games close in Rome

    • September 11, 1960 "Young Americans for Freedom meeting at home of William F. Buckley, Jr. promulgates the Sharon Statement."

    • September 11, 1961 Bob Dylan's first NY performance

    • September 11, 1961 Formation of the World Wildlife Fund.

    • September 11, 1961 "Hurricane Carla strikes the Texas coast as a Category 4 hurricane, the strongest storm ever to hit the state."

    • September 11, 1962 "Beatles cut ""Love Me Do"" and ""PS I Love You"""

    • September 11, 1964 Gillette's 20 year contract with MSG & ABC to televise fights for free ends as Dick Tiger defeats Don Fullmer at the Cleve Auditorium

    • September 11, 1965 "Beatles' ""Help!,"" album goes #1 and stays #1 for 9 weeks"

    • September 11, 1965 "First elements of the First Cavalry Division, U.S. Army, with their helicopter and light observation aircraft, went ashore at Qui Nhon, South Vietnam, from Boxer in which they had been transported from Mayport, Fla., by way of the Suez Canal."

    • September 11, 1965 The 1st Cavalry Division of the United States Army arrives in Vietnam.

    • September 11, 1967 US Surveyor 5 makes first chemical analysis of lunar material

    • September 11, 1968 "Air France Flight 1611 crashes off Nice, France, killing 89 passengers and 6 crew."

    • September 11, 1968 Number one hit on UK music charts - The Beatles - Hey Jude

    • September 11, 1970 "88 of the hostages from the Dawson's Field hijackings are released. The remaining hostages, mostly Jews or Israeli citizens, are held until September 25."

    • September 11, 1970 The Ford Pinto is introduced.

    • September 11, 1971 The Egyptian Constitution becomes official.

    • September 11, 1972 BART begins service with a 26-mi (42-km) line from Oakland to Fremont

    • September 11, 1972 "Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) in San Francisco, California begins regular service."

    • September 11, 1972 The Closing Ceremony of the Munich Olympics takes place. It was the Summer Olympics when the terrorist attack known as the Munich Massacre happened.

    • September 11, 1973 A CIA backed coup in Chile headed by General Augusto Pinochet topples the democratically elected President Salvador Allende[2]. Pinochet remains in power for almost 17 years.

    • September 11, 1973 "Chile's President, Salvador Allende, deposed in a military coup"

    • September 11, 1974 "The Stranglers formed in Guildford, Surrey."

    • September 11, 1981 A small plane crashes into the Swing Auditorium in San Bernardino damaging it beyond repair.

    • September 11, 1982 "The international forces, which were guaranteeing the safety of Palestinian refugees following Israel's 1982 Invasion of Lebanon, left Beirut. Five days later, several thousand refugees were massacred in the Sabra and Shatila refugee camps."

    • September 11, 1984 Australian Royal Commission finds servicemen were deliberately exposed to radiation in British nuclear tests at Maralinga in 1956-57.

    • September 11, 1985 "Baseball: Pete Rose gets his 4,192nd career base hit, breaking Ty Cobb's record which stood for over 60 years."

    • September 11, 1985 Intl Cometary Explorer (ISEE 3) passes Giacobini-Zinner by 7900 km

    • September 11, 1987 "Dan Rather walks off the set of the CBS Evening News over disapproval of the handling of a major event being interrupted and postponed by a sports program, leaving six minutes of dead air."

    • September 11, 1987 Twelve people die in a shoot-out in Jean-Bertrand Aristide's church in Haiti.

    • September 11, 1989 The iron curtain opens between the communist Hungary and Austria. From Hungary thousands of East Germans throng to Austria and West Germany.

    • September 11, 1991 14 die in a Continental Express commuter plane crash near Houston

    • September 11, 1992 "Hurricane Iniki, one of the most damaging hurricanes in United States history , devastates the State of Hawaii, especially the islands of Kauai and Oahu."

    • September 11, 1994 "Frank Eugene Corder steals a Cessna plane, intending to crash it into the White House."

    • September 11, 1996 Union Pacific Railroad purchases Southern Pacific Railroad.

    • September 11, 1997 "After a nationwide referendum, Scotland votes to establish a devolved parliament, within the United Kingdom."

    • September 11, 1997 NASA's Mars Global Surveyor reaches Mars.

    • September 11, 1997 "Scotland referendum, 1997sep11 - Scotland votes to establish a devolved parliament."

    • September 11, 1998 Independent counsel Kenneth Starr sends a report to the U.S. Congress accusing President Bill Clinton of 11 possible impeachable offenses.

    • September 11, 1998 "Opening ceremony for the 1998 Commonwealth Games in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Malaysia was the first Asian country to host the games."

    • September 11, 1998 Yevgeny Primakov is appointed Prime Minister of Russia.

    • September 11, 1999 "Tennis: Serena Williams, 2 weeks short of her 18th birthday, wins her first Grand Slam tournament when she became U.S. Open champion, becoming the first African American woman to win a Grand Slam tournament since Althea Gibson in 1958."

    • September 11, 2000 "Activists protest against the World Economic Forum meeting in Melbourne, Australia. See S11."

    • September 11, 2000 Scientists confirm the long held suspicion: It can take just a few cigarettes to become addicted. Research shows some 12 and 13-year-olds show signs of addiction within days of their first cigarette.

    • September 11, 2001 "1:04 p.m.: Bush, speaking from Barksdale Air Force Base, says that all appropriate security measures are being taken, including putting the U.S. military on high alert worldwide."

    • September 11, 2001 1:48 p.m.: President Bush leaves Barksdale Air Force Base in Louisiana aboard Air Force One and flies to Offutt Air Force Base in Nebraska.

    • September 11, 2001 "10:05 a.m.: The south tower of the World Trade Center collapses, plummeting into the streets below. A massive cloud of dust and debris forms and slowly drifts away from the building."

    • September 11, 2001 10:10 a.m.: A portion of the Pentagon collapses.

    • September 11, 2001 "10:10 a.m.: United Airlines Flight 93 crashes in Somerset County, Pennsylvania, southeast of Pittsburgh."

    • September 11, 2001 "10:28 a.m.: The World Trade Center's north tower collapses from the top down as if it were being peeled apart, releasing a tremendous cloud of debris and smoke."

    • September 11, 2001 10:45 a.m.: All federal office buildings in Washington are evacuated.

    • September 11, 2001 "11:18 a.m.: American Airlines reports it has lost two aircraft. American Flight 11, a Boeing 767 flying from Boston to Los Angeles, had 81 passengers and 11 crew aboard. Flight 77, a Boeing 757 en route from Washington's Dulles International Airport to Los Angeles, had 58 passengers and six crew members aboard. Flight 11 slammed into the north tower of the World Trade Center. Flight 77 hit the Pentagon."

    • September 11, 2001 "11:26 a.m.: United Airlines reports that United Flight 93, en route from Newark, New Jersey, to San Francisco, has crashed in Pennsylvania, southeast of Pittsburgh. The airline also says that it is ""deeply concerned"" about United Flight 175."

    • September 11, 2001 "11:59 a.m.: United Airlines confirms that Flight 175, from Boston to Los Angeles, has crashed with 56 passengers and nine crew members aboard. Emergency personnel at the scene say there are no survivors."

    • September 11, 2001 4:30 p.m.: The president leaves Offutt Air Force Base in Nebraska aboard Air Force One to return to Washington.

    • September 11, 2001 5:20 p.m.: The 47-story Building 7 of the World Trade Center complex collapses. The evacuated building is damaged when the twin towers across the street collapse earlier in the day. Other nearby buildings in the area remain ablaze.

    • September 11, 2001 6:54 p.m.: Bush arrives back at the White House and is scheduled to address the nation at 8:30 p.m.

    • September 11, 2001 "8:45 a.m.: A hijacked passenger jet, American Flight 11, crashes into the north tower of the World Trade Center, tearing a gaping hole in the building and setting it afire."

    • September 11, 2001 "9:03 a.m.: A second hijacked airliner, United Flight 175, crashes into the south tower of the World Trade Center and explodes. Both buildings are burning."

    • September 11, 2001 "9:30 a.m.: Bush, speaking in Florida, says the country has suffered an ""apparent terrorist attack."" ep112001 TIME-9:40 a.m.: The FAA halts all flight operations at U.S. airports, the first time in U.S. history that air traffic nationwide has been halted."

    • September 11, 2001 "9:43 a.m.: A third hijacked aircraft, American Airlines Flight 77, crashes into the Pentagon, sending up a huge plume of smoke. Evacuation begins immediately."

    • September 11, 2001 Attack on America:

    • September 11, 2002 "Through extreme and coordinated effort, The Pentagon is rededicated after repairs are completed, exactly one year after the attack on the building."

    • September 11, 2003 Swedish foreign minister Anna Lindh dies after being assaulted and fatally wounded on September 10.

    • September 11, 2003 The Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety enters into effect.

    • September 11, 2004 All passengers are killed when a helicopter crashes in the Aegean Sea. Passengers include Patriarch Peter VII of Alexandria and 16 others (including journalists and bishops of the Greek Orthodox Church of Alexandria).

    • September 11, 2005 The State of Israel completes its unilateral disengagement from the Gaza Strip.

    • September 11, 2007 "Russia tests the largest conventional weapon ever, the Father of all bombs."







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