What Happened on September 11, 1973

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events


BattleCoup d'├ętat

Chilean President Salvador Allende is deposed in a military coup led by general Augusto Pinochet

Marxist and President of Chile Salvador Allende
Marxist and President of Chile
Salvador Allende
General and Dictator Augusto Pinochet
General and Dictator
Augusto Pinochet

Famous Birthdays

  • Fred Thomas, NFL cornerback (Seattle Seahawks)

Famous Deaths

  • Neem Karoli Baba, Indian guru

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Salvador Allende, President of Chile (1970-73) and the 1st Marxist to become president of a Latin American country through an open election, commits suspected suicide by shooting himself during a military coup at 65

Marxist and President of Chile Salvador Allende
Marxist and President of Chile
Salvador Allende