Today in History, English
Today in History, English

103561September 11Event1922 – One of the Herald Sun of Melbourne, Australia's predecessor papers The Sun News-Pictorial is founded.
103562September 11Event1931 – Salvatore Maranzano is murdered by Lucky Luciano's hitmen.
103563September 11Event1932 – Franciszek Żwirko and Stanisław Wigura, Polish Challenge 1932 winners, are killed when their RWD 6 airplane crashes during a storm.
103564September 11Event1939 – World War II: Canada declares war on Germany, the country's first independent declaration of war
103565September 11Event1940 – George Stibitz performs the first remote operation of a computer.
103566September 11Event1941 – Ground is broken for the construction of The Pentagon.
103567September 11Event1941 – Charles Lindbergh's Des Moines Speech accusing the British, Jews and the Roosevelt administration of pressing for war with Germany.
103568September 11Event1943 – World War II: German troops occupy Corsica and Kosovo-Metohija.
103569September 11Event1943 – World War II: Start of the liquidation of the Ghettos in Minsk and Lida by the Nazis.
103570September 11Event1944 – World War II: The first Allied troops of the U.S. Army cross the western border of Germany.
103571September 11Event1944 – World War II: RAF bombing raid on Darmstadt and the following firestorm kill 11,500.
103572September 11Event1945 – World War II: Australian 9th Division forces liberate the Japanese-run Batu Lintang camp, a POW and civilian internment camp on the island of Borneo.
103573September 11Event1950 – Korean War: President Harry S. Truman approved military operations north of the 38th parallel.
103574September 11Event1954 – Hurricane Edna hits New England as a Category 1 hurricane, causing significant damage and 29 deaths.
103575September 11Event1961 – Hurricane Carla strikes the Texas coast as a Category 4 hurricane, the second strongest storm ever to hit the state.
103576September 11Event1965 – Indo-Pakistani War: The Indian Army captures the town of Burki, just southeast of Lahore.
103577September 11Event1968 – Air France Flight 1611 crashes off Nice, France, killing 89 passengers and six crew.
103578September 11Event1968 – The International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) was founded.
103579September 11Event1970 – The Dawson's Field hijackers release 88 of their hostages. The remaining hostages, mostly Jews and Israeli citizens, are held until September 25.
103580September 11Event1971 – The Egyptian Constitution becomes official.
103581September 11Event1972 – The San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit system begins passenger service.
103582September 11Event1973 – A coup in Chile headed by General Augusto Pinochet topples the democratically elected president Salvador Allende. Pinochet exercises dictatorial power until ousted in a referendum in 1988, staying in power until 1990.
103583September 11Event1974 – Eastern Air Lines Flight 212 crashes in Charlotte, North Carolina, killing 69 passengers and two crew.
103584September 11Event1976 – A group of Croatian nationalists plant a bomb in a coin locker at Grand Central Terminal. After stating political demands, they reveal the location and provided instructions for disarming the bomb. The disarming operation are not executed properly
103585September 11Event1978 – Janet Parker is the last person to die of smallpox, in a laboratory-associated outbreak.
103586September 11Event1980 – Voters approve a new Constitution of Chile, later amended after the departure of president Pinochet.
103587September 11Event1982 – The international forces that were guaranteeing the safety of Palestinian refugees following Israel's 1982 Invasion of Lebanon leave Beirut. Five days later, several thousand refugees are massacred in the Sabra and Shatila refugee camps.
103588September 11Event1985 – Pete Rose breaks Ty Cobb's baseball record for most career hits with his 4,192nd hit.
103589September 11Event1988 – The St. Jean Bosco massacre takes place in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
103590September 11Event1989 – Hungary announces that the East German refugees who had been housed in temporary camps were free to leave for West Germany.

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