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September
September
11 is the 254th day of the year (255th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 111 days remaining until the end of the year. This date is slightly more likely to fall on a Tuesday, Friday or Sunday (58 in 400 years each) than on Wednesday or Thursday (57), and slightly less likely to occur on a Monday or Saturday (56). Between the years AD 1900 and 2099, September
September
11 of the Gregorian calendar is the leap day of the Coptic and Ethiopian calendars. These leap days occur in the years immediately before those which are leap years in the Julian and Gregorian calendars. In all common years of the Coptic and Ethiopian calendars, September
September
11 is New Year's Day.

Contents

1 Events 2 Births 3 Deaths 4 Holidays and observances 5 External links

Events[edit]

1185
1185
Isaac II Angelos
Isaac II Angelos
kills Stephen Hagiochristophorites
Stephen Hagiochristophorites
and then appeals to the people, resulting in the revolt that deposes Andronikos I Komnenos and places Isaac on the throne of the Byzantine Empire. 1226 – The first recorded instance of the Catholic practice of perpetual Eucharistic adoration
Eucharistic adoration
formally begins in Avignon, France. 1297 – Battle of Stirling Bridge: Scots jointly led by William Wallace and Andrew Moray
Andrew Moray
defeat the English. 1390 – Lithuanian Civil War (1389–92): The Teutonic Knights
Teutonic Knights
begin a five-week siege of Vilnius. 1541
1541
– Santiago, Chile, is destroyed by indigenous warriors, led by Michimalonco. 1565
1565
– Ottoman forces retreat from Malta
Malta
ending the Great Siege of Malta. 1609
1609
Henry Hudson
Henry Hudson
discovers Manhattan Island
Manhattan Island
and the indigenous people living there. 1649
1649
Siege of Drogheda
Siege of Drogheda
ends: Oliver Cromwell's English Parliamentarian troops take the town and execute its garrison. 1697
1697
– Battle of Zenta: a major engagement in the Great Turkish War (1683–1699) and one of the most decisive defeats in Ottoman history. 1708
1708
Charles XII of Sweden
Charles XII of Sweden
stops his march to conquer Moscow outside Smolensk, marking the turning point in the Great Northern War. The army is defeated nine months later in the Battle of Poltava, and the Swedish Empire
Swedish Empire
ceases to be a major power. 1709
1709
– Battle of Malplaquet: Great Britain, Netherlands and Austria fight against France. 1714
1714
– Siege of Barcelona: Barcelona, capital city of Catalonia, surrenders to Spanish and French Bourbon armies in the War of the Spanish Succession. 1758
1758
– Battle of Saint Cast: France repels British invasion during the Seven Years' War. 1775
1775
Benedict Arnold's expedition to Quebec
Benedict Arnold's expedition to Quebec
leaves Cambridge, Massachusetts. 1776
1776
– British–American peace conference on Staten Island
Staten Island
fails to stop nascent American Revolutionary War. 1777
1777
– American Revolutionary War: Battle of Brandywine: The British celebrate a major victory in Chester County, Pennsylvania. 1780
1780
– American Revolutionary War: Sugarloaf Massacre: A small detachment of militia from Northampton County are attacked by Native Americans and Loyalists near Little Nescopeck Creek. 1786
1786
– The beginning of the Annapolis Convention. 1789
1789
Alexander Hamilton
Alexander Hamilton
is appointed the first United States Secretary of the Treasury. 1792
1792
– The Hope Diamond
Hope Diamond
is stolen along with other French crown jewels when six men break into the house where they are stored. 1800
1800
– The Maltese National Congress Battalions
National Congress Battalions
are disbanded by British Civil Commissioner Alexander Ball. 1802
1802
– France annexes the Kingdom of Piedmont. 1803
1803
– Battle of Delhi, during the Second Anglo- Maratha
Maratha
War, between British troops under General Lake, and Marathas of Scindia's army under General Louis Bourquin. 1813
1813
– War of 1812: British troops arrive in Mount Vernon
Mount Vernon
and prepare to march to and invade Washington, D.C.. 1814
1814
– War of 1812: The climax of the Battle of Plattsburgh, a major United States
United States
victory in the war. 1826
1826
– Captain William Morgan, an ex-freemason is arrested in Batavia, New York
Batavia, New York
for debt after declaring that he would publish The Mysteries of Free Masonry, a book against Freemasonry. This sets into motion the events that lead to his mysterious disappearance. 1829
1829
– Surrender of the expedition led by Isidro Barradas
Isidro Barradas
at Tampico, sent by the Spanish crown in order to retake Mexico. This was the consummation of Mexico's campaign for independence. 1830
1830
Anti-Masonic Party
Anti-Masonic Party
convention; one of the first American political party conventions. 1836
1836
– The Riograndense Republic
Riograndense Republic
is proclaimed by rebels after defeating Empire of Brazil's troops in the Battle of Seival, during the Ragamuffin War. 1851
1851
– Christiana Resistance: Escaped slaves stand against their former owner in armed resistance in Christiana, Pennsylvania, creating a rallying cry for the abolitionist movement. 1852
1852
– The State of Buenos Aires
State of Buenos Aires
secedes from the Argentine Federal government, rejoining on September
September
17, 1861. Several places are named Once de Septiembre after this event. 1857
1857
– The Mountain Meadows massacre: Mormon
Mormon
settlers and Paiutes massacre 120 pioneers at Mountain Meadows, Utah. 1897
1897
– After months of pursuit, generals of Menelik II of Ethiopia capture Gaki Sherocho, the last king of Kaffa, bringing an end to that ancient kingdom. 1903
1903
– The first race at the Milwaukee Mile
Milwaukee Mile
in West Allis, Wisconsin is held. It is the oldest major speedway in the world. 1905
1905
– The Ninth Avenue derailment
Ninth Avenue derailment
occurs in New York City, killing 13. 1914
1914
– World War I: Australia invades New Britain, defeating a German contingent at the Battle of Bita Paka. 1916
1916
– The Quebec Bridge's central span collapses, killing 11 men. The bridge previously collapsed completely on August
August
29, 1907. 1919
1919
United States
United States
Marine Corps invades Honduras. 1921
1921
– Nahalal, the first moshav in Palestine, is settled as part of a Zionist
Zionist
plan of creating a Jewish state, later to be Israel. 1922
1922
– The Treaty of Kars
Treaty of Kars
is ratified in Yerevan, Armenia. 1922
1922
The Sun News-Pictorial is founded in Melbourne, Australia. 1941
1941
– Charles Lindbergh's Des Moines Speech accusing the British, Jews and FDR's administration of pressing for war with Germany. 1943
1943
– World War II: German troops occupy Corsica
Corsica
and Kosovo- Metohija
Metohija
ending the Italian occupation of Corsica. 1943
1943
– World War II: Start of the Nazi liquidation of the Minsk
Minsk
and Lida
Lida
ghettos. 1944
1944
– World War II: The Western Allied invasion of Germany
Western Allied invasion of Germany
begins near the city of Aachen. 1944
1944
– World War II: RAF
RAF
bombing raid on Darmstadt
Darmstadt
and the following firestorm kill 11,500. 1945
1945
– 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. 1950
1950
– Korean War: President Harry S. Truman
Harry S. Truman
approved military operations north of the 38th parallel. 1954
1954
Hurricane Edna
Hurricane Edna
hits New England
New England
as a Category 2 hurricane, causing significant damage and 29 deaths. 1961
1961
Hurricane Carla
Hurricane Carla
strikes the Texas
Texas
coast as a Category 4 hurricane, the second strongest storm ever to hit the state. 1965
1965
– Indo-Pakistani War: The Indian Army
Indian Army
captures the town of Burki, just southeast of Lahore. 1968
1968
Air France Flight 1611
Air France Flight 1611
crashes off Nice, France, killing 89 passengers and six crew. 1970
1970
– The Dawson's Field hijackers release 88 of their hostages. The remaining hostages, mostly Jews and Israeli citizens, are held until September
September
25. 1971
1971
– The Egyptian Constitution becomes official. 1972
1972
– The San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit
Bay Area Rapid Transit
system begins passenger service. 1973
1973
– A coup in Chile
Chile
headed by General Augusto Pinochet
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. 1974
1974
Eastern Air Lines Flight 212
Eastern Air Lines Flight 212
crashes in Charlotte, North Carolina, killing 69 passengers and two crew. 1976
1976
– A bomb planted by a Croatian terrorist, Zvonko Bušić, is found at New York's Grand Central Terminal; one NYPD
NYPD
officer is killed trying to defuse it. 1980
1980
– Voters approve a new Constitution of Chile, later amended after the departure of President Pinochet. 1982
1982
– The international forces that were guaranteeing the safety of Palestinian refugees
Palestinian refugees
following Israel's 1982
1982
Invasion of Lebanon leave Beirut. Five days later, several thousand refugees are massacred in the Sabra and Shatila refugee camps by Phalange forces. 1985
1985
Pete Rose
Pete Rose
breaks Ty Cobb's baseball record for most career hits with his 4,192nd hit. 1989
1989
– Hungary announces that the East German refugees who had been housed in temporary camps were free to leave for West Germany. 1992
1992
– Hurricane Iniki, one of the most damaging hurricanes in United States
United States
history, devastates the Hawaiian islands of Kauai
Kauai
and Oahu. 1997
1997
– NASA's Mars Global Surveyor
Mars Global Surveyor
reaches Mars. 1997
1997
– After a nationwide referendum, Scotland votes to establish a devolved parliament within the United Kingdom. 2001
2001
– The September
September
11 attacks, a series of coordinated suicide attacks killing 2,996 people using four aircraft hijacked by 19 members of al-Qaeda. Two aircraft crash into the World Trade Center in New York City, a third crashes into The Pentagon
The Pentagon
in Arlington County, Virginia, and a fourth into a field near Shanksville, Pennsylvania. 2007
2007
– Russia tests the largest conventional weapon ever, the Father of All Bombs. 2008
2008
– A major Channel Tunnel
Channel Tunnel
fire breaks out on a freight train, resulting in the closure of part of the tunnel for six months. 2011
2011
– The National September
September
11 Memorial & Museum opens on the 10th anniversary of the September
September
11 attacks. 2012
2012
– A total of 315 people are killed in two garment factory fires in Pakistan. 2012
2012
– The U.S. embassy in Benghazi, Libya is attacked, resulting in four deaths. 2015
2015
– A crane collapses onto the Masjid al-Haram
Masjid al-Haram
mosque in Saudi Arabia, killing 111 people and injuring 394 others.

Births[edit]

600
600
– Yuknoom Ch'een II, Mayan ruler 1182 – Minamoto no Yoriie, Japanese shogun (d. 1204) 1318 – Eleanor of Lancaster, countess of Arundel (d. 1372) 1465
1465
– Bernardo Accolti, Italian poet (d. 1536) 1470
1470
– Martin Waldseemüller, German mapmaker (d. 1520) 1476
1476
Louise of Savoy
Louise of Savoy
(d. 1531) 1494
1494
– Elisabeth of Brunswick-Lüneburg, Duchess of Guelders (1518–1538) (d. 1572) 1522
1522
– Ulisse Aldrovandi, Italian ornithologist and botanist (d. 1605) 1524
1524
– Pierre de Ronsard, French poet and author (d. 1585) 1525
1525
John George, Elector of Brandenburg
John George, Elector of Brandenburg
(d. 1598) 1557
1557
– Joseph Calasanz, Spanish priest and founder of Piarists
Piarists
(d. 1648) 1572
1572
– Daniyal, Imperial Prince of the Royal House of Timur (d. 1604) 1578
1578
– Vincenzo Maculani, Catholic cardinal (d. 1667) 1611
1611
– Henri de la Tour d'Auvergne, Vicomte de Turenne, French general (d. 1675) 1681
1681
– Johann Gottlieb Heineccius, German academic and jurist (d. 1741) 1700
1700
– James Thomson, Scottish poet and playwright (d. 1748) 1711
1711
– William Boyce, English organist and composer (d. 1779) 1723
1723
– Johann Bernhard Basedow, German author and educator (d. 1790) 1751
1751
Princess Charlotte of Saxe-Meiningen
Princess Charlotte of Saxe-Meiningen
(d. 1827) 1764
1764
– Valentino Fioravanti, Italian organist and composer (d. 1837) 1771
1771
– Mungo Park, Scottish surgeon and explorer (d. 1806) 1786
1786
– Friedrich Kuhlau, German-Danish pianist and composer (d. 1832) 1798
1798
– Franz Ernst Neumann, German mineralogist and physicist (d. 1895) 1800
1800
– Daniel S. Dickinson, American lawyer and politician, 13th Lieutenant Governor of New York
Lieutenant Governor of New York
(d. 1866) 1816
1816
– Carl Zeiss, German lens maker, created the Optical instrument (d. 1888) 1825
1825
– Eduard Hanslick, Bohemian-Austrian musicologist and critic (d. 1904) 1829
1829
– Thomas Hill, American painter (d. 1908) 1836
1836
– Fitz Hugh Ludlow, American journalist, author, and explorer (d. 1870) 1838
1838
– John Ireland, Irish-American archbishop (d. 1918) 1847
1847
– Mary Watson Whitney, American astronomer and academic (d. 1921) 1859
1859
– Vjenceslav Novak, Croatian author and playwright (d. 1905) 1860
1860
– James Allan, New Zealand rugby player (d. 1934) 1861
1861
– Juhani Aho, Finnish author and journalist (d. 1921) 1862
1862
– Julian Byng, 1st Viscount Byng of Vimy, English field marshal and politician, 12th Governor General of Canada
Governor General of Canada
(d. 1935) 1862
1862
– Hawley Harvey Crippen, American physician (d. 1910) 1862
1862
– O. Henry, American short story writer (d. 1910) 1865
1865
– Rainis, Latvian poet and playwright (d. 1929) 1871
1871
– Scipione Borghese, 10th Prince of Sulmona, Italian race car driver, mountaineer, and politician (d. 1927) 1876
1876
– Stan Rowley, Australian sprinter (d. 1924) 1877
1877
– Felix Dzerzhinsky, Polish-Russian academic and politician (d. 1926) 1877
1877
– James Hopwood Jeans, English physicist, astronomer, and mathematician (d. 1946) 1879
1879
– Louis Coatalen, French engineer (d. 1962) 1884
1884
– Sudhamoy Pramanick, Indian activist and politician (d. 1974) 1885 – D. H. Lawrence, English novelist, poet, playwright, and critic (d. 1930) 1885 – Herbert Stothart, American composer and conductor (d. 1949) 1891
1891
– William Thomas Walsh, American historian, author, and educator (d. 1949) 1893
1893
– Douglas Hawkes, English-Greek race car driver and engineer (d. 1974) 1895
1895
– Vinoba Bhave, Indian philosopher and Gandian, Bharat Ratna Awardee (d. 1982) 1898
1898
– Gerald Templer, English field marshal and politician, British High Commissioner in Malaya (d. 1979) 1899
1899
– Philipp Bouhler, German politician (d. 1945) 1899
1899
– Jimmie Davis, American singer-songwriter and politician, 47th Governor of Louisiana
Governor of Louisiana
(d. 2000) 1899
1899
– Anton Koolmann, Estonian wrestler and coach (d. 1953) 1901
1901
– D. W. Brooks, American farmer and businessman, founded Gold Kist (d. 1999) 1903
1903
– Theodor Adorno, German sociologist and philosopher (d. 1969) 1903
1903
– Stephen Etnier, American lieutenant and painter (d. 1984) 1904
1904
– Karl Plutus, Estonian lawyer and jurist (d. 2010) 1907
1907
– Lev Oborin, Russian pianist and educator (d. 1974) 1908
1908
– Alvar Lidell, English journalist (d. 1981) 1911
1911
– Lala Amarnath, Indian cricketer (d. 2000) 1911
1911
– Bola de Nieve, Cuban singer-songwriter and pianist (d. 1971) 1913
1913
– Bear Bryant, American football player and coach (d. 1983) 1913
1913
– Jacinto Convit, Venezuelan physician and academic (d. 2014) 1914
1914
Serbian Patriarch Pavle II
Serbian Patriarch Pavle II
(d. 2009) 1916
1916
– Ed Sabol, American film producer, co-founded NFL Films
NFL Films
(d. 2015) 1917
1917
– Donald Blakeslee, American colonel and pilot (d. 2008) 1917
1917
– Herbert Lom, Czech-born English actor (d. 2012) 1917
1917
– Ferdinand Marcos, Filipino soldier, lawyer, and politician, 10th President of the Philippines
President of the Philippines
(d. 1989) 1917
1917
– Jessica Mitford, English-American journalist and author (d. 1996) 1917
1917
– Daniel Wildenstein, French art dealer and horse breeder (d. 2001) 1921
1921
– Leaford Bearskin, American tribal leader and colonel (d. 2012) 1921
1921
– Edwin Richfield, English actor and screenwriter (d. 1990) 1923
1923
– Betsy Drake, American actress (d. 2015) 1923
1923
– Vasilije Mokranjac, Serbian composer and academic (d. 1984) 1924
1924
– Daniel Akaka, American soldier, engineer, and politician (d. 2018) 1924
1924
– Tom Landry, American football player and coach (d. 2000) 1924
1924
– Rudolf Vrba, Czech-Canadian pharmacologist and educator (d. 2006) 1925
1925
– Harry Somers, Canadian soldier and composer (d. 1999) 1926
1926
– Eddie Miksis, American baseball player (d. 2005) 1927
1927
– Keith Holman, Australian rugby league player and coach (d. 2011) 1927
1927
– G. David Schine, American soldier and businessman (d. 1996) 1928
1928
– Reubin Askew, American sergeant, lawyer, and politician, 37th Governor of Florida
Governor of Florida
(d. 2014) 1928
1928
– Earl Holliman, American actor 1928
1928
– William X. Kienzle, American priest and author (d. 2001) 1929
1929
– Luis García, Venezuelan baseball player and manager (d. 2014) 1929
1929
– Primož Kozak, Slovenian playwright (d. 1981) 1929
1929
– Patrick Mayhew, English lawyer and politician, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland 1930
1930
– Cathryn Damon, American actress and dancer (d. 1987) 1930
1930
– Jean-Claude Forest, French author and illustrator (d. 1998) 1930
1930
– Saleh Selim, Egyptian footballer, manager, and actor (d. 2002) 1931
1931
– John Reger, American football player (d. 2013) 1931
1931
– Hans-Ulrich Wehler, German historian and academic (d. 2014) 1932
1932
– Peter Anderson, English footballer 1932
1932
– Bob Packwood, American politician 1933
1933
– Margaret Booth, English lawyer and judge 1933
1933
– William Luther Pierce, American author and activist (d. 2002) 1933
1933
– Nicola Pietrangeli, Italian tennis player 1934
1934
– Oliver Jones, Canadian pianist and composer 1935
1935
– Arvo Pärt, Estonian composer 1935
1935
– Gherman Titov, Russian general, pilot, and astronaut (d. 2000) 1936
1936
– Pavel Landovský, Czech actor, director, and playwright (d. 2014) 1937
1937
– Robert Crippen, American captain, pilot, and astronaut 1937
1937
– Queen Paola of Belgium 1938
1938
– David Higgins, English composer and conductor (d. 2006) 1938
1938
– Brian F. G. Johnson, English chemist and academic 1939
1939
– Charles Geschke, American businessman, co-founded Adobe Systems 1940
1940
– Brian De Palma, American director, producer, and screenwriter 1940
1940
– Nông Đức Mạnh, Vietnamese politician 1940
1940
– Thomas K. McCraw, American historian and author (d. 2012) 1940
1940
– Theodore Olson, American lawyer and politician, United States Solicitor General 1940
1940
– Robert Palmer, American businessman, co-founded Mostek 1942
1942
– Lola Falana, American actress, singer, and dancer 1943
1943
– André Caillé, Canadian chemist and businessman 1943
1943
– Jack Ely, American singer and guitarist (d. 2015) 1943
1943
– Mickey Hart, American drummer, percussionist and musicologist (Grateful Dead) 1943
1943
– Brian Perkins, New Zealand-English journalist and actor 1944
1944
– Everaldo, Brazilian footballer (d. 1974) 1944
1944
– Freddy Thielemans, Belgian educator and politician, Mayor of Brussels 1945
1945
– Franz Beckenbauer, German footballer and manager 1945
1945
– Gianluigi Gelmetti, Italian composer and conductor 1945
1945
– Leo Kottke, American singer-songwriter and guitarist 1946
1946
– Anthony Browne, English author and illustrator 1946
1946
– John Roberts, Welsh footballer and manager (d. 2016) 1946
1946
– Jim Shoulder, English footballer and manager 1946
1946
– Dennis Tufano, American rock singer 1948
1948
– John Martyn, English-Scottish singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2009) 1949
1949
– Roger Uttley, English rugby player and coach 1949
1949
– Bill Whittington, American race car driver 1950
1950
– Anne Dell, Australian biochemist and academic 1950
1950
– Bruce Doull, Australian footballer 1950
1950
– Amy Madigan, American actress 1950
1950
– Barry Sheene, English motorcycle racer and sportscaster (d. 2003) 1951
1951
– Miroslav Dvořák, Czech ice hockey player (d. 2008) 1951
1951
– Richard D. Gill, English-Dutch mathematician and academic 1951
1951
– Hugo Porta, Argentinian rugby player 1952
1952
– Catherine Bott, English soprano 1953
1953
– Jani Allan, English-South African journalist and author 1953
1953
– Renée Geyer, Australian singer-songwriter 1953
1953
– Tommy Shaw, American singer-songwriter and guitarist 1955
1955
– Sharon Lamb, American psychologist and academic 1956
1956
– Tony Gilroy, American director, producer, and screenwriter 1957
1957
– Jon Moss, English drummer 1957
1957
– Jeff Sluman, American golfer 1957
1957
– Jeh Johnson, American political appointee; Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security 1958
1958
– Brad Lesley, American baseball player (d. 2013) 1958
1958
– Scott Patterson, American actor 1958
1958
– Phoef Sutton, American screenwriter and producer 1959
1959
– Andre Dubus III, American novelist and short story writer 1959
1959
– David Frost, South African golfer 1959
1959
– Robert Wrenn, American golfer and sportscaster 1960
1960
– Hiroshi Amano, Japanese physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate 1960
1960
– Michael P. Leavitt, American soldier 1961
1961
– Philip Ardagh, English author 1961
1961
– Elizabeth Daily, American actress 1961
1961
– Virginia Madsen, American actress 1961
1961
– Samina Raja, Pakistani poet and educator (d. 2012) 1962
1962
– Filip Dewinter, Belgian politician 1962
1962
– Kristy McNichol, American actress 1962
1962
– Victoria Poleva, Ukrainian pianist and composer 1962
1962
– Julio Salinas, Spanish footballer 1962
1962
– Jenny Sanford, American banker and businesswoman 1963
1963
– Dave Bidini, Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist 1964
1964
– Ellis Burks, American baseball player and manager 1965
1965
– Bashar al-Assad, Syrian marshal and politician, 21st President of Syria 1965
1965
– Paul Heyman, American wrestling promoter, manager, and journalist 1965
1965
– Moby, American singer-songwriter, musician and DJ 1967
1967
– Maria Bartiromo, American financial journalist and television personality 1967
1967
– Harry Connick Jr., American singer-songwriter, pianist, actor, and talk show host 1967
1967
– Sung Jae-gi, South Korean activist, founded Man of Korea (d. 2013) 1967
1967
– Charles Walker, English politician 1968
1968
– Allan Alaküla, Estonian journalist 1968
1968
– Paul Mayeda Berges, American director and screenwriter 1969
1969
– Stefano Cagol, Italian photographer and director 1969
1969
– Eduardo Pérez, American baseball player, manager, and sportscaster 1970
1970
– Taraji P. Henson, American actress 1970
1970
– William Joppy, American boxer and coach 1970
1970
– Ted Leo, American singer-songwriter and guitarist 1970
1970
– Antonio Gómez Medina, Mexican wrestler 1971
1971
– Richard Ashcroft, English singer-songwriter and musician 1971
1971
– Markos Moulitsas, American soldier, activist, blogger, and author 1971
1971
– Shelton Quarles, American football player and scout 1974
1974
– DeLisha Milton-Jones, American basketball player and coach 1975
1975
– Juan Cobián, Argentinian footballer 1975
1975
– Pierre Issa, South African footballer 1976
1976
– Tomáš Enge, Czech race car driver 1976
1976
– Murali Kartik, Indian cricketer 1977
1977
– Jonny Buckland, English guitarist 1977
1977
– Ludacris, American rapper and producer 1977
1977
– Matthew Stevens, Welsh snooker player 1977
1977
– Tobias Zellner, German footballer 1978
1978
– Ben Lee, Australian singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor 1978
1978
– Ed Reed, American football player 1978
1978
– Dejan Stanković, Serbian footballer and manager 1979
1979
– Éric Abidal, French footballer 1979
1979
– Leon Cort, English footballer 1979
1979
– Frank Francisco, Dominican baseball player 1979
1979
– Steve Hofstetter, American comedian, journalist, and author 1979
1979
– David Pizarro, Chilean footballer 1980
1980
– Mike Comrie, Canadian ice hockey player 1980
1980
– Dawit Kebede, Ethiopian journalist and publisher 1980
1980
– Antônio Pizzonia, Brazilian race car driver 1981
1981
– Andrea Dossena, Italian footballer 1981
1981
– Hallowicked, American wrestler 1981
1981
– Charles Kelley, American singer-songwriter 1981
1981
– Dylan Klebold, American spree killer and mass murderer, responsible for the Columbine High School massacre
Columbine High School massacre
(d. 1999) 1982
1982
– Elvan Abeylegesse, Ethiopian-Turkish runner 1983
1983
– Vivian Cheruiyot, Kenyan sprinter 1983
1983
– Ike Diogu, American basketball player 1983
1983
– Jacoby Ellsbury, American baseball player 1984
1984
– Aled de Malmanche, New Zealand rugby player 1984
1984
– Benson Stanley, New Zealand rugby player 1985
1985
– Shaun Livingston, American basketball player 1985
1985
– Zack Stortini, Canadian ice hockey player 1986
1986
– Dwayne Jarrett, American football player 1986
1986
– Chiliboy Ralepelle, South African rugby player 1987
1987
– Robert Acquafresca, Italian footballer 1987
1987
– Tyler Hoechlin, American actor 1988
1988
– Mike Moustakas, American baseball player 1990
1990
– Jo Inge Berget, Norwegian footballer 1990
1990
– Jarrod Croker, Australian rugby league player 1991
1991
– Jordan Ayew, Ghanaian footballer 1991
1991
– Rhema Obed, English footballer 1992
1992
– Jonathan Adams, English discus thrower 1993
1993
– Farrah Moan, American drag queen and entertainer 2000
2000
– Daniel Sarkkinen, Finnish football player

Deaths[edit]

883
883
– Kesta Styppiotes, Byzantine general 1063 Béla I of Hungary
Béla I of Hungary
(b. 1016) 1161
1161
Melisende, Queen of Jerusalem
Melisende, Queen of Jerusalem
(b. 1105) 1185
1185
– Stephen Hagiochristophorites, Byzantine courtier (b. 1130) 1279 – Robert Kilwardby, English cardinal (b. 1215) 1297 – Hugh de Cressingham, English Treasurer 1298 – Philip of Artois, Lord of Conches, Nonancourt, and Domfront (b. 1269) 1349 – Bonne of Luxembourg, queen of John II of France
John II of France
(b. 1315) 1569
1569
– Vincenza Armani, Italian actress (b. 1530) 1599
1599
– Beatrice Cenci, Italian noblewoman (b. 1577) 1677
1677
– James Harrington, English philosopher and author (b. 1611) 1680
1680
Emperor Go-Mizunoo
Emperor Go-Mizunoo
of Japan (b. 1596) 1721
1721
– Rudolf Jakob Camerarius, German botanist and physician (b. 1665) 1733
1733
– François Couperin, French organist and composer (b. 1668) 1760
1760
– Louis Godin, French astronomer and academic (b. 1704) 1823
1823
– David Ricardo, English economist and politician (b. 1772) 1843
1843
– Joseph Nicollet, French mathematician and explorer (b. 1786) 1865
1865
– Christophe Léon Louis Juchault de Lamoricière, French general (b. 1806) 1888
1888
– Domingo Faustino Sarmiento, Argentinian journalist and politician, 7th President of Argentina
President of Argentina
(b. 1811) 1896
1896
– Francis James Child, American scholar and educator (b. 1825) 1911
1911
– Louis Henri Boussenard, French explorer and author (b. 1847) 1915
1915
– William Sprague IV, American businessman and politician, 27th Governor of Rhode Island
Governor of Rhode Island
(b. 1830) 1917
1917
– Georges Guynemer, French captain and pilot (b. 1894) 1921
1921
– Subramania Bharati, Indian journalist, poet, and activist (b. 1882) 1926
1926
– Matsunosuke Onoe, Japanese actor and director (b. 1875) 1932
1932
– Stanisław Wigura, Polish pilot and businessman, co-founded the RWD Company (b. 1901) 1932
1932
– Franciszek Żwirko, Polish soldier and pilot (b. 1895) 1935
1935
– Charles Norris, American coroner (b. 1867) 1939
1939
– Konstantin Korovin, Russian-French painter and set designer (b. 1861) 1941
1941
– Christian Rakovsky, Bulgarian physician, journalist, and politician, Soviet Ambassador to France
Soviet Ambassador to France
(b. 1873) 1948
1948
– Muhammad Ali Jinnah, Pakistani lawyer and politician, 1st Governor-General of Pakistan
Pakistan
(b. 1876) 1949
1949
– Henri Rabaud, French composer and conductor (b. 1873) 1950
1950
– Jan Smuts, South African field marshal and politician, 2nd Prime Minister of South Africa
Prime Minister of South Africa
(b. 1870) 1952
1952
– Alfrēds Riekstiņš, Latvian military officer and freedom fighter (d. 1913) 1956
1956
– Billy Bishop, Canadian colonel and pilot (b. 1894) 1957
1957
– James Burns, English cricketer (b. 1866) 1957
1957
– Mary Proctor, American astronomer (b. 1862) 1958
1958
– Camillien Houde, Canadian politician, 34th Mayor of Montreal (b. 1889) 1958
1958
– Robert W. Service, English-French poet and author (b. 1874) 1959
1959
– Paul Douglas, American actor (b. 1907) 1964
1964
– Gajanan Madhav Muktibodh, Indian poet and critic (b. 1917) 1965
1965
– Ralph C. Smedley, American educator, founded Toastmasters International (b. 1878) 1966
1966
– Collett E. Woolman, American businessman, co-founded Delta Air Lines (b. 1889) 1967
1967
– Tadeusz Żyliński, Polish engineer and academic (b. 1904) 1968
1968
– René Cogny, French general (b. 1904) 1971
1971
– Nikita Khrushchev, Russian general and politician (b. 1894) 1972
1972
– Max Fleischer, American animator, director, and producer (b. 1883) 1973
1973
– Salvador Allende, Chilean physician and politician, 29th President of Chile
Chile
(b. 1908) 1973
1973
– Neem Karoli Baba, Indian philosopher and guru 1974
1974
– Lois Lenski, American author and illustrator (b. 1893) 1978
1978
– Mike Gazella, American baseball player and manager (b. 1895) 1978
1978
– Georgi Markov, Bulgarian author and playwright (b. 1929) 1978
1978
– Janet Parker, English photographer (b. 1938) 1978
1978
– Ronnie Peterson, Swedish race car driver (b. 1944) 1982
1982
– Albert Soboul, French historian and academic (b. 1914) 1984
1984
– Jerry Voorhis, American politician (b. 1901) 1985
1985
– William Alwyn, English composer, conductor, and educator (b. 1905) 1985
1985
– Eleanor Dark, Australian author (b. 1901) 1986
1986
– Panagiotis Kanellopoulos, Greek academic and politician, 138th Prime Minister of Greece
Prime Minister of Greece
(b. 1902) 1986
1986
– Noel Streatfeild, English author (b. 1895) 1987
1987
– Lorne Greene, Canadian actor (b. 1915) 1987
1987
– Peter Tosh, Jamaican singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1944) 1987
1987
– Mahadevi Varma, Indian poet and educator (b. 1907) 1988
1988
– Roger Hargreaves, English author and illustrator (b. 1935) 1990
1990
– Myrna Mack, Guatemalan anthropologist and activist (b. 1949) 1991
1991
– Ernst Herbeck, Austrian-German poet (b. 1920) 1993
1993
– Antoine Izméry, Haitian businessman and activist 1993
1993
– Erich Leinsdorf, Austrian-American conductor (b. 1912) 1994
1994
– Luciano Sgrizzi, Italian harpsichordist, pianist, and composer (b. 1910) 1994
1994
– Jessica Tandy, English-American actress (b. 1909) 1995
1995
– Anita Harding, English neurologist and academic (b. 1952) 1997
1997
– Camille Henry, Canadian ice hockey player and coach (b. 1933) 1997
1997
– Hannah Weiner, American poet (b. 1928) 1998
1998
– Dane Clark, American actor (b. 1913) 1999
1999
– Belkis Ayón, Cuban painter and lithographer (b. 1967) 1999
1999
– Gonzalo Rodríguez, Uruguayan race car driver (b. 1972) 2001
2001
– Alice Stewart Trillin, American author and educator (b. 1938)

Casualties of the September
September
11 attacks:

Mohamed Atta, Egyptian terrorist (b. 1968) David Angell, American screenwriter and television producer (b. 1946) Garnet Bailey, Canadian-American ice hockey player (b. 1948) Berry Berenson, American photographer, actress, and model (b. 1948) Carolyn Beug, American director and producer (b. 1952) Bill Biggart, American photographer and journalist (b. 1947) Ronald Paul Bucca, American fire marshal (b. 1954) Charles Burlingame, American captain and pilot (b. 1949) Kevin Cosgrove, American business executive (b. 1955) Wilson Flagg, American admiral (b. 1938) Mychal Judge, American priest and chaplain (b. 1933) Daniel M. Lewin, American mathematician and businessman, co-founded Akamai Technologies
Akamai Technologies
(b. 1970) Timothy Maude, American general (b. 1947) Eamon McEneaney, American lacrosse player and poet (b. 1954) John P. O'Neill, American FBI
FBI
agent (b. 1952) Barbara Olson, American lawyer and journalist (b. 1955) Rick Rescorla, Cornish-American colonel (b. 1939) Marwan al-Shehhi, Emirati terrorist (b. 1978)

2002
2002
– Kim Hunter, American actress (b. 1922) 2002
2002
– Johnny Unitas, American football player and sportscaster (b. 1933) 2002
2002
– David Wisniewski, American author and illustrator (b. 1953) 2003
2003
– Anna Lindh, Swedish politician, 39th Minister of Foreign Affairs for Sweden (b. 1957) 2003
2003
– John Ritter, American actor (b. 1948) 2004
2004
– Fred Ebb, American songwriter (b. 1928) 2004
2004
– David Mann, American painter and illustrator (b. 1939) 2004
2004
Patriarch Peter VII of Alexandria (b. 1949) 2006
2006
– William Auld, Scottish poet and author (b. 1924) 2006
2006
– Joachim Fest, German journalist and author (b. 1926) 2007
2007
– Ian Porterfield, Scottish-English footballer and manager (b. 1946) 2007
2007
– Gene Savoy, American explorer, theologian, and author (b. 1927) 2007
2007
– Jean Séguy, French sociologist and author (b. 1925) 2007
2007
– Joe Zawinul, Austrian keyboard player and songwriter (b. 1932) 2009
2009
– Jim Carroll, American author, poet and musician (b. 1949) 2009
2009
– Pierre Cossette, Canadian producer and manager (b. 1923) 2009
2009
– Larry Gelbart, American director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1928) 2009
2009
– Yoshito Usui, Japanese author and illustrator (b. 1958) 2010
2010
– Harold Gould, American actor (b. 1923) 2010
2010
– Kevin McCarthy, American actor (b. 1914) 2011
2011
– Christian Bakkerud, Danish race car driver (b. 1984) 2011
2011
– Ralph Gubbins, English footballer (b. 1932) 2011
2011
– Anjali Gupta, Indian soldier and pilot (b. 1975) 2011
2011
– Andy Whitfield, Welsh actor and model (b. 1971) 2012
2012
– Finn Bergesen, Norwegian civil servant and businessman (b. 1945) 2012
2012
– Tomas Evjen, Norwegian cinematographer and producer (b. 1972) 2012
2012
– J. Christopher Stevens, American lawyer and diplomat, 10th United States Ambassador to Libya
United States Ambassador to Libya
(b. 1960) 2013
2013
– Marshall Berman, American philosopher, author, and critic (b. 1940) 2013
2013
– Francisco Chavez, Filipino lawyer and politician, Solicitor General of the Philippines (b. 1947) 2013
2013
– Keith Dunstan, American-Australian journalist and author (b. 1925) 2013
2013
– Albert Jacquard, French geneticist and biologist (b. 1925) 2013
2013
– Virgil A. Richard, American general (b. 1937) 2013
2013
– Andrzej Trybulec, Polish mathematician and computer scientist (b. 1941) 2014
2014
– Bob Crewe, American singer-songwriter and producer (b. 1930) 2014
2014
– Antoine Duhamel, French composer and conductor (b. 1925) 2014
2014
– Donald Sinden, English actor (b. 1923) 2015
2015
– Dennis Paul Hebert, American businessman and politician (b. 1926) 2016
2016
– Alexis Arquette, American actress, musician and cabaret performer (b. 1969)

Holidays and observances[edit]

Battle of Tendra Day (Russia) Christian feast days:

Blessed Francesco Bonifacio Deiniol Felix, Regula, and Exuperantius Harry Burleigh
Harry Burleigh
(Episcopal Church) John Gabriel Perboyre
John Gabriel Perboyre
(one of Martyr Saints of China) Leudinus (Bobo) Our Lady of Coromoto Paphnutius of Thebes
Paphnutius of Thebes
(Roman Catholic Church) Patiens of Lyon Protus and Hyacinth Sperandia Theodora of Alexandria September
September
11 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)

Death Anniversary of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah
Muhammad Ali Jinnah
(Pakistan) Emergency Number Day
Emergency Number Day
(United States) Enkutatash falls on this day if it is not a leap year. Celebrated on the first day of Mäskäräm. (Ethiopia, Rastafari) National Day (Catalonia) Nayrouz
Nayrouz
(Coptic Orthodox Church), September
September
12 on leap years. September
September
11 attacks-related observances (United States):

National Day of Service and Remembrance Patriot Day

Teachers' Day
Teachers' Day
(Argentina)

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