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11 September - History of the day

11 September - History of the day

11 September - History of the day


11 September 2015 : A crane collapses onto the Masjid al-Haram mosque in Saudi Arabia, killing 111 people and injuring 394 others.

11 September 2007 : Russia tests the largest conventional weapon ever, the Father of All Bombs.

11 September 2001 : Two hijacked aircraft crash into the World Trade Center in New York City, while a third smashes into The Pentagon in Arlington County, Virginia, and a fourth into a field near Shanksville, Pennsylvania, in a series of coordinated suicide attacks by 19 members of al-Qaeda. In total 2,996 people are killed.

11 September 1999 : India′s Sachin Ratti won the men′s singles title in the New Zealand International Badminton championship, defeating top seed and world No. 23 Rio Suryana of Australia in the final.

11 September 1997 : NASA′s Mars Global Surveyor reaches Mars.

11 September 1995 : PM Narsimha Rao inaugurated the State Panchayat minister′s meet for discussing panchayat election, devolution of administrative and financial power to the local bodies.

11 September 1991 : Tax concessions announced.

11 September 1987 : Mahadevi Verma, Gyanpith award winner and one of the greatest luminaries of modern Hindi literature, passed away.

11 September 1971 : The Egyptian Constitution becomes official.

11 September 1956 : The PM announced in the Lok Sabha the conclusion of the Netaji Inquiry Committee that Netaji did die in an air-crash.

11 September 1948 : Mohammad Ali Jinnah, father of Pakistan, died.

11 September 1895 : Vinoba Bhave (real name Vinayak Narhari Bhave), great Gandhian Acharya, was born at Ganoda village of Maharashtra.

11 September 1893 : Swami Vivekananda represented Hinduism at Chicago′s Parliament of the World′s Religions, the first ever inter-faith gathering, dramatically enlightening Western opinion to the depth of Hindu philosophy and culture. He spoke for the first time in Chicago.

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