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U.S. 2001 U.S.A. 9/11 Attacks On World Trade Center and Pentagon 11th Sept. 2001 : The 911 attacks carried out on September 11, 2001 were a series of terrorist attacks upon the United States of America . Four commercial passenger jet airliners were hijacked on that morning and two of the planes were crashed into the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in New York City, one plane into each tower, causing the collapse of both towers within two hours. The third aircraft was crashed into the Pentagon. Passengers on the fourth hijacked aircraft attempted to retake control of their plane from the hijackers, which crashed into a field in rural Somerset County, Pennsylvania killing all on board but in the process saving many other lives. Approximately 3,000 people died in these attacks. including a number of fire fighters and rescue workers.

Canada 1911 Canada Quebec Bridge 11th Sept. 1911 : As the final part of the Quebec Bridge ( the central span ) was being raised into position from pontoons in the river it collapsed when it was 15 feet up in mid air it plunged back into the river killing 90 construction workers.
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U.S. 1922 U.S.A. Woman Flogged Monday, 11th September 1922 : A woman was in hospital following a flogging by four masked women who are members of " Ladies of The Invisible Eye " from Dallas in Texas, they administered 100 lashes for ruining her own daughter's life .

U.S. 1930 U.S.A. Number Of Farms Decreasing 11th Sept. 1930 : A new government report highlights the fact that the number of Farms is decreasing across the states with an overall 10% reduction of farms.

U.S. 1930 U.S.A. Still Explodes 11th September 1930 : A house was blown up today in Madison, Wisconsin when a still exploded in the basement. The fire which accompanied the explosion destroyed the house and a barn .
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U.S. 1941 U.S.A. Charles A. Lindbergh 11th Sept. 1941 : Charles A. Lindbergh has drawn widespread critism after his speech blaming "the British, the Jewish and the Roosevelt administration" for trying to draw America into World War II. It is well known he a strong advocate of Hitlers Nazi Germany.
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Pakistan 1948 Pakistan India Attacks Hyderabad 11th Sept. 1948 : Indian troops have attacked Hyderabad in Pakistan , they surrounded the area and attacked from all sides in a quick and decisive planned attack. Meanwhile protesters are demonstrating in the Pakistan Capitol demanding the prime Minister declares war on India for it's attack.

Russia 1950 Soviet Union Talk Of World war III 11th Sept. 1950 : Newspapers around the world are speculating that Russia is planning on starting World War III before October , but most informed analysts do not believe Russia wants to go to war more than anybody else and it is considered to be pure hype and speculation by the worlds press.

Germany 1960 West Germany Communist Boycott 11th September 1960 : Politicians have asked the people and businesses in West Germany to boycott all goods from communist East Germany in protest to the communist squeeze on West Germany

UK 1969 UK Slum Housing Report 11th Sept. 1969 : A new report by the housing charity "Shelter" has revealed as many as three million people in Britain are living in overcrowded slum conditions.

U.S. More News and Events From 1970 U.S.A. Calls To Cut Fed Interest Rate From %8 11th Sept. 1970 : Calls for a significant cut in interest rates from the current 8% to 6% to boost the flagging economy appear to be losing ground to the banking sector who say any large cut would create an inflation cycle.
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U.S. 1970 U.S.A. Ford Introduces Pinto 11th September 1970 : Following the success of Japanese and European Imports Ford introduces the Pinto a compact American Made car costing less than $2,000 but because of a major design flaw more people knew about the gas tank exploding if in a rear end collision of over 20mph than about what great value the car provided.
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Chili 1973 Chili Military Coup 11th Sept. 1973 : President Salvador Allende was killed today during a military coup led by General Augusto Pinochet.

UK 1978 UK Victim of Poison Umbrella Stabbing Dies 11th Sept. 1978 : Georgi Markov who had defected to the west has died of blood poisoning, four days after he said he was stabbed with an poisoned umbrella tip at a London bus stop. The stabbing is being blamed on the Bulgarian equivalent of the KGB because of his writings exposing the communist party in his home country of Bulgaria.
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1980 Tanzania Poaching Getting Worse 11th September 1980 : Anti Poaching Scouts are losing in the battle against poachers due to the lack of ammunition and as a result poaching has increased fourfold on Game Reserves in the country.

UK 1980 UK Diamond Heist 11th Sept. 1980 : The famous Marlborough diamond is stolen from a London jewelers during a daylight robbery on the store in

Scotland 1997 Scotland Referendum on Scottish Home Rule 11th Sept. 1997 : A Referendum in Scotland has ended with a resounding YES vote by Scots for support of Scotland having it's own Parliament and providing a higher degree of Scottish Home Rule.

U.S. 2000 U.S.A. Gas Hits $1.70 per gallon 11th September 2000 : As oil prices continue to rise and the number of protests around the world increase, America the largest consumer of oil is now facing prices that may reach more than $1.70 per gallon causing concern over the effect on inflation.

U.S. 2002 U.S.A. Thousands Gather on Day Of Remembrance 11th Sept. 2002 : Thousands of family members and friends have gathered in a remembrance service for the victims of the 911 attacks on the twin towers of the World Trade Center exactly one year ago with a minutes silence observed at 0846 at Ground Zero when the first plane struck the tower.
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Palestine 2005 Palestine Israeli Iroops Leave Gaza 11th September 2005 : The last of the Israeli Iroops occupying Gaza leave the area marking the end of 38 years of Israeli military rule. During the ceremony the Israeli flag is lowered for the last time.
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Tonga 2006 Tonga Old King Tupou IV Dies 11th September 2006 : King Tupou IV, the 88 year old king of Tonga, died while in New Zealand receiving medical treatment. King Tupou ruled the country for 41 years. He will be succeeded to the throne by his son, Prince Tupouto’a.

Indonesia 2007 Indonesia New Public Order Laws 11th September 2007 : The Indonesian government approved a set of new laws that would regulate public order. The law bans giving money to beggars, along with banning squatters in settlements on near rivers, and spitting and smoking on public transportation.

Gau 2009 Gau Fiji Petral 11th September 2009 : A rare bird was sighted after being considered “missing” for 130 years off of the island of Gau in the Pacific Ocean. The Fiji Petral is listed as a critically endangered species.

U.S. 2011 U.S.A. Tenth anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks: 11th Sept. 2011 : Memorial ceremonies are held to commemorate the tenth anniversary of the terrorist attacks on World Trade Center, Memorial Plaza, located on the site of the former World Trade Center, opens in New York City.

Sri Lanka 2012 Sri Lanka Robber Swallows Fake Diamond
11th September, 2012 : Police in Sri Lanka have stated that a Chinese robber swallowed a fake diamond in an effort to allow an accomplice to escape with the real diamond worth around $13,000. Police were trying to track down the accomplice.

2013 Egypt Suicide Bomb Attack in Egypt

11th September, 2013 : A double suicide bomb attack killed six soldiers in Egypt's Sinai peninsula. Several others were injured by the attacks. There has been an increase in violence in Egypt since the army ousted former President Morsi.