11 Years Ago, We Still Won’t Forget!

September 11th events in history

September 11, 813: Charles the Great crowns Louis I emperor
September 11, 1297: Battle at Stirling Bridge, Scottish rebel Wm Wallace beats English
September 11, 1304: Willem III becomes earl of Holland
September 11, 1557: Catholic and Lutheran theology debated in Worm
September 11, 1645: Thomas Fairfax’ New Model-army occupies Bristol
September 11, 1648: Battle at Pilawce: Bohdan Chmielricki’s beats John Casimir
September 11, 1649: Oliver Cromwell seizes Drogheda Ireland, most inhabitants massacred
September 11, 1649: Massacre of Drogheda-Cromwell kills 3,000 royalists
September 11, 1697: Battle at Zenta: Prince Eugen van Savoye beats Turkish superior power
September 11, 1709: Battle at Malplaquet: England/Austria/Dutch Great Alliance beat France
September 11, 1714: French and Spanish troops under duke of Berwick occupy Barcelona
September 11, 1741: Queen Maria Theresa addresses Hungarian Parliament
September 11, 1773: Benjamin Franklin writes “There never was a good war or bad peace”
September 11, 1777: Battle of Brandywine, Pa; Americans lose to British
September 11, 1786: Annapolis Convention to determine interstate commerce
September 11, 1789: Alexander Hamilton appointed 1st Secretary of Treasury
September 11, 1792: The Hope Diamond is stolen
September 11, 1814: Battle of Lake Champlain, New York; American Navy defeats British
September 11, 1814: Americans defeat British at Battle of Plattsburgh
September 11, 1831: Charles Darwin meets with Captain Fitzroy at Plymouth
September 11, 1839: 1st Canadian track and field meet held (Caer Howell Grounds)
September 11, 1847: 1st singing of Stephen Fosters “Susanna” (in Pittsburgh)
September 11, 1850: “Swedish Nightingale” Jenny Lind gives 1st U.S. concert
September 11, 1852: Olympia Columbian is 1st newspaper published north of Columbia River
September 11, 1853: 1st electric telegraph used (Merchant’s Exchange to Pt Lobos)
September 11, 1875: 1st newspaper cartoon strip
September 11, 1877: Rijkslandbouwhoge school opens in Wageningen
September 11, 1881: Triple landslides bury Elm, Switzerland
September 11, 1883: James Cutler patents postal mail chute
September 11, 1885: Moses Hopkins, named minister to Liberia
September 11, 1886: Mayflower (U.S.) beats Galatea (England) in 7th America’s Cup
September 11, 1889: Start of Sherlock Holmes adventure “Crooked Man”
September 11, 1893: Shaku Soen is 1st Zen teacher to visit the West (Chicago)
September 11, 1893: Bronx Gas and Electric Company opens on Frisby and Tremont Ave
September 11, 1895: FA (Football Association Challenge Cup) stolen in Birmingham
September 11, 1900: President Kruger crosses border with Mozambique
September 11, 1906: Gandhi begins the non-violent protest movement in South Africa.
September 11, 1909: Max Wolf rediscovers Halley’s comet
September 11, 1910: 1st commercially successful electric bus line opens (Hollywood)
September 11, 1912: Philadelphia A’s Eddie Collins steals 6 bases in 1 game
September 11, 1912: Netherland Olympic Committee forms
September 11, 1914: T Handy publishes “St. Louis Blues”
September 11, 1916: German troops conquer Kavalla Greece
September 11, 1918: Boston Red Sox beat Chicago Cubs, 4 games to 2 in 15th World Series
September 11, 1919: U.S. Marines invade Honduras
September 11, 1922: Yankees play their farewell home game in Polo Grounds win doubleheader
September 11, 1922: British mandate of Palestine begins
September 11, 1923: ZR-1 (biggest active dirigible) flies over New York’s tallest skyscraper, Woolworth Tower
September 11, 1923: Bernie Neis, hits the 1,000th Dodger home run
September 11, 1923: After a single, Red Sox Howard Ehmke retires next 27 Yankees
September 11, 1926: Yankees’ Bob Meusel ties record with 3 sacrifice flies
September 11, 1926: U.S. defeats France for their 7th straight Davis Cup championship
September 11, 1926: Spain leaves League of Nation due to Germany joining
September 11, 1926: Aloha Tower dedicated in Honolulu
September 11, 1926: 21st Davis Cup: USA beats France in Philadelphia (4-1)
September 11, 1927: Babe Ruth hits 50th of 60 homers
September 11, 1927: After losing 21 in a row to NY, the Browns win their last meeting, 6-2
September 11, 1928: Ty Cobb last hitting appearance, pops out against Yankees
September 11, 1928: 1st TV drama-WGY’s Queens Messenger
September 11, 1929: SF Mayor Rolph inaugurates new pedestrian traffic light system
September 11, 1930: Stomboli volcano (Sicily) throws 2-ton basaltic rocks 2 miles
September 11, 1933: Fred Perry defeats Jack Crawford at U.S. Tennis championship (grand slam thwarted)
September 11, 1935: U.S. captures Davis Cup for 7th straight year
September 11, 1935: 49th U.S. Womens Tennis: H H Jacobs beats Sarah H Palfrey Fabyan (62 64)
September 11, 1936: Franklin D. Roosevelt dedicates Boulder Dam, now known as Hoover Dam
September 11, 1936: A’s pitcher Horace Lisenbee gives up 26 hits in a game
September 11, 1937: 57th U.S. Mens Tennis: J D Budge beats G vs. Cramm (61 79 61 36 61)
September 11, 1937: 51st U.S. Womens Tennis: Anita Lizana beats Jadwiga Jedrzejowska (64 62)
September 11, 1939: Iraq and Saudi Arabia declare war on nazi-Germany
September 11, 1939: British submarine Triton torpedoes British submarine Oxley
September 11, 1939: Battle of Kutno-pocket: Germans advance to Warsaw
September 11, 1940: Hitler begins operation-Seelowe (invasion England)
September 11, 1940: Anton Mussert establishes Dutch SS
September 11, 1940: 54th Postmaster General: Frank C. Walker of Pennsylvania takes office
September 11, 1941: Charles Lindbergh, charges “British, Jewish and Roosevelt” trying to get U.S. into WW II
September 11, 1941: Franklin D. Roosevelt orders any Axis ship found in American waters be shot on sight
September 11, 1941: Belgium King Leopold secretly marries Lilian Baels
September 11, 1942: Transport nr 31 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany
September 11, 1943: U.S. and Australian troops join in Salamaua, New Guinea
September 11, 1943: Last German Q/pirate ship sinks near Easter Island
September 11, 1943: Jewish ghettos of Minsk and Lida Belorussia liquidated
September 11, 1943: Allied arm forces conquerors Salerno
September 11, 1944: U.S. 5th pantzer division is 1st to enter nazi-Germany
September 11, 1944: Franklin D. Roosevelt and Churchill meet in Canada at 2nd Quebec Conference
September 11, 1946: 1st mobile long-distance car-to-car telephone conversation
September 11, 1950: Dick Tracy TV show sparks uproar concerning violence
September 11, 1950: 33 die in a train crash in Coshocton, Ohio
September 11, 1950: 1st typesetting machine to dispense with metal type exhibited
September 11, 1950: “Beetle Bailey” comic strip debuts
September 11, 1951: Florence Chadwick 1st woman swims English Channel from England to France. 16h 19m
September 11, 1951: Stravinsky’s opera “Rake’s Progress,” premieres in Venice
September 11, 1952: West German Chancellor Adenauer signs a reparation pact for Jews
September 11, 1953: WEHT TV channel 25 in Evansville, IN (CBS) begins broadcasting
September 11, 1953: KSBW TV channel 8 in Salinas-Monterey, California (NBC) begins broadcasting
September 11, 1954: Lee Meriwether (Calif), 19, crowned 27th Miss America 1955 (1st on TV)
September 11, 1954: KXJB TV channel 4 in Valley City (Fargo) (NBC) begins broadcasting
September 11, 1954: 20.4 cm rainfall at Brunswick, Maine (state record)
September 11, 1954: 1st Miss America TV broadcast
September 11, 1955: KTVT TV channel 11 in Fort Worth-Dallas, Texas (IND) begins broadcasting
September 11, 1955: 75th U.S. Mens Tennis: Tony Trabert beats Ken Rosewall beats (97 63 63)
September 11, 1955: 69th U.S. Womens Tennis: Doris Hart beats Patricia Ward (64 62)
September 11, 1956: Yankees Yogi Berra ties career record for home runs (236) by a catcher
September 11, 1956: Vladimir Kuts runs world record 10k (28:42.8)
September 11, 1956: Cincinnati Red Frank Robinson ties rookie record with his 38th home run
September 11, 1958: Great Britain performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island
September 11, 1959: Oriole Jerry Walker pitches 16 inn beating White Sox 1-0
September 11, 1959: Elroy Face’s 22 game win streak ends as Dodgers beat Pirates 5-4
September 11, 1959: Congress passes a bill authorizing food stamps for poor Americans
September 11, 1959: “Duke” Ellington wins Springarn Medal for his musical achievements
September 11, 1960: 80th U.S. Mens Tennis: Neale A Fraser beats Rodney G Laver (64 64 97)
September 11, 1960: 74th U.S. Womens Tennis: Darlene R Hard beats Maria Fraser (64 1012 64)
September 11, 1960: 17th Olympic games close in Rome, Italy
September 11, 1961: Bob Dylan’s 1st New York performance
September 11, 1962: KVCR TV channel 24 in San Bernardino, California (PBS) begins broadcasting
September 11, 1962: Drummer Ringo Starr replaces Pete Best of the Beatles
September 11, 1962: Beatles cut “Love Me Do” and “PS I Love You” with Andy White on drums
September 11, 1964: Dick Tiger defeats Don Fullmer at Cleveland Auditorium; televised fights for free ends
September 11, 1964: George Harrison forms Mornyork Ltd music publishing company
September 11, 1965: Braves 2nd straight one-hitter against the Mets
September 11, 1965: Beatles’ “Help!,” album goes #1 and stays #1 for 9 weeks
September 11, 1966: Rolling Stones perform on Ed Sullivan Show
September 11, 1966: Mickey Wright wins LPGA Pacific Ladies’ Golf Classic
September 11, 1966: Johnny Miller becomes 1st Yank to hit a home run on his 1st at bat
September 11, 1966: France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
September 11, 1966: 86th U.S. Mens Tennis: Fred Stolle beats John Newcombe (46 12-10 63 64)
September 11, 1966: 80th U.S. Womens Tennis: M Esther Bueno-Fraiser beats N Richey (63 61)
September 11, 1967: WUNG TV channel 58 in Concord, North Carolina (PBS) begins broadcasting
September 11, 1967: WUNF TV channel 33 in Asheville, North Carolina (PBS) begins broadcasting
September 11, 1967: WUNE TV channel 17 in Linville, North Carolina (PBS) begins broadcasting
September 11, 1967: WSRE TV channel 23 in Pensacola, Florida (PBS) begins broadcasting
September 11, 1967: U.S. Surveyor 5 makes 1st chemical analysis of lunar material
September 11, 1967: Indian/Chinese border fights
September 11, 1967: French president De Gaulle visits Poland
September 11, 1967: Beatles’ Magical Mystery Bus driven around England
September 11, 1967: A’s drop grievance filed with National Labor Relations against C Finley
September 11, 1967: Carol Burnett Show premieres on CBS-TV
September 11, 1969: U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Semipalitinsk, Eastern Kazakhstan U.S.S.R.
September 11, 1971: Laurel Lea Schaefer (Ohio), 22, crowned 44th Miss America 1972
September 11, 1971: Egypt adopts its constitution
September 11, 1971: “2 by 2″ closes at Imperial Theater New York City after 343 performances
September 11, 1972: BART begins service with a 26-mi (42-km) line from Oakland to Fremont
September 11, 1973: Chile’s President, Salvador Allende, deposed in a military coup
September 11, 1973: Augusto Pinochet seizes power in Chile.
September 11, 1974: STL beat Mets, 4-3, in 25 (7h4m), record 202 plate appearances, Felix Milan and John Milner come to bat 12 times each
September 11, 1976: 90th U.S. Womens Tennis: C E L Mills beats E Goolagong Cawley (63 60) (Evert wins)
September 11, 1976: Minnie Minoso bats for White Sox after a 12-year hiatus (hitless)
September 11, 1976: Dorothy Kathleen Benham (Minn), 20, crowned 49th Miss America 1977
September 11, 1977: Joanne Carner wins LPGA National Jewish Hospital Golf Open
September 11, 1977: 97th U.S. Mens Tennis: Guillermo Vilas beats Jimmy Connors (26 63 75 60)
September 11, 1977: 29th Emmy Awards: Mary Tyler Moore Show, Carroll O’Conner and Bea Arthur
September 11, 1980: Ron LeFlore (91st) and Rodney Scott (58th), set teammate steal record
September 11, 1980: Chile adopts its constitution
September 11, 1982: Evert wins her 6th and final U.S. Open Tennis, West Side Tennis Club, Forest Hills, NY
September 11, 1982: Debbie Maffett (Calif), 25, crowned 55th Miss America 1983
September 11, 1982: 96th U.S. Womens Tennis: C E L Mills beats Hana Mandlikova (63 61)
September 11, 1983: U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Semipalitinsk, Eastern Kazakhstan U.S.S.R.
September 11, 1983: Joanne Carner wins LPGA Portland Ping Golf Championship
September 11, 1983: Franco Harris becomes 3rd NFL to rush 11,000 yards
September 11, 1983: Fashion designer Donna Karen marries Stephan Weiss
September 11, 1983: 103rd U.S. Mens Tennis: Jimmy Connors beats Ivan Lendl (63 67 75 60)
September 11, 1985: Pete Rose career hit 4,192 off Eric Show of San Diego Padres, eclipsing Ty Cobb’s record
September 11, 1985: Sri Lanka score their 1st Test Cricket victory, by 149 runs vs. India
September 11, 1985: International Cometary Explorer (ISEE 3) passes Giacobini-Zinner by 7900 km
September 11, 1986: Dow Jones Industrial Avg biggest 1-day decline ever, down 86.61 pts to 1,792.89
September 11, 1986: U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
September 11, 1986: President Mubarak receives Israeli premier Peres
September 11, 1987: Shoot out at Jean-Bertrand Aristides’ church in Haiti, 12 die
September 11, 1987: 4th MTV Awards: Peter Gabriel wins
September 11, 1988: 108th U.S. Mens Tennis: Wilander beats Lendl (64 46 63 57 64) 4 h 55 m longest ever
September 11, 1988: Sports Aid – jogging to feed the world
September 11, 1988: Betsy King wins LPGA Cellular One-Ping Golf Championship
September 11, 1989: KSO-AM in Des Moines Iowa changes call letters to KGGO
September 11, 1989: Drexel formally pleads guilty to security fraud
September 11, 1991: Atlanta Braves Kent Mercker, Mark Wohlers and Alejandro Pena pitched 1st combined no-hitter in NL, beating San Diego Padres, 1-0
September 11, 1991: New York Yankees final game at Baltimore Oriole’s Memorial Stadium
September 11, 1991: Emmy News and Documentaries Award presentation
September 11, 1991: 14 die in a Continental Express commuter plane crash near Houston
September 11, 1991: “La Toya: Growing Up in The Jackson Family” goes on sale
September 11, 1992: Hurricane Iniki hits Kauai Hawaii; 3 die and 8,000 injured
September 11, 1993: Junxia Qu runs 1500m ladies world record (3:50.46)
September 11, 1993: 107th U.S. Womens Tennis: Steffi Graf beats Helena Sukova (63 63)
September 11, 1994: Missie McGeorge wins Ping-Cellular One LPGA Golf Championship
September 11, 1994: Jingyi Le swims female world record 50m freestyle
September 11, 1994: 46th Emmy Awards: Fraiser, Picket Fences and Kelsey Grammer wins
September 11, 1994: 114th U.S. Mens Tennis: Andre Agassi beats Michael Stich (61 76 75)
September 11, 1995: Soyuz TM-22, lands
September 11, 1995: Ohio’s Governor Voinovich proclaims “Cleveland Indians Day”
September 11, 1995: Eastern Tennessee begins using new area code 423
September 11, 1999: Serena Williams wins the U.S. Open.
September 11, 2001: 19 Islamist terrorists hijack four commercial jets, killing nearly 3,000 in NY, VA and PA
September 11, 2009: Inmates at Iraq’s notoriuous Abu Grraib prison start a fire and clash with guards during two days of unrest
September 11, 2010: The Medal of Honor is awarded for the first time since the Vietnam War; U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Salvatore Giunta received the medal for his actions during the War in Afghanistan
September 11, 2010: Pastor Terry Jones announces that the Dove Outreach Center will not burn the Koran
September 11, 2011: Serena Williams is defeated at the 2011 U.S. Open by Samantha Stosur of Australia
September 11, Ongoing: First day of Coptic and Ethiopian calendar years.
September 11, 2011: Memorial ceremonies are held worldwide to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the September 11th attacks