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List of September 11th Major News Events

  1. 2001 9/11 Terrorist Attacks
  2. 1948 Indian troops have attacked Hyderabad in Pakistan
  3. 1970 Calls To Cut Fed Interest Rate From 8%
  4. 1978 Victim of Poison Umbrella Stabbing Dies
  5. 1997 Referendum on Scottish Home Rule
  6. 2000 Gas Hits $1.70 Per Gallon

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11 Sept, 2001 9/11 Terrorist Attacks

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.

11 Sept, 1911 Canada Quebec Bridge

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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11 Sept, 1922 U.S.A. Woman Flogged

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.

From 1970s Fun History Quiz Page

Question 14

14. The Walt Disney World Resort opened in Florida in what year?

Question 15

15. During the 1972 Summer Olympics in what city were 11 Israeli athletes murdered by Arab gunmen?

Question 16

16. In what year did the United States return the Panama Canal to Panama?

11 Sept, 1930 Number of Farms Decreasing

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.

11 Sept, 1930 U.S.A. Still Explodes

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.

Underground Brewery During Prohibition Public Domain Photo

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11 Sept, 1941 Charles A. Lindbergh

1941 : Charles A. Lindbergh has drawn widespread criticism 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 Hitler's Nazi Germany.

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11 Sept, 1948 India Attacks Hyderabad

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.

11 Sept, 1950 Soviet Union Talk of World War III

September 11th, 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.

11 Sept, 1960 West Germany Communist Boycott

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.

11 Sept, 1969 UK Slum Housing Report

September 11th, 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.

11 Sept, 1970 Calls To Cut Fed Interest Rate From 8%

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.

1970 Interest Rates Public Domain Photo

11 Sept, 1970 Ford Introduces Pinto

September 11th, 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 20 mph than about what great value the car provided.

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11 Sept, 1973 Chile Military Coup

1973 : President Salvador Allende was killed today during a military coup led by General Augusto Pinochet.

11 Sept, 1978 Victim of Poison Umbrella Stabbing Dies

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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11 Sept, 1980 Tanzania Poaching Getting Worse

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.

11 Sept, 1980 UK Diamond Heist

September 11th, 1980 : The famous Marlborough diamond is stolen from a London jewelers during a daylight robbery on the store.

11 Sept, 1997 Referendum on Scottish Home Rule

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.

From 1990s Music and Hits Page

1990 - Vogue - Madonna, (-) Nothing Compares 2 U - Sinead O'Connor, (-) Ice Ice Baby - Vanilla Ice, (-)

1991 - Losing My Religion - R.E.M., (-) Black or White - Michael Jackson, (-) Gonna Make You Sweat - C+C Music Factory, (-)

1992 - I Will Always Love You - Whitney Houston, (-) Smells Like Teen Spirit - Nirvana, (-) End of the Road - Boyz II Men, (-)

1993 - All That She Wants - Ace of Base, (-) Dreamlover - Mariah Carey, (-) That's The Way Love Goes - Janet Jackson, (-)

1994 - All I Wanna Do - Sheryl Crow, (-) The Power of Love - Celine Dion, (-) I Swear - All-4-One, (-)

1995 - Gangsta's Paradise - Coolio, (-) Waterfalls - TLC, (-) Kiss from a Rose - Seal, (-)

1996 - Wannabe - Spice Girls, (-) Macarena - Los Del Rio, (-) Killing Me Softly - The Fugees, (-)

1997 - Mmmmbop - Hanson, (-) Don't Speak - No Doubt, (-) Quit Playing Games - Backstreet Boys, (-)

1998 - My Heart Will Go On - Celine Dion, (-) Believe - Cher, (-) The Boy Is Mine - Brandy & Monica, (-)

1999 - Baby One More Time - Britney Spears, (-) Livin' La Vida Loca - Ricky Martin, (-) No Scrubs - TLC, (-)

11 Sept, 2000 Gas Hits $1.70 Per Gallon

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.

11 Sept, 2002 Thousands Gather on Day Of Remembrance

2002 : Thousands of family members and friends have gathered in a remembrance service for the victims of the 9/11 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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11 Sept, 2005 Palestine Israeli Troops Leave Gaza

September 11th, 2005 : The last of the Israeli Troops 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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11 Sept, 2006 Tonga Old King Tupou IV Dies

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.

11 Sept, 2007 Indonesia New Public Order Laws

September 11th, 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.

11 Sept, 2009 Gau Fiji Petral

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.

11 Sept, 2011 9/11 Attacks Tenth Anniversary

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.

11 Sept, 2012 Robber Swallows Fake Diamond

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.

11 Sept, 2013 Suicide Bomb Attack in Egypt

September 11th, 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.

Born This Day In History September 11

Celebrating Birthdays Today

D. H. Lawrence

Born: David Herbert Lawrence, September 11th, 1885, Eastwood, Nottinghamshire, England .

Died: March 2nd, 1930, Vence, France

Known For : D. H. Lawrence best known as a writer and poet who it is thought was also bisexual. His books caused a major stir during his lifetime and because many of the subject areas were considered taboo subjects including anti militarism and human sexuality, he did not gain the critical acclaim he deserved. But His best known novels Sons and Lovers, The Rainbow, Women in Love and Lady Chatterley's Lover are studied by students of literature the world over today. He was also an accomplished poet and an even more accomplished travel writer his books included Mornings in Mexico and Sea and Sardinia. He and Frieda were hounded out of Britain due to his writings and his partner Frieda Weekley (nee von Richthofen) German Heritage. They traveled the world and settled in the U.S. in September 1922 where they purchased a Ranch near Taos, New Mexico but due to attacks of malaria and tuberculosis returned to Florence in Northern Italy where he spent the remainder of his years. The ranch near Taos, New Mexico is now the D. H. Lawrence Ranch and part of the National Register of Historic Places, following his death his ashes are believed to have been mixed with concrete and form part of the large memorial stone.

From 1953 Fashion Clothing Page

Cotton Print Dress 1953

Cotton Print Dress
Price: $4.98

Sanforized cotton print... hand wash, won't shrink more than one percent. Pretty, low v-neck, front and back; shirred shoulders. Very full dirndl skirt with long back zipper. Color combinations come in black print on white, bright red print on white, or medium green print on white.

Donegal Tweed Trouser 1953

Donegal Tweed Trousers
Price: $9.85
Colorful Donegal-type tweed. Shape holding, wrinkle-resistant, extra long-lived because of miracle-fiber Orlon... holds its shape--even on rainy days.

Colorful woolly nubs, rich looking texture. Ideal gift because of its fall and winter weight. Continuous waistband with smooth-flowing double pleats, dropped belt loops. Waldes zipper. Superior tailoring. No belt. Choose from blue-gray or brown.