Historical Events on September 11 (Part 2)

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  • 1991 "La Toya: Growing Up in The Jackson Family" goes on sale
  • 1991 14 die in a Continental Express commuter plane crash near Houston
  • 1991 NY Yankees final game at Baltimore Oriole's Memorial Stadium
  • 1991 Atlanta Braves Kent Mercker, Mark Wohlers & Alejandro Pena pitched 1st combined no-hitter in NL, beating San Diego Padres, 1-0
  • 1992 Hurricane Iniki hits Kauai Hawaii; 3 die & 8,000 injured
  • 1993 Junxia Qu runs 1500m ladies' world record (3:50.46)

Sport awardTennis Open

1993 113th Women's U.S. Open: Steffi Graf beats Helena Sukova (6-3, 6-3)

Tennis Player Steffi Graf
Tennis Player
Steffi Graf
  • 1994 46th Emmy Awards: Fraiser, Picket Fences & Kelsey Grammer win
  • 1994 Jingyi Le swims female world record 50m freestyle
  • 1994 Missie McGeorge wins Ping-Cellular One LPGA Golf Championship

Sport awardTennis Open

1994 114th Men's U.S. Open: Andre Agassi beats Michael Stich (6-1, 7-6, 7-5)

Tennis Legend Andre Agassi
Tennis Legend
Andre Agassi
  • 1995 Eastern Tennessee begins using new area code 423
  • 1995 Ohio's Governor Voinovich proclaims "Cleveland Indians Day"
  • 1995 Soyuz TM-22, lands
  • 1996 Union Pacific Railroad purchases Southern Pacific Railroad.
  • 1997 After a nationwide referendum, Scotland votes to establish a devolved parliament, within the United Kingdom.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

42nd US President Bill Clinton
42nd US President
Bill Clinton
  • 1998 Opening ceremony for the 1998 Commonwealth Games in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Malaysia is the first Asian country to host the games.
  • 2000 Activists protest against the World Economic Forum meeting in Melbourne, Australia.

Battle9/11 Attack on New York's World Trade Towers

2001 Two passenger planes hijacked by terrorists crash into New York's World Trade Towers causing the collapse of both and death of 2,752 people

  • 2001 Terrorists hijack a passenger plane and crash it into the Pentagon causing the death of 125 people
  • 2001 Attempt by passengers and crew of United Airlines Flight 93 to retake control of their hijacked plane from terrorists causes plane to crash in Pennsylvania field killing all 64 people on board
  • 2002 Through extreme and coordinated effort, The Pentagon is rededicated after repairs are completed, exactly one year after the attack on the building.
  • 2003 Swedish foreign minister Anna Lindh dies after being assaulted and fatally wounded on September 10.
  • 2003 The Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety enters into effect.
  • 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).
  • 2005 The State of Israel completes its unilateral disengagement from the Gaza Strip.

Film release premierFilm Release

2005 "Pride & Prejudice", the film adaptation of Jane Austen's novel of the same name, starring Keira Knightley as Elizabeth Bennet, is released

Actress Keira Knightley
Keira Knightley
Novelist Jane Austen
Jane Austen
  • 2005 125th Men's U.S. Open: Roger Federer beats Andre Agassi (6-3, 2-6, 7-6, 6-1)

Sport awardTennis Open

2005 125th Women's U.S. Open: Kim Clijsters beats Mary Pierce (6-3, 6-1)

Tennis Player Mary Pierce
Tennis Player
Mary Pierce
  • 2007 Russia tests the largest conventional weapon ever, the Father of all bombs.
  • 2009 The Brazilian economy technically leaves the recession when GDP grew 1.9% in the second quarter of 2009 after having fallen in the first quarter of 2009 and last quarter of 2008
  • 2009 Sweden emerges from the recession after witnessing GDP growth of 0.2% in the second quarter
  • 2012 50 Al-Shabaab fighters are killed in conflict with the Somali National Army
  • 2012 The US consulate in Benghazi, Libya, is stormed, looted and burned down, killing five people, including the US ambassador
  • 2012 The US is warned by Moody's that its AAA credit rating is at risk if lawmakers fail to produce a long-term debt reduction plan
  • 2012 29 people are killed and 11 injured after a bus runs off a mountain highway in Nepal
  • 2012 Japan nationalizes three of the disputed Senkaku Islands
  • 2013 12 Alawite sect members are killed by rebel fighters in central Syria
  • 2014 South African athlete Oscar Pistorius is found not guilty of murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp (and is later found guilty of culpable homicide)
  • 2015 A large crane collapses killing more than 100 people in Mecca, Saudi Arabia
  • 2015 Sofia Vergara (Modern Family) and Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting (The Big Bang Theory) are named highest earning TV actresses (28.5million) by Forbes
  • 2015 Ex-Governor of Texas, Rick Perry becomes the first candidate to drop out of race for the Republican nomination

Film release premierFilm Premier

2015 "The Martian" based on the novel by Andy Weir, directed by Ridley Scott and starring Matt Damon premieres at the Toronto International Film Festival

Actor Matt Damon
Matt Damon

Sport awardTennis Open

2016 136th Men's U.S. Open: Stan Wawrinka defeats Novak Đoković (6-7, 1-7, 6-4, 7-5, 6-3)

Tennis Champion Novak Đoković
Tennis Champion
Novak Đoković