On This Day in History for September 11 (Part 2)

Events in History

Events 101 - 162 of 162

  • 1960 The Young Americans for Freedom, meeting at home of William F. Buckley, Jr., promulgate the Sharon Statement.
  • 1961 Hurricane Carla strikes Texas with winds of 175 mph
  • 1961 Foundation of the World Wildlife Fund.
  • 1963 Typhoon Gloria strikes Taiwan killing 330, with $17.5 million damage
  • 1965 The 1st Cavalry Division of the United States Army arrives in Vietnam.
  • 1966 France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
  • 1966 Johnny Miller becomes 1st Yank to hit a HR on his 1st at bat
  • 1967 A's drop grievance filed with National Labor Relations against C Finley
  • 1967 French president De Gaulle visits Poland
  • 1967 Indian/Chinese border fights
  • 1967 US Surveyor 5 makes 1st chemical analysis of lunar material
  • 1968 Air France Flight 1611 crashes off Nice, France, killing 89 passengers and 6 crew.
  • 1969 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1970 88 of the hostages from the Dawson's Field hijackings are released. The remaining hostages, mostly Jews and Israeli citizens, are held until September 25.
  • 1970 The Ford Pinto is introduced.
  • 1971 Egypt adopts its constitution
  • 1972 BART begins service with a 26-mi (42-km) line from Oakland to Fremont
  • 1973 Chile's President Salvador Allende deposed in a military coup
  • 1974 Cards beat Mets, 4-3, in 25 (7h4m), record 202 plate appearances, Félix Millán & John Milner come to bat 12 times each
  • 1980 Chile adopts its constitution
  • 1980 Ron LeFlore (91st) & Rodney Scott (58th), set teammate steal record
  • 1981 2nd government of Van Agt forms in Netherlands
  • 1983 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1985 Intl Cometary Explorer (ISEE 3) passes Giacobini-Zinner by 7900 km

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1986 Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak receives Israeli Prime Minister Shimon Peres

Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak
Egyptian President
Hosni Mubarak
Israeli Statesman Shimon Peres
Israeli Statesman
Shimon Peres
  • 1986 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • 1986 Dow Jones Industrial Avg suffered biggest 1-day decline ever, plummeting 86.61 points to 1,792.89. 237.57 million shares traded
  • 1987 Shoot out at Jean-Bertrand Aristides' church in Haiti, 12 die
  • 1988 1/3 of population argues for Estonia autonomy
  • 1989 Drexel formally pleads guilty to security fraud
  • 1989 KSO-AM in Des Moines Iowa changes call letters to KGGO
  • 1991 "La Toya: Growing Up in The Jackson Family" goes on sale
  • 1991 14 die in a Continental Express commuter plane crash near Houston
  • 1992 Hurricane Iniki hits Kauai Hawaii; 3 die & 8,000 injured
  • 1993 Junxia Qu runs 1500m ladies' world record (3:50.46)
  • 1994 Jingyi Le swims female world record 50m freestyle
  • 1995 Eastern Tennessee begins using new area code 423
  • 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.

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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.

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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.
  • 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
  • 2015 A large crane collapses killing more than 100 people in Mecca, Saudi Arabia
  • 2015 Ex-Governor of Texas, Rick Perry becomes the first candidate to drop out of race for the Republican nomination

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