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What Happened on September 11th This Day in History

Year Name
2015 A crane collapses onto the Masjid al-Haram mosque in Saudi Arabia, killing 111 people and injuring 394 others.
2012 A total of 315 people are killed in two garment factory fires in Pakistan.
2012 The U.S. embassy in Benghazi, Libya is attacked, resulting in four deaths.
2011 A dedication ceremony is held at the United States National September 11 Memorial on the 10th anniversary of the September 11 attacks in New York City, and the memorial opens to family members.
2008 A major Channel Tunnel fire breaks out on a freight train, resulting in the closure of part of the tunnel for six months.
2007 Russia tests the largest conventional weapon ever, the Father of All Bombs.
2001 The September 11 attacks, a series of coordinated terrorist attacks killing 2,996 people using four aircraft hijacked by 19 members of al-Qaeda. Two aircraft crash into the World Trade Center in New York City, a third crashes into The Pentagon in Arlington County, Virginia, and a fourth into a field near Shanksville, Pennsylvania.
1997 NASA's Mars Global Surveyor reaches Mars.
1997 Kurkse tragedy: Fourteen Estonian soldiers of the Baltic Battalion are drowned or die of hypothermia during a training exercise in the Kurkse Strait.
1997 After a nationwide referendum, Scotland votes to establish a devolved parliament within the United Kingdom.
1992 Hurricane Iniki, one of the most damaging hurricanes in United States history, devastates the Hawaiian Islands of Kauai and Oahu.
1991 Continental Express Flight 2574 crashes in Colorado County, Texas, near Eagle Lake, killing 11 passengers and three crew.
1990 A Faucett Boeing 727 disappears in the Atlantic Ocean while being flown from Malta to Peru.
1989 Hungary announces that the East German refugees who had been housed in temporary camps were free to leave for West Germany.
1982 The international forces that were guaranteeing the safety of Palestinian refugees following Israel's 1982 Invasion of Lebanon leave Beirut. Five days later, several thousand refugees are massacred in the Sabra and Shatila refugee camps by Phalange forces.
1980 A new constitution of Chile is established under the influence of then Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet, which is subject to controversy in Chile today.
1976 A bomb planted by a Croatian terrorist, Zvonko Bušić, is found at New York's Grand Central Terminal; one NYPD officer is killed trying to defuse it.
1974 Eastern Air Lines Flight 212 crashes in Charlotte, North Carolina, killing 69 passengers and two crew.
1973 A coup in Chile, headed by General Augusto Pinochet, topples the democratically elected president Salvador Allende. Pinochet exercises dictatorial power until ousted in a referendum in 1988, staying in power until 1990.
1973 JAT Airways Flight 769 crashes into the Maganik mountain range while on approach to Titograd Airport, killing 35 passengers and six crew.
1972 The San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit system begins passenger service.
1971 The Egyptian Constitution becomes official.
1970 The Dawson's Field hijackers release 88 of their hostages. The remaining hostages, mostly Jews and Israeli citizens, are held until September 25.
1968 Air France Flight 1611 crashes off Nice, France, killing 89 passengers and six crew.
1967 China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) launched an attack on Indian posts at Nathu La, Sikkim, India, which resulted in military clashes.
1965 Indo-Pakistani War: The Indian Army captures the town of Burki, just southeast of Lahore.
1961 Hurricane Carla strikes the Texas coast as a Category 4 hurricane, the second strongest storm ever to hit the state.
1954 Hurricane Edna hits New England (United States) as a Category 2 hurricane, causing significant damage and 29 deaths.
1945 World War II: Australian 9th Division forces liberate the Japanese-run Batu Lintang camp, a POW and civilian internment camp on the island of Borneo.
1944 World War II: The Western Allied invasion of Germany begins near the city of Aachen.
1944 World War II: RAF bombing raid on Darmstadt and the following firestorm kill 11,500.
1943 World War II: German troops occupy Corsica and Kosovo-Metohija ending the Italian occupation of Corsica.
1941 Construction begins on The Pentagon.
1941 Charles Lindbergh's Des Moines Speech accusing the British, Jews and FDR's administration of pressing for war with Germany.
1922 The Treaty of Kars is ratified in Yerevan, Armenia.
1921 Nahalal, the first moshav in Palestine, is settled as part of a Zionist plan of creating a Jewish state, later to be Israel.
1919 United States Marine Corps invades Honduras.
1916 The Quebec Bridge's central span collapses, killing 11 men. The bridge previously collapsed completely on August 29, 1907.
1914 World War I: Australia invades German New Guinea, defeating a German contingent at the Battle of Bita Paka.
1914 The Second Period of Russification: The teaching of the Russian language and Russian history in Finnish schools is ordered to be considerably increased as part of the forced Russification program in Finland run by Tsar Nicholas II.
1905 The Ninth Avenue derailment occurs in New York City, killing 13.
1903 The first race at the Milwaukee Mile in West Allis, Wisconsin is held. It is the oldest major speedway in the world.
1897 After months of pursuit, generals of Menelik II of Ethiopia capture Gaki Sherocho, the last king of the Kaffa.
1881 In the Swiss state of Glarus, a rockslide buries parts of the village of Elm, destroying 83 buildings and killing 115 people.
1857 The Mountain Meadows massacre: Mormon settlers and Paiutes massacre 120 pioneers at Mountain Meadows, Utah.
1852 Outbreak of Revolution of September 11 resulting in the State of Buenos Aires declaring independence as a Republic.
1851 Christiana Resistance: Escaped slaves led by William Parker fight off and kill a slave owner who, with a federal marshal and an armed party, sought to seize three of his former slaves in Christiana, Pennsylvania, thereby creating a cause célèbre between slavery proponents and abolitionists.
1836 The Riograndense Republic is proclaimed by rebels after defeating Empire of Brazil's troops in the Battle of Seival, during the Ragamuffin War.
1830 Anti-Masonic Party convention; one of the first American political party conventions.
1829 An expedition led by Isidro Barradas at Tampico, sent by the Spanish crown to retake Mexico, surrenders at the Battle of Tampico, marking the effective end of Mexico's campaign for independence.
1826 Captain William Morgan, an ex-freemason is arrested in Batavia, New York for debt after declaring that he would publish The Mysteries of Free Masonry, a book against Freemasonry. This sets into motion the events that led to his mysterious disappearance.
1814 War of 1812: The climax of the Battle of Plattsburgh, a major United States victory in the war.
1813 War of 1812: British troops arrive in Mount Vernon and prepare to march to and invade Washington, D.C.
1803 Battle of Delhi, during the Second Anglo-Maratha War, between British troops under General Lake, and Marathas of Scindia's army under General Louis Bourquin.
1802 France annexes the Kingdom of Piedmont.
1800 The Maltese National Congress Battalions are disbanded by British Civil Commissioner Alexander Ball.
1792 The Hope Diamond is stolen along with other French crown jewels when six men break into the house where they are stored.
1789 Alexander Hamilton is appointed the first United States Secretary of the Treasury.
1786 The beginning of the Annapolis Convention.
1780 American Revolutionary War: Sugarloaf massacre: A small detachment of militia from Northampton County, Pennsylvania, are attacked by Native Americans and Loyalists near Little Nescopeck Creek.
1777 American Revolutionary War: Battle of Brandywine: The British celebrate a major victory in Chester County, Pennsylvania.
1776 British–American peace conference on Staten Island fails to stop nascent American Revolutionary War.
1775 Benedict Arnold's expedition to Quebec leaves Cambridge, Massachusetts.
1758 Battle of Saint Cast: France repels British invasion during the Seven Years' War.
1714 Siege of Barcelona: Barcelona, capital city of Catalonia, surrenders to Spanish and French Bourbon armies in the War of the Spanish Succession.
1709 Battle of Malplaquet: Great Britain, Netherlands, and Austria fight against France.
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 ceases to be a major power.
1697 Battle of Zenta: a major engagement in the Great Turkish War (1683–1699) and one of the most decisive defeats in Ottoman history.
1683 Battle of Vienna: Coalition forces, including the famous winged Hussars, led by Polish King John III Sobieski lift the siege laid by Ottoman forces.
1649 Siege of Drogheda ends: Oliver Cromwell's Parliamentarian troops take the town and execute its garrison.
1609 Henry Hudson arrives on Manhattan Island and meets the indigenous people living there.
1565 Ottoman forces retreat from Malta ending the Great Siege of Malta.
1541 Santiago, Chile, is attacked by indigenous warriors, led by Michimalonco, to free eight indigenous chiefs held captive by the Spaniards.
1390 Lithuanian Civil War (1389–92): The Teutonic Knights begin a five-week siege of Vilnius.
1297 Battle of Stirling Bridge: Scots jointly led by William Wallace and Andrew Moray defeat the English.
1185 Isaac II Angelos kills Stephen Hagiochristophorites and then appeals to the people, resulting in the revolt that deposes Andronikos I Komnenos and places Isaac on the throne of the Byzantine Empire.
9 The Battle of the Teutoburg Forest ends: The Roman Empire suffers the greatest defeat of its history and the Rhine is established as the border between the Empire and the so-called barbarians for the next four hundred years.
Famous People Born on September 11

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Year Name
1901 D. W. Brooks, American farmer and businessman, founded Gold Kist (d. 1999)
1860 James Allan, New Zealand rugby player (d. 1934)
1959 Andre Dubus III, American novelist and short story writer
1981 Dylan Klebold, American mass murderer, responsible for the Columbine High School massacre (d. 1999)
1953 Renée Geyer, Australian singer-songwriter
1982 Yelena Parkhomenko, Azerbaijani volleyball player
1983 Jacoby Ellsbury, American baseball player
1993 Farrah Moan, American drag queen and entertainer
1917 Jessica Mitford, English-American journalist and author (d. 1996)
1937 Robert Crippen, American captain, pilot, and astronaut
Famous People Deaths On September 11

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Date Name
1921 Subramania Bharati, Indian journalist, poet, and activist (b. 1882)
1952 Alfrēds Riekstiņš, Latvian military officer and freedom fighter (d. 1913)
1986 Panagiotis Kanellopoulos, Greek academic and politician, 138th Prime Minister of Greece (b. 1902)
1984 Jerry Voorhis, American politician (b. 1901)
1997 Camille Henry, Canadian ice hockey player and coach (b. 1933)
1063 Béla I of Hungary (b. 1016)
1823 David Ricardo, English economist and politician (b. 1772)
1956 Billy Bishop, Canadian colonel and pilot (b. 1894)
1888 Domingo Faustino Sarmiento, Argentinian journalist and politician, 7th President of Argentina (b. 1811)
1965 Ralph C. Smedley, American educator, founded Toastmasters International (b. 1878)