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On This Day: September 11th

This is 254th day of the year and 111 days remain in the year.

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.
September 11 BirthdaysFerdinand Marcos1917–1989 , Philippine political leader.
O. Henryshort-story writer
Paul (Bear) Bryantfootball coach
Daniel Kahikina AkakaU.S. Senator
D. H. Lawrenceauthor
Brian De Palmadirector
Tom LandryFootball



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