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Monday, September 10, 2012

Yukiya Amano, the head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), urges Iran to grant IAEA inspectors immediate access to its contentious suspected nuclear facility in Parchin. //en.ria.ru/world/20120910/175878630.html (RIA Novosti)

Saturday, September 10, 2011

Zanzibar ferry sinking: The "MV Spice Islander I", carrying at least 800 people, sinks off the coast of Zanzibar, killing 240 people.ref name=xinhua//news.xinhuanet.com/english2010/world/2011-09/11/c_131133070.htm 197 bodies retrieved in Tanzania ferry accident: Minister Xinhua 11th September 2011
The MV "Spice Islander I", a passenger ferry, sinks off the coast of Zanzibar, leaving at least 187 people dead. //www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-14864400 (BBC) //www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/africaandindianocean/tanzania/8754213/350-missing-as-ferry-capsizes-in-Tanzania.html ("Daily Telegraph")
G8 nations pledge at least $40 billion to help Arab countries reconstruct and implement democracy following the turmoil of the Arab Spring. //www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-14866198 (BBC)

Thursday, September 10, 2009

Dubai's Metro System, the first mass transit system of the Arabian Peninsula, officially opens to the public as its first metro line is partially operational. //www.albawaba.com/en/countries/UAE/253346 (Al Bawaba)

Wednesday, September 10, 2008

U.S.-based financial services company Lehman Brothers announces a third-quarter loss of $4.9 billion and plans to sell assets. //money.cnn.com/2008/09/10/news/newsmakers/lehman_fuld.fortune/index.htm (CNN Money)
The European Commission predicts the U.K., Germany, and Spain 'to fall into recession' the outlook for rest of the Eurozone is gloomy. //news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/business/7607920.stm (BBC News)
CERN successfully circulates a beam through the entire Large Hadron Collider for the first time. //www.wired.com/science/discoveries/multimedia/2008/09/gallery_cern (Wired) //blog.wired.com/wiredscience/2008/09/first-beam-circ.html (Wired)
Some members of the United States House Committee on Foreign Affairs have expressed disagreement with Georgia's actions in the war: 'The recent fighting ... was started by Georgia. The Georgians broke the truce, not the Russians' said Dana Rohrabacher, Senior Republican. //www.youtube.com/watch?v=vIZu-rLLtlY (RT via YouTube) //www.russiatoday.com/news/news/30197 (RT)

Sunday, September 10, 2006

NATO and Afghan forces killed 94 Taliban fighters in intense overnight clashes in southern Afghanistan, the military alliance says. //news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/5331986.stm (BBC)

Saturday, September 10, 2005

Three young backpackers are killed and eight injured in a rural Queensland, Australia bus accident. //www.smh.com.au/news/national/backpackers-killed-in-bus-crash/2005/09/11/1125772738214.html?oneclick=true (Sydney Morning Herald)
Ahead of New Zealand's September 17 general election, Leader of the Opposition Don Brash denies lying about knowing of an anti-Labour phlet released by the Exclusive Brethren. //www.nzherald.co.nz/section/story.cfm?c_id=1ObjectID=10344915 (New Zealand Herald) //www.tvnz.co.nz/view/page/576182/609854 (TVNZ) //www.etaiwannews.com/World/2005/09/10/1126323391.htm (TaiwanNews)
Several police have been injured when Loyalist gunmen open fire after the Whiterock Orange Order Parade in Belfast, Northern Ireland. //news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/northern_ireland/4233850.stm (BBC)
The 2005 World Summit to take place on Wednesday, September 14 is expected to be the largest gathering of world leaders in history, with more than 170 world leaders in attendance. //politics.guardian.co.uk/foreignaffairs/story/0,11538,1566892,00.html (Guardian) //www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,168862,00.html (FOX) //www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=15746Cr=worldCr1=summit (UN News) (Wikinews)

Wednesday, September 10, 2003

War on Terrorism: APEC: Indonesia and Malaysia have submitted lists of 20 suspected terrorists with links to two militant groups, asking for Thailand to help monitor their movements on the southern border. //www.nationmultimedia.com/page.news.php3?clid=1id=20544usrsess=1
War on Terrorism: Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia will amend its Penal Code to punish not just terrorists but also those who provide financial services or facilities to them. Changes will penalize those who help terrorists. //thestar.com.my/news/story.asp?file=/2003/9/10/nation/6241798sec=nation
The Swedish Foreign Minister Anna Lindh is stabbed while shopping for clothes at a mall without bodyguards. //news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/europe/3097706.stm
Terrorism: On the eve of the second anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks, the Arabic-language television channel Al Jazeera airs a videotape, purportedly from Osama bin Laden. The videotape shows two men, including one meant to be bin Laden, walking down an (unidentified) rocky hillside. Al Jazeera said the other man seen on the tape, carrying an automatic rifle, was Ayman al-Zawahri, the Egyptian physician who merged his Islamic Jihad organization with Al Qaeda. The tape was claimed to have been made in late April or early May. An accompanying audiotape, attributed to the deputy, Ayman al-Zawahri, called on Iraqis to bury American troops in Iraq. //english.aljazeera.net/Articles/News/ArabWorld/Usama+bin+Ladin+on+new+Aljazeera+tape.htm//www.usatoday.com/news/world/2003-09-10-binladen-tape_x.htm//www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,96966,00.html//www.nbc10.com/news/2469763/detail.html//www.cbsnews.com/stories/2003/09/08/attack/main572189.shtml//www.kansascity.com/mld/kansascity/news/breaking_news/6738132.htm

Tuesday, September 10, 2002

Switzerland joins the United Nations.

Monday, September 10, 2001

Norwegian parliamentary election, 2001: Kjell Magne Bondevik returns to power as head of a conservative coalition.

Tuesday, September 10, 1996

Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty (CTBT) signed (it will be ratified 180 days after ratification by 44 Annex 2 countries).

Saturday, September 10, 1994

"Wollemia nobilis" (the 'Wollemi Pine'), previously known only from fossils, is discovered living in remote rainforestgorges in the Wollemi National Park of New South Wales by canyoner David Noble, 150 km from Australia's largest city.

Sunday, September 10, 1989

September 10–11 ndash Norway's ruling Labour Party loses eight seats in the parliamentary elections, its worst showing since 1945.
The Hungarian government opens the country's western borders to refugees from the German Democratic Republic.

Thursday, September 10, 1981

Picasso's painting Guernica is moved from New York to Madrid.

Saturday, September 10, 1977

Hamida Djandoubi's is the last guillotine execution in France.

Sunday, September 10, 1972

The Brazilian driver Emerson Fittipaldi wins the Italian Grand Prix at Monza and becomes the youngest Formula One World Chion.

Sunday, September 10, 1967

A riot during a football match in Kayseri, Turkey leaves 44 dead, about 600 injured.
Jim Morrison and The Doors defy CBS censors on "The Ed Sullivan Show", when Morrison sings the word higher from their #1 hit "Light My Fire", despite having been asked not to.
In Gibraltar, only 44 out of 12,182 voters support union with Spain.

Tuesday, September 10, 1963

Mafia boss Bernardo Provenzano is indicted for murder (he is captured 43 years later, on April 11, 2006).

Sunday, September 10, 1961

During the F1 Italian Grand Prix on the circuit of Monza, German Wolfgang Von Trips, driving a Ferrari, crashes into a stand, killing 14 spectators and himself.

Saturday, September 10, 1955

The long-running program "Gunsmoke" debuts on the CBS-TV network.

Wednesday, September 10, 1952

Monday, September 10, 1951

The United Kingdom begins an economicboycott of Iran.

Wednesday, September 10, 1947

Hasan Saka forms the new government of Turkey. (16 th government)

Thursday, September 10, 1942

Women's Auxiliary Ferrying Squadron (WAFS) begins operation.

Sunday, September 10, 1939

WWII: Canada declares war on Germany.

Saturday, September 10, 1938

Hermann Göring, in a speech at Nuremberg, calls the Czechs a miserable pygmy race who are harassing the human race. That same evening, Edvard Beneš, President of Czechoslovakia, makes a broadcast in which he appeals for calm.

Thursday, September 10, 1931

The worst hurricane in Belize history kills an estimated 1,500.

Monday, September 10, 1923

Wednesday, September 10, 1919

While working as a spy for the police, Adolf Hitler was ordered to monitor the German Workers Party.
The Treaty of Saint-Germain is signed, ending World War I with Empire of Austria-Hungary.
Gabriele D'Annunzio, with his entourage, marches into Fiume and convinces the Italian troops to join him.
September 15: The Florida Keys Hurricane kills 600 in the Gulf of Mexico, Florida and Texas.

Saturday, September 10, 1898

Friday, September 10, 1897

Lattimer Massacre: A sheriff's posse kills more than 19 unarmed immigrant miners in Pennsylvania.

Tuesday, September 10, 1889

Albert Honoré Charles Grimaldi becomes Albert I, Prince of Monaco.

Monday, September 10, 1860

Piedmontese forces invade the Papal States, hoping to link up with Garibaldi in Naples.

Thursday, September 10, 1846

Elias Howe is awarded the first United States patent for a sewing machine using a lockstitch design.

Thursday, September 10, 1840

Ottoman and British troops bombard Beirut and land troops on the coast to pressure Egyptian Muhammad Ali to retreat from the country.

Wednesday, September 10, 1823

Simón Bolívar is named President of Peru.

Friday, September 10, 1813

War of 1812 ndash Battle of Lake Erie: An American squadron under Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry defeats a British squadron, capturing 6 ships.

Monday, September 10, 1798

Battle of St. George\'s Caye: Off the coast of British Honduras (now Belize), a group of British nationals and African slaves defeat a force sent from Mexico to drive them out.

Wednesday, September 10, 1794

October ndash A Federal army quells the Whiskey Rebellion in the United States.
The University of Tennessee is established at Knoxville.

Monday, September 10, 1781

American Revolution: Graves gives up trying to break through the now-reinforced French fleet and returns to New York, leaving Cornwallis to his fate.

Sunday, September 10, 1769

Russo-Turkish War (1768–1774): Russian forces take the Ottoman fortress of Chocim in Bukovina.

Monday, September 10, 1759

Battle of Pondicherry: An inconclusive naval battle is fought off the coast of India between the French Admiral d'Aché and the British under George Pocock. The French forces are badly damaged and returned home, never to return.

Wednesday, September 10, 1721

The Treaty of Nystad is signed, ending the Great Northern War.

Thursday, September 10, 1711

John Lawson, Christoph von Graffenried, 2 African American slaves and 2 Native Americans leave on an exploration expedition from New Bern, and travel north by canoe up the Neuse River (this event has also been dated September 12, 1711).

Sunday, September 10, 1645

English Civil War: Prince Rupert surrenders Bristol.

Sunday, September 10, 1623

Murat IV (1623–1640) succeeds Mustafa I (1622–1623) as Ottoman Emperor.

Thursday, September 10, 1609

Jamestown: Capt. George Percy replaces Captain John Smith as president of the Council, and Smith returns to England.

Wednesday, September 10, 1608

John Smith is elected council president of Jamestown, and begins expanding the fort.

Monday, September 10, 1607

Jamestown President Edward Maria Wingfield is deposed and John Ratcliffe elected.

Thursday, August 31, 1564 (Julianian calendar)

Battle of Kawanakajima in Japan: Takeda Shingen fights the forces of Uesugi Kenshin for the final time.
"approx. date" ndash Idris Alooma starts to rule the Kanem-Bornu Empire.
1564ndash1571 ndash Spanish Conquistador Miguel López de Legazpi sails from Mexico and conquers the Philippine Islands, founding Manila.
First recorded report of a 'rat king'.

Wednesday, August 31, 1547 (Julianian calendar)

The Chambre Ardente is established in Paris for trying heretics.
Huguenots increasingly immigrate to Kent, especially Canterbury.
Battle of Pinkie: An English army under the Duke of Somerset, Lord Protector of England, defeats a Scottish army under James Hamilton, 2nd Earl of Arran, the Regent. The English seize Edinburgh.
John Dee visits the Low Countries to study navigation with Gemma Frisius.
The first book in the Lithuanian language is printed (author, Martynas Mazvydas).

Friday, August 31, 1509 (Julianian calendar)

Istanbul earthquake destroys 109 mosques and kills an estimated 10,000 people.

Saturday, September 1, 1481 (Julianian calendar)

Alphonso II of Naples recaptures the city of Otranto.

Friday, September 1, 1419 (Julianian calendar)

The University of Rostock is established as the oldest university of northern Europe.
The Timurid ruler of Persia, Mirza Shahrukh (r. 1404ndash1447), sends a large embassy to the Ming Dynasty of China during the reign of the Yongle Emperor (r. 1402ndash1424). One of the Persian envoys, Ghiyasu'd-Din Naqqah, keeps a diary of his travels throughout China, some of the contents of which are preserved in court documents thanks to the court historian Hafiz Abru. Naqqah writes about China's wealthy economy and huge urban markets, its efficient courier system as compared to that in Persia, the hospitality of his hosts at the courier stations in providing comfortable lodging and food, and the fine luxurious goods and craftsmenship of the Chinese.
John the Fearless, Duke of Burgundy is assassinated by adherents of the Dauphin.
The Timurid ruler of Persia, Mirza Shahrukh (r. 1404ndash1447), sends a large embassy to the Ming Dynasty of China during the reign of the Yongle Emperor (r. 1402ndash1424). One of the Persian envoys, Ghiyasu'd-Din Naqqah, keeps a diary of his travels throughout China, some of the contents of which are preserved in court documents thanks to the court historian Hafiz Abru. Naqqah writes about China's wealthy economy and huge urban markets, its efficient courier system as compared to that in Persia, the hospitality of his hosts at the courier stations in providing comfortable lodging and food, and the fine luxurious goods and craftsmenship of the Chinese.
Portuguese sea captains João Gonçalves Zarco and Tristão Vaz Teixeira, at the service of Prince Henry the Navigator, discover the Madeira islands.

Monday, September 2, 1364 (Julianian calendar)

Philip of Anjou becomes Titular Emperor of Constantinople and Prince of Taranto.

Sunday, September 4, 1048 (Julianian calendar)

King Edward the Confessor of England goes to war against Flanders, blockading the English Channel with a fleet based at Sandwich, Kent.ref name=CBH/
r September 18 ndash Battle of Kapetrou: Seljuks defeat a force of Byzantines and Georgians.
The city of Oslo is founded by Harald Hardråde of Norway.
Last Viking raid on the Kingdom of England unsuccessful raiders flee to Flanders.ref name=CBH

Friday, September 8, 506 (Julianian calendar)

The bishops of Visigothic Gaul under the presidency of Caesarius of Arles meet in the Council of Agde.
Source: Wikipedia