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This was 254th day of the year and 111 days remained in the year.


September 11 Birthdays

Ferdinand Marcos
1917–1989 , Philippine political leader.

O. Henry
short-story writer (1862)

D. H. Lawrence
author (1885)

Paul (Bear) Bryant
football coach (1913)

Tom Landry
Football (1924)

Daniel Kahikina Akaka
U.S. Senator (1924)

Brian De Palma
director (1940)

September 11 in History

1789

Alexander Hamilton was appointed the first Secretary of the Treasury.

1936

President Franklin Delano Roosevelt dedicated Boulder Dam (now Hoover Dam) in Nevada.

1962

The Beatles recorded their first single, Love Me Do.

1971

Former Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev died at age 77.

1997

In Scotland, voters approved the establishment of a parliament to run their domestic affairs, after 290 years of union with England.

2001

Two hijacked commercial jets were crashed by terrorists into the north and south towers of the World Trade Center in New York City, causing the collapse of both towers. A short while later, another plane was crashed into the Pentagon, and fourth into a field near Shanksville, Pa.

2012

Armed gunmen stormed the American consulate in Benghazi and killed U.S. ambassador to Libya Christopher Stevens and three other embassy officials.

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Note: Dates in the Islamic calendar are provided for planning purposes only, and calculated with the hdate Islamic calendar program for moonrise in Boston, Masschusetts. Depending on your location and other factors, this result may differ from actual religious observances by one day. Please consult your local religious authority for any religious determinations of hejiric date.