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Tuesday, September 11, 2012

18 ndash A series of protests is directed against United States diplomatic missions worldwide, as well as diplomatic missions of Germany, Switzerland and United Kingdom in some countries, after the screening of a Youtube trailer for the film "Innocence of Muslims". In Libya the attacks result in the deaths of the United States Ambassador to LibyaJ. Christopher Stevens, and 3 other Americans.

Sunday, September 11, 2011

At least 22 people are dead in the Indian state of Orissa as a result of flooding. //ibnlive.in.com/news/orissa-22-dead-lakhs-affected-by-floods/183233-3.html (IBN)

Thursday, September 11, 2008

Officials order the evacuation of Galveston Island in the U.S. state of Texas before Hurricane Ike makes landfall later in the week. //blogs.usatoday.com/ondeadline/2008/09/galveston-order.html?csp=34 ("USA Today")
Morgan Tsvangirai, the leader of the Movement for Democratic Change, claims that a power sharing agreement has been reached with the President of Zimbabwe Robert Mugabe. //news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/7611459.stm (BBC News)

Tuesday, September 11, 2007

The United States commemorates the sixth anniversary of the attacks with ceremonies in New York City, Washington, DC and Shanksville, PA. //www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2007/09/11/wny111.xml (The Telegraph)

Sunday, September 11, 2005

The Norwegian parliamentary election, 2005, held September 12, is set to be a very close race, according to pollsters. The vote will determine the balance of power in the Storting for the coming four years. The centre-right government under Prime Minister Kjell Magne Bondevik faces a centre-left opposition led by Jens Stoltenberg of the Norwegian Labour Party. //www.aftenposten.no/english/local/article1111846.ece (Aftenposten)/text
According to exit polls, Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi's long-ruling Liberal Democratic Party has won a landslide victory in the Japan general election, 2005. Democratic Party leader Katsuya Okada concedes defeat and announces his resignation as party leader. //today.reuters.com/News/newsArticle.aspx?type=worldNewsstoryID=2005-09-11T125348Z_01_SCH017657_RTRIDST_0_INTERNATIONAL-JAPAN-ELECTION-DC.XML (Reuters), //english.aljazeera.net/NR/exeres/8F7D3E44-79D4-40BF-B8C6-E93BBCE4F0E1.htm (Aljazeera)
The death toll of the Japanese Encephalitis outbreak in Uttar Pradesh has reached an official number of 650, with estimates of aid agencies about double this number. //news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/4230562.stm (BBC), //www.chinadaily.com.cn/english/doc/2005-09/11/content_476816.htm (China Daily), //www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/09/10/AR2005091001208.html (Washington Post).

Thursday, September 11, 2003

Swedish Foreign Minister Anna Lindh dies in the hospital from stab wounds inflicted while she was shopping in a department store in the centre of Stockholm. In the wake of the incident, both the Yes and No Euro caigns suspended their activities. //news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/3098834.stm

Wednesday, September 11, 2002

Tuesday, September 11, 2001

Nearly 3,000 are killed in the September 11 attacks at the World Trade Center in New York City the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia and in rural Shanksville, Pennsylvania after American Airlines Flight 11 and United Airlines Flight 175 crash into the World Trade Center's Twin Towers, American Airlines Flight 77 crashes into the Pentagon, and United Airlines Flight 93 crashes into grassland in Shanksville.

Thursday, September 11, 1997

Scotland votes to create its own Parliament after 290 years of union with England.

Friday, September 11, 1992

In Peru, police arrest Abimael Guzmán, the leader of the Shining Path guerilla movement, who had evaded capture for 12 years.
"STS-47": Dr. Mae Jemison becomes the first African American woman to travel into space, aboard the Space Shuttle "Endeavour".

Tuesday, September 11, 1990

Cold War: The two German states and the Four Powers sign the Treaty on the Final Settlement With Respect to Germany in Moscow, paving the way for German reunification.
A judge in Australia orders the arrest of media tycoon Christopher Skase, former owner of the Seven Network, after he fails to give evidence in a liquidator's examination of failed shipbuilding company Lloyds Ships Holdings, an associate of Skase's Qintex Australia Ltd.//articles.latimes.com/keyword/christopher-skase Articles from "L.A.Times"
Gulf War: President George H. W. Bush delivers a nationally televised speech in which he threatens the use of force to remove Iraqi soldiers from Kuwait.

Sunday, September 11, 1988

In Estonia, 300,000 demonstrate for independence.

Wednesday, September 11, 1985

Pete Rose becomes the all-time hit leader in Major League Baseball with his 4,192nd hit at Riverfront Stadium in Cincinnati.

Tuesday, September 11, 1973

Chile's democratically elected government is overthrown in a military coup after serious instability. President Salvador Allendecommits suicide during the coup in the presidential palace, and General Augusto Pinochet heads a U.S.-backed military junta that governs Chile for the next 16 years.

Friday, September 11, 1970

The Ford Pinto is introduced.

Saturday, September 11, 1954

English composer Benjamin Britten’s chamber opera version of "The Turn of the Screw" receives its world premiere at the Teatro La Fenice, Venice.
The USSR tests a nuclear weapon.
The Miss America Pageant is broadcast on television for the first time.

Saturday, September 11, 1948

Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, Founder and first Governor General of Pakistan, dies. Pakistan is in a state of shock as it mourns the departure of the father of the nation. The day is a public holiday nation-wide.

Thursday, September 11, 1941

WWII: Charles Lindbergh, at an America First Committee rally in Des Moines, Iowa, accuses the British, the Jewish, and the Roosevelt administration of leading the United States toward war. Widespread condemnation of Lindbergh follows.

Tuesday, September 11, 1928

"The Queen's Messenger" is the first melodrama broadcast by Ernst F. W. Alexanderson at W2XAD Schenectady, NY Kenmore's WMAK station starts broadcasting in Buffalo, New York.

Wednesday, September 11, 1918

The Boston Red Sox defeat the Chicago Cubs for the 1918 World Series chionship, their last World Series win until 2004.

Monday, September 11, 1916

A mechanical failure causes the central span of the Quebec Bridge, a cantilever-type structure, to crash into the Saint Lawrence River, killing 13 workers.

Saturday, September 11, 1915

The Pennsylvania Railroad begins electrified commuter rail service between Paoli and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, using overhead AC trolley wires for power. This type of system is later used in long-distance passenger trains between New York City, Washington, D.C., and Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

Tuesday, September 11, 1906

Mahatma Gandhi coins the term "Satyagraha" to characterize the Non-Violence movement in South Africa.

Friday, September 11, 1903

The first stock car event is held at the Milwaukee Mile.

Saturday, September 11, 1897

After months of searching, generals of Menelik II of Ethiopia capture Gaki Sherocho, the last king of Kaffa, bringing an end to that ancient kingdom.

Tuesday, September 11, 1883

The University of Texas at Austin opens to students.

Saturday, September 11, 1869

Work on the Wallace Monument is completed in Stirling, Scotland.

Saturday, September 11, 1858

First ascent of Dom, the third highest summit in the Alps.

Friday, September 11, 1857

Tuesday, September 11, 1855

Sevastopol falls to French and British troops.

Sunday, September 11, 1836

Sunday, September 11, 1814

War of 1812 ndash Battle of Lake Chlain: An American squadron under Thomas Macdonough defeats the British squadron, ultimately forcing the invading army to retreat back into Canada.

Sunday, September 11, 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.

Saturday, September 11, 1802

The Italian region of Piedmont becomes a part of the French First Republic.

Friday, September 11, 1795

Tuesday, September 11, 1792

Six men steal some of the former French Crown jewels from a warehouse where the revolutionary government had stored them.

Monday, September 11, 1786

September 14 ndash Annapolis Convention held, but the only result was the scheduling of the Philadelphia Convention.

Thursday, September 11, 1777

American Revolution ndash Battle of Brandywine: The British gain a major victory in Chester County, Pennsylvania.

Wednesday, September 11, 1776

American Revolution: abortive peace conference between British and Americans on Staten Island.

Saturday, September 11, 1773

Paul Revere marries Rachel Walker, his second wife.
"The Public Advertiser" publishes a satirical essay titled "Rules By Which A Great Empire May Be Reduced To A Small One," written by Benjamin Franklin.
Daniel Boone leads the first attempt by British colonists to establish a settlement in Kentucky, but is turned back in an attack by American Indians in which his son is killed.

Wednesday, September 11, 1743

Natalia Lopukhina is flogged in front of the Twelve Collegia building in Saint Petersburg.

Tuesday, September 11, 1714

Louis Juchereau de St. Denis establishes Fort St. Jean Baptiste at the site of present day Natchitoches, Louisiana (the first permanent European settlement in the Louisiana Territory, after Biloxi (1699) and Mobile, Alabama (1702) were separated).
Redirection of the river Kander (Switzerland) into the Lake Thun
The Duchy of Savoy and Piedmont becomes the Kingdom of Sardinia.
War of the Spanish Succession: Barcelona taken and Catalonia surrenders to Spanish and French Bourbon armies.
Archbishop Tenison's School is established by Thomas Tenison in Croydon, south of London, England.

Wednesday, September 11, 1709

Wednesday, September 11, 1697

Battle of Zenta ndash Prince Eugene of Savoy crushes the Ottoman army of Mustafa II and effectively ends Turkish hopes of recovering lost ground in Hungary.

Thursday, September 11, 1631

Thirty Years' War: As a result of Tilly's invasion, John George, Elector of Saxony, who had until now stayed neutral, allies with Gustav Adolf of Sweden in order to drive the Imperial army out of Saxony.
Thirty Years\\' War: As a result of Tilly's invasion, John George, Elector of Saxony, who had until now stayed neutral, allies with Gustav Adolf of Sweden in order to drive the Imperial army out of Saxony.

Friday, September 11, 1609

Valencia expels all the Moriscos (see April 4).

Saturday, September 1, 1565 (Julianian calendar)

The pencil is first documented by Conrad Gesner it is becoming common in England.
The Knights of Malta lift the Turkish Siege of Malta (started on May 18).
In Russia, it is the beginning of the Oprichnina under Ivan the Terrible.

Wednesday, September 1, 1557 (Julianian calendar)

October 8 ndash The Colloquy of Worms convenes.

Saturday, September 1, 1509 (Julianian calendar)

PortuguesefidalgoDiogo Lopes de Sequeira becomes the first European to reach Malacca, having crossed the Gulf of Bengal.
Royal Grammar School, Guildford, is founded by Robert Beckingham.
Afonso de Albuquerque becomes the governor of the portuguese settlements in India.
Erasmus writes his most famous work, "In Praise of Folly".
Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School, Blackburn, is founded as a grammar school for boys.
St Paul\'s School is founded by John Colet, Dean of St. Paul's Cathedral, London.
Earliest known pocket watch made at Nuremberg, Germany by Peter Henlein.
The Royal Dano-Norwegian Navy is founded.

Saturday, September 3, 1390 (Julianian calendar)

In the Lithuanian Civil War, the coalition of Vytautas and the Teutonic Knights begins a 5-week siege of Vilnius. The Duke of Hereford (the future King Henry IV of England) is among the western European knights serving with the coalition.

Wednesday, September 4, 1297 (Julianian calendar)

Battle of Stirling Bridge: The Scottish armies of Andrew Moray and William Wallace defeat the English.

Wednesday, September 4, 1185 (Julianian calendar)

Isaac II Angelus leads a revolt in the Byzantine Empire which deposes Andronikos I Komnenos and ends the Komnenos dynasty.
Source: Wikipedia